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Nature and Nosh Explore & Taste Experience Waikato

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    Our morning begins at the base of the Kaimai ranges, we begin our first hike of the day, climbing steadily to the top of the stunning Wairere falls. At 155metres tall, these falls are the tallest in the North Island and clear days boast spectacular views as far as the eye can see across the Waikato region from the top.

    After our descent, we make our way to the heart of the Waikato. A gentle walk along the banks of Te Waihou river leads us to the famous Blue Springs producing some of the clearest and purest water in New Zealand. Not a bad setting for a picnic lunch. A region renown for it's dairy farming and local produce, it's only natural that we visit a local cheese maker to sample some of the best cheeses in New Zealand. Multi-award winning cheesemakers Over the Moon Dairy are small in size but huge on creating unique flavourswith their cheese. 

    Our afternoon is rounded off in fine style with a visit to Vilagrads, a fifth generation, family-owned winery. Sample a selection of their award-winning wines and ports and enjoy the stunning courtyard overlooking the vines.
    • Fully-inclusive, guided experience
    • Runs: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
    • Departs: 7.30am from Hamilton Gardens
    • Returns: 5.00pm to Hamilton Gardens
    • Duration: 9.5 hours
    • TWO guided short walks
    • Walks: 4.5 hours total
    • Grade: Moderate
    • A good level of fitness is required for this tour.
    • Note: A minimum of 2 people are required for this tour to run
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    Reviewed May 1, 2019

    Had an amazing day out on the tour with Kylie and Peter. The weather was amazing which made for a stunning walk along the coast followed by so much food. The ice cream and visit to the farm topped it all off. I felt very...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank mumsyof2
    kyliemarier, Owner at Nature & Nosh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2019

    Thanks so much for the lovely review, glad you enjoyed your day out!

    Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

    A great 3 days walking in beautiful locations with friendly people. A full itinerary with plenty of food and wine. Both our guides, Peter and Irene were lovely people who looked after us and kept us entertained.

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Robyn L
    kyliemarier, Owner at Nature & Nosh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2019

    So glad you enjoyed your wee getaway Robyn! Thanks for choosing us :)

    Reviewed February 7, 2019

    Starting the day discovering we were the only 2 on the tour allowing us to monopolise both the highly experience guide Peter and the bubble and knowledgable host Kylie we set off our journey to discover the highest of waterfalls, heat ravaged fields, the bluest...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank E1670FDpault
    kyliemarier, Owner at Nature & Nosh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2019

    So great to be able to host you both for the day, it's always a pleasure when the company is so good. Thanks for the lovely review. I hope it was a pleasant dose of nostalgia for you travelling through the Waikato and really hope...More

    Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

    Kylie and the team have a really awesome tour product here! Super informative and interesting every single day of our tour. The food was delicious and our accommodation cozy! Well worth it, definitely recommend!

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    kyliemarier, Owner at Nature & Nosh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

    Fantastic, thanks Chris!

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