4 Day Waiheke - Jewel of the Hauraki Gulf
4 Day Waiheke - Jewel of the Hauraki Gulf
Waiheke Island is an eclectic mix of vineyards, sophisticated or alfresco restaurants, holiday homes, artists' studios and galleries. Walk on the golden sand beaches, which are perfect for swimming and seaside adventures.
|Tour Name:||4 Day Waiheke - Jewel of the Hauraki Gulf|
|From:||Auckland to Auckland|
|Valid:||May 18 - Mar 19|
From (NZD) $2038 per person
|1 night accommodation at Hotel DeBrett including breakfast|
|Return ferry from Auckland to Waiheke Island|
|2 nights accommodation at The Boatshed including breakfast|
|4 course dinner on the first night|
|Full day wine tour of Waiheke Island|
|30 minute Massage each|
|Transfer from Auckland airport on arrival|
Short Break Exclusions & Extras
Additional travel arrangements can be organised by Relaxing Journeys based on your requirements. International & domestic flights within New Zealand are not included in this package price.
Day by Day Tour Itinerary
Welcome to Auckland! Pass through customs, collect any baggage and be met by one of our friendly representatives, ready to whisk you away to your city accommodation. After checking in and getting yourself settled, turn your roving eye outside and enjoy a free afternoon in the City of Sails. Auckland is New Zealand’s largest city, with plenty of sights, shopping and street appeal for even the pickiest of travellers.
Take the 35 minute ferry ride across to Waiheke Island.Waiheke is a haven of beautiful vineyards, olive groves and beaches. If you’re a walker, explore the island’s trails which meander along cliff tops, down to the beaches and into cool enclaves of native forest. At the eastern end of the island the Stony Batter walkway leads you to a system of World War II gun emplacements and underground tunnels. Spend the day exploring.
This evening you can enjoy a 4 course dinner at your boutique hotel, The Boatshed. Enjoy a two night stay at The Boatshed, sitting just above the sun-drenched bay and white sandy beach of Oneroa. Relax and unwind, walk on the beach, read a book in the sun – be pampered.
Private dining at the Boatshed is a highlight – with excellent cuisine, fine New Zealand wines in a relaxed al fresco style. It could be joining other house guests in the dining room for a memorable Mediterranean feast, a private seafood platter for two on the balcony or some old fashioned comfort food in front of the fire. Enjoy breakfast whenever it suits and wherever the mood takes you – in your suite or alfresco.
Today you will go on a full day wine tour of Waiheke. A day of jaw-dropping vistas, colourful vineyards and more importantly wine, awaits! You’ll visit 3 top wineries, taste at least 14 seriously good wines plus olive and avocado oils (excludes lunch). Learn about Maori and European history, the wine-making process as well as hearing the inspiring stories about this colourful island.
Back at the Boatshed we’ve included a massage – drift into deep relaxation while your therapist works magic on your back, muscles and limbs.
Sadly your holiday is at an end and you will return to Auckland by ferry today.
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The cost of getting to & from the airport to your accommodation is generally not included, although on some occasions it is, in which case we have specifcally mentioned it in the itinerary. There are always plenty of taxis or shuttles waiting at the airport. You also have the option in most cases to catch a bus into the city centres.
Once your deposit has been paid and you have received your deposit confirmation, we will organise your short break and when completed (normally within 48 hours) we will email you confirmation. When you pay your balance (45 days before the start date) we will email you a ‘Short Break Voucher’ shortly after along with your arrival information and everything else you need. Print this off and take it with you to NZ.
Your deposit is non-refundable. Relaxing Journeys would have already booked and confirmed all the components of your holiday and we will have to cancel everything and adhere to each suppliers cancellation policy. Should it become necessary for you to cancel your reservation 45 days or more prior to departure date, your deposit only shall be forfeited. Cancellations made within 45 days of departure date will incur the following charges: (Expressed as a percentage of the confirmed tour & holiday price plus your deposit).
44-22 days prior to departure – 25%
21-10 days prior to departure – 35%
9 days or less prior to departure – 50%
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