Waiheke Island, also known as rapids, was once home to the misty poet gu cheng. It’s about 40 minutes by boat from Auckland. The 92-square-kilometer island is dotted with beautiful beaches, more than 30 wineries, olive groves that produce extra-virgin olive oil, artists’ studios and galleries, cafes and western restaurants by the sea. This all-day tour will take you to three famous wineries on the island for wine tasting, an olive garden for olive oil tasting and a big lunch of wineries. Come and experience New Zealand’s wine culture!