The Afternoon Artisan

Discover Waiheke’s Eastern End on this small group tour and escape the summer crowds. This tour operates daily from 1st Nov - 30th April and visits some of the lesser known 'off the beaten track' venues, tasting local beer, wine & gin.

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  • 5.5 hrs
From NZD 230.00 pp.


  • Maximum 10 people, small group tour.
  • Explore "off the beaten track" visiting Waiheke's more rugged and less populated Eastern End.
  • 3 tastings, including a range of local beer, wine and gin (a microbrewery, a winery and distillery).
  • Delicious platter style lunch.
  • Discover some of the Islands early history.
  • Pick up from any Island accommodation.


If you are after a relaxed pace day, with a small group of people this afternoon tour is a great option.

Discover some of Waiheke's 'off the beaten track' venues located amongst the rugged and beautiful landscape found at the Eastern End of Waiheke.

The tour includes a beer or wine tasting followed by a wine tasting and vineyard platter lunch. After lunch relax with a gin tasting and a gin cocktail at Waiheke Distilling Company and take in the stunning views overlooking Ponui, Pakatoa and Rotoroa Islands.

If you would like to linger a little longer on the island, we can arrange a dinner booking at a venue of their choice or drop off into Oneroa Village and enjoy the evening at leisure.

Includes tasting charges and platter-style lunch but not your ferry tickets.


Sample Itinerary


$230 per person ($245 from 1st July 2022) 

(Tour requires a minimum of 2 people to run) 

Book with confidence - 100 % refund given if travel cannot go ahead due to Covid-19 restrictions or border closures. 

Please note that the tasting venues and lunch venue are subject to change at the moment due to staff shortages and covid restrictions. 

Please note: Itineraries may change according to seasonal vineyard availability and our group tours are not suitable for guests travelling with children under the age of 10 years. This tour can be operated on a private basis, so please contact us for more information and pricing.