- Morning zipline tour and afternoon wine tasting tour on Waiheke Island, from Auckland
- Go on a zipline above vineyards, a valley, and a forest and enjoy thrilling views
- Sample wine and savor lunch at Stonyridge Vineyard
- Try an olive oil tasting at the beautiful Rangihoua Estate
- Taste craft beer or wine at Wild on Waiheke
- Soak up the bucolic mixture of farmland, beaches, forest and seaside villages on Waiheke Island
- Enjoy three wine tastings, lunch, and samples of microbrews, olive oils and local jams
What You Can Expect
Awesome!! Get to marina early enough to find your tickets as several booths are closed early am. Zip line staff fantastic and eco walk very enjoyable. Wine tasting bus driver fantastic. Enjoyed hanging out in town after to enjoy some of the local fare fish and chips take out right off of the beach not far from town.
Great experience all in all. Fantastic views. The ziplining was easy to do also for a beginner and the guides were very helpful. It all felt very safe. Walking back up was definitely the harder part :-
The afternoon was also nice, although visiting four different places was perhaps a bit too much given the time available - it felt like we had to rush from one place to another all the time. All the arrangements incl. taking the ferry from/to Auckland worked very smoothly. I warmly recommend having dinner on Waiheke after the tour ends - very easy to take a later ferry back to Auckland!
Loved this packaged tour to Waiheke Island. It gave me something to do alone while my friends had to work. Favorite part was by far the zip lining with EcoZip's team. Those guys were awesome. Wish I could have zip lined with them all day and night. It's addictive! Our tour guide and bus driver around the island was terrific and hilarious.
HIGHLY recommend this tour! This was one of our favorite things we did in New Zealand. Zip lining was super fun and the staff was great. The wine tasting was delicious and had a great lunch
Had a great time. It was great that the Zip line had three stages so the fun lasted longer. We had great food and tasted some nice wines at the wineries. Particularly loved the last winery Mudbrick and could have stayed an extra hour there. Hindsight as our return ticket with the ferry allowed us to catch any ferry back until 11PM that night and the local bus was included int eh ticket we should have planned to stay until late once the tour finished.
We had 7 in our group and only 2 of us had ziplined. We all had a great time. Some of our group aren't very physically fit but they did great. The staff at EcoZip was fabulous and very patient. They were knowledgeable about the flora and fauna of the island and enthusiastic about their jobs. The tour guide on the bus very great. He talked almost the entire time we were on the bus, telling us about the island and many interesting stories. The wineries were very good. Good wines and good lunch. We also visited an olive oil producer and that was very interesting and tasty. We were able to stay on the island but it began to rain about 2pm and no end to it so we didn't get to explore the very interesting looking village part. Next time! I would totally do this exact tour again if I'm ever in Auckland.
Everything about the tour was awesome! The Ecozip staff were very friendly and had a lot of information about the island and all of the plants/animals on it. The wineries were all very unique and lunch was surprisingly delicious and filling. The best part is the fact that your purchase includes a round-trip ferry ticket and all-day bus pass allowing you to stay and enjoy the beautiful Waiheke Island once the tour ends around 3PM. This was definitely my favorite experience while visiting Auckland.
Fantastic tour!! I missed out on the Ziplining unfortunately but the wine part was awesome! Went to 4 different producers wine, beer, olive oil and were able to stay on at the last winery as the tour ended, but the ferry goes every half hour. Most delicious wines and beers and food - and the scenery on Waiheke is just stunning! Also, our guide was really awesome - she has an excellent knowledge of the Island and its history and was really informative and fun. Definitely recommend - I reckon I'd go on this tour again!!
Early start, had the zip lines to ourselves, beautiful island and great wines. Very few free wine tastings, pay if you want to taste a variety of wines.