Waiheke Wine Tours

Wine lovers, this is the tour for you! There is no better way than going on a Waiheke wine tour!

Wine tours are the perfect way to spend a day on Waiheke Island. You’ll get to visit up to three to five award-winning wineries and enjoy complimentary tastings at each one. Plus, their knowledgeable guides will provide you with all the information you need to know about New Zealand wine culture.

If you’re looking for an educational and fun wine tour, look no further than Waiheke Island. Experienced guides will make sure your day is enjoyable and informative. Book now and experience the best of what Waiheke has to offer!

1. Premium Full Day Waiheke Wine Tour – Enjoi Waiheke – Book tickets here! 

Enjoy 3-5 complimentary tastings at each of three to four award-winning vineyards with Enjoi Waiheke.

Features:

✅ Enjoy complimentary tastings at award-winning vineyards

✅ Take in the atmosphere on Waiheke by visiting the top spots

✅ Luxury shuttles are air-conditioned, tinted for privacy, and equipped with your favourite tunes

✅ You will be guided by an experienced and friendly tour guide


Enjoi’s mission is to live up to your highest expectations as soon as you are picked up from the ferry terminal.

You’ll see beautiful scenery from the window of their late model, luxury 12-seater mini-buses, benefit from the knowledge of a local guide who knows everything about the island and its wines, and enjoy a feeling of ‘exclusivity’ that allows some spontaneity and fun.

The Waiheke Island winery experience can be extended by either staying at the vineyards or going to Oneora village, which is only 1km from the ferry terminal and offers many of the best bars on Waiheke Island, including the Aperitivo Wine Bar.


The Cost of the Premium Full Day Waiheke Wine Tour

  • Per Person: $165

What is included in the Premium Full Day Waiheke Wine Tour?

  • 3-5 complimentary tastings at up to four award-winning vineyards

Location:

  • You will need to get the 10am Fullers Ferry from downtown Auckland (99 Quay Street – ticket not included)

Restrictions apply:

The tour experience is not suitable for those under 18 years old.

When are the departure and return times?

Departure: You will start this tour by taking the 10am Fullers ferry from downtown Auckland, where you will enjoy the 35-minute ferry ride along the Hauraki harbour, passing historical Devonport and Rangitoto island. 

Return: The ferry will sail back to downtown Auckland at 4pm, or you can stay in the village and find your own way back. You can walk down the hill (about 15 minutes) to the ferry.

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2. Waiheke Scenic Wine Tour

Experience Waiheke in an electric Tuk Tuk. Offering personal/private tours for small groups of 2-6 people with your own guide!

Features:

✅ Tuk tuks are 100% electric

✅ Experiencing things on a personal level

✅ Open air and sea breeze

✅ You can reach places that bigger companies can’t

Throughout the tour, you will see and take amazing photos at various points and the tour guide will tell you about the history of the wonderful island!

Kiwi Tuk Tuk tours are designed for small groups that can sit back, relax, and take in all the atmosphere this wonderful island has to offer.

Having the option to carry up to three people per tuk tuk makes this a completely unique experience, offering a personal and private journey with just you and the tour guide.

An extensive commentary is provided throughout the tour. In the passenger compartment, audio headsets are worn by tour guides, and commentary is played over the speakers.

During the tour, you’ll visit all the main points of interest on the island and get the chance to take amazing photos/videos at various spots, as well as learn about the 950-year history of this incredible island.


The Cost of the Waiheke Scenic Wine Tour

  • Adult $250 

What is included in the Waiheke Scenic Wine Tour

  • Pick up at ferry or accommodation
  • Your own personal guide
  • Three wine tastings

How long is the Waiheke Scenic Wine Tour

  • The entire experience should take approximately 5 hours

Location: 

  • Pick up is available from Waiheke Island Ferry terminal or accommodation on Waiheke Island

Families with children are welcome at this experience.

Purchase tickets now to avoid disappointment!


3. Waiheke Double Decker Bus Wine Tour

Take a vintage English double decker tour bus on a day trip to Waiheke! Take a tour of two of the top wineries on the island and enjoy the stunning scenery. 

Features:

✅ This is an authentic London double decker bus

✅ Experience two of the most renowned vineyards on the island

✅ Four tastings at each vineyard with breathtaking views

✅ You can book for yourself, a group of friends, or the whole bus!

The island of Waiheke is renowned for both its wine and beauty – and this tour is the perfect way to enjoy both!

You will be met by Robbie, your host and experienced guide for the day, as well as Daisy, a genuine vintage double decker bus from London.

The first stop of the day will be Cable Bay Vineyards before continuing to Mudbrick Vineyard & Restaurant.

In both vineyards, you can sample four of the most popular wines these top vineyards produce. Waiheke’s stunning views are the perfect complement to these beautiful wines!

You will have worked up quite an appetite by now! Waiheke is filled with wonderful lunch spots. The beautiful sands of Onetangi Beach make Charlie Farleys a top recommendation, or you can be dropped off at a different destination if you prefer.

You will then board Daisy one last time to return to Matiatia to catch your ferry back to Auckland. It is possible to be dropped off at Oneroa village or another vineyard on the way if you don’t have to catch the ferry.

Get a taste of Waiheke – you won’t regret it.

Purchase tickets now to avoid disappointment!

Frequently Asked Questions

What time of year is best for wine tours?

During the spring and fall, you will find milder, but still enjoyable temperatures. Compared to the summer, the temperatures calm down a bit and there is more activity than during the winter. Things become more lively in the spring as the crowds return.

What wine is Waiheke famous for?

The Waiheke Islands are well known for their high quality red wine based on Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, and Cabernet Franc grape varieties.

How big is Waiheke?

Waiheke Island is 92 km². 

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