Island of Wines



per person
Duration: 6 Nights
Destination: Auckland
Region: New Zealand
Deal Code: PA1H8LR6




Waiheke Island boasts 92 square kilometres of pristine beaches, stunning coastal headlands, vineyards, olive groves and seaside villages. Waiheke Island was recently rated one of the top island escapes in the world. Where is it? Only a 40 min ferry trip from downtown Auckland, Waiheke is the second-largest island in the Hauraki Gulf, and is the most populated island in the gulf.

Your holiday package includes:

  • Return flights to Auckland
  • 3 nights accommodation at The Oyster Inn, Waiheke Island in a Premium Room 1
  • Includes breakfast daily and free wi-fi
  • Twilight Wine & Dine
  • Waiheke Explorer Tour
  • Return Auckland to Waiheke Island Ferry
  • 3 nights accommodation at The Sebel Auckland Viaduct Harbour in a 1 Bedroom Marina View
  • Includes free wi-fi
  • Auckland Craft Beer Urban Tasting Tour
  • Return private airport transfers

***Rate based on twin share for travel 8 to 14 December 2022***

***Alternative dates available, a surcharge may apply***

The Oyster Inn
The perfect escape, whether as a romantic getaway or a longer stay to explore the Island. Our three chic boutique hotel rooms feature lofty, raftered ceilings with a crisp white-washed finish. Luxurious super king beds, superior linens, decadent AESOP amenities complete the experience.

We’re conveniently located only 5 mins from the Matiatia passenger ferry terminal, and a short stroll down to the golden sands of Oneroa Beach. Oneroa’s art galleries, clothing boutiques, restaurants, and bars are all nearby. Waiheke Island is packed with a wealth of options to keep you entertained during your stay.

Both Conde Nast Traveller and Travel & Leisure have voted Waiheke onto their annual lists of best islands. In 2016 Lonely Planet voted Waiheke the fifth best island. Even the weather is better, averaging 2 degrees warmer than Auckland with more average sunshine hours. 

Twilight Wine & Dine
Wine tasting at Stonyridge Vineyard. It is nestled in a beautiful valley of olive trees and vines, Stonyridge is one of the most romantic and exotic venues in the greater Auckland area. Known for their Cabernet blends. Batch Winery tour and wine tasting. This is the highest-altitude vineyard on Waiheke Island. On the winery tour, you’ll learn about Batch’s gravity-fed wine production, plus sample their best batches. Enjoy the dinner with a glass of wine to match at Thomas’ Bach - Watch the sunset from Batch Winery’s restaurant, before tucking into a seasonal two course dinner. Thomas’ Bach serves vintage Kiwi dishes with a modern flair and locally-sourced ingredients. Local tour driver will meet you at Matiatia Wharf and share the island’s unique story during the scenic drive.

Waiheke Explorer Tour
The Explorer Hop-on Hop-off bus tour gives you the freedom to visit popular vineyards, beaches and seaside villages full of galleries, shops and cafes at your own pace. Board a modern coach, and hop on and off as much as you like at any of the tour’s 16 convenient stops. Or if you prefer, stay on board and enjoy a 1.5 hour scenic tour of the island. Accompanying your local driver, a friendly host will deliver engaging commentary about the island’s history and culture, plus share insider tips to help plan your day. There are so many ways to customise the Hop-on Hop-off tour to your liking!

The Sebel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
If you are looking for a luxury hotel in Auckland, then The Sebel Auckland Viaduct Harbour Hotel is perfect for you. Overlooking the grand yachts moored in Viaduct Harbour and just moments from the CBD (Auckland Central Business District), The Sebel Auckland Viaduct Harbour, is a relaxing waterfront escape in the centre of one of New Zealand’s most cosmopolitan cities.

This Auckland hotel’s central location is great for exploring the city’s finest bars and restaurants, cafes and shops, all on your doorstep in the Viaduct Harbour or La Cigale Market offers a taste of France, within walking distance. Just around the corner lies Auckland Ferry Terminal providing you access to surrounding islands, and ANZ Viaduct Events Centre offering night markets, live shows and festivals.

Auckland Craft Beer Urban Tasting Tour
Learn about the diversity of Auckland’s craft beer on this fun, experiential tour. You’ll visit 4 of the following unique craft brewery locations: Garage Project, Urbanaut, Hopscotch, Good George, Brothers, Behemoth, Galbraiths that make/serve some of the finest beers and you will get the chance to sample them. Your sampling, amongst others, will include IPA's, stouts, lagers, pilsners, new sours, witbiers, gazes as you truly get and behind the scenes understanding of the history of brewing in New Zealand and how these breweries are leading the world in the creation of new craft beers. Enjoy touring through the actual brewing locations and get the behind the scenes understanding of the workings of a craft brewery. At the final location of the tour, you can enjoy a meal (not included in the tour price) or we will return you to your pick-up location.

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Prices listed are per person in Australian/New Zealand Dollars, based on twin occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking. Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at 14 July 2022 and can be withdrawn without notice. Hotels may charge resort fees not included in this package, payable direct upon check in. Hotel location and inclusions may vary depending on availability and alternative dates of travel. Visas are not included. Guests (aged 12 or over) will need to be fully vaccinated and validated by the COVID-19 vaccination pass from 11.59pm 2nd December 2021 in order to enter the premises. The equivalent rule applies to all employees, contractors and suppliers. Airfares are based on economy class flights from Sydney and are subject to the carriers’ flight schedules and conditions, please call us for prices from other cities. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge.