We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 08:30 - 18:30
Book In Advance
Tours from Unique Tours tend to sell out - travellers recommend booking in advance!
70
All photos (70)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent97%
  • Very good0%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“food tour”(3 reviews)
“walking tour”(5 reviews)
About
Our tour is about painting a picture of our colonial background and its diverse people which now make up this city, and​ we’ll be doing this through meandering through downtown and tasting our way through our local food and wine, NZ craft beer and...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 08:30 - 18:30
See all hours
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Contact
Ferry Building 99 Quay Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Website
+64 9-969 1604
Call
Ways to Experience Unique Tours
from US$153.00
More Info
from US$153.00
More Info
from US$153.00
More Info
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Excellent tour. Mimi did a great job. This is more than your typical walking food tour. It is truly a food and wine tour. At each stop, the food that you will be sampling is matched with a wide range of New Zealand wines where...More

1  Thank nmehravari
mimsky2016, Owner at Unique Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review and I am pleased you enjoyed yourselves.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

we were the only 2 for the tour on that day. so, kudos that the tour still took place. we had a great guide, Susan, whose company we enjoyed tremendously. our first stop was the cornerbar at hotel debrett. Vittorio, the bar manager gave us...More

2  Thank polartortoise
mimsky2016, Owner at Unique Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Hello there, I am sorry that your eperience was not 100% compared with my other reviewers. I can assure you, you were not an experiment as this tour has been going over a year. I'd also like to say that for some people on our...More

Reviews (44)
Filter reviews
44 results
Traveller rating
42
1
1
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
42
1
1
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews auckland history food tour walking tour amazing food and wine excellent tour new zealand mimi cassia insider introduction knowledge company culture nz
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 44 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

Mimi was our guide and she did a terrific job touring us around the Wharf and Quay area on our way to the selected restaurants. The restaurants were well selected and we were able to wattch the food preparation and the wines were perfect accompaniments.would...More

Thank rush1967
Reviewed 5 days ago

We decided to do this tour the first night we had in Auckland. We thought it would be a good way to get to know the various restaurant's etc. We were not disappointed at all! Mimi was our guide. She was very friendly, knowledgeable and...More

Thank JAMfuntimes
mimsky2016, Owner at Unique Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review! It was a pleasure to guide you through the downtown/wharf area and show you some of our best places and places that we as locals frequent. When back in the land of the long white cloud and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great walking tour. Food was fantastic. Wine paired perfectly. Choices for restaurants was excellent.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank LisaC6773
mimsky2016, Owner at Unique Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, I am so pleased you enjoyed the tour with Louise and a great big thank you for writing this lovely review it is greatly appreciated. Safe travels and warm regards Mimi

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Mimi was amazing! She was very sweet and personable! She taught us all about Auckland and brought us to great places to eat!

Thank Paradise733637
mimsky2016, Owner at Unique Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thank you for your review!! Very much appreciated. Hope to see you again here in Auckland, safe travels for now. Very best Mimi

Reviewed 15 September 2018

We were lucky enough to have Mimi show us some great food and wine at 4 of Auckland’s restaurants. Though the tasty bites were wonderful and wine pairings perfect, we especially enjoyed her company, conversation, and personal insight into “things to do” in Auckland. We...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Destination492145
mimsky2016, Owner at Unique Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2018

Thank you very much for taking the trouble to write a review on the Gourmet Food and Wine Tour and helping other Trip Advisor users to make an informed decision when booking their activites. I had an awesome time and hope that you do get...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018

I got to do the cocktail tour by myself with Mimi and it was one of the most fun expereinces of my trip. Mimi is a very gracious host, kind, patient and hilarious. Mimi is also very knowledgeable about Auckland, so I learnt some history...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Vic-Ido
mimsky2016, Owner at Unique Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Oh you are very welcome and thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review! As mentioned I ususally don't do single bookings but you caught me at a weak moment... And boy I had a lot of fun too, it was just...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

What a great afternoon with our host Mimi, she was a such a pleasure and took us to great bars where we got to meet and chat with the bartenders who made us customized cocktails based on our likes. We also got some very interesting...More

Thank KristieP253
mimsky2016, Owner at Unique Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

I'm so very please both of you enjoyed the tour and hope by making Iain's cocktails you'll remeber us here in Auckland fondly! I'm also pleased you stayed at Huami after the tour and enjoyed some Peking Duck! Please do get in touch if and...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018

Auckland is known by locals and visitors alike for unpredictable weather patterns and it was for this reason that I was nervous going into our Unique Tours experience. Yes, the skies were grey and ominous that day but that didn't stop the flow nor change...More

Thank GracieT47
mimsky2016, Owner at Unique Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hey Gracie T, I'm so pleased yourself and your parnter had a great time on my tour. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed account of the tour and also for posting photos that you took! Please do not...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018

I'll keep this short...... Excellent in every way. Choice of restaurants, food and wine pairings perfect, history along our walk, suggestions on other bars and restaurants. Loved Euro, Giraffe, and Huami. Could've passed on Wine Chambers. We did this tour at the beginning of our...More

Thank Jeri B
mimsky2016, Owner at Unique Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Hello Hello! Thank you so much for your very informative and personal review of the Gourmet Food and Wine Tour in Central Auckland. I'm so pleased you enjoyed yourself - it seems as much as I did! Such a fun late afternoon and evening. I...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

We booked this as my husband loves his craft beer but after 3 weeks in New Zealand and a week in Auckland he was worried that it would be a waste of time as he had hardly tasted a decent beer in NZ. How wrong...More

Thank TeW16
mimsky2016, Owner at Unique Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

What fun we had - I'm super pleased you both enjoyed this tour and also that we managed to match you up with some craft beers and bars you may have missed! I do hope you enjoyed your last supper on Friday and was sorry...More

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 69 nearby hotels
Grand Mercure Auckland
423 reviews
.10 miles away
The Sebel Quay West Auckland
659 reviews
.11 miles away
M Social Auckland
341 reviews
.13 miles away
Hotel Grand Windsor
257 reviews
.18 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,460 nearby restaurants
Botswana Butchery
892 reviews
.01 miles away
Harbourside Ocean Bar Grill
638 reviews
.01 miles away
The Shucker Brothers
40 reviews
.00 miles away
Vue Restaurant
234 reviews
.10 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 689 nearby attractions
Fullers Ferries
840 reviews
.00 miles away
Britomart
193 reviews
.09 miles away
Ferry Building
363 reviews
.01 miles away
The Lighthouse
5 reviews
.03 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Unique Tours staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines