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Sculpture and Taste Tour Matakana (private vehicle & driver)

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  • 1
    Tui Tours
    Stop: 7 hours - Admission included
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    Sculptureum
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Honey Centre
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Honest Chocolat
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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Highlights
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Auckland inner City Hotels.
    Other locations on request
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Duration
    7h
    Inclusions
    • Comfortable Mercedes-Benz Vehicle
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • All activities
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Hotel/port pickup
    • Entry/Admission - Tui Tours
    • Entry/Admission - Sculptureum
    • Entry/Admission - Honey Centre
    • Entry/Admission - Honest Chocolat
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Jason took us to see the sculpture garden, plus tastings. He is a true “gentlemen” in all sense of the word. We could adopt him, patient, answered all of our dumb questions, took care to make sure we were comfortable. One of our first tours ever, but we had many more planned,
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    Response from 351lorraines, Guest Relations Manager at Sculpture and Taste Tour Matakana (private vehicle & driver)
    Responded Oct 16, 2019
    Hi Margie, Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your tour with Jason while on your tour to New Zealand and Australia. Our tour north for the sculpture and taste from Auckland gives you a little sample of New Zealand life out of the city. So if you time is limited while traveling to or from Australia and you have only the day in New Zealand we try and give you the best over view possible. We wish you all the best on your travels and if you get the chance to come to New Zealand again we would love to show you more of our home. All the best
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    What I always enjoy best when visiting a new place is to let someone local show you around. There are always hidden gems and local stories to paint the backdrop. Lorraine and Ron are just the people to show you around Auckland the North Island’s many treasures. We were
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    Response from Lorraine S, Manager at Sculpture and Taste Tour Matakana (private vehicle & driver)
    Responded Sep 29, 2018
    Thank you Andrew for taking the time to review your tour with us, it was absolutely wonderful spending the day with you both. All the best with the new addition to the family and we look forward to welcoming you back to New Zealand for another break.
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    Sat waiting at queens wharf for my tour bus and couldnt see any other people waiting.To my surprise i was the only one on the tour.My guide/driver Lorraine greeted me offered front seat which was perfect to view the sights on our trip.The whole trip was fantastic even though i
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    Response from Lorraine S, Manager at Sculpture and Taste Tour Matakana (private vehicle & driver)
    Responded Sep 29, 2018
    Thank you Terry for taking the time to review your tour with us. I loved spending the day with you and hope you had a relaxing trip back to the UK.
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    About the operator

    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travelers have to say about the operator.

    By: Tui Tours
    89 reviews
    kathpaul1995
    20
    First Trip to New Zealand
    Ron was an excellent host for a first time trip to New Zealand. He is quite knowledgeable and very enjoyable to
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    USCKaboom
    New York City, New York
    1975432
    Private service at a reasonable price
    We booked the Waitomo Caves & Hobbiton Day Trip through a third party service. They were very responsive leading
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    G j
    Houston, Texas
    3555
    Coromandel coast
    Overall the trip was good . We felt rushed during the first part of the trip however later we understood that we
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    BDAUS7
    10
    A half day tour of Auckland with transfer to the airport
    Ron from Tui Tours met us at the cruise terminal shortly after the ship docked and took us on a wonderful and
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    ripsomjc
    Wilmington, Delaware
    40
    Great tour and service!
    We took the Private Transfer and Half Day Auckland City Tour from the airport to our hotel. Ron from Tui Tours
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    ticondy
    California
    4767
    Great day with great guides!
    Lorraine and Ron were great guides! Coromandel was what first inspired me to plan a trip to New Zealand and this
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    Daydream692091
    10
    Enjoyable and educational
    We were picked up from cruise ship terminal by Ron and Lorraine and as we only had 3 hours before we had to be at
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    margie70745
    Bedford, Pennsylvania
    8727
    INCREDIBLE EXPERIENCE, VERY INCREDIBLE GUIDE, THIS SERVICE IS THE BEST
    Jason took us to see the sculpture garden, plus tastings. He is a true “gentlemen” in all sense of the word. We
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    AB5Safaris
    Toronto, Canada
    2314
    AMAZING DAY!!
    WOW!! My parents and I had a fabulous day with Lorraine and Ron! During our day long layover in Auckland, we
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    malcolm c
    New York City, New York
    82
    Blown away!
    We came to New Zealand primarily because we were in Australia and figured why not. Didn't have any real New
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    laurelhollow
    New York City, New York
    9344
    Wonderful excursion
    Got picked up at the hotel by Lorraine - lovely woman who knows all about the country. First drove to the Glow
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    roni d
    New York City, New York
    51
    Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton
    Lorraine made our day into a lovely drive through the beautiful New Zealand countryside with stops at the amazing
    Read more
    987antoinetteb
    Bacolod, Philippines
    6749
    Wonderful day out
    Lorraine was wonderful! The day was a bit rushed because we added the option of kiwi house, but the scenery and
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    Em W
    Perth, Australia
    316
    Relaxing Countryside, Far From the Madding Crowd
    A cheerful Ron from Tui Tours welcomed us into a comfortable and roomy vehicle for our day touring the Matakana
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    marysG6431JS
    10
    Auckland City and West Coast Highlights
    Our tour director was excellent as well as delightful. We went to a variety of interesting places. The tour was
    Read more
    Key Details
    • Duration: 7h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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