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Full-Day Waiheke Island Food and Wine Tour

Full-Day Waiheke Island Food and Wine Tour

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Indulge in the succulent tastes of Waiheke Island on a 5.5-hour food and wine tour. An informative guide picks you up from your island accommodation or the wharf — if you’ve taken the ferry from Auckland — and takes you to boutique wineries. Taste wine accompanied by locally produced specialties such as award-winning olive oil, fresh-shucked oysters and artisan cheese. Then settle in for a platter lunch at a vineyard restaurant. If you like, stay longer and make your own way back to Auckland at your leisure.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$168.06
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$168.06
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Waiheke Island Explorer Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Waiheke Island Explorer Hop-on Hop-off Tour

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Explore Waiheke Island at your own pace, with all-day tickets for a hop-on, hop-off island explorer bus. Plan the perfect day with help from the onboard host, then see the things that interest you most, choosing from 8 stops near vineyards, galleries, beaches, and trailheads. This full-day Waiheke Island experience offers a personalized combination of nature, culture, and food, and departs from Matiatia every 30 minutes throughout the day.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.16
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$35.16
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Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience on Waiheke Island

Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience on Waiheke Island

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Discover the wine scene of Waiheke Island on a wine-tasting tour that introduces you to some of the island's best spots. With a small group and guide, taste world-class boutique wines and meet local producers who provide the chance to get to know the island's culture a little better. Along the way, admire the native bush and vineyard scenery.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$127.02
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$127.02
Price varies by group size

Full-Day Tour of Waiheke Island with Wine Tastings

Full-Day Tour of Waiheke Island with Wine Tastings

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Explore pretty Waiheke Island's beaches, vineyards, and rolling scenery on a full-day, small-group tour that includes tastings at three boutique vineyards. You'll get an overview and orientation of the island, stopping for great views and sandy beaches, and learn about local wine production as you sip Waiheke vintages. Group size is limited to six people to ensure personal service, with pickup and drop-off at the Matiatia Ferry Terminal or island hotels.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$136.62
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$136.62

The Afternoon Artisan Food and Wine Tour

The Afternoon Artisan Food and Wine Tour

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Indulge at some of Waiheke Island’s most appealing eating and drinking spots without worrying about how to get around after enjoying a few wines. On this small-group tour, listen to informative commentary as you visit scenic spots, vineyards, and restaurants. Your local guide is a wine enthusiast, so you can learn about (and taste) the finest local drops.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$179.55
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$179.55

Waiheke Island: Zipline And Forest Walk

Waiheke Island: Zipline And Forest Walk

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Soar through the treetops of Waiheke Island on a zipline tour with aerial views of the Hauraki Gulf. After a quick ferry from Auckland, your half-day tour of Waiheke Island starts with a brief overview of the idyllic island by minivan and ends with an interpretive bushland walk. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 12 participants to ensure a more personalized experience in a small group.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.65
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$92.65
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Premium Full Day Waiheke Wine Tour

Premium Full Day Waiheke Wine Tour

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Take a premium wine tour of Waiheke Island and sip fine wines at this famed North Island destination, just a ferry ride away from Auckland. An informative local guide accompanies you to award-winning boutique vineyards and shares knowledge of the island and its viticulture along the way. Includes wine tasting fees and round-trip island transport from the ferry terminal by luxury minibus.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.81
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$128.81
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Waiheke Island Wine Day Tour

Waiheke Island Wine Day Tour

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Discover the wines of Waiheke on a day trip from Auckland with a small-group tour that visits boutique vineyards. It’s easy to hop a morning ferry and cross the Hauraki Gulf for the short ride to the island. Your guide meets you upon arrival and shares lively commentary as you head to local vineyards for tastings. Afterward, transfers to your lunch venue of choice and the return ferry are provided.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.81
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$106.81
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Half Day Waiheke Wine Tour

Half Day Waiheke Wine Tour

Catch the 9 am ferry from Auckland City to arrive on Waiheke just a short 35 minutes later. We will pick you up from the ferry at Matiatia wharf where our Magic Tour begins. Scenic drive along Oneroa bay via Delamore Lodge to the town art centre and shops making our way to Palm beach look out point via little Oneroa beach our 1st stop for photo opportunity followed by a short walk to the beach make our way to Casita Miro for our 1st wine tasting followed by a dramatic entrance to the best beach on the island Onetangi beach our 2nd photo opportunity stop, followed by Olive oil tasting at Rangihoua Estate onward to Mudbrick for 2nd wine tasting followed by lunch (Not included) finally we drop you for the 2pm ferry . The choice of wineries may change due to availability on the day and ferry fare not included.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$437.17
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$437.17

Daily Electric Bike Rental

Daily Electric Bike Rental

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The bikes provided have been selectively curated to cater Waiheke's need for alternative transportation and are maintained on a regular basis to make sure you have a great experience.
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  • 1 to 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.05
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$61.05

Waiheke Island Double Headland Coastal Walk

Waiheke Island Double Headland Coastal Walk

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Active travelers can enjoy a guided hike amid the beautiful nature of Waiheke Island without getting lost. The small-group tour ensures that hikes are personalized to your needs and interests. Your expert guide will meet you direct from the ferry terminal, brief you on the day, and tell you all about the nature and history of the island en route. Have a leisurely and scenic lunch at Oneroa Village.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$114.20
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$114.20
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Waiheke Island Art Walk

Waiheke Island Art Walk

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Waiheke Island is an artsy and creative place, and on this tour you’ll discover the best of its arts scene with the help of a local guide. Visit sculpture parks, artists’ studios, and galleries while learning about the creative history of the island—and without the risk of getting lost on the trails! The walk is leisurely so is suitable for a variety of fitness levels.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$122.10
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$122.10
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Waiheke Island Vineyards and Bush Walk

Waiheke Island Vineyards and Bush Walk

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Hike across Waiheke Island, stopping at vineyards on the way, without the risk of getting lost on this half-day guided walk. Your guide will help you spot native wildlife—which is notoriously shy in New Zealand—and lead you to the best lookout points on the island. Sample some of Waiheke Island’s famous wines and have lunch at a vineyard.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.17
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$109.17
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Private Maori Walking Tour with Wine Tasting and Lunch

Private Maori Walking Tour with Wine Tasting and Lunch

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Explore Waiheke Island on foot and gain insight into the region’s rich Maori heritage on a walking tour. Hike along winding trails and enjoy sweeping views over the beaches and Hauraki Gulf from the soaring coastal headlands. Along the way, listen as your Maori guide sheds light on the region’s deep roots and shares stories about the island’s past. Stop at a local vineyard and learn of the diverse grape varietals thriving in the fertile soils, then finish with a wine tasting.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$202.20
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$202.20

Hauraki Gulf Eco Sailing Adventure

Hauraki Gulf Eco Sailing Adventure

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Discover the outer Hauraki Gulf aboard the 41-foot catamaran Pacific Star, with daily departures from Waiheke Island. We’ll stop at a pest-free island for a guided walk, plus you’ll have opportunities for swimming, snorkelling and stand-up paddleboarding. Our guide will help you learn about the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park, its islands and people. You’ll spot seabirds and may see dolphins, and even whales, as we glide along with the wind in our sails. This unique eco adventure is the only day sailing trip offered in the outer gulf and departing from Waiheke Island. If you’d like to take the helm or help us trim the sails, skipper Bruce will be happy to show you the ropes. Your itinerary will depend on the wind direction and weather, so that we can give you the most enjoyable and comfortable experience.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$265.43
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$265.43
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Waiheke Island Bush & Beach Walk

Waiheke Island Bush & Beach Walk

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Take a guided walk through the beautiful nature of Waiheke Island so you don’t get lost exploring the beaches and forests on your own. Your guide will point out native wildlife and birds, and tell you all about the unique plant life of New Zealand and the island. This is an ideal day out for active travelers who enjoy being outdoors, plus you can go swimming or relax afterwards, as the tour ends at a beach.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.55
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$100.55
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Private Forest Therapy Walk on Waiheke Island

Private Forest Therapy Walk on Waiheke Island

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Our accredited nature and forest therapy guide will lead your group through a series of invitations to deliberately slow down, and to become present and mindful, while gently walking in a beautiful location. We will conclude with a tea ceremony to integrate the experience. And, this all takes place on beautiful Waiheke Island, just 35 minutes by ferry from downtown Auckland. Minimum booking: 4 people
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$112.81
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$112.81
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Waiheke Island Private Freedom Te Ara Hura Walk

Waiheke Island Private Freedom Te Ara Hura Walk

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Here’s the ultimate Waiheke experience, taking in the bustling villages of the western end, bush, beaches, birds and the remote eastern end of the island. Te Ara Hura is a 100km-long walking track that takes you right around Waiheke Island. This all-inclusive package is available to groups of 4-10 people, so get some friends together and spend a few days on a unique adventure. Each day you will be transported to the start point for the day and you will be picked up at the end and returned to your accommodation. Your accommodation is at the Onetangi Beach Apartments. This package includes delicious catered meals plus ferry trip from Auckland and return.
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  • 4 days 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$854.83
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$854.83
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Exclusive sailing charter from Waiheke Island

Exclusive sailing charter from Waiheke Island

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IMPORTANT: TO BOOK THIS CHARTER, PLEASE SET THE NUMBER OF TRAVELERS = 1. YOU CAN BRING UP TO 11 FRIENDS WITH YOU! Discover the outer Hauraki Gulf aboard the 41-foot catamaran Pacific Star, with daily departures from Waiheke Island. Your charter is for exclusive use of the yacht with two crew (captain and host). We can stop at a pest-free island for a guided walk, plus you’ll have opportunities for swimming, snorkeling and stand-up paddleboarding. Our guide will help you learn about the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park, its islands and people. You’ll spot seabirds and may see dolphins, and even whales, as we glide along with the wind in our sails. This is the only day sailing trip offered in the outer gulf and departing from Waiheke Island. If you’d like to take the helm or help us trim the sails, skipper Bruce will show you the ropes. Your itinerary will depend on the wind direction and weather, so that we can give you the most enjoyable and comfortable experience.
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  • 1 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,263.92
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$2,263.92
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Waiheke Island Private Personalised Walk

Waiheke Island Private Personalised Walk

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For private groups of 2-8, we offer a range of specialist walking options. We’ll provide a tailor-made itinerary and confirm all arrangements on your behalf. Small, personal and private walking tours with an experienced local guide A wide range of options including walking tours all over Waiheke Island, coastal tracks, art walks or guided wellbeing walks Itinerary and pace to suit your interests and requirements If you would prefer a shorter walk, please contact us for special arrangements If you are interested in visiting artist studios, please refer to our Private Art Walk
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$126.40
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$126.40
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Waiheke Island Private Guided Te Ara Hura Walk

Waiheke Island Private Guided Te Ara Hura Walk

Te Ara Hura is a 100km-long walking track that takes you right around Waiheke Island. This amazing walk takes in everything from the bustling villages of the western end to bush, beaches, birds and the remote eastern end of the island. Our standard guided walk takes five days, in 15–25km segments. We can, however, customise this walk to shorten the segments, or to complete the walk in just four days. Please contact us if you are interested in these options. This tour is only available to private groups of 4-8 people. Get your friends together, bring your walking group and spend a few days completing a unique adventure. Each day you will be transported to the start point for the day and you will be picked up at the end and returned to your accommodation. Your guide will walk with you. A custom itinerary can be planned, with costs based on your requirements, size of group and length of stay.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$858.26
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$858.26
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Waiheke Island Private Guided Backyard Break

Waiheke Island Private Guided Backyard Break

Join us for a fully inclusive 3-night, 4-day break on Waiheke Island with your friends or whanau. You choose the itinerary, and we’ll take care of the rest. Perhaps you’d like to walk parts of the Te Ara Hura round-island track. You could take in a few of our well-known theme walks such as the Double Headland Walk, Bush & Beach Walk, Vineyards & Bush Walk and Art Walk. We are also accredited to offer forest therapy walks. No matter what you choose, your professional guide will help you learn about our flora and fauna, as well as the Māori and European history of the island and the Hauraki Gulf. You’ll discover our vibrant Waiheke Island community with its artists, vineyards and ambitious conservation projects. Your accommodation is a 1, 2 or 3-bedroom apartment at Onetangi Beach Apartments (extra charge if single occupancy).
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  • 3 days 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$776.76
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$776.76
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Waiheke Island Private Freedom Backyard Break

Waiheke Island Private Freedom Backyard Break

Enjoy a fully inclusive 3-night, 4-day break on Waiheke Island with your friends or whanau. You choose the itinerary, and we’ll take care of the rest. Perhaps you’d like to walk parts of the Te Ara Hura round-island track. You could take in a few of our well-known theme walks such as the Double Headland Walk, Bush & Beach Walk, Vineyards & Bush Walk and Art Walk. No matter what you choose, we will provide you with everything you need to freedom walk your chosen trails. Enjoy the flora and fauna, incredible views and peaceful vibe while experiencing the vibrant Waiheke Island community with its artists, vineyards and ambitious conservation projects. Your accommodation is a 1, 2 or 3-bedroom apartment at Onetangi Beach Apartments (extra charge if single occupancy). Catered meals, including daily packed lunch, are included.
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  • 3 days 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$698.70
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$698.70
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Full-Day Hauraki Gulf Conservation Cruise

Full-Day Hauraki Gulf Conservation Cruise

Join naturalist Olive Andrews for a special day discovering the oceanography of the Hauraki Gulf, its natural history and the biology of marine life including seabirds, marine mammals and fish. Olive is a marine mammal researcher, ocean policy expert and polar guide, who lives on Waiheke Island. Our conservation cruises include a visit to the gannet colony on Horuhoru Rock, home to 2500 nesting pairs and one of only five such sites in New Zealand. The Hauraki Gulf is known as the seabird capital of New Zealand and is also home to resident and migratory megafauna including dolphins, orca, Bryde's whale, fin whales, sei whales and pygmy blue whales. Experience the underwater soundscape via a hydrophone and perhaps meet dolphins and orcas. The cruise is perfect for children (8+) and adults alike. It includes a delicious lunch, plus we'll anchor in a secluded bay accessible only by boat, for some swimming, snorkelling, kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$265.43
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$265.43
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What people are saying about Outdoor Activities in Waiheke Island

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Full-Day Waiheke Island Food and Wine Tour
"Awesome time on the tour and what better way than to have the brains of the operation Jenny who was our tour guide. We enjoyed our time on the tour and would recommend it high to anyone who is looking at a great waiheke island wine tour experience."..."
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Waiheke Island Explorer Hop-on Hop-off Tour
"The Waiheke Island Explorer Hop-on-Hop-off Tour was excellent. It was very relaxing, riding the bus and deciding which wineries you personally wish to visit. The driver gave some helpful information to aid you in your decision. It was also a beautiful ride through the island. I would recommend this way to visit Waiheke Island."..."
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Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience on Waiheke Island
"Grant was awesome! Really made our experience super enjoyable! The winery’s were amazing and hospitable would 10/10 recommend"..."
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Full-Day Tour of Waiheke Island with Wine Tastings
"It Was all very informative and our guide knew a lot about the island and enjoyed going to a boutique the batch winery."..."
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The Afternoon Artisan Food and Wine Tour
"This Wine and food tour we took was so amazing! Our Guide was Jo and she was very informative, took us all over the island and gave us some great history and wonderful scenic stops. I would definitely recommend this tour. Great Wine and great Italian food."..."
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Waiheke Island: Zipline And Forest Walk
"Well organized and very safe experience. The three zip lines provide a good first experience to this activity. If you are an experienced zip liner, might be a little tame for you. Staff was excellent including our driver. He dropped us off at one of the local wineries and showed us a short cut to walk back to the ferry."..."
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Premium Full Day Waiheke Wine Tour
"A wonderful way to explore this beautiful island while experiencing some wonderful wines. Our guide, Mich, is a local and her enthusiasm and knowledge for both the wines and the area really made for a wonderful day. We also enjoyed making friends with others in our small group. All in all a wonderful day and would highly recommend."..."
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Waiheke Island Wine Day Tour
"Absolutely superb tour on this stunning island. Graham, our hospitable and knowledgable Guide, took us to three welcoming and picturesque wineries - Kennedy Point, Casita Miro and Obsidian. The three tastings were informative, entertaining and generous. Highly recommended."..."
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Waiheke Island Double Headland Coastal Walk
"Justine was absolutely fantastic and made the day so enjoyable. It ended up being just me on the walk, which was great that they still take people out despite having a small group. The hike itself was gorgeous - not too difficult, but there are definitely some areas with stairs and/or a steeper incline. Justine was personable, knowledgeable and allowed me to customize the walk slightly since it was just me. So glad I did this day trip and highly recommend it to others considering it!"..."
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Waiheke Island Art Walk
"The art walk was an interesting group of New Zealand artists. It was quite a bit of walking and some uphill however the tour guide really went out of her way to accommodate since it was more walking than we expected( 2 of us were over 80 years old). She obtained her boss' car, which we did not expect, and took us between some of the places and also to 3 artist's homes. We had lunch( the guide had purchased sandwiches earlier) at the third home. All in all it was a great day. We did tip, which is not necessary,because of the auto which was not part of the deal. Even then she said it was not necessary but we insisted ! EXCELLENT DAY !!!!!!"..."
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Private Maori Walking Tour with Wine Tasting and Lunch
"Our local guide was Jacquelyn, who is ½ Maori. There was little she didnt know about the native culture. We were fortunate that we had her to ourselves as there was no one else on the tour. She happened to be the current chairwoman of the local forest and bird society. She was most knowledgeable regarding the local flora and many seabirds. She met us at the pier and we began the hike up through the forest to the overlooking cliffs which offered a wonderful prospect of the harbor and ocean beyond. This tour is not for someone that is out of shape or has mobility problems. I wouldnt describe it as strenuous, but is a steady climb up the cliff with some fairly steep stairs cut into the hillside. The reward for the effort was lunch at a winery where you can picnic on the grounds with killer views that go on forever! Jacquelyns sunny can do disposition merely added to what was already a highlight of our stay in New Zealand. GREAT job Jacquelyn and thank you!"..."

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