Discover some of New Zealand's best wineries on this day tour that takes in the best of Auckland. Head straight from your hotel to the Villa Maria for a wine tasting and stop for panoramic views on top of one of Auckland's iconic volcanoes on the way.
What to Expect
Throughout the day, explore New Zealand's stunning volcanoes and vines on this great sightseeing tour.
On the way to Villa Maria we will stop to take in spectacular views from the top of one of Auckland's landmark volcanoes 'Maungakiekie', site of a Maori 'Pa' (fortified settlement) also once known as 'One-Tree-Hill'. Now, it is a dormant volcanic cone in the center of the beautiful Cornwall Park, giving panoramic views over the city, the Waitemata and Manukau harbours and the Hauraki Gulf. You will also get the chance to take a look around the inside of Auckland's oldest wooden house.
Villa Maria are New Zealand's largest privately owned, and most awarded wine company. Their architecturally award-winning Auckland estate is located in the 'Ihumatao' volcanic basin just south of the city. You'll be taken on a guided tour of the winery followed by a tasting of some of their award winning wines then get to enjoy one of their decadent platters for lunch.
In the afternoon, visit a mix of three 'West Coast' wineries set in the rural countryside North West of the city before being dropped off back at your accommodation.
- Door-to-door service from all city accommodations
- All wine tastings
- Winery tour and platter lunch at Villa Maria
- All entry fees
What's Not Included
- Drinks and dessert with lunch