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Waiheke Explorer Tour Auckland
Waiheke Explorer Tour
The amazing Waiheke Explorer Tour combines your ferry journey to Waiheke Island with a scenic tour of this beautiful Island and unlimited bus travel (on the Island) for the remainder of the day. What a fantastic way to see this amazing area!
Boarding from downtown Auckland at the Auckland Ferry Terminal, you will enjoy a forty minute scenic cruise through the gorgeous Hauraki Gulf, as you make your way to Waiheke Island. Once there, you will be greeted by your friendly and experienced driver as you board your comfortable tour bus. Introducing you to Wiaheke island’s best locations; hop on and off as much as you like at any of its 8 convenient stops which include vineyards, beaches and restaurants. If you prefer, stay on board and enjoy a 1½ hour scenic tour of the island. The double decker buses stop at some of the island’s iconic spots including Oneroa Village, Onetangi Beach, Batch Winery, the new Tantalus winery/brewery, Mudbrick Vineyard, Cable Bay Vineyard, Matiatia Wharf and more.
You will be enthralled by the stunning views as you are driven past beautiful coastal vistas, luxurious properties and scenic vineyards of the Island.
You will also see rolling hillsides, idyllic sandy beaches and other spectacular scenery as you get to know the island and see the daily happenings. The tour driver will give full commentary about Waiheke Island, its history and culture, so you will be well-prepared to further explore this stunning place if you choose to do so after the tour.
When the tour concludes, you can take advantage of the free day bus travel in order to explore every nook and cranny of the Island, or visit some of the destinations you saw on the tour. Otherwise, you can return to Auckland, with more stunning scenery along the way. This tour is perfect for people of all ages and is simply a beautiful way to spend the day.
- 1.5 hour scenic tour of Waiheke Island or hop & off the bus as you please
- Return Waiheke ferry to & from Auckland
- Allow 4 - 8 hours (includes ferry travel)
- 10am, 11am & 12pm
- Departs Auckland Ferry Terminal, 99 Quay St, Central Auckland
- Operates daily all year
- Child rates apply (5-15yrs)
- 0-4 years travel free of charge if sitting on a lap otherwise child fare applies if a seat is required
- You can stay on the island as long as you want as there is a new hop on, hop off service which operates hourly to and from Waiheke island
Prices & Options
Child (5-15yrs): NZD$30.00
Latest Questions about Waiheke Explorer Tour (Auckland)
Is this tour still operating? Are there stops for photos etc. Does it visit any wineries or potteries etc. I would like to bring two overseas visitors and prefer not to have to drive them around so I can enjoy scenery as well. I am a NZ senior citizen
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