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Full Day Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Tasting Tour - Ex Auckland

Join our tour for a tasting experience of the best cheese's, wines and chocolates the Matakana Coast has to offer.

Highlights

  • Award winning Puhoi Valley Cheese tasting
  • Discover Matakana Wine Trail - all tastings included
  • Gourmet chocolate tasting
  • Incredible views and scenery of the coast and countryside
  • Comfortable shuttle transport from Auckland provided

Let us whisk you away from the hustle and bustle of the city to the Matakana Coast with beautiful views over the countryside and ocean to taste some of the best produce from the area.

We pick you up from central Auckland and drive an hour north to our first stop the award-winning Puhoi Valley Cheese factory where will enjoy cheese tastings and a beverage.

Continuing on to the stunning Matakana Wine Trail to meet with wine experts who will talk you through tastings at their boutique wineries. Matakana has a diverse mixture of over 25 grape varieties creating a wide range of reds and whites so there is something to suit all tastes.

During our tour, we will stop off for photo opportunities at idyllic beaches and countryside vistas to make this a tour to remember.

Our last stop of the day will be a treat at a local chocolatier for some gourmet chocolate tasting.

Lunch will be at a winery or local eatery depending on availability on the day (at extra cost).

Our guides are friendly and professional with local knowledge to share and will take care of any purchases you make along the way.

Adult $195.00
Child $100.00 (Aged 17 and under)

What's included

  • Cheese tasting
  • Wine tasting
  • Chocolate tasting
  • Return transport from central Auckland

Duration

  • Allow approximately 6 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Meeting point: 10:00 am - Swashbucklers Car Park, 23B Westhaven Drive, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Legal Drinking Age Enforced

  • To consume Alcohol you must be over the legal drinking age. You may be asked to produce Government Issued ID to prove your age.

Notes

  • Due to the wineries having different opening days and times, daily wine tour itineraries will be created around availability.

    Customer Cancellations: Kiwiness Tours may refund your booking at its sole discretion, in which event you will be charged a cancellation fee as follows:

    • 6+ days prior to departure date of the tour 100% refund minus the cost of any booking fees and charges.

    • 3-5 days prior to the date of the tour – 50% of your ticket plus any booking fees and charges.

    • 24 hours or less will be charged 100% of the ticket.
  • Direct accommodation pick-up and drop-offs from Auckland and North Shore can be arranged at an extra cost - please purchase through checkout.

Available Bookings from August 04 to August 10

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11spaces priced from:

  • Adult$195.00
  • Child$100.00

9spaces priced from:

  • Adult$156.00
  • Child$100.00

11spaces priced from:

  • Adult$195.00
  • Child$100.00

2spaces priced from:

  • Adult$179.00
  • Child$100.00

11spaces priced from:

  • Adult$195.00
  • Child$100.00

11spaces priced from:

  • Adult$189.00
  • Child$100.00

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Dean from New Zealand wrote on 30 July 2020

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Full Day Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Tasting Tour

Our tour guide was awesome, friendly, and has so much knowledge of the area. A day filled with laughter, great company and fantastic wine. We surly will do it again.

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Maelle from France wrote on 12 April 2019

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Wonderful tour !!

We had a perfect afternoon with Ness ! She’s a sweet and very kind guide, who loves to share info about her beloved village ! We discovered many things, and had the chance to taste some original products (totally LOVED the fudge !!!). Would recommend this tour for any person who wants an authentic kiwi experience :)

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It was my absolute pleasure guys!! Come back anytime.

Monika from New Zealand wrote on 23 March 2019

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Rose all day

Highly recommend, we had a blast. We'll definitely do it again.

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From Full Day Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Tasting Tour - Ex Auckland

Thanks so much Monika! Loved meeting you both, and will look forward to the next time!

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