Scenic Bike Tour of Waiheke Wineries

Explore the finest wineries by bike on Waiheke Island whilst riding the Five Bays ride!

  1. Mudbrick Vineyard And Restaurant: Nestled on a hill just 10 minutes from the Matiatia Bay ferry terminal On Waiheke, Mudbrick Vineyard offers a complete Waiheke Winery experience. With a restaurant, luxury lodge-style accommodation, a casual cafe, and beautiful gardens, Mudbrick provides breathtaking views along with freshly made food paired with an extensive range of wines from Mudbrick and around New Zealand.
  2. Tantalus Estate: For a superb fine dining experience, Tantalus Estate in the Onetangi Valley is a top pick. Located roughly 15 minutes from the ferry terminal, this winery features a secluded restaurant with vineyard views, offering set menus or à la carte dining. Enjoy a variety of Tantalus Estate wines, including Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Rosé, and Chardonnay, along with Cellar Door tastings that include options from other New Zealand wines and locally brewed craft beers.
  3. Batch Winery: Positioned on the fringe of Whakanewha Regional Park, Batch Winery employs state-of-the-art processes to produce a unique selection of classic red and white wines. With panoramic views, an on-site restaurant serving quintessential Waiheke fare, and high tea options, Batch Winery offers a distinctive tasting selection.
  4. Stonyridge: Dedicated to perfecting red wines, Stonyridge Vineyard specializes in Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, and Petit Verdot. Located near Tantalus, Stonyridge has a considerable on-site café catering to large groups, offering tastings, nibbles, and vineyard tours on weekends. Book in advance for events and weddings.
  5. Obsidian Vineyard: Obsidian consistently receives awards for its rich and vibrant Waiheke wines. Located in Onetangi, just 10 km from Matiatia Bay ferry terminal, Obsidian is known for its cellar door tastings featuring an array of wines, including acclaimed Syrahs and Rosé. Booking ahead is recommended.
  6. Casita Miro: Offering a unique Spanish vibe, Casita Miro presents premium Casita Miro Estate wines and a restaurant serving paella, croquetas, manchego cheese, and more. With wine tastings available Thursday to Monday, enjoy tapas and share plates along with exquisite wines in this peaceful location on Brown Road, Onetangi.
  7. Goldie Estate: Goldie Estate is the name of our boutique vineyard and winery, nestled amongst 30 acres of native bush and rolling vineyards on Waiheke Island overlooking Putiki Bay. It’s here that we create handcrafted wines full of character that draw on the knowledge and experience of Kim and Jeanette Goldwater, who founded winegrowing on Waiheke in 1978.
  8. Kennedy Point Vineyard: As one of Waiheke Island’s only BioGro-certified organic vineyards, Kennedy Point offers wine tastings, vineyard tours, lunch platters, and on-site accommodation. Enjoy beautiful sea views overlooking Kennedy Bay, and inquire about the estate-grown olive oil tasting.
  9. Cable Bay Vineyards: Discover the uniqueness of Cable Bay wines through connoisseur’s tastings, behind-the-scenes tours, or elegant dining at The Bistro. Situated atop rolling hills with views of Huruhi Bay, Cable Bay Winery welcomes visitors daily, but booking ahead is advisable during peak seasons.
  10. Te Motu Vineyard: As the third oldest vineyard on Waiheke, Te Motu offers a classic winery experience with “modern-rustic” a la carte bistro dining and Cellar Door tastings. Located on Onetangi Road, enjoy exceptional produce and service, and don’t miss their unique wine blends, including ‘Korokoro,’ ‘Te Motu,’ and ‘Tipua.’
  11. Postage Stamp Wines: Postage Stamp is a collection of high quality, boutique Waiheke Island wines from a selection of small, artisan vineyards. Often made from classical, and sometimes ‘unexpected’, grape varieties, each Postage Stamp wine delights with exceptional flavour and its own unique character that is reminiscent of the wine’s particular time and place.

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