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Auckland Wine Trail Tours

11 Pentland Avenue, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
+64 9-630 1540
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Great wine tour!

We had a great wine tour with John! He was very knowledgeable and took time to tell us all about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
margauxnmustian
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Birmingham, Alabama
Great day at the Wines and Waterfall Tour

We was recently in Auckland for 4 days for the Lions Tour and wanted to do a day trip that covered... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vicci G
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Sydney, Australia
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Auckland Wine Trail Tours has now been voted "Best Wine Tour In New Zealand" five times, in the 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 & 2016 "Traveller Voted" tourism awards. We were also awarded Trip Advisor's "Certificate Of Excellence" for 2012, 2013, 2015 & 2016 and give our thanks to all our customers for their great reviews & comments. We are Auckland's original specialist wine tasting tour operator with the most experienced wine tour guide in Auckland, owner John Meadows. We offer a great range of Day & Half Day tours all with excellent wineries on both the West Coast (Kumeu, Waimauku) & East Coast (Matakana). Great scenery & sightseeing, farmland, regional parks, Tasman Sea, Pacific Ocean, rainforest, waterfalls, black sand beaches, vineyards, winery tour... Delicious winery restaurant lunches. Small group, max 9, door to door service in city area. Private tours & large groups by arrangement.
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11 Pentland Avenue, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
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+64 9-630 1540

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great wine tour with John! He was very knowledgeable and took time to tell us all about the region and the history of winemaking in New Zealand. Would definitely recommend the Wine and Waterfall Tour!

Thank margauxnmustian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We was recently in Auckland for 4 days for the Lions Tour and wanted to do a day trip that covered the best Auckland had to offer in a short space of time. Myself and Partner went on the Wines and Waterfall full day tour....More

Thank Vicci G
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Vicci... many thanks for such a great review & recommendation... very pleased you both enjoyed everything so much...! Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a really good tour with John being a great guide and host. The views over Auckland were amazing as was the visit to the beach and waterfall. The lunch at the interval was good and then the wineries offered a varied selection of...More

Thank Steve R
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi again Steve & Sally... very many thanks for your great review of our tour. Very pleased to see you both enjoyed it all and had a good time. Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing tour put together by John, thoroughly enjoyed the two tours whilst we were in Auckland. John managed to show us the best places, the best views as well as taking us to a number of very good vineyards. Great wines and superb knowledge...More

Thank albertdebeer
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi again Albert, many thanks indeed for your generous review of the two tours you came on... very pleased to see you enjoyed them... Thanks again, appreciate the comments & recommendation. Regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

John our guide picked us up from the hotel in Auckland and took us on a wonderful tour of the beautiful districts north of Auckland. Waterfalls near Kare Kare beach, vistas across the Tasman sea, Maori information centre, views of Auckland and then onto the...More

Thank Flynnwales2
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mike, very many thanks for the great review... coming from a wine lecturer I'll take it...! Very pleased you all enjoyed everything... thanks again... go the AB's...! Regards John Meadows.

Reviewed 13 June 2017

We did the waterfalls and wines tour and it was a fantastic day. We spent the morning visiting some of the amazing sights outside Auckland, including the black sand beaches and waterfalls. We also stopped at two high lookout points that had fabulous views of...More

Thank Aaron S
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Hi again Aaron... that's great, many thanks for the terrific review, so pleased you both enjoyed everything... Thanks again, regards, John Meadows...

Reviewed 30 May 2017

John was a pleasure to deal with when planning our visit and he made special arrangements to accommodate our flight arrival time the morning of the tour. He picked us up right on time in the 'WINE 2R' van and it was just us and...More

Thank 941mg941
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Hi Michael... many thanks for the great review & comments... very pleased to see you both enjoyed the day & variety of the tour... Thanks again. Regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed 28 May 2017

John was an excellent host and advocate of all things NZ. He was on time for pick up at our hotel and thoroughly entertained us throughout the entire day. The tour delivered exactly as it was described. We really enjoyed the black sand beaches and...More

Thank davidand0lga
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Hi again David & Olga... many thanks for sending in such good review of our tour, very pleased to see you enjoyed everything...! Thanks again. Regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Having been frequent visitors to Auckland over the past few years, my husband and I found ourselves with a free day and wanting to do something different. Chose John's wine tour after a bit of research on Trip Advisor and what an excellent choice! John's...More

Thank Tricia E
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Hi Tricia, many thanks for sending in your very generous review & comments... Very pleased to see you have great memories of the tour...! Thanks again. Regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

John is an experienced guide and operated this trip over 20 years. He also with great knowledge in wine and that's why he can brought us to the wonderful boutique wineries. We joined the East Coast Wine Trail and those selected wineries are excellent, especially...More

Thank Chris N
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Hi again Chris, very pleased to get such a great review from you for this tour... it does offer some great variety... as well as the wineries! Thanks again. Regards, John Meadows.

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walshya
14 December 2015|
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Response from MidlandsSam01 | Reviewed this property |
Prices are listed on the wine trail tours website (day tours NZ$265pp). Gift vouchers are available too. Select your preferred tour to see options and age restrictions.
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coffeemama
6 September 2015|
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Response from Clare S | Reviewed this property |
I am also pretty sure that the legal age for drinking in NZ is 18. This was a great tour, the small vineyards were just beautiful!!
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