WINE OR BEER TASTING TOURS

Wine tasting adventures in the Bay of Islands are a great way to start your holiday. Waitangi was where the first NZ vintage was made.  Fun, relaxed, commentary & wine history.  All the vineyards in the north are family run  and our tour allows time to chat with the wine makers and enjoy the vineyard settings.  Award winning, organic & many varieties the hot Northland climates offer it all.  Come tasting with us.

Tours subject to minimum numbers. Pick up by prior arrangement.

 WINE TASTING & SCENIC ADVENTURE

5 Hours     NZ$150  adult (minimum numbers apply)
Included : wine & honey tasting
Lunch at your own cost
Departure time to be confirmed
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Pick up point & time by prior arrangement

Heading to Kerikeri the citrus capital of NZ  passing by native bush,  forest plantations and beef, sheep & dairy farms.

A visit to the workshop of Romeyn Woodcrafts a family business : showcasing housewares : boards, table mats, coasters, pens, puzzles etc made from native NZ timber:  including  Kauri   one of the world’s mightiest trees, growing to over 50mtrs tall, with trunk girths up to 16mtrs, and living for over 2,000 years.

On to the Honey Shop: tasting  honey  including NZ’s famous manuka honey,  hear about our local bush area and conservation program or ask about the bee hive tour option.

Down to the Historic Stone Store Mission Station by the Kerikeri River.  Visit NZ’s oldest buildings : Kemp House and the Stone Store –  offering a range of 1800’s authentic goods  and a  quirky range of uniquely New Zealand souvenirs.  Embrace the beauty of this area & the birds that make it their home while hearing about the Maori & European history.

Marsden Estate for wine tasting & lunch (at your own cost).   Known for the relaxed atmosphere of its courtyard dining space overlooking the lake and vines, with innovative cuisine that showcases the unique flavours of the region.

After lunch we visit Makana Confections Chocolate factory – offering a sample of their hand-made quality confections using only natural ingredients.  See the chocolates being made through the glass wall.  Also offering Italian Gelato tastings at their cafe : maybe get one to go.
Next door venture into the Kauri Workshop & Gifts.

We return via unique Haruru Falls & the  Waitangi lookout – with spectacular views of ships & the islands of the Bay.

Option to drop off at the tender wharf  or  Paihia Village should you wish to explore further on foot, before catching one of the shuttles back to the tender boat.

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WINE & BEER TASTING ADVENTURE

From : $95 per person : 1pm-4.30pm

  • Our adventure takes us to Kerikeri  visiting three (3) vineyards  :   where  tastings can include wines, ports, liqueur,
  • Also time for a visit to the cheesery & chocolate factory
  • or Ask about option for a tasting at the Craft Beer Brewery

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WINE TASTING & LUNCH ADVENTURE

From : $95 per person : 11.30am–3.30pm :
(Lunch your own cost)

  • Departing Paihia enjoy a short drive  past beaches, farmland and native bush to Kerikeri the citrus capital of NZ.
  • Visit three vineyards tasting wines, port & liqueur.
  • Enjoy a relaxed lunch over-looking the vines with fresh locally sourced ingredients
  • From Lunch we visit Makana Confections Chocolate Factory
  • Returning  to Paihia :  with your favourite bottle of wine

Tours subject to Minimum numbers

Please contact us direct to find out if a tour is going  ahead on the day  you would like or to book a private tour for your group.
Ph:  021 0355817       info@totaltours.co.nz