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Small group ensures personal service
Day trip (destination A to B)
Free port pickup and drop-off included
While your ship is in port in Auckland, take the opportunity to visit the Matakana Coast, the premier destination on New Zealand's North Island for food, wine and arts and crafts.
Start your small-group tour with a visit to the family-run Honey Centre. See New Zealand’s largest display of live bees at work making delicious honeys that you can taste, as well as mead (honey wine) and fruit wine. At a local winery, listen as your guide points out the complex aromas, flavors and textures of award-winning varietals.
Visit the Brick Bay Sculpture Park an outdoor sculpture gallery set among towering native trees, large majestic palms and green pastures. Enjoy a wine tasting and lunch in the unique Glass House building overlooking the celebrated Brick Bay Vineyard.
Next, visit Chocolate Brown and indulge in a tasting of delectable, handmade chocolates. Finally, if time allows, visit Parry Kauri Park and view some spectacular Kauri trees.
Please note: Winery tours and lunch venue are subject to change due to seasonality.
Worry-free Shore Excursion: We will ensure your timely return to the Auckland cruise port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.
Wine and chocolate tastings
Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee
Cruise port pick up and drop off at Price Waterhouse Coopers building bus stop (#1346)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Alcohol may be supplied to minors only by their parent or legal guardian
All luggage must be kept aboard your ship or at a luggage storage facility at the port (own expense)
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
Price Waterhouse Coopers building bus stop (#1346), 188 Quay Street, Auckland
Returns to original departure point at approximately 4:30pm