Staying on the Vineyard

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Staying on the vineyard is a concept we became warmly familiar with whilst living in Portugal. During our time in Portugal we stayed on working vineyards in various wine regions. We really loved meeting the owners of the vineyards and learning their family story. Discovering the wines, eating at the vineyard and then staying overnight felt like a really romantic experience. When we returned to Waiheke after our … Read More

Navigating Covid 19 and tourism

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Living in a Covid 19 world is the new normal. Navigating how to run a tourism business is new territory. In 2020 we are all doing our best to figure out how to go about things. It is disruptive and challenging but we keep pursuing. Waiheke is a tourism destination and usually plays host to tourists from all around the world. As summer approaches we realise that it … Read More

Wellness and Wine do go together

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A great example of this is the new yoga studio and wellness initiative Koukoulee (which is a Greek word for silkworm cocoon). Koukoulee has its prime studio location in Oneroa, where you can start your weekend with a Friday evening flow or a Saturday morning pilates class before the weekend’s wine tasting activities commence. Koukoulee also puts together yoga experiences in idyllic locations on Waiheke Island. You and … Read More

Waiheke Tour With Your Dog

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Are you fed up with not being able to go on holiday with your beloved pet? Or feeling bad when you do bring your doggie friends along with you but they aren’t welcome to join in on activities and dining experiences? Well, if you travel to Waiheke with your dog you have nothing to worry about as the whole family is welcome on a Wineheke wine tour! Waiheke … Read More