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The Essence of Waiheke Wine Tour

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You'll start at
/Matiatia Ferry Terminal
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  • 1
    Ananda Tours
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  • 2
    Mudbrick Vineyard
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  • 3
    Goldie Estate
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  • 4
    Te Motu Vineyard
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  • 5
    Onetangi
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  • 6
    Three Seven Two
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    /Matiatia Ferry Terminal, Auckland 1081, New Zealand

    Traveler pickup is offered
    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.

    Ports
    Matiatia Wharf, Waiheke Isand
    Departure Time
    10:35 AM
    Duration
    5h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Wine tastings
    • Waiheke Acommodation Pick-up and Drop off
    • Scenic tour including scenic look-outs and beaches
    • Lunch - Cost of lunch is included from the 1st July 2019. Prior to this date lunch is at your own expense.
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Three Seven Two
    Exclusions
    • Lunch (up until the 30th June 2019. After this date lunch is included in the price)
    • Gratuities
    • Ferry tickets
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Minimum age is 18 years
    • Minimum numbers apply ( 2 people) There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • Tours may be cancelled if ferries are not running due to exteme weather. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    If you are staying in Auckland and like wine, a visit to Waiheke Island is a must. My wife and I joined a small group on a tour of the wineries. Our tour guide was Dennis and we couldn't have asked for a better person to lead us on the day. He was incredibly knowledge about the
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    Response from Waihekebrooke, Owner at The Essence of Waiheke Wine Tour
    Responded 4 days ago
    Thank you for this amazing review, Michael! We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your Afternoon Artisan tour with us and we agree lunch at 372 on the beach is fantastic!! We hope you can visit Waiheke again someday! All the best! Jenny and the Ananda Team
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    We had a terrific small-group tour that went to a variety of wineries around the island and also allowed us to take in some of the lovely views. Our guide Michael was knowledgeable and friendly, and provided an excellent experience. He made helpful recommendations for dinner
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    Lance the driver was an absolute legend, a real gent. The day was fantastic from start to finish. Mudbrick winery stood out with its stunning venue. The wine master there, Dave, was brilliant. He is very passionate about wine and really engaged the whole group with it.
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    A stunning vista over the island. The wineries are set it in hills overlooking the bay with panoramic views over the sea. The tour is well organised and professionally run with our guide providing us with a very good experience by sharing her insights and knowledge of the
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    Response from Waihekebrooke, Manager at The Essence of Waiheke Wine Tour
    Responded 14 Dec 2019
    Thank you for this fantastic review and for choosing Ananda Tours for your tour of Waiheke Island, you have summed up our tour beautifully and we're so pleased you enjoyed your day with us. We hope you get to visit Waiheke Island again sometime. Warm regards, Jenny and the Ananda Team
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    Did the tour with my parents while in Auckland. Decided to do this tour as I didnt want to do the bigger bus tours (which I previous went on) and wanted to go to different wineries from before. Getting to the island was easy. Went on an earlier ferry compared to the desired
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    Response from Waihekebrooke, Owner at The Essence of Waiheke Wine Tour
    Responded 14 Dec 2019
    Thank you for this amazing review! Sounds like the perfect itinerary on our Essence of Waiheke Tour and great that it ended up being a private tour of just your family. We will share your kind words with Nick and we appreciate your feedback. Thank you for choosing Ananda Tours for your second visit to the Island. All the best, Jenny and the Ananda Team
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    By: Ananda Tours
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    Michael M
    Little Silver, New Jersey
    107
    Amazing experience
    If you are staying in Auckland and like wine, a visit to Waiheke Island is a must. My wife and I joined a small
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    Karleshyogi
    Mountain View, CA
    7457
    Excellent way to start my exploration of Waiheke
    booked the Ananda Food and Wine tour as the first event of my three day visit to Waiheke, and it was the perfect
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    SuSu022001
    Memphis, Tennessee
    3519
    A day to Remember!
    We had a wonderful day with Lance, our guide. He was so knowledgable about the island and so warm and kind. We
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    susanandpat
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
    112
    The best way to visit wineries (and a micro-brewery)!
    We thoroughly enjoyed our small group tour with Michael on Waiheke Island. The ferry ride to/from Auckland was an
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    paperweight811
    Angola, Indiana
    8852
    The best of Waiheke
    We had a most enjoyable day with Simon, our guide and a group of 10 others. Every stop was a delicious surprise
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    231emilyp
    Tatura, Australia
    71
    Perfect afternoon in Waiheke
    What a trip! We had the most amazing afternoon with our tour guide Dennis exploring the amazing scenery of the
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    Byefelicia1234
    162
    Good food, great wine, exceptional customer service
    We did this tour the second day we were in Auckland. They were great with getting our ferry tickets. Upon arrive
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    jldenni
    Toronto, Canada
    2111
    Wonderful wine experience
    My hotel arranged the tour for me and I couldn’t have been happier. The tour went to three vineyards (Kennedy Bay,
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    elianalauder
    20
    Best day with tour guide Michael
    Waiheke island speaks for itself in terms of natural beauty, food and drink, but the cherry on top was the energy
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    Maria Z
    Encinitas
    125
    Perfect Day with New Zealand Wine
    We had a terrific small-group tour that went to a variety of wineries around the island and also allowed us to
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    eoinp910
    10
    Day tour
    Lance the driver was an absolute legend, a real gent. The day was fantastic from start to finish. Mudbrick winery
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    T0xicTim
    Hong Kong, China
    3212
    Fun trip with great wines and arts
    We had a wonderful trip with our knowledgeable guide, Jo who drove the two of us around Waiheke to see some of her
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    takeuchitak
    Tokyo, Japan
    21
    Fun
    It was a very enjoyable tour, such as having wine with natural oysters, preparing different snacks according to
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    ashleya954
    10
    The BEST!
    We had such a great time! It was the second day of our honeymoon and we lucked out with being the only ones on the
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    SaiKungExpat
    Hong Kong, China
    4717
    Wine and food tour
    Spent the day with the lovely Jo who took us to some of the boutique vineyards where we sampled some of the lovey
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