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Ananda Tours
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US$131.04*
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Full-Day Waiheke Island Food and Wine Tour
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Ananda Tours is a specialist Waiheke Island Tour Company with over 15 years experience in customised, unique tour experiences. We offer personalised, flexible itineraries designed to showcase the best of the Island’s natural beauty, vineyards and art culture. Discover Waiheke Island’s award-winning boutique wineries and locally produced gourmet delights, while enjoying an informed commentary by one of our professional, local guides. Small groups and personalised service ensure you get the most out of your Waiheke experience.Half and full day tours available.
Reviewed 15 May 2014

I had such a fantastic tour with Ananda, the trip was so easy to book, the wineries were all fabulous and the lovely Simon was s wonderful guide, very friendly and easygoing. What I also really appreciated was the flexibility in choosing where to go for lunch, and having some free time Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 12 May 2014

On our second visit to Waiheke Island (the first was on the first day of our honeymoon 7 years ago), my husband and I booked a private wine tasting tours with Ananda Tours. We were not disappointed. We got on well with our wine tour guide, Nigel, who seemed very knowledgeable about wine in general, not just Waiheke wine, and enjoyed tastings and discussions with winery staff at the three vineyards we chose. Fortunately for us we chose three excellent wineries to visit. If you're not sure which to choose, I'm sure the Ananda Tours people will be able to assist. It was a fantastic day, and the best way we can think of the experience Waiheke.

Thank Elizabeth R
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Reviewed 3 May 2014

Fun day with Nigel! Visited 3 vineyards, Obsidian, Peacock Sky and Batch! Had good wines at all three! Got dropped off at Mudbrick Vineyard for our Easter lunch! Unfortunately it was a rainy day, but we made the best of it! Nice way to spend Easter Sunday a world away from home! Easy to book and very nice people!

Thank Lynne L
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Reviewed 20 April 2014

We had read about this wine tour on TripAdvisor, and booked right away! We enjoyed it immensely. While warm, there was a nice breeze and the combination of wineries and the beautiful lunch at Mudbrick made it a great, relaxing day of indulgence! Thank you! Noel & Troy Hubin

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Reviewed 15 April 2014

The entire process of booking a Waiheke Island tour through Ananda Tours is very easy & simple.We booked the tour & ferry tickets in the one transaction. Arriving at the ferry terminal in Viaduct Harbour we simply advised our booking reference & the tickets were given to us. On arrival on Waiheke, we were greeted by Grant (our tour guide for the day). To say his knowledge of the island is broad is an understatement - he was a wealth of information with added humour. We partook of the Gourmets Food & Wine Tour visiting 2 vineyards & an olive grove. We then went to Charlie Farleys for lunch & nice relaxing walk along the beach. We would thoroughly recommend Ananda Tours for anyone wanting to see the best bits of Waiheke

Thank Andrew Q
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