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Waiheke Island Wine Tasting Tour from Auckland

Highlights
  • Wine tour of three vineyards on Waiheke Island with round-trip ferry service from Auckland
  • Enjoy premium wine tastings at Mudbrick Vineyard and enjoy stunning views overlooking Hauraki Gulf
  • Taste 5-star quality wines at Te Whau Vineyard
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Waiheke Island Wine Tasting Tour from Auckland
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12.30pm sailing from Auckland City, Waiheke Wine Tasting Tour.
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Waiheke Wine Tasting Tour from Auckland on a 1.00pm ferry Sailing
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Waiheke Wine Tasting Tour from Auckland on a 12.30am ferry Sailing
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Overview
Embark on a Waiheke Island wine tour including a round-trip ferry ride across the Hauraki Gulf from Auckland. You’ll visit three vineyards on the picturesque island with a driver-guide who is knowledgeable about Waiheke’s acclaimed artisan wines. Enjoy tastings at Mudbrick Vineyard, Cable Bay and Te Whau Vineyard, with complimentary light snacks at one venue. Use the included all-day bus pass to explore Waiheke Island further on your own.
What to Expect
With an ideal micro-climate for producing some of New Zealand’s most celebrated artisan wines, Waiheke Island boats plentiful vineyards among seaside villages and beaches surrounded by lavender fields, family farms and forests. 

After making your way to the Auckland ferry terminal, take in the idyllic views as you cross the Hauraki Gulf on a 40-minute ride to Waiheke Island, located less than 12 miles (19 km) away. On arrival, you’re picked up by coach for a half-day tour of three vineyards. 

Be escorted to Mudbrick Vineyard for your first wine tasting among lovely gardens overlooking the gulf. Cable Bay is your next stop. Savor a selection of their premium estate wines accompanied by light appetizers. Then taste an award-winning selection at Te Whau Vineyard, where you’ll get an overview of winemaking from the experts.

When your wine-tasting tour ends, you can either return to the wharf via your coach for the late-afternoon ferry back to Auckland, or linger on to explore Waiheke further on your own, using your complimentary All Day Bus Pass. Ferries to Auckland run until late in the evening; check the schedule for details.
Reviews (54)
1 - 5 of 18 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fabulous tour, well organised

This was an excellent tour and well organised. We were met at the pier in Auckland for the 45 minute ferry tour. Then were met on Waiheke Island by our tour guide/driver who loaded 28 of us into a minibus and pointed out spots on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sandywalvisch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A day of wine on Waiheke Island

The tour was very nice - we were in a bus with 30 or so individuals. If you are OK with being with a larger group this is a perfect tour. We had 4 stops during the tour. Three wineries - Stoneyridge, Casita Miro and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank JAMfuntimes
Reviewed 14 November 2018
Great Wines and Beautiful Views

Nice ferry ride over. Mudbrick was awesome. Not only was wine great but walking tour of winery and its views was great. Cable Bay was more great wine and views (along with some wine/cheese/nuts). We even went back for a pizza after the tour was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank nittanyninja
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile
Lovely day out

The tour was very interesting and informative, especially at Mudbrick where we walked around the vineyards. The guide was lovely as well, and took us on an island tour.

1  Thank briohnyp
Reviewed 29 July 2018
Great day well spent

Friends and I did the Taste of Waiheke tour over the weekend. The process to book was easy, the ferry was great and the tour was fantastic. It was awesome to be on such a scenic island on a sunny day, seeing the beautiful sights...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank TashJ33
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The ferry goes from Pier 2 of the main Ferry Terminal. It is by the Ferry Building and is easy to find.
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