EcoZip Adventures offers state-of-the-art flying-fox zip lines and an eco-immersive forest walk, suitable for nature and adventure lovers of all ages.
Soar first over our working vineyard then above a swathe of centuries-old native forest, providing spectacular 360-degree views of Waiheke and the Hauraki Gulf. Later revitalise under the canopy of sun-dappled native rainforest on a magical forest walk learning, along the way, how your participation is helping to protect a site of environmental significance.
With no age limits, EcoZip is an experience that can be enjoyed by adventurers of all ages and abilities.
A unique way to see the Island!
Immerse yourself in Waiheke’s inner beauty with an off-road Segway Journey. Glide through native bushland, vineyards and coastal environments and truly experience Waiheke with SegWai.
Their Segways are very easy to master and afford a relaxed, low impact way of seeing the island. Visit a 100-year-old shipwreck, Maori Marae, rare birdlife and cruise along the coastline tracks until it’s time to work our way back to Matiatia Bay and on to your next adventure.
“The BEST excursion on our entire trip to New Zealand and Australia!”
Waiheke Horse Tours
Waiheke Horse Tours is a boutique operation on Waiheke Island’s un-spoilt Far End. Their horse tours take you across "Te Matuku" a private peninsula owned by Sir Rob and Lady Fenwick.
Near Waiheke Horse Tours location are three of the Islands top wineries, Passage Rock, Proderi Crisci and Man ‘O War. We can offer bespoke horse riding tours to these wineries (P.O.A) and we can also arrange to pick you up or drop you off afterwards or arrange or transfers or taxis/shuttles for you, depending on availability.
This activity is suitable for all levels of experience, the gentle climb provides exceptional views of Waiheke Island coast over the Tamaki Straight, within the Auckland Hauraki Gulf Marine Park.
Wild on Waiheke
Wild on Waiheke is your ultimate multi-activity experience!
Situated at Wild Estate Vineyard where you can enjoy premium wines, exclusive to our venue, plus Waiheke Island Brewery craft beers – made out back. Enjoy lunch amongst the vines in our giant outdoor beer garden. With fresh produce with daily baked breads, we specialise in sharing platters, from our Huntsman (slow smoked meat), to vineyard and seafood platters, plus the island’s top gourmet pizzas.
Call in for a taste, a glass or a bottle, or the adventurous, try your hand at archery or laser claybird shooting (bookings highly recommended) or just relax on the deck with a wine or beer, a sedate game of pétanque, or giant chess while the kids have fun in the playground.
Dragonfired Pizza offers organic wood-fired street-food right on the beach. A great selection of pizzas, pocket-breads, polenta, calzone and seasonal specials.
They’re also available for private events!
Stand-Up Paddle Boarding
Give a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) a go with freedom hires from Kayak Waiheke and paddle your way across Matiatia Bay.
Have your own paddleboard? Check out Oneroa and Onetangi and Matiatia beaches for the best paddleboarding spots.
Peacock Sky Vineyard
Learn how to handle an authentic replica firearm (airsoft) in a safe learning environment, practice for a while, then test your skills against the clock at Peacock Sky Vineyard. Full instruction and safety gear will be provided for all participants.
Try your hand at “Carnival mode” shooting. Re-live the fun of an old-school fairground shooting gallery, with a variety of knockdown targets. For more advanced groups we can offer full movement IPSC style courses of fire called “Tactical mode”, including moving targets, different shooting positions, use of cover, strong hand / weak hand drills, obstacles including barricades and doors, fully scored and timed against the clock.
Once you have enjoyed your shooting experience join us in the tasting room for a unique degustation wine tasting experience or relax in our restaurant “Le Côté de la Colline” for a glass of wine and lunch. Bookings essential for Action Pistol Shooting.
Explore the coastline with Kayak Waiheke. Enjoy 2-hour, half-day or a full-day experience, often beginning at Matiatia Bay providing a sheltered start to your Waiheke Kayaking experience.
Waiheke Golf Club
Voted best 9 hole 'Northern' golf course, Waiheke Golf Club opened in 1973 offers picturesque water views, an 11 hole golf course with 18 tee blocks and options to play longer or shorter layouts.
From the Kennedy Point Wharf, drive along Donald Bruce Road until you reach the roundabout. Turn right then head towards Onetangi Beach. It's approximately 7 minutes by car.
Waiheke Dive and Snorkel
Waiheke Dive & Snorkel is a fresh new way of approaching SCUBA diving & snorkelling education and adventures!
They offer genuine PADI courses & try dives for SCUBA, and guided snorkelling tours 7 days a week. They are the ideal choice to get you exploring the ocean and coastline here on Waiheke with whole day and half day options!
They're also very environmentally conscious and run activities to have minimal environmental impact. Waiheke Dive & Snorkel are also a 100% AWARE partner with Project AWARE so you can be confident that some of your fees are going directly to conservation efforts, and regularly run cleanups!
We look forward to your adventure with us!