Waiheke Island

Waiheke's most famous vineyard is home to world-famous reds, an atmospheric cafe and the occasional yoga session on the breezy decks. Order a bottle of wine and a gigantic deli platter, and retreat to one of the cabanas in the garden.

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Nearby Waiheke Island attractions

1. Wild on Waiheke

0.29 MILES

Showcasing its offerings in a modern bar-and-bistro complex, this winery and microbrewery offers tastings and activities including archery and laser clay…

3. Peacock Sky

1.23 MILES

Peacock Sky combines a rustic vineyard ambience with wine tasting (from $3), and main dishes ($30 to $35) and shared platters ($34 to $48) tinged with…

4. Dead Dog Bay

1.29 MILES

Wander steep pathways through privately owned rainforest, wetlands and gardens scattered with sculpture. Cash only.

5. Azzuro Groves

1.83 MILES

This hilltop tasting room showcases some of Waiheke's finest olive oils and also sells other artisan food products.

6. Goldie Estate

1.86 MILES

Founded as Goldwater Estate in 1978, this is Waiheke’s pioneering vineyard. The attached delicatessen sells well-stocked baskets and platters for a picnic…

7. Waiheke Island Artworks

3.46 MILES

The Artworks complex houses the Artworks Theatre, the Waiheke Island Community Cinema, the attention-grabbing Waiheke Community Art Gallery and Whittaker…

8. Waiheke Community Art Gallery

3.47 MILES

This interesting little gallery showcases the work of local artists. It's worth dropping by just to scour the gift shop for treasures.