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Bay Tours Nelson

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Kia Ora / Hi, Experience all the flavours of Nelson. Enjoy wine, art,scenic, golf and Maori tours with the enthusiastic and experienced Bay Tours Nelson team. Let us give you the 'Perfect day out!'
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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30 Orakei Street | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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+64 800 229 868
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Spent a rainy day on the wine, brew and view tour. Owen was a wonderful host. The 3 vineyards were each slightly different in their wine offerings. Visited a historic tavern and tasted several beers and ciders. Overall one of the best tours I’ve been...More

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia ora Carol & Hod. Kapai! Thank you both for joining the day out. Enjoyed having you both and hearing all the fishing tales :-) Glad you had a nice day and went away with lovely memories. Take care and happy travels and tight lines...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our travel agent booked us on a half day wine tour with Owen, who is simply delightful. When he learned we were interested in art, he took us to some of his favorite shops and galleries along the way. He is very knowledgeable about the...More

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia ora Judith and Chaye. Thank you very much for taking the time to sit down and send us such a lovely review. Ka mau te wehi :-)! Hope you enjoyed the pics I took of the day and that the rest of your holiday...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We truly enjoyed our tour visiting 4 different wineries, and even had the chance to taste NZ gin, and visit NZ's oldest pub for some craft beer tasting! The whole tour felt personal since each winery we went to, more people would come in just...More

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia ora Patricia and Darren. Guys it was a real pleasure spending the day with you both and chatting about Asia and the expat lifestyle :-) Thank you for taking the time to send in such a lovely review and I trust the rest of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can only recommend this trip. We didnt have to do anything but enjoy a lovely day of great tastings.

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora Thanks so much for the lovely review :-) You were all great ambassadors for your country - Denmark and it was a real pleasure to meet you all and enjoy the day out. Arohanui Owen

Reviewed October 2, 2018

We had a wonderful day out with the incredibly knowledgeable & friendly Owen. On the tour our first stop was a beautiful look out over Nelson & the region. From there we visited two wineries, Eyebright Country Store, lunch in Mapua, a brewery & NZ's...More

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Kia ora Nikita and whanau. It was lovely to have you all for the day. Enjoyed the banter and jibes as we went around especially with your Dad John :-) I hope your farewell went well and you arrive safely back "home" in beautiful Canada....More

Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Owen was a great tour guide - he knew all the best spots for a good drop, as well as some other fun little highlights in Nelson. He took us to a couple of cute local shops and the visit to the Moutere Inn was...More

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Kia ora Emma :-) We hope the rest of your stay in Aotearoa was memorable for you both as well and that you got home to sunny Sydney safe and sound. Thank you for the lovely review and taking the time to make one. We...More

Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent day out with Owen on the Wine, Brew and View tour. Owen picked us up from our accommodation and took us into Nelson to see the view across the bay from the lookout point. He then drove us to each of...More

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exnavy76, Manager at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Och aye :-) Thanks guys for the lovely review. Always lovely to have our Scottish kin visiting Aotearoa. Glad you enjoyed the day out and I trust the ferry journey to Wellington the next day went OK!!!??? :-) Great that you were able to enjoy...More

Reviewed July 11, 2018

Our flight was delayed so we were late to our pickup. Owen assured us that was fine. He was so friendly and accommodating adjusting the day to suit our preferences. Beautiful day looking at crafts and visiting wineries along with the oldest Pub in NZ....More

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Thanks so much Donna. It was very nice to meet you both and I trust you both arrived home safe and sound. I think we could have spent the whole day at the Quilters Barn if she had a the choice :-) A nice way...More

Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

We had a perfect day tasting wines and beers with Owen as our guide. Visited some lovely wineries, great viewpoints and a fantastic pub too. Loved it and would recommend to anyone. Thank you!More

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Kia ora Crystal Thanks so much for taking the time to make a lovely review. Ka mau te wehi :-) (AWESOME!) Enjoyed meeting you both and showing you a few of the local sights over a wine or two :-) Hope the rest of your...More

Reviewed June 17, 2018

We arrived in Nelson looking for a wine tour only to find that most of the wineries close for the Winter, slightly disheartened to hear that there would only be two wineries on the tour we booked, but did not really have any great expectations....More

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2018

Kia ora Deborah & Jim. Guys great to see you again and thanks so much for the lovely review. Glad you enjoyed the day and the little stop at Port Mapua. Yes the little cheese shop is always a nice stop. Feel sorry for old...More

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dollyrosie
November 6, 2017|
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Response from exnavy76 | Property representative |
Yes we can do large groups. We will do special rates for larger groups. Please email us on our webpage. Bay Tours Nelson. Kia ora.
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JonathanJ2446
October 2, 2017|
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Response from exnavy76 | Property representative |
Check out our website as we have a whole range of wine and scenic tour - half and full day options ranging from NZ$105 to NZ$295pp. Thanks for your enquiry nga mihi Owen
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Mary H
October 16, 2016|
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Yes, I believe so, however, I would try to have the owner be your tour guide.
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