Let us take you on a journey where soil, climate and vines co-exist in perfect harmony. A perfect day trip for special celebrations, hanging out with friends or just a day to wine down. The Best Cellar Tour, includes wine tastings at three vineyards (10-15 wines tasted), with plenty of time to enjoy the spectacular views whist enjoying a delicious lunch at a vineyard or beach-side restaurant. Our local guides will 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.
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.
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.
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.
Ferry tickets and lunch costs (or any additional food or drinks not expressly mentioned) are not covered by your Tour Price.
“Had a wonderful day out, exploring the island, seeing the beautiful sites and hearing the interesting stories about the wines and the island. The vineyards visited and quality of wines were amazing. Thank you for hosting a fun and relaxing day! Fully recommended – 5 stars!”
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This is a sample itinerary for the Best Cellar 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 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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Tantalise your taste buds at 3 local vineyards where you can sample multiple wines (or beers). Upgrade to include lunch is available.