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Half Day Martinborough Winery Tour from Wellington
An hour or so north of Wellington, Martinborough is fast making a name for itself as one of the Southern Hemisphere’s leading wine regions. Each weekend, Wellingtonians make the trek over the Remutakas to escape to this European-style wine village. This small group tour is a convenient way to visit Martinborough. There’s no need to stress about driving on country backroads, and no need to plan the day’s itinerary - leaving you to focus on the wine and the iconic scenery.
The Essence of Waiheke Wine Tour
Take an in-depth tour of the wine-growing region on Waiheke Island with a guide on this full-day excursion. You'll learn about what makes the vineyards so successful and the characteristics of the local wine through guided commentary and visits to three top vineyards. With round-trip transportation provided, you can take full advantage of the tastings without worrying about who will drive.
Premium Full Day Waiheke Wine Tour
Take a premium wine tour of Waiheke Island and sip fine wines at this famed North Island destination, just a ferry ride away from Auckland. An informative local guide accompanies you to award-winning boutique vineyards and shares knowledge of the island and its viticulture along the way. Includes wine tasting fees and round-trip island transport from the ferry terminal by luxury minibus.
Waiheke Island Gourmet Food and Wine Tour
Indulge in the succulent tastes of Waiheke Island on a 5.5-hour food and wine tour. An informative guide picks you up from your island accommodation or the wharf — if you’ve taken the ferry from Auckland — and takes you to boutique wineries. Taste wine accompanied by locally produced specialties such as award-winning olive oil, fresh-shucked oysters and artisan cheese. Then settle in for a platter lunch at a vineyard restaurant. If you like, stay longer and make your own way back to Auckland at your leisure.
Martinborough Wine and Wild Coast Tour from Wellington
Combine award-winning wine and gorgeous scenery on a full-day tour from Wellington to Martinborough that also explores Hutt Valley, the Rimutaka Ranges, the Wairarapa coast, and Lake Onoke. You'll visit Martinborough wineries for cellar tours and tastings, pause for lunch in a vineyard restaurant, then eat dinner at the edge of Lake Onoke after a short shoreline hike. This Martinborough wine tour includes meals and a wine tasting, and it's limited to 11 people to ensure personalized service.
Waiheke Island Wine Day Tour
Discover the wines of Waiheke on a day trip from Auckland with a small-group tour that visits boutique vineyards. It’s easy to hop a morning ferry and cross the Hauraki Gulf for the short ride to the island. Your guide meets you upon arrival and shares lively commentary as you head to local vineyards for tastings. Afterward, transfers to your lunch venue of choice and the return ferry are provided.
Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest
Walk into the real-world landscape of Middle Earth on a walking tour of the Hobbiton™ Movie Set, where you get a behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit.’ Pause at the Green Dragon™ Inn to for a draft of Hobbit™ Southfarthing™, see the remarkable detailing that brought Hobbiton™ to life on screen, and visit the places where key scenes were created.
Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner
Sail away on a harbor cruise in Auckland and enjoy a 3-course dinner during a memorable tour of Waitemata Harbour highlights, including the Sky Tower and Auckland Harbour Bridge. Set out aboard a sailing yacht from Viaduct Harbour, then enjoy service in the dining room while at anchor in Westhaven Marina. As evening falls, your expert captain shares informative facts about Auckland and its iconic sights.
Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland
Cover plenty of ground in one day by combining several North Island highlights: Waitomo Caves, Hobbiton, and Rotorua. Ride a boat through the Waitomo Glowworm Caves to see these radiant lights. Take a guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set, where you find the Green Dragon Inn, the Mill and the home of Bilbo Baggins from ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings.’ Enjoy lunch at Te Puia, home to Pohutu Geyser. You can start and finish your tour in either Auckland or Rotorua, traveling one-way or round-trip.
Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland
Visit a pair of New Zealand's must-see attractions with this combo tour from Auckland to the Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Peek into Hobbit Holes, frolic in the Shire, and get a drink at the Green Dragon Inn on a guided tour of Middle-earth, followed by a Kiwi-style lunch. In the afternoon, explore Maori myths and history on a boat ride through mesmerizing caves lit by thousands of glowworms, and finish with a drive through some of the North Island’s most majestic scenery.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour
Come visit a New Zealand attraction that’s sure to have you ‘glowing’ during this 45-minute small-group guided boat ride through the famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Glide by boat through this underground complex, enjoying a light show put on by the millions of tiny bioluminescent insects hanging above. As an added bonus, many of the trip guides are of Maori descent, adding unique historical context to your visit.
Cultural Experience & Seasonal Māori Cuisine at Te Pā Tū
While in Rotorua, see a cultural performance and take part in a 3-course seasonal fusion feast at Te Pā Tū, featuring lesser-known delicacies. A local guide escorts you by coach to the “marae” (Māori village) for an immersive evening that begins with a welcome ceremony by New Zealand's Indigenous people. Learn about local customs based on the Māori lunar calendar and watch a powerful display of song and dance.
Shore Excursion: Small group Napier Art Deco & Wine & Beer taste
Combine Napier’s Art Deco architecture with Hawkes Bay wine on a half-day shore excursion that concludes with drinks at a beloved local ale house. Start by exploring Napier city and a frozen-in-time Art Deco suburb, then visit two wineries with completely different takes on producing local wine. At the final stop, this tour includes three drinks from a list of ciders and beers, the perfect ending to a trip through the Hawkes Bay region.
Muriwai Scenic Wine Tour from Auckland
Black sands, native wildlife, and award-winning wine awaits you on this tour of Auckland’s wild west coast. Following pickup from your central hotel, you’ll travel to Muriwai, a coastal enclave whose windswept beach and waves draw surfers and visitors from miles around. Stroll the beach and visit the cliff-top gannet colony, then continue to a nearby wine estate, where you’ll taste a selection of local varietals and blends.
Half Day Small-Group Hawkes Bay Wine Tour
Drive around the sunny Hawkes Bay and get a taste of the region’s well-regarded wines on this small group tour. There’s no need to choose a sober driver – get chauffeured around a handful of Hawkes Bay wineries on this tour, leaving you free to sample as many wines as you want. Learn how to translate winemaking jargon from your guide and enjoy wine-tasting like a professional. Beat the heat as you drive between wineries in an air-conditioned minivan.
4-hour Scenic Wine Tour with a Private Guide and 12 tastings
Explore the Island Paradise, and sample some of the most divine wines that Waiheke has to offer. All while having your own private Guide, knowledgeable about local history, hidden gems, and of course wine! 12 Wine Tastings on 3 Top Vineyards included You will spend 4 hours in style – with privacy and attention unmatched by traditional group tours.
Napier Afternoon Wine & Gin Tasting Tour
Fine-tune your appreciation of New Zealand wine on this afternoon tour of the Hawkes Valley wine region from Napier. Enjoy tours and tastings at several vineyards including New Zealand's oldest winery. After strolling the vineyards of the Linden Estate, end the day with wine cheese and biscuits amongst the vines during the summer season.
Full Day Small-Group Hawke's Bay Wine Tour
Take a break from sightseeing and escape the city crowds on this small-group tour around a handful of Hawkes Bay wineries. Instead of going into each tasting blind and struggling through the jargon, get guidance and recommendations from your guide so you can get the most out of your day. You don’t need to worry about drawing the short straw and being your group’s sober driver, either—instead, get around Hawkes Bay in an air-conditioned minivan driven by your guide.
Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience on Waiheke Island
Discover the wine scene of Waiheke Island on a wine-tasting tour that introduces you to some of the island's best spots. With a small group and guide, taste world-class boutique wines and meet local producers who provide the chance to get to know the island's culture a little better. Along the way, admire the native bush and vineyard scenery.
Auckland City Tour & Kumeu Wine Country Includes Wine Tastings & Lunch
Combine a morning sightseeing tour of Auckland with afternoon wine tasting on this full-day excursion, including a winery lunch. Travel by minivan with a professional guide past significant landmarks, appreciate the views over Auckland Harbour, and enjoy a beach stroll. Then savor wine at three award-winning North Island wineries in the Kumeu wine region. Numbers are limited to 18 people to ensure a memorable experience with like-minded wine lovers. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
Martinborough Foodie Half Day Tour
Take a break from the city and spend the day in Martinborough, one of the finest food and drink destinations in the North Island. Enjoy the views as you leave Wellington and cross the Remutaka Ranges into the Wairarapa region. Visit a cheese factory, a chocolatier, and a winery, tasting some of the finest local produce as you go. Spend some free time in Martinborough at the end, sampling more food if you wish.
Small-Group Kumeu Wine Country Tour Includes Wine Tastings & Lunch
Kumeu Wine Country is one of New Zealand’s oldest wine regions and lies just a 30-minute drive from Auckland. On this small-group tour, visit three family-run wineries in the Kumeu region; sample a variety of red, white, or rosé wines during guided wine tastings; and enjoy a delicious lunch of seasonal cuisine and regional wines.
Shore Excursion: Local Tasting Tour from Tauranga
Discover the prestigious food and drink purveyors of Tauranga and Karangahake when your ship pulls into port. Sip and savor a diverse array of tastings and two award-winning wineries. This shore excursion includes pickup and drop-off by minivan.
Napier Half-Day Wine Beer and Cider Tour
The Hawke's Bay wine region produces some of New Zealand’s most renowned wines, but it is also becoming known for its beers and ciders. This half-day tour lets you sample all three—visit New Zealand’s oldest winery and a boutique winery, sample a selection of red and white wines during guided tastings, then visit an ale house and cider house where you can taste the many different varieties.
What people are saying about Wine Tastings in North Island
Half Day Martinborough Winery Tour from Wellington"Excellent day out! Highly recommend. Simon, our friendly tour leader, was a serious contributor to a fantastic experience. Great knowledge on Martinborogh's wine growing industry."..."
The Essence of Waiheke Wine Tour"Great experience and tour with Deb. Really lovely, informative and great personality. The vineyard choices were great too. Lunch was amazing!! Would definitely recommend this tour."..."
Premium Full Day Waiheke Wine Tour"Everything was spectacular our guide was amazing, friendly, and made everyone feel connected and at ease. It was a joy to be on the tour."..."
Waiheke Island Gourmet Food and Wine Tour"Glenn was an awesome driver/host and made the experience personal. Great experience and would highly recommend."..."
Martinborough Wine and Wild Coast Tour from Wellington"I loved that size of the group. And the guiding. We saw amazing places, and beautiful view. Nice wines, and amazing food."..."
Waiheke Island Wine Day Tour"Our guide was an absolute star! From pick up to drop off and everything in between, we were really impressed. As the day progressed the vibe got friendlier and friendlier and we connected well with the other groups! Much recommended!"..."
Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest"Perfect weather and great tour through the whole set. Our guide was very informative and helpful Would highly recommend this to anyone. Down side is it was expensive and pricey shop items"..."
Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner"it was brilliant would highly recommend, staff were amazing, food was great and the views stunning............."..."
Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland"We are only spending 2 whole days in Auckland so this intensive tour is good for us. Our tour guide Edson is awesome!! He explains everything very clearly and it's obvious he loves his job. "Edson, thank you! You have made our trip unforgettable!""..."
Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland"All the lights in the cave looked like a stained glass window. It was like I was in another world. A must see when in the area."..."
Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour"Good facilities around, with plenty of parking spaces, washroom and a cafe. The tour itself is fun and enriching. We didn't just went to see the Glowworm, we also get to learn about the history of the caves."..."
Cultural Experience & Seasonal Māori Cuisine at Te Pā Tū"Cultural show Great food. Highly recommended to anyone visiting Rotorua and surrounding areas Very good nformarive"..."
Shore Excursion: Small group Napier Art Deco & Wine & Beer taste"We had a wonderful day with Kirstie guiding us to our wine & beer tastings that were followed by a tour around Napier. She is very knowledgeable and accommodating. Overall, a great day!"..."
Muriwai Scenic Wine Tour from Auckland"Terrible weather - but great company, excellent tour guide and delicious wines! Thanks John for a great day! ☺️"..."
Half Day Small-Group Hawkes Bay Wine Tour"Hamish the bus driver was great, very knowledgeable and made our day lots of fun. We visited 4 wineries, all with amazing wines, great stories and very welcoming hosts. Thoroughly enjoyed this tour and highly recommend."..."
4-hour Scenic Wine Tour with a Private Guide and 12 tastings"Waiheke Island is beautiful. Our tour guide, Susan, was wonderful. So knowledgeable, friendly and engaging. All wines from NZ, mostly from Waiheke. Some were terrific, some were ok. Between the 3 wineries, a nice selection."..."
Napier Afternoon Wine & Gin Tasting Tour"Learning about the Wine history of the region, tasting great Wine, a mellow vibe, a Top guide, Ross and experiencing it with my family! Awesome Staff at venues! Many Thanks."..."
Full Day Small-Group Hawke's Bay Wine Tour"Fantastic full day tour, exploring Hawkes Bay’s best wineries. Ian was fantastic and made the day a truly remarkable day."..."
Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience on Waiheke Island"It was informative. Grant from waivino was a very knowledgeable trip leader. We experienced some lovely wines and wineries. It was great to make friends with a lovely American couple who travelled with us."..."
Auckland City Tour & Kumeu Wine Country Includes Wine Tastings & Lunch"Alex, our driver/tour guide was fantastic. Knowledgeable, articulate and kind. The view from Mt. Victoria was amazing, as was the lunch at Soljans Winery (try the Croatian dish if it is available — Yum!) John at Coopers Creek was especially nice, and the Coopers Creek Gold Dessert Wine was outstanding. Over all, the tour gave us the opportunity to experience the variety of wines of Kumeu. Thanks again. Ken & Dinah"..."
Martinborough Foodie Half Day Tour"great driver/ tour guide and excellent tour, the driver/tour guide was great though out the whole tour"..."
Small-Group Kumeu Wine Country Tour Includes Wine Tastings & Lunch"We enjoyed our visit to the 3 wineries and the lovely lunch at Soljens. Our tour guide, Tony was very knowledgeable and entertaining."..."
Shore Excursion: Local Tasting Tour from Tauranga"Four friends shared an amazing tasting tour. Amazing customer service and responsiveness from the get go. Comfortable and clean transportation, informative and interesting commentary, delectable food and relaxed atmosphere. Amazing value for money. Highly recommend you try. Thanks Paul & Lynne - we had a ball !"..."
Napier Half-Day Wine Beer and Cider Tour"Trinity Hill, platter, wines and staff. Also lovely ambience. Our tour driver was knowledgeable, fun and exuberant. We enjoyed the small group. The least favourite was the Red Rooster, staff mediocre, samples were too large. Otherwise a fantastic day"..."
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