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Address: 136 Trig Hill Rd | Onetangi, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 21 252 5593
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Description: We offer a fun tours on Waiheke Island. We have had more than 20000...
We offer a fun tours on Waiheke Island. We have had more than 20000 customers over the last 5 years. We operate 18 seater vehicles, big enough so that you can avoid the bores but not so big that you become a number. Our first goal is for you to have a great day on Waiheke with our amazing secenery and lovely vineyards. Please note that you don't have to be a wine expert to enjoy our tours.
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A great way to see some of Waiheke

Although only a three hour trip in a pretty dated 20-seater bus, this is a tremendous way to see some of the island and the driver doubles as a tour guide, pointing out some of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2014
Warwick H
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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85 reviews 85 reviews
15 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Although only a three hour trip in a pretty dated 20-seater bus, this is a tremendous way to see some of the island and the driver doubles as a tour guide, pointing out some of the stunning vistas on the way and also prepares one in advance of the stops at the three wineries that get visited in terms of... More 

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Ben Tre Province, Vietnam
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214 reviews 214 reviews
150 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I booked onto this tour not knowing what to expect. I was doing this on my own, there was another couple that were maybe a few years older than me and then the rest were on average about 60 years old! It was a great, surprisingly fun afternoon. The rest of the group had a lot of knowledge about wine... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

The wineries we visited were all lovely and the hosts were very friendly and knowledgable. However the tour host seemed rushed. She tried to explain a bit about the island, but as she was driving and facing towards the road, no one could hear a thing. She needed a microphone. She also didn't make the tour very personal and didn't... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

I visited one of my friends in late August, and she suggested I visit Waiheke Island at some point and go on a wine tour. She saw a deal online and set it up and booked it for me for an afternoon when she had to work, apologizing for leaving me on my own. Despite being the youngest and only... More 

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Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
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76 reviews 76 reviews
57 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013 via mobile

Just get on the bus and ride to no particular destination ... Enjoy the sights and take panoramic pictures. Everything is spectacular and clean. Congratulations to all its citizens as visitors that let it happen ... Great day trip

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Wellington, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Good tour for the price. You are picked up, driven around and dropped off so no one needs to draw the short straw and be sober driver. Tour didn't take the whole day, so we had time to visit other attractions in the morning. Good variety in the beers and breweries visited. We were given enough to drink that the... More 

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Graeme R, Owner at Around Waiheke Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It sums up our goals with our Waiheke Craft Beer Tour. Our objective is to give our customers an excuse for a fun day on our beautiful island. We have no pretensions about what we are and this review captures our essence very well. If you take yourself too seriously, you probably shouldn’t come on... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I hadn't been to waiheke for 30ish years and my partner never, so what a fabulous experience just sitting back getting driven around by a friendly bus guide and having some beerses along the way!! It was a great way to see a bit it of the island and experience a few different venues along the way. We will be... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Basically you just get a bus ride around the island, the two bus drivers didn't add anything to the experience. I did the half-day wine and beer tour which went to 3 locations; I felt like we spent way too much time at the first place and then we were all very rushed at the other two. That being said,... More 

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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Waiheke island is an island paradise. We appreciated being shown around by a local person who was the bus driver. He knew lots about the attractions - the wineries, the scenic spots etc.. However we also enjoy learning about some of the history. It would be great if this could be added to the tour.

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Toronto, Canada
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302 reviews 302 reviews
232 attraction reviews
512 helpful votes 512 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

I was pretty happy that this winery tour deal appeared on Living Social. I really wanted to do a wine tour while visiting Auckland, but found the prices steep. This Living Social deal was $49 per person. The whole experience was quite positive. The tour van was there ready to give us a tour upon arriving at the ferry terminal... More 

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