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The Sip Happens Tour

Join us for some good sips on our Waiheke Sip Happens tour. Beer before wine is fine they said, then all sip broke loose!

Duration

Approx 5.5 Hours

Tour Times

10:30am – 4:00pm

Minimum

2 People

Price

$165 per Person (inc GST)

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Tour Details

The Sip Happens Tour includes wine tastings at three Waiheke Island vineyards (10-15 wines tasted) or If you’re a beer enthusiast, a budding brewer or just lover of fine ales, we offer you the choice of substituting one of your wine tastings for a beer flight instead. Our local guides will also share quirky island stories and show you some special scenic spots around the island.

Who we visit

We support a variety of wineries on the island.  A few of our regular visits include: Mudbrick, Kennedy Point, The Batch, Tantalus, Te Motu, Stonyridge, Casita Miro, Obsidian, Awaroa, Wild on Waiheke and Cable Bay.

Tour Size

This is a shared group tour: 2-22 people, with general capacity of 11 guests per vehicle (contact us for larger group enquiries)

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What’s Included

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Transport

Pick up / drop off from the ferry terminal on request.
Pick ups from island accommodations can be arranged (complimentary collection from properties from Oneroa in the west up to Waiheke road in Onetangi in the east). Just ask us if you are staying on the island.

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Friendly Tour Guides

Enjoy your tour with local stories from our friendly local guides.

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Winery Visits & Tastings

We take you to visit 3 local wineries.  Our itineraries depend on availability of the day. Let us know if you have a specific winery in mind and we will see if we can accommodate your request.
Your tour includes 10-15 individual wine tastings.

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Lunch Reservation Organisation

We organise your lunch reservation at one of the tour vineyards or beach-side restaurant.  Please note that the cost for your lunch meal & beverages is not included in your tour prices.

Exclusions

Ferry tickets and lunch costs (or any additional food or drinks not expressly mentioned) are not covered by your Tour Price.

…personal detail…

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Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary for the Sip Happens Tour.  We will confirm your itinerary as part of the booking process.

09:30 – Arrive at Downtown ferry terminal for your 10am sailing to Waiheke
10:00 – Depart Auckland on Fullers sailing to Waiheke or pick up from your Waiheke accommodation
10:40 – Ferry arrives at Waiheke island
10:45 – Tour departs
11:00 – 1st Wine Tasting
12:00 – 2nd Wine or Beer Tasting
13:15 – Lunch stop (cost for lunch not included)
15:00 – 3rd Wine Tasting
16:00 – Tour concludes – Depart Waiheke on Fullers sailing to Auckland or drop off at your Waiheke accommodation

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