For your delightful Waiheke Island Vineyard Tour you should make your way to Pier 2, Ferry Terminal, 99 Quay Street, Auckland. A local bus or taxi service can take you there. Your vessel departs at 1300h (1:00pm). Please try to arrive at least 15 minutes before departure time.
The ferry journey to Waiheke Island takes about 35 minutes. On arrival at Matiatia wharf on the Island you will be greeted by your tour bus driver who will transport you to the picturesque Mudbrick vineyard overlooking the sparkling waters of the Hauraki Gulf where you will enjoy premium wine tastings.
Next, you will travel to Ridgeview Estate, Waiheke's newest and highest winery with breathtaking views across the water to Auckland City and the Coromandel. Here, the experience extends to a tour of the vineyard as well as tastings and a mouth-watering plate of nibbles.
Last stop, with further tastings of 5-star quality wines, is Te Whau vineyard, acclaimed for its restaurant as well as stunning views and outstanding architecture. Your 4-hour tour of the island concludes at the Matiatia wharf where you can catch the 1700h (5:00pm) ferry back to Auckland.
Alternatively, you may choose to extend your stay and take advantage of the complimentary all day bus pass. This will allow you to discover the island further on Fullers Waiheke Island scheduled bus services and return at your leisure. For example you could spend longer browsing the delightful shops and art galleries on the Island.
The tour ends back at Pier 2, Ferry Terminal, 99 Quay Street, Auckland.