Corporate & Team Packages

An idyllic venue just a 30 minute drive from Matiatia

Passage Rock on the stunning Waiheke Island is an idyllic venue just a 30 minute scenic drive from Matiatia ferry terminal . Your team can feel like you have escaped the hustle and bustle to your own little haven.

We provide a range of wine & food related activities, bistro dining, meeting facilities all in the setting of our operating vineyard. All of our activities are designed to be fun and interactive.

Our covered outdoor area seats 100 people but can cater for more utilizing the adjoining cellar door area. Some options are only available for certain sized groups so please enquire as to what you’re interested in and we can quote accordingly.

Corporate Packages

MORNING & AFTERNOON TEA OPTIONS & lunch $65PP
MEETING ROOM We can organize the equipment that your require
SET MENU OPTIONS for Dinner with full degustation STARTING FROM $150PP
TEAM BUILDING AND TEAM ACTIVITY OPTIONS STARTING FROM $45PP
TRANSFERS TO AND FROM THE VENUE $12pp each way Executive coach transport
WINE TASTING AND PRESENTATION OPTIONS STARTING FROM $10PP

Team Building Activities

Let us create a day out that will be remembered by your team for years to come. Contact linda@passagerock.co.nz – our bistro & events manager for details.

1 Hour $45 per person
1.5 Hours $65 per person
2 Hours $75 per person
Team Building & Team Activity Option Starting from $45pp

There are some activities such as grape harvesting which can only be done in vintage season and by small groups. This includes a tour of the vineyard and winery to show what is going on. A small time harvesting a bin of grapes followed by a vintners lunch and instructed wine pairing. You will be able to pre-purchase the wine that your bin of grapes goes into.

Outdoor Activity Options

Develop your team’s skills by using teamwork to encourage communication and collaboration while absorbing the romance and knowledge of wine making.

BARREL OBSTACLE COURSE
Barrels of fun! Traverse the vines and their surrounds to conquer our obstacles while rolling a wine barrel. You will have to be resourceful as a team to work out how to manoeuvre this wine country
15MIN
WINE WAITER RACE CHALLENGE

Each team is given a wine tray with 4 mock wines to be delivered to your customer by relay down the vines. Each tray is lined with a perfectly white piece of paper…I think you can guess the aim here. Each team will be scored by best time & amount of wine spilled. Find ways to stabilise your wine glasses to increase speed or go for pace and accuracy how risky are you?

15MIN
CORK TOWER CHALLENGE
Each team will be given a box of corks and pins. You will be timed and each teams creation will be scored by Beauty, Construction and height. Sculpture or architect both could win here.
15MIN
GOLF AMONGST THE GRAPES
Get a hole in one. Each team member get 5 attempts to gain scores towards the teams overall total. Get a the ball into the ½ barrel or any of the surrounding target for varied scores. Go for the high score or try for lots of the easier targets to bulk up your call.
15MIN
PRUNING & HARVESTING VINES CHALLENGE
Work with our vineyard team to be a vintner for a day. You will be given a set of challenges designed by our wine maker that will be both physical but also will use your intelligence to make decisions about what to do with your vintage.ADD ON – The Wine stomping experience (Available seasonally) 30 mins – Optional this can include wine allocation of 3 bottles of your own wine which will be dispatched to the company 12 months later this is $40-65 extra pp depending on the variety picked
15MIN

We can offer wine options games which are fun blind-tasting games hosted by our cellar door manager. This can be done in teams and is a great ice-breaker.

Indoor Activity Options

You can have the confidence to relax and know we have all bases covered for wet weather with range of exciting indoor options. Of course it does not have to be raining for these popular choices to be added to your itinerary. We can arrange for the hirage and installation of all required audio-visual equipment

WINE TASTING CHALLENGE
Become a connoisseur for a day. Your team will be given 2-4 mystery wines. There will be a table with taster glasses each holding actual characteristics that could be found within those wines. Ie: burnt toast, lychees, chocolate etc. The team is then given a time challenge to write down the variety, year and as many characteristics as they can come up with on the nose or palette. You will be judged and scored on accuracy but also creativity so don’t hold back on your whacky ideas of what you think, they may pay off.
15 MINS – $4 – $6 EXTRA PP DEPENDING ON HOW MANY WINES.
MAKE YOUR OWN WOOD FIRED PIZZA CHALLENGE
NOTE: Only available for exclusive use bookings or early/late itineraries not during peak service 12-3pm
30 MINS – $6 EXTRA PP
FOOD PAIRING CHALLENGE
Combine either the Wine Tasting or Wine Blending Challenge with this food pairing challenge to tie together all the knowledge required to be a real “Foodie”. Each of the tasted or created wines will be presented alongside the pizza’s created and teams will have to decide which wine to match with each of the created pizza’s. Teams will have to present their choices and explain why. Our judge will choose a winner based on accuracy of the combination and the creativity.
30MIN
WINE BLENDING ACTIVITY
Receive 2-4 distinctive Passage Rock wines and blend them as a team to your own specific tastes. As wine makers for a day your creations will be blind tested by one of our vineyard experts and judged on balance, taste and creativity.
30 MINS $7 EXTRA PP
DESIGN YOUR OWN TEAM WINE LABEL
Enhance the story of your wine to sell the concept and romance of your label. Create a catch phrase/mission statement of your winery and design your logo. This will be added to the judging and could push you into the lead.
15MIN
CORK TOWER CHALLENGE
Each team will be given a box of corks, pins, blue tac and rubber bands. You will be timed and each teams creation will be scored by Beauty, Construction, Height & strength. Sculptor or architect both could win here.
15MIN

Free activities include our lawn games and near by walking tracks.

We can organize all your transportation to and across the island.

There is a venue fee in the summer season.

Full-day catering starts at $65p.p for morning tea, afternoon tea and a 1 course lunch.

We can organisie full-degustation 5 course meals if this is your preference.

We can do canape and cocktail parties for company prize-givings and mixers.

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For larger parties, please call us on +64 9 372 7257.

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OPENING HOURS
Our newly renovated Cellar door and Bistro are open Friday to Sunday 11am to 4pm.
Also Available for private functions, Birthdays, Weddings, staff parties We will open 5 days from December Wenesday to Sunday

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