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Waivino Wine Tours

Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 21 471 666
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We had the pleasure of Grant and his wonderful wine tour yesterday for my dads 70th birthday. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NicNicR88
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Good times with interesting people!

Had a great time! Grant was super chill and the most informed sober driver you'll get! He knows... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ArianaSmith
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Christchurch
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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” (15 reviews)
“small group” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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+64 21 471 666

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of Grant and his wonderful wine tour yesterday for my dads 70th birthday. The tour was great and Grant was full of fun Waiheke facts, the vineyards was amazing with amazing wine and knowledge. Grant also went above and behind to...More

Thank NicNicR88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time! Grant was super chill and the most informed sober driver you'll get! He knows heaps about the Island and its community so the ride between vineyards was fun too. If you're not big on 'group tours' and you're looking to get...More

Thank ArianaSmith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic way to see a slice of paradise. Grant tailored our wine tour to suit our group (incl a baby!) & was very accommodating. We had a lovely day & benefited from his local knowledge. Highly recommend Waivino over the bigger commercial operators. We had...More

Thank Lanie W
Grant K, Owner at Waivino Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow thank you so much. You guys were so nice. Your baby was so sweet, hardly a peep all day. Obviously a laid back Gisbourne baby. Having the private tour gave us more flex and the day unfolded superbly. Thanks again. All the best for...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

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

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I found Waivino Wine Tours on Trip Advisor after we were unable to purchase a Waiheke Island wine excursion onboard the Celebrity Solstice cruise ship. What luck it was that the ship’s excursion was too full to accommodate us. Grant picked us...More

Thank JC0809
Grant K, Owner at Waivino Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your amazing review. I know everyone has busy lives and writing reviews is often the last thing on their minds so I really appreciate the kindness. It was lovely meeting you and have a lovely festive season. Cheers Grant

Reviewed 19 October 2017

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

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

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

Thank Tarz157
Grant K, Owner at Waivino Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

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 6 October 2017 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 9 October 2017

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 2 October 2017

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 5 October 2017

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 27 September 2017 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 5 October 2017

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

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