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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful day with wahieke wine tours, 3 beautiful vineyards and,unch after. Well worth it. Fabulous!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No words to explain how amazing Waiheke island is. Didn't get to spend as much time as I wanted. I did trips with fillers and the eco zipline and they were juat amazing. If you go to Auckland and miss Waiheke you've made a big...More

1  Thank feedthegirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a fantastic trip to the island by a ferry. The trip to the island was much enjoying. The island is a beautiful place to be for a day. It seemed like it was part of heaven on earth. At a point, I felt...More

1  Thank Kiran M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Scenic and affordable island half day tour with friendly folk, some beautiful beaches, restaurants and wineries and a short boat ride from central Auckland. Dress for the weather with scarf, a daypack and headcover

1  Thank John F
Reviewed 1 week ago

GO GO GO GO GO!! the Island is breathtaking and all the people are so kind! i had a great solo vacation there drinking some amazing wine

1  Thank hannahcrooks
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose the ferry and bus tour. Jumped out at the mai. Village for lunch. Best lunch ever. Overlooking the ocean, sipping wine. Well worth a visit

1  Thank Lodges_13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely island reached by a ferry trip which was really enjoyable partly due to some great weather. First winery stop was Mudbrick. Award winners perhaps,but a bot too focussed on their own importance. I like th8ngs a little more laid back than this. So we...More

1  Thank Anne G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just take the ferry over from Auckland and discover this hidden gem. This is a wine lovers paradise. There are a ton of wineries and they almost all serve food. Plan ahead because they are all spread out so you need public transportation to get...More

1  Thank Trudy R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a few days in Waiheke before traveling the country and absolutely loved it. The wines were some of the best we’ve ever had and lunch at poderi crisci is a must! Plan to shell out some extra funds for cabs in the area...More

1  Thank Megan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Waiheke Island is a must if you visit Auckland It’s the closest to nature and simple life We went for EcoZipline and it was an amazing trip then we walked back to the ferry crossing Kauri reserve walking path Small town with happy welcoming people,...More

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21 January 2018|
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Response from Judi P | Reviewed this property |
If you like wine then please go the wineries are great, I’d recommend an overnight stay if you can get accomodation, we wished we did, the tourist hop on hop off bus gets you to all the wineries then back to town so you will... More
8 November 2017|
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Response from Pontouf78 | Reviewed this property |
I prefer the hop on hop off... you may not get all the way around the wineries.. you may get stuck at 1 or 2 and really enjoy them... can that be bad?
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17 April 2017|
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Response from Debbie G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the ferry is very easy to find and travel is not expensive. You take the Fullers ferry from dock 9 I believe in Auckland. Lots of trips throughout the day and eve. Very nice island to visit and stay if you have the... More