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Ananda Tours
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$130.97*
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Full-Day Waiheke Island Food and Wine Tour
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed February 25, 2012

Thanks Nigel for an amazing time! Our tour (ultimate food& wine) was fun, interesting, informative & entertaining! While we originally only had 4 wineries on our schedule, Nigel was more than happy to take us crazy girls to one more! We had a fantastic introduction @ Peacock Sky, with gorgeous food pairings for our wine, followed by oysters, wine & olive oil tasting @ Kennedy Point, beer& wine @ Wild on Waiheke, and then a beautiful lunch of platters (& tastings) @ Mudbrick winery topped off with a final tasting @ Jurrasic Ridge! So many award winning wines & great weather made for a beautiful girls day out! Definitely want to go back with partners though!

Thank CindyS1985
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Reviewed February 18, 2012

We had a wonderful wine tasting experience with steve and Jenny! They are extremely friendly and informative. They picked us up from our accomodation and we visited three fantasitic vineyards: Cable Bay, Kennedy Point and Obsidian. They know these places well so they provided us a lot of insights about the culture, history,tradition etc. Jenny also gave us some recommendations of the best vineyards on the island. Another beauty of this tour is that you can choose your own lunch place. We chose Mudbrick which has brilliant views. Jenny was kind enough and She actually took us to Rocky bay(where one of the most well-known Chinese poet lived there 20 years ago) after the tour for FREE! We really enjoyed this tour and we highly recommend this tour! -Zichen
强力推荐Ananda tour。导游Jenny和Steve人非常好就好像久别了的朋友一样,得到了他们细心周到的安排。他们不仅带我们去了三个非常有特色的酒庄,还推荐了我们在MUDBRICK一个景色非常棒的酒庄吃午饭。一路上他们的讲解十分全面也十分幽默。当得知我们想去看看顾城的故居时,Jenny非常热情的免费带我们去了rocky bay,让我们十分感动。如果来到waiheke,Ananda tour一定没错!

Thank Zichen Y
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Reviewed February 14, 2012

Hey these guys were awesome - we had a tailor-made experience which took us to some of the harder to reach or not so popular wineries which was a real treat given that any other day you can visit the standard cellar doors if you please (if you're Auckland based). The driver 'Nigel' was a great island historian full of informative facts and had a great sense of humor. This is the second time over 3 years I have toured Waiheke with Ananada and from pick-up to drop-off they smooth out the edges and make it a really pleasant and fun day and deal with all the admin for you!! You rock Ananda! I would defo recommend them and would be proud to have then represent any overseas visitors to a unique part of our country. Thanks again :o)

Thank Nicola M
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Reviewed February 12, 2012

Thanks Nigel and Eve for an awesome tour to MudBrick, Man-o-War and Passage Rock, great wines and awesome lunch at Charlie Farley's not to mention the bus trip around the island with amazing views ... will be over with the family soon, see ya then. Fantastic team day out and well worth it!

Thank steven r
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Reviewed February 12, 2012

It was very well handled and made for a relaxing and informative day. Highly recommended.

Thank Dirk J
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