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Waiheke Island Wine Tours

2 Crescent Road West, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 2140
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Best wine tour

Amazing tour - thank you. Fantastic selection of wineries and beautiful wine in beautiful... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Anne M
We felt special

Loved the whole tour, being met at the ferry on Waiheke, comfort transport, great history of the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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$125 p/p! Catch the 10am ferry from downtown Auckland, cruise the sparkling waters of the Hauraki Gulf and in 35minutes you'll arrive in paradise! Wayne (owner) is our primary guide with Graham and Christine - also passionate Waihetians! We are the original ‘Waiheke Island Wine Tours’, the island's first Qualmark-accredited tour operator; we offer professional, fully planned itineraries with all arrangements made on your behalf. Ten clients max in each of our comfortable vehicles with vented air-con and large windows for excellent sightseeing. Enjoy our entertaining scenic tour with full commentary on island life today and our early beginnings. Included : all tasting fees at 3 top vineyards, chilled bottled water, Waiheke Island of Wine Maps, transfers to lunch and to the ferry afterwards. Daily Tours (except Xmas Day, Easter Friday and the odd short break). Privately tailored tours are available by arrangement. No credit card or booking fees - book and pay online - its EASY!
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2 Crescent Road West, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

Amazing tour - thank you. Fantastic selection of wineries and beautiful wine in beautiful settings. Knowledge and humour of guide Wayne really made they day however. Would recommend in a heartbeat

Thank Anne M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved the whole tour, being met at the ferry on Waiheke, comfort transport, great history of the island from Wayne, and smooth transitions between three wineries. Nothing beats having the glasses out waiting for you, the cellar door manager's attention, - they are all stars...More

Thank FiMcA
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Waiheke_Is_Wine_Trs, Owner at Waiheke Island Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Fiona and Annie, its great you were able to take time out for our tour - thanks so much for joining us and for your lovely review. It is great to hear that the time we take in pre-booking and making all of the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Taking the 10am ferry from Auckland Wayne was on hand to meet the tour group at the Ferry Wharf on Waiheke Island at about 10.40am. Into the comfortable van and off to 3 quite boutique winery experiences on the Island. While wineries have quite small...More

Thank Simon B
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Waiheke_Is_Wine_Trs, Owner at Waiheke Island Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hey Simon, I'm so glad we were able to accommodate you! Thanks so much for your lovely review which is much appreciated, Wayne enjoyed meeting you and we were pleased to hear you had such a great day. Best wishes Jean (and Wayne).

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I joined Wayne on a tour on 4 August. It was a such a worthwhile and memorable experience! His friendly nature, knowledge of the area, its wine and its people made it one of those days that I will remember for a long time.. I...More

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Waiheke_Is_Wine_Trs, Owner at Waiheke Island Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Anton, thanks so much for your review - we like to make each person's day enjoyable and are pleased to hear you had a great day out in "paradise". Cheers! Jean and Wayne

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seized the opportunity on a 2 week business trip to spend the middle Saturday doing this tour. I would highly recommend the company - Wayne is from the island (4th or 5th generation) so was deeply knowledgable on the island’s history, culture and hidden secrets....More

Thank Britrich
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Waiheke_Is_Wine_Trs, Owner at Waiheke Island Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Britrich, thanks so much for your lovely review - Wayne said you were really impressed by Waiheke Island's wines! I'm so pleased to hear you enjoyed your day out with us and loved our choice of vineyards. Best wishes Jean (and Wayne).

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was absolutely amazing! Jean took us to great wineries, with very inviting hosts at each winery. He knows the island extremely well and provided us with a lot of the island’s history and took us through multiple spots to show us beautiful views....More

Thank Arsène C
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Waiheke_Is_Wine_Trs, Owner at Waiheke Island Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Arsene, thanks so much for your great review. Unfortunately I cant take the credit for the guiding as I am the "office lady" but I am glad to hear you enjoyed your day out with us!! Best wishes Jean and Wayne!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had a great experience on this tour! We got to visit 3 wineries out of the multitude of locations. Wayne was a great tour guide and provided a lot of background on the wineries and Waiheke Island. I was skeptical of...More

Thank Holly R
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Waiheke_Is_Wine_Trs, Owner at Waiheke Island Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Holly, I'm so please you let your husband persuade you to join our tour! Getting such a good orientation of the island and its vineyards makes for an all-out fabulous day. Thanks for taking the time to write your lovely, positive words - truly...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a fabulous day with Waiheke Island Wine Tours. We were picked at the ferry and were surprised to find out that it is only 3 of us and the tour was not cancelled. Our guide was Wayne who has an exceptional knowledge...More

Thank Yulia_MK
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Waiheke_Is_Wine_Trs, Owner at Waiheke Island Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Yulia_MK, thanks so much for your lovely review - we are very busy all summer so it is lovely to have smaller groups in winter. We like to make the day as easy as possible which is what you want when you are on...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I usually don't write these things—there's little that truly impresses me. But this wine tour was fabulous! First, the behind-the-scenes communication with Jean to set up the tour was very personal and personable; you get the sense that this isn't some high-throughput operation. Then, Wayne...More

Thank sampazicni
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Waiheke_Is_Wine_Trs, Owner at Waiheke Island Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi sampazicni, we appreciate that not everyone is keen on writing reviews so it means a lot to us that you took the time to do so. Many thanks for your kind words - glad to hear you had a great day out on Waiheke...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent tour of the Waiheke Island vineyards. As it is winter and the weather is variable I waited till the morning of the tour before looking to book. I acknowledge this was risky but i was able to book easily via a simple phonecall with...More

Thank Dwivra
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Waiheke_Is_Wine_Trs, Owner at Waiheke Island Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Dwivra, many thanks for writing such a comprehesive review of our tour. It is certainly an easy destination to get to and fortunately in mid-winter it is easy to get seats - not so in summer!! We were delighted to hear you loved your...More

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Response from Waiheke_Is_Wine_Trs | Property representative |
Hi Wendy, for some reason your question has only just come up on tripadvisor. I think you may have emailed us directly in the meantime but in answer to your question, unfortunately we don't take anyone under 18 years of age... More
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Hi Joel, thanks for getting in touch - sorry I missed your query. TA won't let me put my email address here or my website link (which is crazy I know) but if you click on the link on our TA page or go to our Waiheke Island... More
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Hi Sue and Trey, many thanks for getting in touch. We can certainly accommodate you and it's no problem for us to pick you up from your accommodation. Please visit our website to make your booking when you are ready. I'm not... More
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