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Waiheke Island Explorer Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Explore the beauty of Waiheke at your own pace. The hop-on hop-off double decker bus departs Matiatia every 30 minutes and offers informative commentary about the island's history and culture. Assistance from an on-board host will give you advice on where to stop and how to plan your day. With 16 stops, it's the perfect way to explore and get around to see all that Waiheke has to offer, from vineyards, galleries, cafes and restaurants to stunning sandy beaches and bush walks.


10 hours 15 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Tour escort/host
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • Discover the beauty and best sights of Waiheke with the ultimate island explorer tour. This unique and cost-effective hop-on hop-off tour gives you the flexibility and freedom to visit popular vineyards, beaches, seaside villages and island activities. Your friendly local driver will provide a guided commentary on the island's history and culture so you get a real insider view of island life.
    An Explorer bus will depart approximately every 30 minutes and the timetable has been carefully designed so that you can visit key island locations through 16 convenient stops. This means all you need to think about is where you want to spend your day discovering gourmet food, wines, beaches, bush walks, galleries and shopping amongst a backdrop of stunning scenery. With the flexibility of the hop-on hop-off tour you can stay for as long or as little as you like.
    Have a chat to our friendly on-board island hosts to help plan your own adventure. They are full of information about vineyards, walking tracks, beaches, pick-up times and anything else you need to know for a great day out.
    Waiheke Island is home to 30 vineyards, many boasting award-winning wines. A bit of hop-on hop-off advice would be to consider where you want to have lunch - if you'd like to dine at a vineyard we recommend booking in advance.
    Head to the north coast of the island to experience the best beaches. Oneroa and Onetangi are among the popular white sandy beaches to spend the day. Waiheke also offers a number of scenic coastal and bush walks with sensational views of surrounding islands and the Coromandel Peninsula with its beautiful coastline.
  • Departure Point :
    'Tour + Ferry' option departs by ferry from the Auckland Wharf building, customer join the bus once they arrive at Matiatia Wharf.  'Tour Only' option departs from Matiatia ferry terminal and stops at 16 locations around Waiheke.
    Departure Time :
    12:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Same as start location
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.



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Organised by Fullers Group LTD

Tour ID: 6194P6

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