We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fullers Waiheke Explorer Tour

Pier 1, Ferry Terminal, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
09 367 9111
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #10 of 26 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
Write a Review

55 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    30
    21
    1
    2
    1
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
New Zealand
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

If you want to see a good amount of Waiheke Island take the explorer tour. The driver (a local) took our family and others to all the good locations, stopped several times for photo's, morning tea etc.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Booked the tour in advance of arriving in Auckland. Very efficient service. Tour was exceptionally good value for money. Driver very friendly and informative. Would recommend this tour.

Was this review helpful? Yes
California
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Helsinki, Finland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
21 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Christchurch, New Zealand
Top Contributor
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
289 reviews 289 reviews
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Falmouth, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rhode Island
Top Contributor
186 reviews 186 reviews
140 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Francisco
Senior Reviewer
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

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Fullers Waiheke Explorer Tour also viewed

Waiheke Island, Auckland Region
Waiheke Island, Auckland Region
 
Waiheke Island, Auckland Region
Waiheke Island, Auckland Region
 

Been to Fullers Waiheke Explorer Tour? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing