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Address: Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9-372 7530
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Ananda Tours is a specialist Waiheke Island Tour Company with over 15 years...

Ananda Tours is a specialist Waiheke Island Tour Company with over 15 years experience in customised, unique tour experiences. We offer personalised, flexible itineraries designed to showcase the best of the Island’s natural beauty, vineyards and art culture. 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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$126.38*
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Full-Day Waiheke Island Food and Wine Tour
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$304.81*
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Private Waiheke Scenic Wine and Art Tour

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We had a great day out on Waiheke with this tour company especially enjoyed our hosts for the day. It was well planned and the winery choices were great. Lunch was the star of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Rebecca G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great day out on Waiheke with this tour company especially enjoyed our hosts for the day. It was well planned and the winery choices were great. Lunch was the star of the show at Casita Miro highly recommend especially for a small group who are happy to share. Will look forward to our next visit.

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Levin, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour operator was organised by a lodging and we certainly weren't disappointed. The driver Niki was a fun person to take us and show some superb vineyards. The day was easy-going with no pressure and everything a wine tour should be. We finished the four vineyard visits at Te Motu one of the best lunches I have ever had... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We literally arrived from flying from the US at 7am in Auckland, got to our hotel to change/shower and went out on the ferry/tour at 9:30am. Spent most of the day on the island with Ananda tours visiting wineries, shops, and olive oil places with bites of excellent food thrown in along the way. Guide was Simon and he was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had been traveling New Zealand for 2 1/2 weeks, and did a wine tour of Waiheke Island with Ananda on our last day. It was the perfect way to end the trip. Before I came, I emailed Ananda a billion times with questions. They answered timely and thoroughly, and truly worked with me to make a tour that fit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the Wine on Waiheke Tour for our first full day in NZ. As part of our booking they arranged our ferry tickets for us - which were cheaper than booking directly with the ferry company! Our tour guide Nikki was there to greet us on arrival at Waiheke. What a great tour! Nikki was very knowledgeable and so... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect day. We experienced great wine, a terrific guide, Simon, a beautiful setting and good company. At Cable Bay, our sommelier was from the US and clearly knew her stuff and had great enthusiasm. They distribute in the US which was terrific. There is nothing more frustrating than going on a tour and learning that the only way to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Simon and Ananda Tours for a fantastic day. We were picked up promptly from our Accommodation and along with our Tour buddies we enjoyed a wonderful day of laughter,local knowledge,olive oil tasting,wine tasting and beautiful scenery and a scrumptious lunch at Stoneyridge Winery with our newly found friends. Such a memorable day for my husbands 70th birthday. Our... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second tour with Ananda and they were so willing to include visits to wineries that we had not been to before. Steve, our guide, was very knowledgeable about the island, its history and current position and took time to ensure that we appreciated the "whole" of the island and not just the wine. We really appreciated the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I took the Waiheke Island Day tour on August 17, and it was one of the best tours we took while in Auckland. Everything from sending us our ferry vouchers to customising our itinerary was very organised. Jenny was very helpful in arranging our tour based on our wine preferences, and Simon was very generous in sharing... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked over the phone with Jenny who was lovely. Simon was at the other end of the ferry to pick us up along with 7 others which was a good size group that made the tour much more personable. Simon gave us commentary of this spectacular island along the way to 3 wineries: Obsidion, Te Motu, and The Batch. All... More 

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