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Waivino Wine Tours

Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 21 471 666
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Fantastic day with a passionate host

My wife and I went on the Wavino wine tour last Sunday and had a fantastic day. Grant not only took... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Alastair L
Fabulous Personal Touch

Thanks Grant for a fabulous day! We did the Pinot and Pizza tour, which was full of great wines and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tarz157
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Waivino Tours offers a personalised authentic connection with Waiheke Island. An interesting and enjoyable perspective on what is now one of the most talked about destinations in the world. Quality transport, local professional tour guides with insight and the ability to help you find your unique Waiheke experience. We have great relationships with the best of the best wineries and eateries. From 90 minute scenic tours to 4 hour wine tours with small groups of up to 10 people, you will have a fantastic time on waiheke.
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“passage rock” (5 reviews)
“wine tour” (14 reviews)
“small group” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
CONTACT
+64 21 471 666

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1  Thank Alastair L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks Grant for a fabulous day! We did the Pinot and Pizza tour, which was full of great wines and a delicious pizza each. Grants passion for Waiheke Island and the extras he added to the tour gave it a personal / friendly touch, extending...More

1  Thank Tarz157
Grant K, Owner at Waivino Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much guys and sorry I took so long to respond, especially since you posted your review the same day which was amazing and very much appreciated. I really enjoyed spending the day with you and having a nice conversation. I am happy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grant created a magic day. Being a small group he added in flexibility. Each vineyard was ready for us and gave us time for our tasting and made us feel unique. His commentary added to our knowledge of this special island. As Aucklanders this added...More

Thank Shelley C
Grant K, Owner at Waivino Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. On paper Waiheke is also part of this giant thing we call Auckland but the map is not the territory and once people arrive here they can breathe better and their muscles relax and they can be...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I took a tour with Waiving last Tuesday and had a wonderful day! Due to a last minute cancellation we were the only two on the tour, and arrived early. Grant was more than happy to accommodate us for this. Went by...More

Thank Elaine C
Grant K, Owner at Waivino Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Oh gosh, thanks. You totally blew my cover, now everyone will want the VIP treatment. It was a quiet day and things evolved nicely so I am super glad you have nice Waiheke memories and Waivino was honoured to make it happen.. Live long and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across Grant at the ferry terminal and had an excellent afternoon experiencing Waiheke's hot spots. Grant made sure we had excellent views and wineries, and all of our hopes for our afternoon on Waiheke were surpassed. Grant is very professional and really knows...More

Thank Melissa M
Grant K, Owner at Waivino Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much. It was meant to be! Are you sure it was only 101 questions, or is there a paper you can study called Waiheke 101? You probably need to do some fact checking on my answers, I don't want to be accused...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Handing Grant my bags, was like handing over all my responsibilities so I could immediately get on with the job at hand .ie. wine tasting, shots, snacks, at the pub, eating etc. He looks after u from go to wow! Cheers Grant.

Thank jessiehughes2017
Grant K, Owner at Waivino Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Shucks (as my mum used to say) I don't know if I deserve the adulation but I better take it while I can. Eternally grateful for this review. Peace and Love from Waiheke. Cheers Grant

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Memorable day in beautiful Waiheke. Grant gave us access to some real gems of winerys. He was so accommodating...would highly recommend this tour.More

Thank Meagan H
Grant K, Owner at Waivino Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Meagan, that was fun. You guys were partying like it was 1999! Thank you so much for your lovely review. Waivino is still small enough to feel every good vibe coming our way and totally appreciate it.. All the best for the rest of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks Heaps to Grant for a fabulous day. A great 40 min ferry ride from Queens dock to Waiheke Island. Visited 3 wineries and lunch at a superb Spanish Restaurant. Grant is a local so really great info on the area and history. Thoroughly recommend!More

Thank Scatts2010
Grant K, Owner at Waivino Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Nice, thank you so much. It is certainly a pleasure and a privilege to connect positive happy people to Mother Waiheke and press their faces close to her bosom. I get to call this island home so I feel pretty lucky. All the best with...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017

Great tour great wines great guide 60th birthday family celebration Visited 3 great wineries pizza lunch at passage rockMore

Thank 71katie
Grant K, Owner at Waivino Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am so glad you enjoyed the day. That was the most beautiful birthday cake I have ever seen. All the best for the rest of the year and I hope to see you all again soon....More

Reviewed 4 September 2017

I was travelling by myself and I expected to join a group of people but, due to the fact tha I did the tour in August, the guide (Grant) told me that it would be a more exclusive experience...and certainly it was because -luckily- I...More

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