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Address: 316-330 Queen Street, Masterton 6011, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64276101144
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Description: Food and wine lovers escape with one of our gourmet day tours to...
Food and wine lovers escape with one of our gourmet day tours to Martinborough or Tui Brewery. Perfect day tour from Wellington. Relax and unwind on a fully-guided, all inclusive tour by Tranzit Tours. MArtinborough Gourmet Wine TourVisit the charming Martinborough village. Depart Wellington for a one-hour scenic rail journey, then join the coach for a full guided tour and visit four award winning Martinborough vineyards. Wine tastings, delicious lunch, coffee included.Tui Brewery TourEscape to the iconic Tui Brewery in the quaint village of Mangatainoka followed by a vineyard visit. Fully guided and inclusive tour.
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Wine Down With The Martinborough Wine Tour!

My spouse and I had a great experience on March 27, 2015 during our tour of several Martinborough wineries. Our host, tour guide, shuttle bus driver extraordinaire, Naomi, was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
MikeLevey
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Columbia, South Carolina
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Columbia, South Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

My spouse and I had a great experience on March 27, 2015 during our tour of several Martinborough wineries. Our host, tour guide, shuttle bus driver extraordinaire, Naomi, was fabulous! Her knowledge of the region and of its agricultural history set the stage for a great educational experience. We were a small group from the US, Australia and Singapore. We... More 

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Singapore
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The instructions provided by tranzit tour were clear and my husband and I managed to get on the train ride from Wellington Railway to Featherstone with ease. The train ride was scenic and the guide was waiting for us at the station when we arrived. It was a really nice private tour with only 5 of us. Naomi the guide... More 

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Fitzroy, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My mother and I were lucky to join a small group led by a very professional and personable guide Naomi. Naomi was heaps of fun and definitely bumped up the value of the overall experience. No complaints at all, however, we would have preferred to have had lunch at one of the vineyards. While the food was great at Villa... More 

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Canmore, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Fabulous, driver chappy made sure we were well taken care of, all the wine, food, and local history we wanted. Great to have such wonderful group of travellers on this trip, they made the day even that much more enjoyable. A breeze to book too. Sheila Alberta Canada

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TourJen, Manager at Tranzit Tours, responded to this review

Hi Sheila, Thanks for taking the time to review our lovely Gourmet Wine Tour! Its great to have such a lovely group of travellers on board and we feel so lucky being able to show off our little slice of paradise! Glad to hear you found the booking process easy as well. All the best and safe travels, The Tranzit... More 

Tamworth, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Hope this is the correct site. Train ride from Wellington to Featherston was lovely. Small bus was ok to go around wineries. Disappointed only went to 4 wineries, and 3 of them were nearly in walking distance of each other, so felt for the day didn't really experience the area. Lunch was fresh and lovely, plus cheese at the end... More 

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TourJen, Owner at Tranzit Tours, responded to this review

Thanks Bernie for your review. We love getting feedback so we can ensure that our tour is 2nd to none! So sorry the tour didn’t meet your expectations - we can offer biking options – so if you find yourself back in the region get in touch we’d love to show you a good time at your own leisure and... More 

Singapore
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59 reviews 59 reviews
31 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We had a great day trip to Martinborough. We learnt a lot more about wines and the trip was both relaxing and intoxicating! We were not very good at drinking so didn't drink much. But there were others on the trip with us who totally enjoyed glasses of drink at each of the wineries.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We had a great day on the Tranzit wine tour, friendly guide and only 2 other people on the tour who were lovely. Went to a great range of wineries and a lovely lunch in the village. Would definitely recommend. Many people catch the train over from Wellington but we were picked up and dropped off at our accommodation in... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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82 reviews 82 reviews
28 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We booked this day excursion with Tranzit and chose the option which had us staying overnight at a very quaint period hotel in Martinborough. The tour starts off with a train ride which you are responsible for boarding yourself. A rep only meets you at the other end in Featherston. If your train ticket has been prepaid with the tour,... More 

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TourJen, Marketing Manager at Tranzit Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your feedback about your experience on our Martinborough Gourmet Wine Tour, always lovely to hear that our guests have had a wonderful time with us! We are however concerned regarding comments made about your encounter with the rail station and the confusion on ticketing on the day. Are you able to please provide us with the... More 

Washington, DC
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97 reviews 97 reviews
45 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This was a wonderful wine tour. It began with a scenic train ride from Wellington to Featherston and then a short bus ride to Martinborough. After a brief stop for coffee and for our delightful tour guide Naomi to give us an overview of what to expect on the tour, we began at the Murdoch James Estate's Blue Rock Vineyard... More 

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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Fabulous wine tour of Martinborough to include lunch. We originated and returned to Wellington. Tremendous day, great lunch. Thank you.

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