In Waiheke, New Zealand you will experience a unique combination of scenic beauty, international wine culture and warm local hospitality. Waiheke is a small coastal community on the south shore of Waiheke Island in the Hauraki Gulf. A holiday here is a great family adventure, as you’ll get the opportunity to explore Waiheke’s pristine beaches and coastal area as well as have fun sampling the unique local food and wines. There are a variety of tour operators who offer guided Waiheke wine tours. Guided tour of different boutique wines, with historic & cultural information about the region.
Waiheke is an ideal location for day tours of Waiheke Island. You can choose from a wide range of wine tours. If you’re looking for a light meal during your visit to Waiheke Island you can try the Waiheke Bistro Restaurant or Waiheke Cafe. This quaint restaurant serves lunch & dinner daily and features award winning Waiheke wine. Another great place to grab lunch is Waiheke Farmland Company where you can try Waiheke lamb, Waiheke chicken and Waiheke beef.
Waiheke’s historic Waiheke Estate Vineyard makes sure that you feel like royalty during your Waiheke Wine Tour. During your tour you’ll be able to see the Waiheke Estate Vineyard’s wetland and see the fruits of the hard work of the winemakers. The Estate Vineyard’s state-of-the art winery offers tours of the vineyards and tasting sessions with local food and wine makers. During evenings, Waiheke Estate Vineyard hosts live music, delicious meals and wine tastings.
Waiheke is also known for its fabulous beachfront restaurants and bars. If you want to party the night away, stop by at Waiheke Beach’s Easy Tiger or Waiheke Bayfront Tavern. You’ll be amazed by the variety of waterfront restaurants located along Waiheke Island. Along the Waiheke Beach portion of the Waiheke wine tours, you will find Golden Bay’s finest sushi, haute French cuisine, local entertainment, craft shops, galleries, beach bars and more.
Waiheke offers a wide variety of unique wineries to enjoy along your Waiheke wine tours. Visit Waiheke Cellars to sample their award-winning wines. Waiheke Estate Vineyards offers several types of wines from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and other grape varieties. Waiheke Estate is also known for their chocolate wines. Enjoy complimentary refreshments and nibbles while touring this winery.
Waiheke Island’s Waiheke Winery tours offer the pleasure of seeing firsthand how the wineries are made. There is no need to purchase a ticket for this fascinating tour because everything is included in the ticket price. This tour also gives an inside look at how the wine is produced and marketed.
Waiheke’s Beringer Distillery is another great stop on your Waiheke wine tours. Learn about the history of this award-winning distillery and tasting delicious ales and liqueurs. Learn where the different kinds of wine come from, and see how each wine is produced on site. You can even choose your own glass to take home from this exciting tour. Tours are available daily, and the price is reasonable.
Waiheke is a small island, but what you don’t have doesn’t mean that Waiheke has to be unnoticed. Take advantage of Waiheke Island’s natural beauty and wildlife to explore this paradise off the coast of Hawaii. Waiheke Island is well-known as a surfing location, but you can see many more things when you visit Waiheke. A Waiheke wine tour is the perfect way to explore this fascinating island & get a glimpse of the rich culture that makes Hawaii so special. You will be awed by the beauty of this small paradise as you sample some of Waiheke’s finest wines.