Opening Hours for Lunch & Dinner, Wine Tastings and Cellar Door Sales
Summer hours from 1 November to Easter 2017 – open six days a week for lunch and wine tasting (closed Tuesdays), and for dinner on Friday and Saturday nights.
Easter: Open Saturday 15 April for lunch and dinner and open Easter Sunday for lunch. Closed Good Friday and Easter Monday.
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.
Te Whau Restaurant and Cellar Door will be closed from 17 April until further notice.
Getting Here is Easy
Waiheke Island is located in the inner Hauraki Gulf, just a few nautical miles from Downtown Auckland City.
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 and shuttles 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 Waiheke Express Taxis 0800-700-789.
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.
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.
For a comprehensive tour of Waiheke vineyards, art galleries, scenic highlights and similar, we recommend Ananda Tours for personalised and professional service.