The Sip & Savour Tour is focused on tantalizing the taste buds, with some food pairings to compliment your Waiheke wine tasting experience. Your tour also includes a shared platter lunch with a glass of wine or wine tastings.
Come and enjoy award-winning olive oil, locally farmed Te Matuku oysters (when available) as well as other locally produced delights whilst sipping some of our world-famous award-winning wines.
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, Postage Stamp and Cable Bay.
This is a shared group tour: 2-22 people, with general capacity of 11 guests per vehicle (contact us for larger group enquiries)
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.
Friendly Tour Guides
Enjoy your tour with local stories from our friendly local guides.
Kick start the day with coffee at one of our local joints.
Winery Visits & Tastings
We take you to visit 3-4 local wineries for wine tastings. Oyster shot (seasonally available) 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. Some may be paired with food.
Your tour includes a platter-style lunch (shared between two) plus a glass of wine.
Ferry tickets and any additional food or drinks not expressly mentioned are not covered by your Tour Price.
“I could not recommend The Wine Tasting Company’s services enough. Heidi thank you for a fantastic day. Semi and I learnt so much about the island and met some great people including yourself. The wine and food were amazing. What an experience, definitely worth more than one visit. I’ll be seeing you soon for more good times!”
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This is a sample itinerary for the Sip & Savour Tour. We will confirm your itinerary as part of the booking process.
8:30 – Arrive at Downtown ferry terminal for your 9am sailing to Waiheke 9:00 – Depart Auckland on Fullers sailing to Waiheke or pick up from your Waiheke accommodation 9:45 – Ferry arrives at Waiheke island 9:50 – Tour departs 10:00 – Coffee kick starter at one of our local joints 11:00 – 1st Wine Tasting 12:00 – 2nd Wine Tasting 13:00 – 3rd Wine Tasting 14:00 – Platter style lunch + glass of wine (shared between 2) 16:00 – Tour concludes – Depart Waiheke on Fullers sailing to Auckland or drop off at your Waiheke accommodation
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Tantalise your taste buds at 3 local vineyards where you can sample multiple wines (or beers). Upgrade to include lunch is available.