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Ananda Tours

Address: 20 Seaview Rd, Waiheke Island 1240, New Zealand
Phone Number: 09 372 7530
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Waiheke Island is just a 35 minute boat ride from Downtown Auckland...
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Owner description: Waiheke Island is just a 35 minute boat ride from Downtown Auckland. Discover Waiheke Island’s award-winning boutique wineries and locally produced gourmet delights, while enjoying an informed commentary by one of our professional, local guides. Small groups and personalised service ensure you get the most out of your Waiheke experience. Half and full day tours available.
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North Canton, Ohio
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

This was a great day! Our driver was waiting for us at the ferry station. He was quite friendly and informative! He took us to 3 wineries and an olive vineyard. It was fun and the wine was great! We had lunch at the last winery as well. The vineyard was beautiful with gorgeous views and amazing food!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

From the moment she met us off the ferry to our departure back at the ferry terminal, Jenny was professional and a charming host and tour guide. We were taken to 4 wineries and the olive oil factory during the day. Jenny gave us interesting facts about the island and was full of local knowledge. We can recommend Ananda Tours... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

we took the ferry to Waiheke and were meet by our driver, he was a local on the island and was happy to tell us about life on the island. The wineries we went to were wonderful from the small local Obsidian to Goldie, the oldest winery on the island. We also stopped at a cute local art gallery. It... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Cannot recommend enough. A fantastic day on the island for Hen's Do- for a group of 12 which Brooke was able to accommodate in a very comfortable, air conditioned bus. Despite a late very arrival and delays including one attendee pulling out last minute, Ananda Tours made the whole experience of organising very easy. Simon was fantastic and each of... More 

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Agoura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

While visiting Auckland, New Zealand, taking a wine country tour of Waiheke Island with Ananda Tours is a must! Ananda Tours is an outstanding family owned company whose operation is first class. The company was extremely responsive to my questions about the appropriate tour for my wife and I. They took care of obtaining the tickets for the water taxi,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Jennie was fabulous! She knew the island so well and took us to great olive oil and wine vineyards. She was laid back but very professional! I would recommend her to everyone!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

These people were just so helpful. I was having baby issues on the day of the tour and ended up having to bring my 5 month old little girl with me. I was booked for zip lining and was thinking I would not be able to take part. They owners had arranged for their lovely daughter Eve to care for... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We were collected from our accomadation and first went to the Saturday market after that a senic drive to olive grove. Next to peacock sky vineyard where we had a mini food match. We tasted waihiki wine 4 different ones. Vinemakee was french and very informative could see she loved her job. Next to kennedy point where we did another... More 

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Paihia, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I was given a wine tour for Christmas as I had never been on one, I had no idea what to expect but this tour was the best! Simon, our tourguide was ever so friendly and informative, he knew the island well and even pointed out places for me to stay as a traveller with a job offer there! Each... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We came to Waiheke a year and a half ago for our honeymoon and had a private tour with Ananda to drive us around the many wonderful local vineyards on the island. This year, became back again and once again booked a private tour with Ananda. We always request Grant, who is a FABULOUS guide. He, as a former chef,... More 

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