Waiheke Island Day Tour

Operated by: Potiki Adventures
Waiheke Island Day Tour, Waiheke Island Day Tour
150.00 (NZD)

In this day tour you will view stunning Waiheke Island landscapes, contemporary and traditional Maori art practices and internationally renowned boutique wineries. You will visit white sand beaches, walk through native bush and have the opportunity to play Maori musical instruments by yourself. The tour will begin and end at the Auckland Ferry terminal.

  • Guided native bush walk.
  • Play traditional Maori musical instruments.
  • Stunning sea views of the Hauraki Gulf, Auckland City and the Pacific Ocean.

AVAILABILITY

Daily

DURATION

6 hours

START LOCATION

Auckland Ferry Terminal

END LOCATION

Auckland Ferry Terminal

TOUR LANGUAGE

English

Detailed Description

You will be greeted by your guide at the Auckland Ferry Terminal at 10:00 AM. First you will have an orientation around Waiheke, taking in stunning sea views of the Hauraki Gulf, Auckland City and the Pacific Ocean. You will visit pristine white sand beaches and hear stories relating to Tangaroa the god of the sea.

Then you will have a guided walk through native bush where your guide will explain the traditional and medicinal Maori uses of native plants. The walk will take you to the summit of a historical paa site where you will see archaeological remains of kumara pits, shell middens and defensive terraces. Some native birds like tui, kereru and tirairaka can also be seen.

Your guide will introduce you to a variety of Maori musical instruments and you will have the opportunity to play them by yourself. Then, you will visit a top Waiheke vineyard for an optional tasting of premium wine.

To finish your day, you will be shown the harakeke (flax) plant and hear about its many uses. You will be given a weaving demonstration and the opportunity to weave your own souvenir to take home with you. At the end of the tour your guide will drop you back to the Auckland Ferry Terminal at 4:00 PM.

Ticket Price (NZD)
Adults (P/P) 150.00 (NZD)
Children (Under 15) 80.00 (NZD)
Waiheke Island Day Tour includes:

- Guided tour.

Waiheke Island Day Tour Doesn't Include:

- Ferry Ticket.

- Wind proof jacket.
- Walking shoes.
- Swimming gear and towel (Summer).
- Bottle of water.
- Money to purchase your lunch from a cafe.
- Sun screen.
- Camera.

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