Matakana Art and Wine Tour from Auckland - 6 Hours

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Highlights & inclusions

6 hour wine tasting tour from Auckland
Admission to Sculptureum in Matakana
Visit 6 art galleries and 2 sculpture gardens
Includes artisan chocolate tasting
Option to choose beer tasting instead
Visit Matakana Farmer’s Market (on Saturdays only)
From
$363.40AUD
or 4 payments of $90.85 with more info

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Mon, Jul 15, 2024

What you can expect

Experience the ultimate Auckland wine tour on the Matakana Art & Wine Escape tour with Auckland and Beyond. Embark on a delightful journey through the picturesque Matakana region, renowned for its exquisite wines and vibrant art scene. Travel in comfort onboard a premium Mercedes van, with a maximum group size of 19 passengers.

From the moment you are picked up, the expert guides at Auckland and Beyond Tours will take you on a memorable adventure that showcases the very best of Auckland's wine culture. Indulge in a day filled with wine tasting (or beer tasting if you would prefer!), exploring local vineyards, and immersing yourself in the stunning landscapes that surround you.

Discover the hidden gems of Matakana as you visit boutique wineries, each offering a unique selection of award-winning wines. From crisp whites to full-bodied reds, you'll have the opportunity to sample a variety of exceptional wines, guided by knowledgeable sommeliers who will share their expertise and passion for the craft. For the beer lovers among you, choose to visit one of Auckland's best breweries instead for five delicious tastings!

But it's not just about the wine – immerse yourself in the local art scene as you visit Sculptureum, featuring a collection of sculptures from around the world. Marvel at the diverse range of artwork as you explore the indoor art galleries and beautiful sculpture gardens. It's then onto the next stop for chocolate tasting at a local artisan choclatier.

Throughout the day, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of rolling vineyards and lush countryside, providing the perfect backdrop for your wine tasting experience. Soak in the beauty of the Matakana region as you relax and unwind in this idyllic setting.

Join the Matakana Art & Wine Escape and be guided on one of the best Auckland wine tours on offer, infused with the rich art scene of this beautiful region.

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What you need to know

Inclusions
  • Six-hour Matakana wine tour from Auckland
  • Small groups with a maximum of 19 guests on tour
  • Premium Mercedes vans for ultimate comfort
  • Admission to Sculptureum (six galleries and two sculpture gardens)
  • Chocolate tasting and hot chocolate
  • Choice of wine tasting at two vineyards or five beer tastings at a brewery
  • Visit the Matakana farmer's market (on Saturdays only)
  • Friendly and knowledgeable guides
  • Complimentary pick up and drop off at your central Auckland accommodation
  • Complimentary bottled water and snacks
Time
  • This experience departs twice daily at 7am and 9am
Duration
  • This experience takes approximately 6 hours
Hotel Pickup
  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from your central Auckland accommodation
What To Bring
  • Wear comfortable clothing
  • Wear warm clothing and bring a jacket during the winter season (June to September)
  • Bring a camera
Additional Information
  • A minimum of 2 guests is required to make this booking
  • Matakana village is located approximately a one hour drive from Auckland CBD
  • Child rates apply (3-12yrs)
  • Infants under 3 years (0-2yrs) travel free
  • Car seats available to hire for infants under 3 years (additional cost), or you are welcome to bring your own child seats
  • Lunch is not included in the tour
Cancellation Policy
  • 7 – 10 days prior to the date of the tour – 25% of your ticket plus any booking fees and charges
  • 3 – 6 days prior to the date of the tour – 50% of your ticket plus any booking fees and charges
  • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
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
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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