Waiheke Island

Private Essence of Waiheke Wine Tour

Waiheke Island, New Zealand
Private Essence of Waiheke Wine Tour

From US$377.69

Price varies by group size

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Get out of busy Auckland city for the day and experience the best of nearby Waiheke Island. After arriving independently on the ferry from Auckland, you’ll be met and taken to three of Waiheke’s premier wineries. Sample local varieties while enjoying the sea views. Take time to enjoy lunch at a local restaurant (extra cost). This is a private tour so can be customized to suit your needs and interests.
  • Wine tastings at up to three local vineyards are included
  • Learn about Waiheke from live commentary from your guide
  • Transportation in a private vehicle is included so you don’t need to drive
  • Transfers from local accommodation and ferry terminal are included

What's Included

  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Pickup and drop-off from Waiheke accommodation
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Premium Wine tastings at up to three vineyards
  • Lunch
  • Ferry ticket fares

Meeting And Pickup

You can head directly to the meeting point, or request pickup

Meeting point

  • Matiatia Wharf
    Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand

    We will meet you as you disembark the 10am ferry from Auckland with a signboard.

Pickup point

  • Matiatia Wharf, Waiheke Island

Start time

10:40 AM

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

Pickup details

Please catch the 10am Fullers ferry from Downtown Auckland ( ferry ticket price not included in tour price). Our guide will meet you off this ferry when you arrive on Waiheke Island with a signboard. If you are staying on Waiheke Island we can pick you up from your Island accommodation. Please contact us to make arrangements for this service.

What To Expect

Ananda Tours (Pass By)

Hauraki Gulf (Pass By)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years for wine tasting and wine during lunch
  • Service animals allowed
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Ferry tickets can be purchases at the Fullers Ferry Terminal at 99 Quay St
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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