Small-Group Matakana Coast Food and Wine Tour from Auckland

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Small-Group Matakana Coast Food and Wine Tour from Auckland information and booking

from
$266
Duration
7 hours
Departs from
Tour departs from selected Auckland hotels
Returns to
Returns to original departure point at approximately 4:30pm
Time of departure
9:30am
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Tour description provided by Viator

Discover the Matakana Coast, located less than an hour's drive from Auckland and the premier destination on New Zealand's North Island for food, wine and arts and crafts. On this Matakana Coast Food and Wine Small-Group Tour, be prepared to have your taste buds tantalized as you visit three wineries, taste delectable chocolates and try delicious honeys. Visit Morris and James Pottery to see craftsmen at work and admire the outdoor gallery at Brick Bay Sculpture Park. This tour has it all!

Start your small-group tour with a visit to the family-run Honey Centre. See New Zealand’s largest display of live bees at work making delicious honeys that you can taste, as well as mead (honey wine) and fruit wine. Next it is off to a local winery for a wine tasting, where you will taste award-winning wines. Then enjoy a visit to Morris and James Pottery to admire the colors, sculpture and designs of the local craftsmen.

Admire the contemporary architecture and stunning pastoral views as you sit down to a delicious lunch at Mahurangi River Winery. Tour the winery and visit the barrel room for a tasting of wine made from their locally grown grapes.

Next, visit the Brick Bay Sculpture Park an outdoor sculpture gallery set among towering native trees, large majestic palms and green pastures. Enjoy another wine tasting in the unique Glass House building overlooking the celebrated Brick Bay Vineyard.

Finish the day at Chocolate Brown and indulge in a tasting of delectable, handmade chocolates.

Please note: Winery tours and lunch venue are subject to change due to seasonality

What's included

  • Local guide
  • Lunch
  • Free wine and chocolate tastings
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gst (goods and services tax)

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)