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Address: Nelson 7011, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-540 3873
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Kia Ora / Hi, Experience all the flavours of Nelson. Enjoy wine,...

Kia Ora / Hi, Experience all the flavours of Nelson. Enjoy wine, art,scenic, golf and Maori tours with the enthusiastic and experienced Bay Tours Team. Let us give you the 'Perfect day out!'

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Gourmet Wine and Scenic Tour.

Perfect day out. Owen picked us up from our apartment in Tahunanui on time. It was a private tour just the 4 of us, my wife and I from Australia, and her cousin Rob and wife... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perfect day out. Owen picked us up from our apartment in Tahunanui on time. It was a private tour just the 4 of us, my wife and I from Australia, and her cousin Rob and wife Marion from Holland. We got much more than we hoped for. Owen was fantastic. He showed us Nelson city, Ernest Rutherford's Memorial, glass blowing... More 

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this review

Kia ora Garry & Ingrid. How lovely to hear from you guys again. Thanks so much for taking the time to send in such a comprehensive and wonderful review. It is much appreciated by Sue and I. Hope you got the pics I took of the day and glad to know you enjoyed the other non wine stops ie. Rutherford... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Owen was a great tour guide and so friendly throughout the whole time. He made the experience so personalized and even bought us chips and strawberries. We enjoyed all of the wineries and breweries we went to and the knowledge we gained. Would definitely recommend for anyone looking for a good time around Nelson! All the best to Owen and... More 

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this review

Kia ora Maria & Tom. It was a real pleasure to have you and the family out with us. Really enjoyed the day with you all. Thank you very much for taking time out of your holiday to pen a few words for us on Trip Advisor. We are very thrilled and appreciative. Glad you enjoyed the strawberries :-) We... More 

Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't speak highly enough of our time on the half day wine tour (around 11-4.30 ish) with Evelyn and Bay Tours. Booked online a day before, no fuss, pick up and drop off from our hotel in comfortable minibus, informative, flexible, informal and great value for money. We were very lucky to be the only two for the tour that... More 

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this review

Kia ora / Hi Jeff. Many thanks for taking the time out of your holiday to post such a well composed review of your day from booking through to drop off and comments about our vehicle. Glad you enjoyed the wines in Nelson and yes you are correct they really are undiscovered to some degree (and maybe we like it... More 

Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with Owen for the full day Abel Tasman and Wineary tour. Was an absolutely amazing day, as well as seeing the beautiful park, and nice wineries we also were taken to see a number of other sites that I would never either thought to have a look at. Owen was an amazing guide and it was a really personalised... More 

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this review

Kapai Fran & Sheryl. It was lovely to meet you both. What a great day we had! The weather was amazing and we enjoyed some lovely wine and visitied some nice shops along the way :-) Thank you for taking the time to send in the lovely review. Much appreciated Fran. Good luck with the job hunting :-) PS:Hope you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I attended the half day Wine Brews and Views Tour and we definitely recommend it. The selection of places was great and it was nice to have a mix since I like the wine and my husband prefers beer. Our guide, Owen, was really terrific. He had a wonderful sense of humor and provided us with great... More 

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this review

Kia ora / Guten tag Steph and Jerry. Guys thanks so much for the lovely review. It is very much appreciated and good to know you had a nice day out and have arrived safely home in Deutchland :-) You were a great bunch to have out for the day and hope you didn't cause too much havoc in our... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We woke up to a rainy, miserable looking day in Nelson and hadn't planned for bad weather. After quickly finding this tour, we phoned at 9am to see if we could join the 11am wine and breweries tour. The operator was very accommodating and found us spaces on the tour, despite it being short notice. The tour itself was fantastic.... More 

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this review

Kia ora Jordan & Ashley. Thank you so much for the wonderful review guys. You and the rest of the group were great and everyone got along so well. It is always good to know people enjoy their day out. We do try hard to make sure everyone enjoys the day as they come a long way and invest a... More 

Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a half day winery tour with some great sightseeing throw in. Evelyn was terrific and took us to four interesting wineries where we talked to the winemakers and tasted some terrific wines. She dropped us for lunch at a beautiful harbor and took us to see numerous gorgeous sights all around the area. It was... More 

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this review

Kia ora Michael. Thanks so much for taking your valuable holiday time to send us the lovely review. It is very much appreciated and Evelyn is very chuffed :-) Yes Evelyn does quite the scenic tour :-) Glad you enjoyed it and also the wines. Yes Mapua is a lovely spot for a lunch stop and you certainly picked a... More 

Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We took the full-day wine tour and it was worth every cent, and more. Owen was fun, friendly and very knowledgeable about wines as well as local history. He organised us very well, but didn't complain when we spent too long at lunch at the fabulous Mahana Estate. We also visited Brightwater winery and tasted some superb Pinot (recommended by... More 

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this review

Gidday cobbers :-) Thanks so much guys for taking thetime out of your holidays to send in such awonderful review for us It's very much appreciated. Kapai :-)! Glad you all enjoyed the day and yes the lunches at Mahana areawesome and the staff there are lovely too. We got off to a great start with Charlies Pinot at Brightwater... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Great tour with Owen. Half day trip was perfect amount of time and had a variety of places we visited. I did a similar trip with Bay Tours 10 years earlier and was pleased that it was just as enjoyable as the last and my sisters enjoyed it also. Definitely recommend and Owen is so nice and makes a real... More 

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this review

Tena kotou Melissa, Rebecca and Anna. Many thanks for sitting down and taking the tie to send your lovely review in.Kapai:-) It is much appreciated and nice to hear you all had a nice day out. Hope you managed to see the pics I sent you. We had a nice bunch that day and enjoyed sitting in the sun at... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had a really great day with Sue on the Wine, Brews and Views Tour. There were three of us on the tour and Sue was a great guide. She was extremely knowledgeable about the Nelson area and it was great to see someone so passionate about the area and supporting other businesses. The wineries and breweries were great to... More 

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this review

Hi Mike, So glad you enjoyed your day. We certainly are lucky to live in such a gorgeous area. It was good to meet you and Matt and be able to share some of our attractions with you. Hope it wasn't too hard going back to work! Thanks for taking the time to review the tour, we really appreciate that.... More 

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