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The Afternoon Artisan Food and Wine Tour

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If you're after a relaxed pace day, with a small group of people this afternoon tour is a great option for you. The tour offers some of Waiheke’s scenic highlights, a visit and tastings at three boutique vineyards, a micro-brewery and an excellent platter lunch. Enjoy an entertaining and informative commentary along the way.
  • Visit three different Waiheke Island wineries and a microbrewery
  • Guided wine tastings: learn about Waiheke wine and winemaking 
  • Hassle-free round-trip transportation around the island by minivan
  • Small group of up to 10 people ensures a more personalized tour
What to Expect
Make your own way to the Waiheke ferry terminal, a 40-minute ferry ride from Auckland, where your driver is waiting for you. Traveling by air-conditioned minivan, set out to explore the island’s wineries as your guide fills you in on Waiheke’s winemaking history and explains the different varietals produced on the island. 
During your tour, visit three boutique wineries, where you can sample a variety of red and white wines such as cabernet sauvignon, merlot, chardonnay, and pinot gris. At one of the wineries, enjoy a delicious lunch platter including local delicacies such as fresh seafood, meats, cheeses, and vegetables. Make a final stop at a microbrewery to learn more about the island’s growing craft beer production and sample a glass or two. 
At the end of the tour, you are dropped back at the ferry terminal to catch your boat back to Auckland.
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Reviewed 25 March 2019

Mo met us promptly at 12:35 pm at the Waiheke Island ferry. From there we were off to our 3 wineries and 1 brewery(actually the brewery was one of the wineries that also brews beer - you could choose to have wine or beer). At...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Donna H
Waihekebrooke, Owner at Ananda Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2019

Thank you for sharing this detailed review of your tour with us and our Guide Mo, Donna! We love to hear from our happy guests about how their day went. We will be sure to share this with Mo also. Hope you and your friends...More

Reviewed 20 March 2019 via mobile

I did the Afternoon Artisan Food and Wine Tour that included Four Wineries with a platter lunch at Stonyridge Winery. Everything was arranged really well. Our wine tasting tables were ready and waiting for us. Our tour guide Mo (Not sure if I am spelling...More

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Waihekebrooke, Owner at Ananda Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2019

Sounds like the perfect day on Waiheke Island and a fun ferry ride back to Auckland after all the wines! Thank you for your amazing feedback about our Afternoon Artisan tour and our Driver Mo, he is a gem and we will share this with...More

Reviewed 3 February 2019

There are many tours you can take around Waiheke but Ananda's was the best choice. We didn't want to spend the whole day touring (it was Melbourne Cup) so we chose the Artisan food and wine tour. Quickly after booking the tour we received great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Waihekebrooke, Owner at Ananda Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2019

Wow, thanks for this amazing review! We couldn't be happier to hear that we were the best choice for your tour of Waiheke Island and we're so glad you enjoyed your Afternoon Artisan Tour. We hope you come visit us again sometime. Best regards, Jenny...More

Reviewed 8 January 2019

Right from pick up at the ferry terminal the tour sets off with a great introduction and wonderful sightseeing. Our tour guide was brilliant, funny and so hospitable. The wine and food are the stars of the day but the highlights are everything in between....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Waihekebrooke, Owner at Ananda Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2019

Wow, thanks for this fantastic review! It's so great to hear you enjoyed your day on Waiheke Island with us. Come back and visit us again sometime. Warm regards, Jenny and the Ananda Tours Team

Reviewed 18 December 2018

We had a really amazing time on this afternoon tour of Waiheke Island. Although we were staying on the Island we met the tour at the wharf, however our guide Jo was kind enough to take us back to our accommodation at the end of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Waihekebrooke, Owner at Ananda Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2019

Thank you, Alison, for this amazing review, we love to hear from our happy guests and we will be sure to share your kind words with Jo too. Come back and visit Waiheke again one day :) All the best, Jenny and the Ananda Tours...More

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Lynda K
17 October 2018|
Response from ajirgupta | Reviewed this property |
We visited Peacock Sky, Stonyridge, Tantalus and Mudbrick (in this order).
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