Waiheke Island is easily a 40-minute ferry ride away from Auckland, in a unique micro climate idyllically suited for vineyard grapes. Because Waiheke is in an inland bay, there is good year-round water access to the island from any direction. Because of its relative isolation, Waiheke wine growing is a seasonal activity. As such, Waiheke wine tours will typically begin in the early morning with a stroll around the narrow streets of Waiheke, stopping at local shops and cafes as we go. Throughout the day, you'll enjoy a range of Waiheke wine varieties, including dessert wines, pinot noir, sparkling wines, and dry reds or Chardonnays.
There are many Waiheke wine tours companies available, so do your research before deciding on which company to go with. Ask Waiheke Island locals about which vineyards they prefer, and make sure you select a company that offers quality guided tours. In addition to your Waiheke wine tasting tour, be sure the company has a good reputation with other local businesses.
Waiheke Island itself is an excellent tourist attraction, especially for people who love to get out into nature. The Waiheke Island bush trails, with their amazing scenery and secluded beaches provide a fantastic starting point for any kind of Waiheke wine tasting. While on Waiheke Island, be sure to check out Waiheke's Waiheke Winery Tours & Food Tours as well. Waiheke Winery Tours & Food Tours take you to five vineyards spread out along the Waiheke Island coastline, where you'll have the opportunity to taste a wide variety of Waiheke wine varieties. This tour also takes you to one Waiheke village, where you can tour the vineyards and shop at one of the Waiheke Village Shopping Centers.
Waiheke is known for its delicious cuisine, so don't be surprised to find Waiheke wine being served at some of the restaurants in Waiheke Island. Check out Waiheke Wine Tours for an exciting lunch and wine tour. This tour includes a guided lunch walk to a Waiheke Island winery. During your guided tour, you'll learn about Waiheke's history and what makes Waiheke the perfect place for Waiheke Island vacationers. After touring the wineries, you'll return to Waiheke Island to enjoy lunch at Waiheke's Waiheke Restaurant.
Another Waiheke tour is Waiheke's Waiheke Island Tasting Bus, which offers Waiheke wine tours for lunch as well as a daily tour around Waiheke Island. One Waiheke Island tour is the Waiheke Wine Tours, which offers five different routes for its bus tour around Waiheke Island. The Waiheke Island Tasting Bus is a great way to spend a day with family and friends while enjoying Waiheke Wineries and visiting some of the most unique Waiheke Island activities. Waiheke Wine Tours tours also take you to Waiheke Island's four major villages, where you can visit some of the Waiheke Wineries and sample some of Waiheke Island's specialty food.
Waiheke Wineries themselves has several different tours available. The Waiheke Wineries Experience will take guests on a three vineyard tour and allow them to taste Waiheke wines at each winery. Another Waiheke tour takes guests on a guided picnic that allows them to taste Waiheke wine while strolling along the beach. Or if you prefer, you can choose one of the Waiheke wine tours that visit three vineyards in Waiheke, including Mornington and Waiheke Hills. These Waiheke wine tours provide guests with the opportunity to taste Waiheke wine and relax by the ocean.
Waiheke Wine Tours tours are among the most popular tours in New Zealand. However, the Waiheke wine tasting tour is the best thing you can do on Waiheke; you can take part in the Waiheke Restoration Project and help restore historic Waiheke Vineyards to the beautiful state they were when Captain James Cook arrived in 1727. You can get a closer look at Waiheke's history and learn about the different types of vineyards located there before you even get on the bus. Once you're done touring Waiheke, you'll find yourself needing another Waiheke wine tour!
Waiheke's fabulous Waiheke Island has a lot to offer visitors of all ages. Waiheke Wine Tours offers visitors the chance to take a stroll along the stunning coastline while drinking delicious Waiheke wine. At Matiatia Waiheke, you can also choose from delicious Waiheke Island accommodation options, including beachfront and backyard accommodations, as well as hotel stays. Waiheke Wineries will offer you Waiheke wine tasting tours that will allow you to experience Waiheke at its best from beginning to end. If you want to tour Waiheke Island and view the spectacular Waiheke Harbour, you can go by a ferry to Waiheke. After arriving on Waiheke Island, you can drive down to Waiheke - upon arrival you will find Waiheke's harbor with boats available for hire.