Kumeu Wine Tours and Lunch from Auckland

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Tue, Apr 16, 2024

What you can expect

Getaway from the hustle and bustle of Auckland City and get transported to Auckland's heritage wine country, Kumeu. Experience an afternoon of wine tasting and enjoy a contemporary Vineyard Lunch. Enjoy scenic views of Muriwai Beach and the coastline. This relaxed and enjoyable wine tour departing Auckland is perfect for both novice wine tasters through to a budding Connoisseur. Your first stop will take you to the Soljans which is an award winning property known for their method traditionelle sparkling wines. Here you will be able to enjoy your delicious vineyard lunch, in a location that is all about making the most of the sun. The food is inspired by the Mediterranean, but with a Kiwi twist that champions fresh seasonal produce from around the region. The next location is the Coopers Creek vineyard which offers fantastic wines from New Zealand's best regions. Coopers Creek produce a wide variety of wines and are known for their daring choice of grapes and blends. Following this, you will visit one of the special places in the region called Muriwai Beach. This is an amazing beach spot, which showcases the outstanding view from Auckland's west coast beaches. During the months of August to April, you will also have the opportunity to see one of the world’s largest seabirds, the gannet, in its natural environment. At that time of year, Muriwai is home to one of the few mainland gannet nesting sites in the world situated on the cliff-tops overlooking the Tasman Sea. The final stop is the idyllic West Brook Winery which looks across a stunning duck pond and terraced picnic area to rows upon rows on vines. These wine truly demonstrate a varietal character and their unique regional origins.

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What you need to know

Inclusions
  • Wine tastings at 3 locally owned vineyards
  • Vineyard lunch with a glass of wine
  • Visit to Muriwai Beach
  • Viewing of gannet colony (Aug-Apr)
  • Knowledgeable driver / guide
  • Pick up and drop off at inner city accommodation
Duration
  • Allow 5 hours
Departure Location
  • Departs 12.30pm (returns 5.15pm)
  • Pick up from inner-city Auckland
  • Operates daily all year
Hotel Pickup
  • __If you have booked a hotel__
  • Prior to completing your purchase, enter your hotel name in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your hotel pick up time __If you have not yet booked a hotel__
  • If you have not yet booked a hotel, enter the words 'hotel not known' in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your hotel pick up time __If you do not require a hotel pick up__
  • If you do not require a hotel pick up and will be meeting the tour at the tour departure point, enter the words 'pick up not required' in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your tour and the tour departure point
Additional Information
  • If you are sampling you must be over 18 years of age by New Zealand law and bring a valid form of ID. An international passport or NZ drivers licence
  • Please advise of any special dietary requirements in the "additional information" field when you book
  • Note – a minimum of 2 people are required for this tour to run
Cancellation Policy
  • For scheduled tours, we offer free cancellation up until 24 hours prior to the tour start time.
  • If cancelled at least 24 hours before the tour departs – 100% refundable
  • If cancelled inside 24 hours of the tour departing – no refund
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Need help?

  • Email us at enquiry@experienceoz.com.au
  • Help code: D2B-6270
  • This experience is supplied by Full Day Hobbiton Tour Including Lunch Departing from Auckland

Sustainability

Our Promise

  • We are committed to sustainability
  • We have an approved Science Based Target
  • We use third party verified standards
From
$262.20AUD
or 4 x $65.55 with more info
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience
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