Experience the island magic on Magic Carpet with our experienced team of tour operators who know the island well.
Whether you want to impress your friends or create a magical proposal for that special someone, we know the right places to go.
Waiheke spans 19.3km in length from west to east and covers a large surface area of 92km2. It is New Zealand’s third most densely populated island behind the North and South – and was recently voted as among the top three islands in the world to live in.
Embark on a tour with Magic Carpet and enjoy the bohemian vibe of Waiheke. We’ll help you make the most of your fun time on the island â€“ and if that involves wine tasting, we’ll be your sober driver too!
Whether you’re on a mission to check out as many beaches as you can or want to see as much of the island as possible in a limited amount of time, we can help.
We can cater up to 36 passengers for spur of the moment bookings, and up to 50 by pre-arrangement.
If you know what you want to do, great! If not, we can offer you a range of suggestions that will make your experience memorable.
Simply pick a date, let us know the number of people coming along and we’ll make it happen. Easy!
Catch the 9 am ferry from Auckland City to arrive on Waiheke just a short 35 minutes later. We will pick you up from the ferry at Matiatia wharf where our Magic Tour begins.
Scenic drive along Oneroa bay via Delamore Lodge to the town art centre and shops making our way to Palm beach look out point via little Oneroa beach our 1st stop for photo opportunity followed by a short walk to the beach make our way to Casita Miro for our 1st wine tasting followed by a dramatic entrance to the best beach on the island Onetangi beach our 2nd photo opportunity stop, followed by Olive oil tasting at Rangihoua Estate onward to Mudbrick for 2nd wine tasting followed by lunch (Not included) finally we drop you for the 2pm ferry .
The choice of wineries may change due to availability on the day.
To make the most of your time on Waiheke, come join us for a full day tour.
Catch the 10:30am ferry over from Auckland to be picked up by your Magic Carpet at 11:05am at Matiatia Wharf.
We begin with a scenic drive around Oneroa bay via Delamore Lodge and make out way to the Palm Beach look out point which is our first photo opportunity stop followed by a short 15 minute walk to the beach, after which we make our way for the first wine tasting at Casita Miro after which make a dramatic entrance to the best Onetangi beach our second photo opportunity stop. We then make our way to Rangihoua Estate for Olive Oil tasting following on to the scenic Kennedy point winery for our 2nd wine tasting. We then make our way to Mudbrick Winery for lunch (Not Included) and our 3rd wine tasting after which we drop you for the 5 pm ferry. Our tour guides will point out places of interest and interesting commentary all along the route.
Cost: $180 per person including wine tasting at 3 wineries lunch and ferry fare not included