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From Auckland: Waiheke Island Boutique Rustic Wine Tour27 Reviews
Visit 3 of Waiheke Island's world-renowned vineyards on a fully guided tour from Auckland. Sample a wide range of artisan wines and learn about the island from your local guide.
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- Experience the flavors of Waiheke Island on a guided bus tour
- Visit 3 vineyards for delicious tastings
- Admire gorgeous scenery as you travel between vineyards
- Benefit from the experience of your friendly guides
- Enjoy lunch at Thomas Batch Vineyard with incredible views
DescriptionIf you’re looking for a world-class experience close to Auckland, look no further than Waiheke Wine Tours. Visit 3 of Waiheke Island’s world-renowned vineyards for wine tastings and one lunch stop; Sample a wide range of artisan wines; Learn about the island from your local guide’s engaging commentary! Discover the flavours of Waiheke Island on our shared group vineyard tour. Be picked up from the Matiatia ferry terminal on Waiheke Island, just a short 40-minute sailing from downtown Auckland, and travel through the scenic beauty of the Waiheke vineyards. Relax in a modern vehicle as your guide shares insight into the island’s history and world-famous wines. You will visit three cellar doors on this tour and sample award-winning wines. Learn about the island’s unique conditions and the challenges winemakers must overcome. 12pm – Lunch at Batch Winery, the highest vineyard on Waiheke Island with spectacular views and north-facing sun-soaked hillsides of vines, including terraces of traditional elegant vines. 2pm – Wine Tasting at Stonyridge Vineyards, nestled in a shimmering valley of olive trees, colourful vines, and the aromas of the south of France. 3pm – Wine tasting at Mudbrick Vineyard, an idyllic setting with spectacular sea views out across the Waitemata Harbour to Auckland city. 3.45pm – Depart Waiheke on Fullers sailing to Auckland Downtown Ferry Terminal. Our lunch venue is the gorgeous Thomas Batch with wrap-around views of Auckland and the Hauraki Gulf for miles! You will experience a delicious meal to be chosen on the day – one main and a complimentary drink. We will be there for 1.5 hours or longer if tastings are held at this venue. All tastings are included; lunch is at your own cost and is to be paid directly to the restaurant. Your tour will end with your safe delivery back to the Matiatia Ferry Terminal
IncludesPickup and drop-off at the Matiatia Wharf on Waiheke Island Guide Bus Transportation Visit and wine-tasting at 3 vineyards
- You must be 18 years or older to join this tour •Please bring appropriate photo identification
- Lunch is at an additional cost and consists of a set menu at Thomas Batch for $50 per person. It includes a glass of wine, a beer, or a non-alcoholic beverage
- This is a per seat tour, so there is no minimum requirement