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Waiheke Island Wine Tours

2 Crescent Road West, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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What an Amazing Tour!

Wayne is hands down the best tour guide I have ever had the pleasure of riding with. His witty... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Skemper7
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London, United Kingdom
Wonderful Tour with Knowledgeable Owner!

Wayne was a terrific guide educating us on both the island and the wine. He was professional and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laura L
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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$125 p/p! Catch the 10am ferry from downtown Auckland, cruise the sparkling waters of the Hauraki Gulf and in 35minutes you'll arrive in paradise! Wayne (owner) is our primary guide with Graham and Christine - also passionate Waihetians! We are the original ‘Waiheke Island Wine Tours’, the island's first Qualmark-accredited tour operator; we offer professional, fully planned itineraries with all arrangements made on your behalf. Ten clients max in each of our comfortable vehicles with vented air-con and large windows for excellent sightseeing. Enjoy our entertaining scenic tour with full commentary on island life today and our early beginnings. Included : all tasting fees at 3 top vineyards, chilled bottled water, Waiheke Island of Wine Maps, transfers to lunch and to the ferry afterwards. Daily Tours (except Xmas Day, Easter Friday and the odd short break). Privately tailored tours are available by arrangement. No credit card or booking fees - book and pay online - its EASY!
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2 Crescent Road West, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

Wayne is hands down the best tour guide I have ever had the pleasure of riding with. His witty banter and in depth knowledge of Waiheke, New Zealand and Wine made the experience phenomenal. The wineries he chose for us were amazing. I highly recommend...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wayne was a terrific guide educating us on both the island and the wine. He was professional and funny and went above and beyond to make sure we were satisfied with the three vineyards. We were so pleased with the tour! A must do for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wayne has amazing knowledge of the history of the island and great tour guide! This tour was the highlight of our trip to Auckland. Even with three other couples my girlfriend and I felt like it was the perfect size and we were well looked...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We met Wayne in a restaurant the night before our tour completely by chance. We told him we were visiting waiheke island the next day and he invited us on his tour. Honestly, it was such an incredible experience. He took us to 3 stunning...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an exceptional wine tour - we signed up to a van-load but everyone else cancelled so we were treated to a private tour all day! Wayne, our guide, is a charismatic local and seems to know everyone on the island. His knowledge of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour guide we had was legendary. She was so informative, funny, caring and kind. She drove us all around the island, and filled us in on some pretty serious and also some very funny history. A proud local and she really gave the locals...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great tour of the island while tasting the wines at three excellent wineries. Our guide, Glenn, made sure we saw all the highlights of the island of Waiheke and even let us get a bit of shopping done. Additionally, he made sure...More

Thank paintedrocks
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wayne met us at the ferry and thus began a great day. His commentary on the island was most informative. The three vineyards we visited were outstanding and the wine superb. We highly recommend Waiheke Island Wine Tours.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very organised tour of 3 wonderful vineards on Waiheke island. We arrived at each vineyard to someone waiting for us and ready to start a wine tasting. All were wonderful hosts, shared history of their vineyard and their wine making process. Tasted 4-5 wines per...More

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Waiheke_Wine_Tours, Owner at Waiheke Island Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Rebekah, many thanks for your lovely, comprehensive review of our tour. It makes all our hard work so worthwhile to know what we do is so apprciated! Best wishes Jean and Wayne :)

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

We toured three beautiful wineries and explored the incredible landscapes the island had to offer. Graham was a brilliant tour guide and the wineries we went to were exceptional.

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Waiheke_Wine_Tours, Owner at Waiheke Island Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks George, for your review of our tour - much appreciated!

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sh0reb0y
March 23, 2018|
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Response from Waiheke_Is_Wine_Trs | Property representative |
Hi Wendy, for some reason your question has only just come up on tripadvisor. I think you may have emailed us directly in the meantime but in answer to your question, unfortunately we don't take anyone under 18 years of age... More
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Response from Waiheke_Is_Wine_Trs | Property representative |
Hi Joel, thanks for getting in touch - sorry I missed your query. TA won't let me put my email address here or my website link (which is crazy I know) but if you click on the link on our TA page or go to our Waiheke Island... More
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June 4, 2017|
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Response from Waiheke_Is_Wine_Trs | Property representative |
Hi Sue and Trey, many thanks for getting in touch. We can certainly accommodate you and it's no problem for us to pick you up from your accommodation. Please visit our website to make your booking when you are ready. I'm not... More
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