Top Choice Winery in Waiheke Island

Man O' War

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.
Winery in Waiheke Island


Waiheke's most famous vineyard is home to world-famous reds, an atmospheric cafe and the occasional dance party. Order a bottle of wine and a gigantic deli platter and retreat to one of the cabanas in the garden.
Winery in Waiheke Island

Goldie Estate

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).
Gardens in Waiheke Island

Connells Bay

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.
Winery in Waiheke Island

Wild On Waiheke

This winery and microbrewery offers tastings, archery, laser clay shooting, pétanque, a sandpit and a giant chessboard.
Gardens in Waiheke Island

Dead Dog Bay

Wander steep pathways through privately owned rainforest, wetlands and gardens scattered with sculpture. Cash only.
Arts Centre in Waiheke Island

Waiheke Island Artworks

The Artworks complex houses the Artworks Theatre, the Waiheke Island Community Cinema, the attention-grabbing Waiheke Community Art Gallery and Whittaker’s Musical Museum, a collection of antique instruments. This i…
Winery in Waiheke Island

Peacock Sky

Peacock Sky combines a rustic vineyard ambience with wine tasting (from $3), and main dishes ($25 to $32) and shared platters ($32 to $45) tinged with local produce and international flavours.
Museum in Waiheke Island

Whittaker’s Musical Museum

Part of the Waiheke Island Artworks complex, Whittaker’s Musical Museum has a collection of antique concert instruments.
Gallery in Waiheke Island

Waiheke Community Art Gallery

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