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MATAKANA WINE & FOOD TOUR includes Lunch, tastings, and door to door service. Authentic real New Zealand tour with your very own local Matakana Guide. Sample the wineries latest vintage & relax in the rejuvenating atmosphere of the wineries that are...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Auckland Central, Auckland 0910, New Zealand
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+64 9-422 2503
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fi H
MatakanaTours, Owner at Matakana Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

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

Reviewed July 9, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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ZieBays, Owner at Matakana Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2018

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!

Reviewed April 6, 2018

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

Date of experience: March 2018
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MatakanaTours, Owner at Matakana Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

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

Reviewed February 27, 2018

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

Date of experience: February 2018
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ZieBays, Owner at Matakana Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2018

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

Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Great Tour. Pleasant experience. Very knowledgeable. We did an hour ride north of Auckland tour. Visited a cheese factory, Winery, Oyster Bar.

Date of experience: September 2017
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MatakanaTours, Owner at Matakana Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2017

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.

Reviewed April 22, 2017

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

Date of experience: April 2017
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MatakanaTours, Owner at Matakana Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2017

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

Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: January 2017
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MatakanaTours, Owner at Matakana Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2017

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

Reviewed October 26, 2016

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

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed September 4, 2016

Everything was easy with Matakana tours - the booking and communication as well as the wonderful service on the day of the tour. Nigel picked us up at the door right on time and based on what our wine preferences were took us to a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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WWTours, Owner at Matakana Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to place a review. We are so happy to have this great feed back. Thank you very much! We will keep working at delivering marvelous Matakana Days out :-). Liz

Reviewed January 16, 2016

The four of us had a wonderful time on the Matakana Food and Wine Tour. The organisation was excellent and our tour guide was friendly and efficient. We thoroughly enjoyed sampling wines at three different vineyards, with a superb lunch platter at the Omaha Bay...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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MatakanaTours, Owner at Matakana Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your day out Matakana Style. We wish your all the best. Liz and the team

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