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10Am Ferry Ex-Auckland - Return 4pm Ferry. Spend a day with your local Maori guide exploring Waiheke Island from a Maori perspective. You will visit stunning landscapes and pristine beaches and hear the stories and history related to them. The tour...more
Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 3477
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

I cannot recommend Potiki Adventures enough! Bianca is an amazing host. She was extremely welcoming to our group, and she provided a great introduction to the culture and history of Waiheke and New Zealand. If you're visiting Waiheke, this is a must-do experience!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MelissaSwann
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Experiencing Waiheke with Bianca was an absolute dream. Not only did we get to see and experience the island, we got to learn so much about it which really added an extra value to the trip. It was an honor being welcomed to the Marae,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GuidoA244
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Amazing trip to Waiheke. Bianca was very knowledgeable about the island and was able to add a personal touch to the experience. It was incredible to not only see the island, but to connect with the culture of it as well. High recommendation.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LoganW215
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

I had an excellent experience touring through Waiheke with Bianca. Both knowledgeable and friendly, she showed us many of the Islands stunning views and walks. Our stay at the local Marae was was a great way to immerse into local Maori culture and made us...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DenesS5
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

This was my first introduction to Maori culture and I couldn’t have asked for a better one! Having the opportunity to learn and interact, while having incredible food and seeing jaw-dropping views was one of the most humbling and rewarding experiences I’ve had. Bianca is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FallonS25
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Had the best experience on Waiheke Island with Potiki adventures! Bianca made this experience such a unique and fascinating time. I couldn’t have asked for a better time with an even better tour guide!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JasonC4764
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Bianca was an amazing tour guide for our Waiheke Island trip. Her personal connection with the island made it a unique experience. We got to see all the best touristy sites and views, but also got to see many local businesses and communities that we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Camper651772
b-maori, Owner at Potiki Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Kia ora! Thank you for your review. We really try to keep a balance between the 'touristy sites' as well as taking people off the beaten track. I hope you're having a great time exploring the rest of Aotearoa! Nga mihi, Bianca

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This orientation was one of the many highlights of my trip. We experienced an amazing welcoming ceremony, toured the gorgeous island, went wine tasting, had a traditional hanghi feast (food cooked in the earth) and many more. I highly recommend everyone who comes to New...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank georgiaj500
b-maori, Owner at Potiki Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Kia ora Georgia, thank you so much for your review! It was great having you on the island with us and we always love hosting groups at the marae. Nga mihi, Bianca

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

I was looking forward to learning about Maori culture and my day with Potiki Adventures was a highlight of my trip. Bianca customized a truly special day for me, and I enjoyed a wonderful private tour since my friend was unable to travel at the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

This was very well organise; we were met off the ferry by a charming lady who clearly identified herself. Her knowledge and enthusiasm were first class. We had a great day and missed the rain in Auckland - recommended

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jon W
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