Opening Hours for Lunch & Dinner, Wine Tastings and Cellar Door Sales
During February and March 2014 the restaurant is open for wine tasting and lunch six days a week (closed Tuesdays) 11am-5pm and for dinner on Friday and Saturday nights from 6.30pm. April hours are the same but also closed Friday nights.
Reservations advisable, or drop by during opening hours just for a glass of wine or cup of coffee. Group lunches/dinners available at any time, call us on 09-372-7191.
From Easter 2014 until 1 November Te Whau Vineyard Restaurant is on winter hours which are lunch and wine tasting Friday, Saturday and Sunday and dinner on Saturday nights.
We offer top-class wine tours encompassing the vineyard, winemaking facility and underground barrel cellar. Taste our award-winning wine whilst being taken through the process from grape-growing to the finished bottle. Constantly rated by guests as "the best wine tour I have ever been on". Phone us (09-372-7191) or email email@example.com to arrange a tour - minimum of 10 persons.
Getting Here is Easy
Waiheke Island is located in the inner Hauraki Gulf, just a few nautical miles from Downtown Auckland City. We are served by two ferry companies:
Fullers Ferries: (telephone 09 367 9111) run hourly ferries from their terminal on Quay Street, next to the Downtown Ferry Building. Click here for Fullers Timetable. A 40 minute ferry ride through Auckland Harbour and the inner Hauraki Gulf takes you to Matiatia Wharf on Waiheke Island where taxis, shuttles and the Island Hopper bus are available to transport you to the vineyard, a 15 minute drive. On weekends especially it is advisable to pre-book taxis to meet you at the ferry - phone 0800-372-200 or 0800-372-411.
Fullers have special fares if you book your ticket on line so visit their website to save on travel costs.
Larger groups are accommodated by bus transport, and Fullers Ferries will organise a combination ferry and bus transport solution for you. Contact the Fullers Group Specialists: Telephone: +64 9 367 9111.
Group transfers from the ferry to Te Whau are also available through Waiheke Executive Transport. Phone 0800-372-200.
Sealink (telephone +64 9 300 5900) run regular car and passenger ferries from their terminal at Half Moon Bay in the eastern suburbs. Click here for Sealink website. A 45-minute journey takes you to Kennedy Point Wharf in Putiki Bay just opposite the vineyard, a 10 minute drive away.
Once on Waiheke Island cars can be hired from Waiheke Rental Cars or Waiheke Auto Rentals.
For a comprehensive tour of Waiheke visiting vineyards, art galleries, scenic highlights and similar, we recommend Ananda Tours for personalised and professional service.