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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Ananda News - Winter 2017

Ananda News - Winter 2017

We’ve enjoyed a busy summer season and we’re now gearing up for one of our busiest winters, with some major events for the region including the recent World Masters Games and the Lion’s Rugby Tour 2017 coming up in June and July. It’s an exciting time for us, as we take a moment to share some of our news with you.

Jenny McDonald

New addition to our team

Meet Emily the newest, smallest and cutest addition to our Team. Emily joined Ananda in January and as you can see she is a valuable asset to our company. Here she is inspecting the 2017 Vintage with Daddy at Stonyridge Vineyard. Mum Brooke, Dad Martin and our whole family couldn’t be prouder!

Mudbrick’s new onsite accommodation 

Brooke recently attended the launch of The Lodge at Mudbrick Vineyard, adding to their portfolio of stunning properties. The 3 bedroom, 4 bathroom lodge boasts views that surround the entire house, looking over Auckland to the Coromandel, the location is breathtaking. Learn More

Tantalus Estate newest  vineyard to Waiheke Island

Tantalus is the most recent vineyard to open on Waiheke Island. Situated in the Onetangi Valley the Estate opened in September 2016 and includes 5.3 hectares of vineyards, a winery, craft brewery and restaurant. Learn More

Fullers' winter sailing schedule

We’re excited to advise that Fullers have announced their winter sailing schedule. Fullers will continue with departures every 30 minutes from Auckland, continuing on with the schedule they ran in summer. This proves that Waiheke Island truly is a year round destination. Learn More

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Ananda Black… a whole new level of experience on Waiheke Island.

Welcome to Ananda Black

Here at Ananda, we are excited to announce that we have answered the call for luxury vehicles on Waiheke and are now able to take our exclusive tours of Waiheke Island to the next level of sophistication.

Just arrived, our latest addition to the Ananda fleet is a luxurious 2017 Mercedes Benz V220D Avantgarde, with full leather interior and tinted windows, it’s a fitting vehicle for a new top-of-the-line VIP tour experience we’re calling “Ananda Black”. 

We have always prided ourselves on being able to go over and above our clients' expectations showcasing the best that Waiheke has to offer. With over 18 years' in the tourism industry, we have the knowledge and connections to design truly unique, individualised itineraries and we can now offer an even higher standard of luxury touring. 

We can introduce your clients to the winemakers, chefs and artists, take them to lesser-known wineries and scenic spots far from the general crowd… Whatever their pleasure, we will go out of our way to make it happen.

Ananda Black…  a whole new level of experience on Waiheke Island.