Vulcan Lane, Auckland, 1010
Make your night out in Auckland worth remembering with a guided tour experiencing the best sips, sights, and stories of the city’s historical bar scene. Proudly showcasing craft beers from boutique local breweries and/or fantastic New Zealand wines, along with delicious non-alcoholic options this is an event with a difference. Our unique combination of a guided city tour, hosted social event and a fascinating Auckland and New Zealand history lesson offers an informative, engaging, and enjoyable evening for everyone – be they a tippler or a teetotaler.
You'll get to experience some unique wines at three boutique, family run, wineries in one of New Zealand's smallest wine making regions. Unusually for NZ, due to the local climate, the area is slightly biased towards producing red wines, but also has some great whites... This tour also includes, at no additional cost, 4 side trips. You can visit a cheese maker, a honey centre, a chocolate maker... all tastings are included, see giant ancient (almost 1000 year old) ‘Kauri’ trees, a pottery, wharf & beach, we visit at least 4 of these during the day. An open menu, main course, lunch at a vineyard restaurant is also included.
We make no secret that this is the most comprehensive 8 Hour Full Day Tour of Auckland. Take in the top attractions of New Zealand's largest city on this full-day scenic tour of Auckland.Drive through the City to Tamaki Drive by air-conditioned Mercedes with our guide, discover sites of interest including Devonport, Mission Bay and gaze over the coastal scenery from Achilles Point. Travel to the top of 2 of Auckland's volcanoes for stunning 360 degree views; North Head, a volcano with the most commanding, spectacular views over the City, inner harbour and the Hauraki Gulf, and also see Auckland historic Mt. Eden, the highest volcano on the isthmus. Admire native birdlife at Muriwai Beach, the spectacular rugged coastline with black sand beaches and sip fine wines along the Kumeu Wine Trail. Visit the Auckland Domain, home to the Auckland Museum and visit the 2 stunning Wintergardens and Fernery. Enjoy our historic lunch stop in Riverhead. Marvel as we journey into the lush countryside.
You will taste some superb and unique wines at four family owned wineries and visit both the spectacular West Coast, Tasman Sea, with black, iron-sand beaches and the beautiful East Coast, Pacific Ocean, on this amazing day tour (approx' 7 hours) out of Auckland. A delicious main course, open menu, lunch is included at one of the winery restaurants. You quite often get the opportunity to meet and chat with a winemaker or two to find out some of their secrets. Door to door service is included at your accommodation in the main city area. All your tastings and lunch are included, no hidden extras to pay.
New Zealand prides itself as one of the few countries in the world with an incredibly wide range of natural resources and wonderful attractions. The Waitomo Glow-worm Caves are a major drawing card for the region as its natural beauty is something to admire. Under the green hills of Waitomo lies a labyrinth of caves, sinkholes and underground rivers. Ride a boat beneath thousands of tiny glow-worms inhabit the cave and put on a mesmerising light display likened to the twinkling night sky.
Experience the magnificent Aranui Cave, along with glow worm cave set within a natural forest reserve in Waitomo. Under the green hills of Waitomo lies a labyrinth of caves, sinkholes and underground rivers. Explore the ancient cave formations, high chambers and huge stalactites and stalagmites. Discover serenity in the most delicate and intimate of the main caves in Waitomo. Get off the beaten track & discover one of Waitomo's best-kept secrets. Aranui Cave is a magical, mystical place that is steeped in Maori myth and legend.