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Address: 49 Chaytor Road RD1 | Upper Moutere, Nelson 7173, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-540 3873
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Description: 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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Awesome Ales Tour

Myself and some friends headed down to Nelson for a craft beer weekend and we took in Owen's Awesome Ales Tour as a way to visit a number of breweries in the region. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Jaron B
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Myself and some friends headed down to Nelson for a craft beer weekend and we took in Owen's Awesome Ales Tour as a way to visit a number of breweries in the region. The afternoon that was organised was great, nice mix of small and larger breweries and Owen has a great relationship with them to the point where it... More 

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

Kia ora guys. It was great to have you down from the City of Sails for the weekend and to take you out on the Awesome Ales Tour here. Hope you all enjoyed the photos from the afternoon! Thanks a lot for taking the time to provide a review and we are thrilled to hear you all had a great... More 

Broadmayne, null, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Evelyn went the extra mile - literally! After a very interesting trip to four different wineries with tasting at each one we were taken up to the look out to see over Nelson before being dropped back at our accommodation. A most enjoyable and informative tour. The small numbers - there were eight on our tour - make it so... More 

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

Kia ora Gemma. That was very nice of you to post such a lovely review and Evelyn was thrilled to hear you both had a lovely day out. Thanks again and we trust you had a great holiday in Aotearoa and a safe trip home. Haere ra and Thanks again :-) More 

New Plymouth, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We went on a wine and brew tour with Owen. He took us to a distillery and 4 wine tastings 2 beer tastings and showed around Nelson. We highly recommend Bay Tours and Owen

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

Kia ora guys. Thanks a lot K&R for the wonderful review. Much appreciated and appreciate the nice comments. I recall it being a lovely day and I hope you have had time to check the photos out on our website link under Tour Pics? I guess its back to the coal face in The Naki now but hopefully if you... More 

haverfordwest
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

We went on the Wines, brews and views tour with Bay Tours yesterday and had a great day! Owen picked us up from our accommodation and was welcoming and friendly. As we went along to our first brewery we stopped at a lookout and Owen kindly took some photos of us. We went to two vineyards and three breweries and... More 

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

Kia ora / Hi Emily. Thanks so much for taking time out to send such a great review! No problem at all to send the item back to you guys. Obviously still in shock from the Wales v England game :-) Yes Mapua wharf is a lovely little stop. So many choices for people for a lunch stop there. Fish... More 

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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

I have just come back from the wines, brews and views tour with my boyfriend. It was a great day, we managed to get in three brewery's and two wineries. The driver and tour guide Owen was very easy going and friendly but knowledgeable at the same time. A great day out, must do in Nelson!

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

Kia ora / Hi guys. Thanks so much for the wonderful review. So glad we could help you both enjoy your visit to Nelson. Yes some days we can get around a little quicker and get in an extra winery or brewery stop but we don't like to turn the day into a race either. I think our day out... More 

Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Booked the vines brews and views tour with bay tours. Owen was fantastic from start to finish taking us to a great selection of brewery's and vineyards for tastings. I liked the fact he chose a lovely village for for lunch which had something for every budget. Owen was very welcoming and good fun all day! Thanks for a great... More 

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

Kia ora / Thanks Andrerw. Very nice of you to take the time to review the day out. Yes one of the reasons we go to Mapua Wharf for a lunch stop is because there is no pressure on any of our clients. They can as you say choose from many different outlets to suit the budget they have for... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

Owen took us on a great day out, wineries and a brewery. He is very knowledgeable and helpful. We recommend Bay Tours.

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

Kia ora / Thanks a lot guys for the recommendation. Very much appreciated. Lots of great craft beers around Nelson and of course we all know who wins the most wine awards in NZ :-) ! Glad you enjoyed the day and trust you all have a wonderful 2015. Kapai! More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

My husband and I (visiting from Melbourne), had the pleasure of doing a Wines and walks tour with Sue. Bay Tours were able to customize a tour for us as we wanted to check out the area as well as having a drink or two! First stop was the Resurgence which was stunning walk in a spiritual area. Our guide... More 

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

Kiaora Vivienne, It was a great pleasure to take you and your husband on one of our tours. We particularly enjoy showing clients the beautiful resurgence area which has special significance to early Maori tribes settled in the area. It was lovely that you too felt the spiritual ambiance of such a sacred place. We are glad you also enjoyed... More 

Wanganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We chose Bay Tours Nelson as we were looking for a small, intimate tour that would take us to interesting wineries. We were not disappointed. Owen had put a lot of thought into planning our day and a lot of effort in to making the day fun. We were picked up on time, and ran to schedule all day, however... More 

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

Kia ora / Hi Graeme and Virginia. Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review for us. It was a pleasure to host folk from the River City and nice to share some common interests and also our wonderful Nelson region. It was a lovely day made even better by the way you all interacted and had... More 

Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We were given a craft brewery tour as a Christmas gift and we're delighted by our guide Sue's suggestion that if we wished we could visit a mix of breweries and wineries. Our first stop was at Resurgence in Riwaka where the wine was great and the owner not only showed us her vines but was happy to give us... More 

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

Thanks so much Anne and Kevin for taking the time to review your tour. We are very pleased we were able to help your special day be a memorable one. It's great that you were able to sample some of the delights this area has to offer and we are all indeed very lucky to be living here. It was... More 

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