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After morning pickup at your hotel or the Auckland Fish Market, travel by comfortable minivan with a food-loving guide who provides an insider’s tour of Auckland’s fabulous food scene. Rich soil and a temperate climate means that Auckland gets a variety of fresh locally grown produce all year long. Superb wine regions and talented artisan producers are located nearby, contributing to the wealth of epicurean delights to discover in the city.
Your knowledgeable guide will take you to a farmers' market where you meet local food producers and taste their delicious produce, jams, sauces and baked goods. Stop in at specialty foods store to sample their wares. Then enjoy a personalized tour of the Auckland Fish Market where you go behind the scenes to meet vendors and restauranteurs who specialize in fresh seafood from the oceans around New Zealand. Your guide also takes you to great spots for a wine tasting and a light lunch.
Take in some of the city’s top sights as you drive around the city. Drive down Ponsonby Road to where your guide points out a number of favorites among the hip area’s boutique shops, cafés, bars and restaurants. Head to the top of Mt Eden to peer at the grass-covered cone of an ancient volcano and admire panoramic views over Auckland. Pass by the Auckland Domain, the city’s oldest park, and get an overview of the 185-acre (75-hectare) expanse. The grounds include formal gardens, the Wintergarden Pavilion and the excellent Auckland War Memorial Museum. Many people choose to visit the museum after the tour ends and your guide can provide drop off at the museum.
Throughout your tour, your friendly guide shares informative commentary about Auckland’s food and wine, diverse cultures, and current trends for a fun and fascinating tour.
Food and wine tastings
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Confirmation will be advised at time of booking
Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
Pick up is from your centrally located Auckland accommodation that you provide us with at time of booking. If you have not provided us with this information, then we can arrange to pick you up from The Auckland Fish Market
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
Returns to original departure point at approximately 2pm