The Botanical Distillery's Gin and Tonic Experience at Batch Winery combines the best of both worlds.
Sit back, relax with a glass of bubbles and enjoy the experience where you will be immersed into the wonderful world of gin. You will also be guided through the botanical plants and spices which are used to create gin.
Then, you will be invited to fashion your own two gin creations, to sip while enjoying the views from Coromandel to the Skytower in Auckland.
You will finish with The Batch Winery's High Tea which looks back to vintage dishes, quintessentially Waiheke favourites, updated with seasonal flavours and contemporary twists such as pavlova with roasted seasonal fruits.
Batch Winery, 129 Carsons Road, Waiheke Island, Auckland
For more info, visit The Botanical Distillery
Restrictions : R18
Buy Tickets – 093722844
Getting married on Waiheke makes this day even more special.
With its close proximity to the city, its beautiful beaches, stunning vistas and award winning vineyards, Waiheke provides for all your needs on this unique day.
Photos credit Peter Rees, photographer.
Waiheke is a famous summer destination, but there are many reasons to enjoy a weekend away on our Island paradise in Winter.
Browse our selection of boutique accomodations for our Winter deal offers... And enjoy a free night in our most popular houses!
& discover here our Island's best-kept secrets
Foodies and Parties
Arcadia Restaurant August specials
Wednesday & Thursday
Midweek treat $35 for a main and dessert. Add bottle bottle of house wine for $35
Friday from 9am
Big Breakfast with a juice for $18
Daily Happy Hour 3-6pm
$5 Beer or Bubbles
$7 House wine and spirits
Aperitivo Fridays Music Sessions
Aperitivo is Oneroa’s little secret. Hidden away behind The Local, it has become the locals’ favourite for its fresh pasta, good wines and live music sessions on Friday evenings. Enjoy!
Found Fridays parties
Our newest gem in Surfdale is hosting parties on Fridays, with good cocktails and tues to keep you dancing till late!
Kids Tuesdays @ Charlies
Every Tuesday a free meal and a movie for the kids at Charlie's, while you enjoy a delicious meal and have a relaxing night!
CERAMIC WORKSHOP Sunday 25th August
GIN EXPERIENCE Saturdays 7th Sep, 5th Oct, 9th Nov
The Botanical Distillery's Gin and Tonic Experience. Jill and Helen will immerse you into the wonderful world of gin. They will guide you through the botanical plants and spices which are used to create gin. Then invite you to fashion your own two gin creations, under their guidance, to sip while enjoying the views from Coromandel to the Skytower in Auckland in the beautiful setting of Batch Winery.
An easter of fun-filled Jazz, Art & Music events at various venues across Waiheke Island from April 10th to April 13th. This year's events include:
Good Friday Groove – Rangihoua Estate, Friday 10th April 12noon – 5pm
Painters Workshop – Owhanake Barn, Friday 10th April 10.00am – 4pm
Songs From the Last Waltz – Artworks Theatre, Friday 10th April 8.00pm – 10.30pm
Jazz In the Village – Artworks Theatre, Sat 11th & Sun 12th April 12noon – 5pm
Saturday Night “Live” – Rangihoua Estate, Saturday 11th April, 7.00pm – 11.00pm
Supper Club – Waiheke Island Resort, Saturday 11th April 9.30pm – midnight.
Grand Finale – Rangihoua Estate, Sunday 12th April 6.30pm – 9.30pm
Jazz Long Lunch – Batch Winery, Monday 13nth April 1.00pm – 4.00pm
General Admission to one of the events: $69.00
Student/ Senior: $59.00
Jazz Long Lunch (includes 3 course lunch): $139.00
Painters workshop: $175.00
For more info, or to book visit The Waiheke Jazz Festival or call - 09 361 1000
The annual New Year’s trivia is here again! Come and enjoy our family friendly vibe on December 31st at 4:30pm, with Mini Cheese Boards and entry to the trivia for $25 per person. We offer you excitement and a chance to win some prizes! The event should be wrapping up around 6:30 or 7:00, so plenty of time to get back home and freshen up so you can stay out late and see in the New Year.
Venue: Peacock Sky - 152 Trig Hill Road, Onetangi
For more information or to make a booking, visit Peacock Sky
This event is a must-see for Island residents and visitors alike since 2001, with gardening workshops and lectures in the gardens.
Ticket buyers get exclusive access to some of Waiheke Island's most interesting gardens while also helping the Jassy Dean Trust, which has been supporting sick kids for the last 25 years.
Find out more here
The tour includes exploring a state of the art gravity-fed winery, learning about sustainable viticulture and the history of the Waiheke winegrowing region. You’ll also have plenty of time to relax, enjoy wine and wander amongst the vines and outdoor sculptures.
Vineyards featured include Cable Bay, Kennedy Point, Casita Miro, Poderi Crisci, Tantalus Estate, Batch Winery, Postage Stamp Wines & Wild Estate.
Transport is included in the ticket price (this includes return ferry trip to Waiheke ex Auckland CBD and bus travel between the venues.)
More information here