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    Pass By: Ananda Tours, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081 New Zealand

    Take the 9:00am Fullers ferry to Matiatia Wharf at Waiheke Island where your driver will greet you there with a welcome sign.

    You will visit an award-winning olive oil mill, followed by two vineyards, each offering a range of gourmet tastes to accompany their wines. Treats may include oysters straight from Te Matuku Bay, wild honey, the famous local green herb spread and artisan cheeses.

    Afterwards, enjoy a platter lunch at one of our top vineyard restaurants. After lunch you will be returned to your accommodation or to the ferry back to Auckland.

    After the completion of the tour, you will be taken back to the wharf where you can catch the 3:00 ferry or choose to be dropped off in the village if you wish to say on the Island longer

    Stop At: Kennedy Point Vineyard, 44 Donald Bruce Road, Surfdale, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081 New Zealand

    Kennedy Point

    Stop At: Rangihoua Estate, 1 Gordons Road Rocky Bay, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971 New Zealand

    Rangihoua Estate

    Stop At: Peacock Sky Vineyard, 152 Trig Hill Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081 New Zealand

    Peacock Sky

    Stop At: Stonyridge Vineyard, 80 Onetangi Road, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island New Zealand

    Stonyridge
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    /Matiatia Ferry Terminal, Auckland 1081, New Zealand

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please catch the 9am Fullers ferry from Downtown Auckland ( ferry ticket price not included in tour price). Our guide will meet you off this ferry when you arrive on Waiheke Island with a signboard. If you are staying on Waiheke Island we can pick you up from your Island accommodation. Please contact us to make arrangements for this service.

    Ports
    Matiatia Wharf, Waiheke Island
    Departure Time
    9:45 AM
    Duration
    5h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Lunch (Vineyard Platter)
    • Snacks (Waiheke oysters and Cheese at one of the vineyards)
    • Wine tastings at 3 vineyards
    • Local guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Pickup and drop-off from Waiheke accommodation
    • Local taxes
    • Small group tour (shared with others) Minimum 2 people - Maximum 18 pax people
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    Exclusions
    • Ferry Tickets (these can be purchased at the Fullers ferry terminal at 99 Quay st)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum age is 18 years
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We had a wonderful day with Lance, our guide. He was so knowledgable about the island and so warm and kind. We picked this tour group, because they allowed my children to accompany us, where most tour companies in the area would not. We are well travelled expats, so the kids
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    We had a most enjoyable day with Simon, our guide and a group of 10 others. Every stop was a delicious surprise with wine, cheeses, fresh oysters, food pairing treats, olive oil samples and a beautiful lunch. We were treated as special guests everywhere we went and learned a
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    Response from Waihekebrooke, Owner at Full-Day Waiheke Island Food and Wine Tour
    Responded 1 week ago
    Thank you for sharing this lovely review of our Gourmet Food and Wine Tour with us and for choosing Ananda Tours for your day tour of Waiheke Island. We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your day with Simon. We hope you can visit the island again sometime soon! All the best, Jenny and the Ananda Team
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    My hotel arranged the tour for me and I couldn’t have been happier. The tour went to three vineyards (Kennedy Bay, Peacock Sky and Stonyridge) and an olive oil producer. I never felt rushed, and never felt like I was being pushed to buy anything (although I did by a few
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    Response from Waihekebrooke, Owner at Full-Day Waiheke Island Food and Wine Tour
    Responded 1 week ago
    Thank you! We're so pleased your hotel decided to recommend our tour and that you could join us on our Gourmet Food and Wine Tour. We can't help ourselves either we are always buying the local wine but that's what's you do on an island of wine ;) We hope you enjoy those wines when you get home and that you can make it back to Waiheke again sometime! All the best, Jenny and the Ananda Team
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    It was a very enjoyable tour, such as having wine with natural oysters, preparing different snacks according to the wine, and trying how the taste of the wine changes before and after eating the snacks. I am the only one who is participating alone, and the others are couples
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    We enjoyed a fabulous day with Michael doing our own customised version of their tour. We included Dellows Distillery for a rum and vodka tasting with entertainment and education from Bill, and then visited Tantalus and Stonyridge for wine tastings. Ananda organised a
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    Response from Waihekebrooke, Owner at Full-Day Waiheke Island Food and Wine Tour
    Responded 13 Dec 2019
    Thank you for this lovely review, Louise! Sounds like you had the perfect day indeed at three of our favourite venues! We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your day with Michael and we will share this review with him too. Thank you for choosing Ananda Tours for your day on our beautiful island. All the best, Jenny and the Ananda Team
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    SuSu022001
    Memphis, Tennessee
    3519
    A day to Remember!
    We had a wonderful day with Lance, our guide. He was so knowledgable about the island and so warm and kind. We
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    susanandpat
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
    112
    The best way to visit wineries (and a micro-brewery)!
    We thoroughly enjoyed our small group tour with Michael on Waiheke Island. The ferry ride to/from Auckland was an
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    paperweight811
    Angola, Indiana
    8852
    The best of Waiheke
    We had a most enjoyable day with Simon, our guide and a group of 10 others. Every stop was a delicious surprise
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    231emilyp
    Tatura, Australia
    71
    Perfect afternoon in Waiheke
    What a trip! We had the most amazing afternoon with our tour guide Dennis exploring the amazing scenery of the
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    Byefelicia1234
    162
    Good food, great wine, exceptional customer service
    We did this tour the second day we were in Auckland. They were great with getting our ferry tickets. Upon arrive
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    jldenni
    Toronto, Canada
    2111
    Wonderful wine experience
    My hotel arranged the tour for me and I couldn’t have been happier. The tour went to three vineyards (Kennedy Bay,
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    elianalauder
    20
    Best day with tour guide Michael
    Waiheke island speaks for itself in terms of natural beauty, food and drink, but the cherry on top was the energy
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    Maria Z
    Encinitas
    125
    Perfect Day with New Zealand Wine
    We had a terrific small-group tour that went to a variety of wineries around the island and also allowed us to
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    eoinp910
    10
    Day tour
    Lance the driver was an absolute legend, a real gent. The day was fantastic from start to finish. Mudbrick winery
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    T0xicTim
    Hong Kong, China
    3212
    Fun trip with great wines and arts
    We had a wonderful trip with our knowledgeable guide, Jo who drove the two of us around Waiheke to see some of her
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    takeuchitak
    Tokyo, Japan
    21
    Fun
    It was a very enjoyable tour, such as having wine with natural oysters, preparing different snacks according to
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    ashleya954
    10
    The BEST!
    We had such a great time! It was the second day of our honeymoon and we lucked out with being the only ones on the
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    SaiKungExpat
    Hong Kong, China
    4717
    Wine and food tour
    Spent the day with the lovely Jo who took us to some of the boutique vineyards where we sampled some of the lovey
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    216brucec
    73
    Picturesque Winery Tour
    A stunning vista over the island. The wineries are set it in hills overlooking the bay with panoramic views over
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    louisef906
    Auckland, New Zealand
    3821
    Fantastic small group tour
    We enjoyed a fabulous day with Michael doing our own customised version of their tour. We included Dellows
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