Private Waiheke Scenic Wine and Art Tour

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Waiheke Island

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Tour description provided by Viator

Experience Waiheke like a VIP on this private wine and art tour. Enjoy the stunning scenery with a guide who shares intimate knowledge of the island with entertaining commentary along the way. Wine tastings at three vineyards along with a two-course lunch and glass of wine at a vineyard restaurant are all included. Travel by private vehicle, with pickup and drop-off from your accommodation or the pier.
Your personalized tour of Waiheke Island starts from Matiatia Wharf, where you will be greeted by your guide after you disembark the ferry from Auckland (ferry tickets are your own expense). Alternatively, pickup can by arranged on request from your Waiheke accommodation. Drive along the scenic northern route, taking in spectacular views of the Hauraki Gulf and beyond to the Coromandel Peninsula. The 6-hour itinerary includes visits to three boutique vineyards for premium wine tastings. At the third vineyard, savor a two-course lunch and glass of wine (or non-alcoholic beverage, if preferred). After lunch, you can choose to spend time in Oneroa Village at the craft shops and galleries, or visit a private art studio. Your guide will return you to the ferry terminal in time to catch the Fullers ferry back to Auckland. Alternatively, you can be dropped off at your Waiheke accommodation if you choose to stay on the Island longer and make your own way back to Auckland at your leisure.

What’s included

  • Wine tastings at three vineyards
  • 2-course lunch with 1 glass of local wine at a vineyard restaurant
  • Local guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Pickup and drop-off from Waiheke accommodation
  • Bottled water
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Visit to a local art gallery

What’s not included

  • Additional beverages at lunch (available to purchase)
  • Ferry ticket fares


  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • A la carte lunch included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors