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Fullers Waiheke Explorer Tour

Pier 1, Ferry Terminal, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
09 367 9111
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Ranked #11 of 25 Activities in Waiheke Island
Type: Tours
Owner description: Combine your ferry travel to Waiheke Island from Downtown Auckland with our 1½ hour scenic tour of the island, plus unlimited bus travel for the rest... more » Owner description: Combine your ferry travel to Waiheke Island from Downtown Auckland with our 1½ hour scenic tour of the island, plus unlimited bus travel for the rest of the day. It’s a great way to make the most of a day trip to Waiheke, offering you flexible and cost effective transport, while introducing you to the island's best sights. « less
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California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

I agree with most of the previous reviews. This was a good way of seeing the island to figure out which places to explore in detail later. Very friendly service at the ticket counter in Auckland and then with Royce as the tour guide in Waiheke Island. I thought I saw enough of the island during the tour that I... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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21 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

While it's not really cheap or expensive, the price also includes a full day bus ticket that you can use to roam freely around the island. Just note that the buses often go only hourly. The short ferry ride allows you to snap some nice photos of Rangitoto and Devonport as well. Upon arrival, the guide will be waiting there... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

yes, Glenn, our tour guide will tell you to turn off your cell phone, as you are on holiday and should be enjoying the sights. He was dead right, the sights were incredibly. Glenn was outstanding as a tour guide, and lots of fun, with plenty of whit. It was a great bus trip, and would do it again, just... More

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Hong Kong, China
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151 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

A 35 minutes ferry ride to the island, and you will be greeted by a guide, who will drive you once around the island explaining the highlights, then onwards you will be on your own with a full day bus pass to explore around the island. Remember to take a bus guide so you will know when to expect a... More

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The ferry trip over is great, especially on a good day. This ticket includes an hour and a half tour of the island with a guide, who was super and gave us a great commentary. It also includes a free all day bus pass so that you can visit any of the wineries or beaches before returning to the ferry.... More

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Rhode Island
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135 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We booked this tour online as an independent excursion while on a cruise ship. It was very easy to find the ferry terminal as it was close to the area where our ship had docked. Everything about the tour was as advertised and a perfect way to get an overview of all the island had to offer. After a 40... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We took the ferry to Waiheke and found the crew very pleasant and friendly. The tour advise at Island terminal reception was excellent and we embarked on a two hour bus tour with Fullers driver Royce. Really good informative tour. Local knowledge and a great personality ensured the tour was one to remember. Thanks to all of Fullers staff Highly... More

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San Francisco
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This tour is definitely worth it as only a slight bit more than just the ferry and all-day bus pass. Gives you a good overview of the island and information you wouldn't get otherwise. I took the tour twice - once with my wife and a day or two later with a friend. There were two different tour guides, and... More

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Just nice to get a feel of the island as a whole.. well planned and it was quite convenient. Only thing is they will need to look into a better lunch stop then it would be very great. Anyways we had good fun going around the island with the tour and the guide was good too.

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Orange, Australia
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4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Great way to get a taste of Waiheke then decide where to sped more time using your bus pass. Perfect for a day trip. Got a potted history of the island, a bit of geography, politics and biology and a chance to walk on the beach. Take swimmers if it's summer. Don't miss the community art gallery and new library.

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