Waiheke Island - Mudbrick
Waiheke is a haven of beautiful vineyards, olive groves and beaches, all just a 40-minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland. Eat and stay at the renowned Mudbrick.
EAT - Choose from their Flagship Mudbrick restaurant for a sensory and romantic culinary experience or relax in their more casual Mediterranean influenced bistro the Archive. Both restaurants sit on the ridge overlooking the sparkling waters of the Hauraki Gulf and back to Auckland city.
STAY - Extend the magic by staying overnight. Mudbrick has unique, distinctively different properties available for your perusal, located on the Mudbrick property and off-site . A fantastic way to explore everything the picturesque island has to offer.
VINEYARD TOUR - Tours at Mudbrick are led by cellar masters, and are an excellent way to explore the grounds, gardens and vines. You will learn about their history, vineyards and award-winning wines.
Take in a round of golf at the prestigious Gulf Harbour Country Club, just 45 minutes north of downtown Auckland.
Other options include:
Stud Farm Tour
Visit some of New Zealand's iconic thoroughbred stud farms and see first-hand the idyllic environment New Zealand-bred thoroughbreds are raised in.
Haunui Farm and Westbury Stud are located just down the road from New Zealand Bloodstock's Karaka Sales Complex, while Waikato, the heart of the New Zealand breeding industry, is a further two hours south.
Auckland - Restaurants
Experience food at its best in one of Auckland's popular restaurants.