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Address: | PO Box 6030, Wellington, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 4 801 9198
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Description: Experience a gourmet food tour with Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, where...
Experience a gourmet food tour with Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, where we believe the best way to discover a new place and its culture is through food and wine. Enjoy a walking gourmet tour with our friendly, local guide in Wellington, the foodie capital that’s crazy about its locally roasted coffee, or a food and wine experience in Martinborough, a premium boutique pinot noir wine region; or a food tour in Auckland
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Amazing tour!!!!

The tour was amazing! It was very well organized and we went to places we would normally not find traveling as tourists. Helena has a huge knowledge about the city and the history... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The tour was amazing! It was very well organized and we went to places we would normally not find traveling as tourists. Helena has a huge knowledge about the city and the history of NZ. We learned a lot and we had a ton of fun. All the food we tasted was mouthwatering. We highly recommend the Zest Food Tour!

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Hi Sylvia, thank you so much for your wonderful review of your Zest tour. I know Helena will be thrilled to read to read your comments. We love sharing the sights, the history and flavours of this beautiful city with our guests and are really appreciative you taking the time to post such lovely comments. Many thanks and safe travels... More 

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We went as a group of US exchange students, who had been living in Wellington for the last few months. Despite the fact we already knew the city, we heard new information and went to hidden places, getting a really local feel to the tour. We visited a coffee shop, chocolate factory, gelato shop and Moore Wilson's for cheeses. Helena... More 

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Hi Beky, thanks for posting this great review. I'll make sure to pass this on to Helena and Heather as well. I know they had a blast with the students. We love showcasing Wellington's hidden gems and amazing vibrancy from a food lover's perspective and are thrilled to know you enjoyed your morning with Zest. Best regards, Stephanie More 

Spokane Valley, Washington
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10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This is a great tour Coffee Chocolate the Market and the superb lunch. Stephanie made the day great knows all the ins and outs of Wellington. Could not imagine going to Wellington and missing out on this tour. If your on a tight budget you can skip the lunch. I would rather skip dinner the lunch was exquisite. P.S New... More 

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Hi Joe, thank you so much for your kind words. It was an absolute pleasure showing you and Linda around Wellington and I'm so glad to know you enjoyed your time here. Wishing you both all the best on your future travels. Kind regards, Stephanie More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This was a terrific way to get around Wellington's wonderful Sunday morning offerings in terms of markets and must-see purveyors of fine food. Wilma was delightful and turned out to know an old friend of mine very well. Such a small place. Many thanks!

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, Diana. It's so great to hear you enjoyed your day with Zest. Wilma will be delighted to read your kind words. Thanks again, Stephanie C More 

Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Our tour guide Stephanie was not only a very good tour guide but great company. The tour was informative, the food experience excellent and gave us a great insight into the city itself.

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. I really enjoyed meeting you and showing you Wellington from a food enthusiasts perspective. It was such a fun day. Kind regards Stephanie C More 

Toronto
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261 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Fabiennes was charming and knowledgeable. Fun way to get acquainted with the city. Really interesting to meet the owners of the artisanal food retailers and learn about their businesses. Minor quibble - even with tiny nibbles, it is an enormous amount of food. Resist tasting everything or just tiny bites, so you will be able to fully enjoy lunch.

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Catherine C, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a lovely review about your tour with Zest, which I have shared with our guide. We feel very passionate about Wellington and enjoy introducing our guests to its wonderful, artisan food scene. Many thanks, Stephanie C. More 

PHILADELPHIA
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This was a great way to see, taste and experience Wellington! We were on the Holland America Line "Oosterdam" and were so glad that this was offered to us. Everything was really great - we had an awesome guide (I don't have her name handy but she'll remember the group from Atlantis)..it was so interesting to learn of the history... More 

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Catherine C, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Thank you so much Bill and Vito, for taking the time to post such a lovely review, which I have shared with the guide. We were delighted to hear you enjoyed exploring and getting to know Wellington with Zest. We love sharing our knowledge of this gorgeous city and its amazing food scene with our guests and really appreciate your... More 

New Zealand
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79 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

To cut to the chase here, this is not the most straight forward review to write, our guide on the day was a really engaging and knowledgable person when it came to Wellington. Our issue is that given the many food related producers, restaurants, shops etc that we now know exist in Wellington after our own searching out the tour... More 

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Catherine C, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to write a review, we do appreciate it. We are sorry you found it not to be quite what you expected. It would be great if you would like to contact us via our email our on our website as we would really like to get some additional feedback from you to explore... More 

California
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37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

What a great tour! We thoroughly enjoyed everything about the tour- the service was perfect, the guide was fantastic, and the spots we went to were just what you would hope for- super informative, friendly and welcoming, and a bit off the beaten track so you weren't just hitting all the spots the normal tourist go. Just a fabulous time... More 

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Catherine C, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and for taking the time to write about us, we really appreciate it. So glad to know you appreciated getting off the beaten track to experience Wellington from an insiders view. More 

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This was an excellent way to see Wellington and go to places we probably wouldn't have gone to. Our guide Heather was very knowledgeable and friendly. Good to go behind the scenes and learn about produce - coffee, gelato, local cheeses, smoky spicy peanut butter and chocolate. To cap it all off we had an excellent lunch. My only slight... More 

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Catherine C, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Hi Graham, thanks very much for your great review, we really appreciate the time you took to place some feedback. We'll definitely look into seeing if we can add the tour stops onto the map, that's a great ideas! Kind Regards, Catherine Cordwell, Zest Food Tours More 

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Address: Address: | PO Box 6030, Wellington, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 4 801 9198
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington

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