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Auckland Wine Trail Tours

11 Pentland Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
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Really enjoyed this wine tour. Not only was the tour leader quick to respond to a last minute... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
McLeanTraveler
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McLean, Virginia
Beautiful sightseeing, good wineries for tasting, very pleasant and informative trip

John drove us to waterfalls, we saw unique trees and plants, made amazing pictures of Northern... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
valia1501
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Auckland Wine Trail Tours has now been voted "Best Wine Tour In New Zealand" five times, in the 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 & 2016 "Traveller Voted" tourism awards. We were also awarded Trip Advisor's "Certificate Of Excellence" for 2012, 2013, 2015 & 2016 and give our thanks to all our customers for their great reviews & comments. We are Auckland's original specialist wine tasting tour operator with the most experienced wine tour guide in Auckland, owner John Meadows. We offer a great range of Day & Half Day tours all with excellent wineries on both the West Coast (Kumeu, Waimauku) & East Coast (Matakana). Great scenery & sightseeing, farmland, regional parks, Tasman Sea, Pacific Ocean, rainforest, waterfalls, black sand beaches, vineyards, winery tour... Delicious winery restaurant lunches. Small group, max 9, door to door service in city area. Private tours & large groups by arrangement.
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11 Pentland Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland 1024, New Zealand

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Really enjoyed this wine tour. Not only was the tour leader quick to respond to a last minute booking request, but the wineries were great and the tour was very enjoyable. Highly recommend this one.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

John drove us to waterfalls, we saw unique trees and plants, made amazing pictures of Northern island (my husband considers them the best from our overall NZ trip), walked on black sand beach, learnt a lot from John about the country. Four wineries John selected...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our tour began with a drive to the coast to learn about gannets. We toured two wineries, Westbrook and The Hunting Lodge. Both had wines that we enjoyed so much that we bought some for later. In addition to an excellent wine tour, our guide...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

John (Auckland Wine Trail Tours) took us on a fabulous all day tour of 6 unique New Zealand wineries where we sampled the range of New Zealand wines. He provided door to door service and insightful commentary about the history of the wine industry in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the East Coast Tour with John on January 28th, 2018. It was a great experience all the way around. John was great at communicating prior to the tour so we would know what to expect - even letting us know that we would...More

Thank Diana A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the absolute pleasure of taking a Wine and waterfall tour with John Meadows on 2/24 while visiting Auckland. Mr. Meadows had intricate detail and history of the New Zealand culture took the time to show us the Fern plant and the Kiwi bird...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A full day tour which included some scenic sites west of Auckland, lunch and 4 wineries. I found this tour to be everything I wanted in a wine tour. John (a very personable guy) was very knowledgeable about NZ (especially the North Island) as well...More

Thank Virginia H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

John is a very laid back guy who took us on a laid back wine tour. I believe we visited 4 wineries, a chocolate maker and a cheese maker. He wanted to also take us to a honey farm but none of the 4 of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a half day wine and waterfall tour with John. He was right on time picking us up and getting us back to our hotel. We visited four wineries, black beaches, waterfalls and had a lovely lunch. The wineries we visited included plenty of...More

Thank Pattie M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the best time on the Coast to Coast tour - definitely one of the highlights of my trip to New Zealand! John was a fantastic and knowledgeable host, and he impressively runs all of these tours on his own. There are several different...More

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walshya
14 December 2015|
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Response from MidlandsSam01 | Reviewed this property |
Prices are listed on the wine trail tours website (day tours NZ$265pp). Gift vouchers are available too. Select your preferred tour to see options and age restrictions.
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coffeemama
6 September 2015|
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Response from Clare S | Reviewed this property |
I am also pretty sure that the legal age for drinking in NZ is 18. This was a great tour, the small vineyards were just beautiful!!
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