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What travellers are saying
- Dinner with an amazing view over Auckland and the bay. After a day on Waiheke Island we booked dinner in the bistro which is more casual than the restaurant. The sun was setting over the bay and we first enjoyed some wine up on the roof terrace in the beautiful lavender garden. Dinner was great with choices of meat or fish dishes. The bar was surprisingly slow to deliver wine during the meal. The staff were very friendly and ordered us a taxi down to the ferry after our meal. A very enjoyable experience.Written 17 November 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Marianno is very friendly, and kindly served 3 of the best sellers wines for free even with the wineyard closed! Ths a lot!!Written 7 November 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- We visited the Man O’War winery on our first full day in New Zealand having caught the ferry from Auckland to Waiheke island on a rainy day. We pre-booked the wine tasting and pick up from the ferry terminal, which takes you across the island in a converted bus with some interesting commentary. We also had lunch after the tasting, which was good.
The tasting was good - six wines (pinot gris, sauvignon/semillion, chardonnay, rose, merlot bordeaux style blend and syrah) for NZ$25.Written 5 November 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- An excellent choice of red and white wines offered for our tasting with lots of information regarding how they were made. Well worth the walk from Onetangi.Written 14 April 2023
- Took for Fuller 360 ferry from Auckland to Waiheke Island, first stop Oneora.
The largest suburb on the island, Oneroa is a pretty place which can easily be walked or hire a bike and ride around.
Plenty of boutiques and shops to investigate, as well as plenty of cafes, bars and restaurants located on the main street.
Wonderful main beach which, if you are lucky, you can spot pods of dolphins in the water.Written 12 September 2023
- Really enjoyed this experience. We were a group of four who were able to ask questions and learn a lot. We were fortunate to have the owner with us so it was super interesting to hear about his journey. Really enjoyed having the food with the wine. Only complaint would be that you had to move between the wines maybe quicker than you want to as someone is guiding you through it so it can go to your head as they are not small tastings.Written 8 February 2021
- Great place - really nice food, wine’s good (Waiheke prices of course so make sure your credit card balance is high), good views, good vibe, pretty good service. Nice that it’s a bit off the beaten track also (on the Explorer bus route though so accessible if you don’t have a car..).
Recommended as somewhere to head to that isn’t one of the Waiheke big names (aka Mudbrick, Cable Bay, etc).Written 10 November 2023
- The collection of sculptures at Connells Bay is brilliant. There are plenty to see and the terrain isn't all flat. But you don't even notice that during the trail you're climbing quite high. There are so many wonderful distractions, from the art and also from the natural scenery around the Park. This is a must do on Waiheke, and in Auckland for that matter.
You can add to the delight of the occasion by booking accommodation at their Cottage too.
The art gallery has some wonderful reading material so if you're into learning more about the pieces and art generally allow plenty of time to take it all in.Written 1 June 2022
- The attraction is quite some way from the main settled areas of Waiheke, and the road is rough. The walk from the carpark is hilly, our kids of 9 and 12 coped fine, but if you can't walk freely it might be a bit tough. The tour itself was excellent. Tim is a passionate and knowledgeable custodian of tunnel system, and he and Ezra were excellent guides. They brought to life a forgotten piece of NZ's military history, I would recommend this tourWritten 16 April 2023
- Really enjoyed this tour - near the end of the day and the flights provided a broad selection of wines: tasting flight and the step through by years. Really informative discussion from the team without pressure. Real difference in wine compared to next door vineyards…
Great atmosphere, you need to walk down the lane to get there, but worth it.Written 9 November 2023
- This was by far our family's favorite Winery. (We're Americans used to California's wine scene)
Kennedy Point may at first appear intimate but its wines pack balanced and delectable flavors.
The wine, the scenery, and the hospitality could capture New Zealand in one swoop.Written 3 October 2022
- A good stop for wine tasting better for whites than some others.Has some great views too. You can also have food too here.Written 6 October 2023
- My colleagues and I joined a Fullers Winter Wine and Dine Tour and we chose Stonyridge as the winery to visit.
It was essentially a free and easy tour. From the Waiheke Ferry Terminal, we took the Explorer Bus to Stonyridge. It was a Saturday afternoon and the restaurant was fairly crowded.
We’d managed to get a sofa seat with views to the valley, which was nice. Food was a lunch platter for sharing.
It was fun watching all the activities around us. There was a small wedding party at that time. Weather was great.
Overall we had a fun time at Stonyridge.Written 17 July 2022
- This place is a joy to visit! Full of old musical instruments which are mostly in perfect working order. My favourite was the piano which worked by pumping the pedals!! It played the music as if you were a Maestro!!
The lady in attendance gave us a very comprehensive history of the place.. it is maintained on a voluntary basis and relies on donations from visitors.They have recitals there every so often. A very interesting and enjoyable place to visit.Written 8 March 2019
- Tucked away is the most amazing garden where they nurture monarch butterflies and a plethora of beautiful flowers. So tranquil and lots of beautiful bird life. Such well tended gardens with interesting sculptures and beautiful viewsWritten 12 March 2023
Frequently Asked Questions about Waiheke Island
- The best day trips from Waiheke Island according to Tripadvisor travellers are:
- Wine on Waiheke PREMIUM WINE full days scenic and wine tasting
- Waiheke Island Gourmet Food and Wine Tour
- Waiheke 3 Vineyard Tastings Tour, best value on Island
- The Essence of Waiheke Wine Tour
- Taste & Graze Wine and Platters + Dessert best value on Island
Waiheke Island Attractions Information
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