Waiheke Island Sky, Land and Sea Tour - Full Day

Waiheke Island
WHW002
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For 1 person
1 Day
$190 each
$190 each

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Highlights

  • Discover the delights of Waiheke Island by air, land and sea
  • Spectacular scenic flight over the island
  • Full day hop-on hop-off bus ticket

Discover the beauty of Waiheke Island by air, land and sea. Your adventure begins in Auckland with a scenic ferry ride to the island before embarking on a spectacular scenic flight. Be dazzled by breathtaking bird's eye views and spend the rest of the day exploring the local treasures by bus.

What's Included?

  • Return ferry transfers to Waiheke Island
  • 30 minute scenic flight
  • Hop-on hop-off Explorer bus ticket

Your full day adventure begins at Auckland Ferry Terminal where you will board the Fullers 360 vessel across to Waiheke Island, taking in all the local scenery and surrounding islands. At the Matiatia Ferry Terminal, you will board the Explorer bus where you can enjoy as many stops as you like prior to stop 9 (Batch Vineyard and Waiheke Aerodrome). A friendly staff member will meet you at the airport for your upcoming scenic flight.

This exciting 30-minute flight will delight you with bird's eye views of some of the island's most popular locations. Heading out over the majestic beach and quaint town of Oneroa, you will see views of New Zealand’s youngest volcano – Rangitoto – with the Auckland CBD in the background. Flying from the southern side of the island around to the eastern side, enjoy views of oyster beds and mussel farms that cater to the local produce. These delicacies can be enjoyed at many restaurants on the island. The flight also offers beautiful vistas of Ponui, Pakatoa and Rotoroa Island which is one of the Hauraki Gulf's dedicated conservation sanctuaries. The last views on your decent will be of Man O’ War Bay vineyard.

After your flight, it is a short walk (approximately 3-4 minutes) back to bus stop 9 to jump back onto one of the Explorer buses opposite Batch Winery. From here you can take full advantage of the 15 convenient bus stops at some of the most popular locations on the island. The rest of the day is up to you, hop on and off as much as you desire, exploring the many attractions throughout the island. Alternatively, stay onboard and do the full 90-minute circuit of the island and then decide on your favourite spot. At a time of your choosing, board the ferry back to Auckland City.

Some of the locations you can reach include: Oneroa, Onetangi, Ostend, Rangihoua Estate, Ecozip, Waiheke Artworks Complex and Waiheke Museum. Some of the many vineyards include: Batch, Obsidian, Te Motu, Tantalus Estate, Stonyridge and Kennedy Point.

Session Length

  • Please allow a full day for this experience
  • Scenic flight is 30 minutes in duration

Guidelines

Flights require a minimum of two paying fares to proceed.

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.

Numbers on the Day

Flights require a minimum of two paying fares to proceed.

Weather

This experience is weather dependent for safety purposes. If your experience is cancelled you will be rescheduled by the provider.

This experience departs from Auckland, visiting Waiheke Island.