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Showcasing its offerings in a modern bar-and-bistro complex, this winery and microbrewery offers tastings and activities including archery and laser clay shooting. Kids can explore the cool wooden-castle playground while parents enjoy a few end-of-week drinks in the garden bar. Good food includes shared plates, mains and platters.

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1. Stonyridge

0.29 MILES

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…

3. Dead Dog Bay

1.02 MILES

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

4. Peacock Sky

1.32 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…

5. Azzuro Groves

1.55 MILES

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

6. Goldie Estate


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

3.41 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

3.42 MILES

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