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The Best of Waiheke Island: Ziplining, Wine Tasting and Vineyard Lunch

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Experience the best of Waiheke on a full-day tour that combines a morning of high-flying zipline adventure with an afternoon sampling the delicious wines and foods of the fertile island. Expert guides lead your zipline adventure and show you how to soar through the air. Afterward, celebrate with lunch and wine tasting at a premium vineyard, followed by two more wine tastings and visits to an olive oil estate and a Vineyard. If you want, take advantage of a complimentary bus pass to explore more of the island after your tour. Small-group tour limited to 12 people whilst ziplining and 35 on the vineyard tour ensures customized attention from your guides.
  • Enjoy bird’s-eye views of Waiheke while you zipline
  • Included lunch paired with Waiheke wines at Stonyridge Vineyard
  • Hassle-free round-trip transport by ferry from Auckland
  • Waiheke Island bus pass included for those who wish to explore further
What to Expect
Arrive at Auckland Ferry Terminal for the 40-minute ride to Waiheke Island. From there, board a minivan to the zipline center, where your small group receives a safety briefing from a guide who sets you off on three flights. Zipline over Waiheke Island’s valley and vineyards. Upon landing, follow an easy 1-mile (1.5-km) path to the visitor center. From there, travel by air-conditioned coach and join a larger group for your afternoon tour. Sate your appetite with a light lunch and wine tasting at Stonyridge Vineyard. Follow lunch with a tour and tasting of award-winning olive oil at Rangihoua Estate. Next up is Casita Miro Vineyard for wine sampling. Your tour concludes at Mudbrick Vineyard where you sip wine overlooking Hauraki Gulf. Your driver returns you for a late-afternoon ferry to Auckland. If you'd rather take some time to explore on your own before returning, , use your complimentary bus pass to explore the island on your own and return on a later ferry.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Downtown Ferry Terminal, Quay St, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Departure Time
May 2018 to the 30th of September 2018
Monday to Friday: 9:00am ferry departing from Downtown Auckland
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: 8:00am Fullers ferry from Downtown Auckland

1st of October 2018 to the 1st of May 2019
Monday to Friday:  8.15am ferry departing from Downtown Auckland
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: 8:00am ferry departing from Downtown Auckland

Please Note: Times may be subject to change, please reconfirm times with the local operator prior to departure.
7h 30m
  • Light lunch
  • Wine tastings and olive tasting
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by minivan between the Waiheke Island Ferry Terminal and the visitor center
  • Pickup and drop-off at Waiheke Island Ferry Terminal
  • Round-trip ferry from Auckland
  • All-day Waiheke Island bus pass
  • Entry/Admission - Stonyridge Vineyard
  • Entry/Admission - Rangihoua Estate
  • Entry/Admission - Mudbrick Vineyard
  • Entry/Admission - Casita Miro
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Minimum weight is 66lbs (30kg) and the maximum is 275lbs (125kg)
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please wear closed-toe shoes
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 8 July 2019 via mobile

Would highly recommend this trip to anyone looking to have an adventure that concludes with libations. We had spectacular views of Waiheke and the surrounding area from atop the vineyards and while cruising on the zipline. It’s a great way to meet other couples and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Dana F
BecksG15, Manager at EcoZip Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2019

Kia ora Dana Many thanks for taking the time to review your EcoZip experience and it's fantastic that you made the most of your time on Waiheke enjoying not only zip lining but also sampling some of Waiheke's stunning wines. And meeting new friends is...More

Reviewed 17 June 2019 via mobile

Four of us friends booked the zip line and wine tasting tour on a Sunday. It was amazing! The tour guide picked us up from the ferry and drove to the zip line base. Along the way he told us about the island and all...More

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BecksG15, Manager at EcoZip Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2019

Great photos - thanks for sharing them with us! And we're genuinely thrilled that enjoyed your Zip, Wine & Dine tour with us and our mates at the Fullers Taste of Waiheke Tour - it really is and awesome day out experience the best Waiheke...More

Reviewed 12 June 2019 via mobile

A great day of thrill, wine & food!!! Caught the 8am ferry from quay wharf in Auckland. The EcoZip tour guide was there to meet us and took us to the zip line. The bus driver & zip guys were so funny & helpful &...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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BecksG15, Manager at EcoZip Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2019

The Zip, Wine & Dine package is one of our most popular ones, and it's a fantastic day out without having to worry about transfers, where to go or what to do - we do it all for you! Many thanks for your 5 Star...More

Reviewed 30 May 2019

Beautiful Island Zipline was amazing flying over tree tops scary but awesome.Had the best fish and Chips with water views at a lovely cafe/bar in town.Some nice little shops to browse in as well.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tricia Y
BecksG15, Manager at EcoZip Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2019

Hi Tricia Sounds like you hit The Local after your zip line experience, it's one of our fav's too! Many thanks for your 5 star review and we're thrilled that your enjoyed your time with us. Best wishes Becks & the EcoZip crew.

Reviewed 5 May 2019

We took the zipling with the Wine Tour. Our first experience with zip lining!! The Eco Zip team was great - took trouble to make us comfortable, ensured safety throughout and gave tips on how to enjoy the zip lining!! The wine experience was also...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank India852
BecksG15, Manager at EcoZip Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2019

Kia ora India The Zip, Wine & Dine package is one of our most popular tours and for good reason - it's an awesome day out! Many thanks for your review. Becks & the EcoZip team.

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Dominique M
11 July 2019|
Response from TequilaAndSunshine | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I just googled their company EcoZip Adventures Waiheke and was able to find their website (TripAdvisor won't let me post the url in the answer, but it's easily found if you google the above) You can book the zip lining... More
17 September 2018|
Response from Frank H | Reviewed this property |
Hello, There are automatic stops on the zip, so you probably could do it. Thinking about zipping along at 60 MPH over tree tops, then abruptly stopping. Plus you will hike through the jungle a ways as you return. I believe... More
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