Awesome food and wine tour from Auckland! Loved my day trip with Matakana Tours visiting some great spots just an hour out of Auckland. Sawmill Brewery and Brick Bay where both highlights but the lunch at Rothko was definitely my favourite and I cannot wait...More
Great fun and Great value! will be back again. great hidden places we would have never found if had not taken this trip. Highly recommend
Thank you for your review. We enjoyed showing you around our backyard and introducing you to some of our local characters. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
Matakana Tours did an exceptional job of hosting our business group tour to the fabukous farmers market, the brewery for a very generous tasing and then onto Plume for an exceptional lunch. Liz has a fabukous host and our guide Gilbert was an absolute treasure!...More
Thank you for taking the time to place your review. We are so very pleased you enjoyed the day. We loved meeting and hosting you all and hope you will return again soon to enjoy more flavours of the Matakana Coast Wine Country. We wish...More
We had a great trip with our tour guide Gilbert. Before we headed out, we'd had a mix up with the dates, and Liz, the manager, really pulled through and went the extra mile to make sure we still had a fantastic experience. her efforts...More
Thank you Meggie, Gilbert was so pleased to receive your review as am I. We wish you all the very best for the rest of your trip and hope to see you again soon!
My father and I had the most fantastic adventure with Gilbert, or as he called himself...a Kiwi-Frog. He drove us to some of the most fantastic hidden nooks just north of Auckland. It was fantastic. He thought of everything, making the day a casual stroll...More
Thank you for taking the time to place your review. Gilbert loved sharing the local experiences with you and we are all delighted to read the review. We hope to see you again, best wishes for many more happy travels. regards Liz
with our super host Liz. We had a great time seeing the area, even though rain was threatening we never got wet. We were collected in a super comfortable minivan with great visibility. Liz drove safely and competently while giving us an interesting commentary on...More
Hello, Thank you so much for your review. We love to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to having you back in our region enjoying more soon :-) Wishing you all the very best for your travels. Liz
Great Tour. Pleasant experience. Very knowledgeable. We did an hour ride north of Auckland tour. Visited a cheese factory, Winery, Oyster Bar.
Thank you for your review. We loved showing you our backyard full of tasty treats. We wish you all the very best for the rest of your travels.
Liz had contacted me to change the time of our pickup in Auckland an hour earlier so that we wouldn't be delayed by the Easter weekend traffic. Geoff picked us up in a 7 seater and we were only slowed for a short time by...More
Thank you for taking the time to place your review. We hope to see you again sometime, so much to visit in our region, perhaps we can do the Olive oil or Cider tastings next time :-). We wish you all the best for the...More
Liz and Gilbert tools us on a delightful tour of 3 wineries, cheese tasting, great lunch at Brick Bay and finished with Chocolate! It is educational and full of beauty.
Thank you for taking the time to place your review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your day. We have some pics of the day, coming your way soon. We wish you all the best for many more happy travels. Kind Regards Liz
First let us say Liz was a fantastic tour guide. We had our own personal tour guide in our own van. This was such a relief not to be stuck on a large tour bus like some other tours. Liz was very knowledgeable of all...More