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Waiheke Island

| Hauraki Gulf, Auckland Central, Auckland 1081, New Zealand
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“day trip”(225 reviews)
“wine tasting”(113 reviews)
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| Hauraki Gulf, Auckland Central, Auckland 1081, New Zealand
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"day trip"
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"hop on hop off bus"
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"wine tasting"
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"onetangi beach"
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"zip lining"
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"cable bay"
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"car ferry"
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"several wineries"
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"great wineries"
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"winery tour"
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"half moon bay"
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"fullers ferry"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"worth the trip"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Waiheke Island is a short 40 min very comfortable and scenic ferry ride from downtown Auckland. It was my first time and I joined a half day wine tasting tour. However the island is best explored for the whole day independently. You can take an...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I went here as a day trip from Auckland. A nice boat ride. A lovely place. Great views. Lovely atmosphere. Wonderful small vineyards. A really special place.

Thank Ivor M
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Waiheke is a beautiful island with plenty to do and see. Hop on a wine tour and meet great people and see breathtaking views of Waiheke and NZ - while also tasting delicious wine!

Thank Vicente F
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great day trip from Auckland. Perhaps a day is not long enough. Take the ferry, they run quite frequently, it’s about a 35 minute ride. And, get tickets for the hop on hop off bus. There are plenty of wineries all along the route. We...More

Thank Armando A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Waiheke is located in the Hauraki Gulf not far from Auckland and is readily accessible by ferry. The Island is one of the few that is populated and has lovely beaches, great restaurants and some spectacular vineyards. Its got it all. It has a bus...More

Thank Noel18289
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Reviewed 1 week ago

in the terminal building there is a desk where you can catch a hiking map... direct left of the building there is a path (low tide) which leads to beautiful views over the islands and sea.. when there is high tide you will have to...More

Thank hpheleen
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to visit Waiheke Island for the wine. We love doing wine tours and often choose a destination because of the it. Lately, we've gone the private tour route so we can weigh in on specific wineries we might want to visit. Months before...More

Thank jessgm11
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a day trip on the hop on hop off bus. Great way to see everything. Lots of choices for lunch.

Thank Maree M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely destination. recommended to all. bring your wallet, you will need it. nice little beach next to the main street shops. I`m going back again to explore more

Thank chipX
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't know what to expect but all I can say is wow. Such a beautiful place to visit and try out some of the best wines in NZ. So glad I went and will definitely go back

Thank r0thlee0
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CharlotteSmiley
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
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uarehome
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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Rick C
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
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