Waiheke's most famous vineyard is home to world-famous reds, an atmospheric cafe, tours ($10 including tastings of two wines, 30 minutes, 11.30am Saturday and Sunday) and the occasional dance party. Order a bottle o…
Settle in with a tapas platter and a glass of Man O' War's Valhalla Chardonnay at Waiheke's only beachfront tasting room. If the weather is good, go for a swim in beautiful Man O' War Bay.
Founded as Goldwater Estate in 1978, this is Waiheke’s pioneering vineyard. The attached delicatessen sells well-stocked baskets for a picnic among the vines ($55 for two people).
A pricey but excellent private sculpture park featuring a stellar roster of NZ artists. Admission is by way of a two-hour guided tour; book ahead.
This winery and microbrewery offers tastings, archery, laser clay shooting, pétanque, a sandpit and a giant chessboard.
Wander steep pathways through privately owned rainforest, wetlands and gardens scattered with sculpture.
'Waiheke's most awarded winery' serves excellent pizza among the vines.
Peacock Sky combines a rustic vineyard ambience with wine tasting (from $3), and main dishes ($25–32) and shared platters ($40) tinged with local produce and international flavours.
This interesting little gallery showcases the work of local artists. It's worth dropping by just to scour the gift shop for treasures.
Part of the Waiheke Island Artworks complex, Whittaker’s Musical Museum has a collection of antique concert instruments.