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Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience on Waiheke Island provided by Waivino Wine Tours

Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience on Waiheke Island

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Overview
Go wine tasting with a small group of like-minded visitors to Waiheke Island for a unique experience in a scenic setting. Your guide introduces up to 15 world-class boutique wines and creates an intimate atmosphere with a maximum of eight participants. Pickup and drop-off occur at Matiatia Wharf, easily reached by ferry from Auckland.
Highlights
  • Waiheke Island wine-tasting tour at boutique wineries
  • Food pairing included plus gourmet lunches available to purchase
  • Phone charging port on board air-conditioned vehicle
  • Small-group tour limited to eight people ensures an intimate experience
Important Information
Departure Point
Matiatia Ferry Terminal, Auckland 1081, New Zealand
Duration
4–5 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Taste up to 15 local boutique wines and hear the stories and learn about the process
  • Food pairing where available and snacks along the way.
  • Local expert tour guide providing your personalised unique tour
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Gourmet lunch options at wineries or on the beach.
  • Small groups of fun like minded wine lovers
  • Head out to the eastern side of the island and discover hidden delights
  • Pure Waiheke Island water at every stop to cleanse your palate and hydrate you.
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Phone charging port on board your comfortable transport
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Round-trip Ferry from Auckland
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Near public transportation
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Carleton wrote a review Dec 2020
Remuera, New Zealand34 contributions13 helpful votes
Our experience with Grant from Waivino was one of the best tours we have ever been on. While providing a laid back and enjoyable experience, he managed to anticipate our every need and make us feel like we were on a tour run by a 5 star resort. If you want to experience Waiheke
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Date of experience: December 2020
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DALE M wrote a review Dec 2020
Auckland, New Zealand2 contributions
Fantastic day out with Grant as our guide. Some excellent wine tasting venues and a bit of a learning curve with food pairings which was a bonus. Grant was gracious enough to put up with a great deal of hilarity from the back seat and did everything possible to make our day
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from Grant K, Owner at Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience on Waiheke Island
Responded 14 Dec 2020
Thank you so much for your kindness. This means a lot in these challenging times for tourism. Thank goodness for the generosity of Kiwis. Cheers and have a great Xmas!
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Shiryn T wrote a review Sep 2020
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Best birthday gift ever! Relaxing and enjoyable wine tour with family. Thank you Grant for an amazing day!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Grant K, Owner at Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience on Waiheke Island
Responded 29 Sep 2020
Hey, thank you so much Shiryn. You have the coolest loveliest family. Such a fun day. It was a pleasure to host you. All those emails were worth it. Cheers, thanks again, I really appreciate it. Grant
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KerrynRux wrote a review Jul 2020
New Zealand4 contributions2 helpful votes
Can’t recommend this wine tour enough - we had the best day with Grant, he gave the most personalized experience and it was just a relaxing and fun day. All the vineyards we visited were incredible and we loved Grant’s knowledgeable and entertaining chat on the drives in
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Grant K, Owner at Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience on Waiheke Island
Responded 27 Jul 2020
Thank you Kerryn. It was an absolute pleasure. Such a beautiful group. Cheers
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Alexjane94 wrote a review Jul 2020
Tauranga, New Zealand4 contributions1 helpful vote
Best day ever, Grant really is the PERFECT guide. You're missing out if you haven't been on this tour!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Grant K, Owner at Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience on Waiheke Island
Responded 16 Jul 2020
Thanks to you guys for being so awesome. May the goddess of fortune smile upon you. Cheers!
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About the operator

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By: Waivino Wine Tours
hannahp630
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Amazing fun!
Grant was an absolute legend. The winery tour was a highlight of our trip. The vendors were a delight, and the wine
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GazBet
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Cool visit
Really fun day with Grant, was very informative, went out above and beyond! Wineries we’re super....would definitel
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VikkiBPerth
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Highly Recommend
Grant is a local and a wonderful host. Small group tour and there was only 5 of us which was perfect. Visited some
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459reginak
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Wonderful day on Waiheke
Great tour along several of the smaller, (but certainly not lesser!), wineries on Waiheke. Grant is an easy-going g
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sarushi22
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Thank you Grant!
The tour is fun , beautiful and very much informative. I travelled 3 wineries for tasting and one restaurant to hav
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ktpie29
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Memorable Experience
Grant offered a fantastic tour of Waiheke Island. He was very knowledgeable and went above and beyond to make it a
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jmkf98
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A day on Waiheke with Wine-Great Food and an Art Gallery tour!
We were taken around the island by Grant who acted as driver and tour guide. He kept us informed of all we saw and
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debbiebY3275JL
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Degustation Tour
11 middle aged ladies, one poor wine tour guide! Safe to say we had a brilliant time on Grant’s tour. We were luc
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kellygJ8264DX
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40th birthday
We had an amazing day out with waivino for my sisters surprise 40th birthday. Grant was informative and friendly. H
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leannagardiner85
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What A Day!
Grant was outstanding and went the extra mile!! Some great hidden gems and a great day! Highly recommend!
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Alastair H
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Amazing Experience
With knowledge and wit, Grant gave us an insightful and personalised tour of the island and some of its world class
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Nichole H
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Fun, personalized wine tour of Waiheke Island!
Grant provided a really fun wine tour and was very accommodating to our ferry from Auckland arriving late and perso
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YunnCheng N
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Great way to kick start NZ North island trip!
We had the great pleasure of having Grant as our guide to lovely Waiheke! Despite the rain, we were brought to seve
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alannaweave
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Decadent Degustation Wine Tour
My husband and I were absolutely amazed by our host, Grant. He told us all about what makes Waiheke so special and
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Perfect day out!
An excellent day from start to finish, the wineries, commentry and scenery was amazing. We even had time to stop at
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4–5 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, Japanese
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