Muriwai Scenic Morning or Afternoon Wine Tour

Operated by: New Zealand Wine
couple tiqy, Muriwai Scenic Morning or Afternoon Wine Tour
135.00 (NZD)

Enjoy a 4 hour tour aboard a minibus. This tour has two options in the morning or afternoon. Together with your guide you will visit different places in Auckland, such as the fruit market, the black sand beach in Muriwai and the famous West Brook Wines where you can taste their famous wines. The starting and ending point of this tour is the same, the Auckland Center.

  • Meet the market lifestyle areas of Kumeu, Huapai and Waimauku.
  • Visit the black sand beach of Muriwai.
  • Enjoy the tasting of famous wines.

AVAILABILITY

Everyday

DURATION

4 hours

START LOCATION

Center of Auckland

END LOCATION

Center of Auckland

TOUR LANGUAGE

English

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Detailed Description

Enjoy a 4 hour tour aboard a minibus that will take you to visit different places in the city. This tour has two options in the morning or afternoon, the meeting point is in the center of the city of Auckland where you will be picked up by your guide that takes you to the market garden and the Kumeu lifestyle areas, Huapai and Waimauku. The name Huapai in Maori translates as "the place of the fruit", which is not surprising given the abundance of plums, blueberries, strawberries, apples and, of course, grapes grown in the region.

Then with your guide you will go through beautiful undulating sheep and cattle to Muriwai, a popular place among surfers and very famous for its black sand beaches. There you will see the gannets all year long courting, mating and raising their young preparing them for the winter migration. You will also appreciate the spectacular views of the Tasman Sea and the west coast from the viewpoints.

Then you will visit the family property of West Brook Wines, established in 1935 for a tasting in the cellar. Located in the picturesque Waimauku Valley, where you can taste the award-winning Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir and Malbec from your own vineyard, as well as Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir from Marlborough estates. Later you will visit The Hunting Lodge Winery and enjoy a tasting of Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Albarino, Marsanne / Viognier blend, as well as two Marlborough Pinot Noirs and a Hawkes Bay Syrah in a beautiful modern setting. At the end of the tour you will return to the city center of Auckland.

Ticket Price (NZD)
General (P/P) 135.00 (NZD)
Muriwai Scenic Morning or Afternoon Wine Tour includes:

- Wine tasting.
- Transport.

Where a client has made an enquiry but fails to follow through by booking through the website booking system, at our discretion we reserve the right to terminate the reservation within 48 hours. We will notify the client by email of this cancellation.

Where a client has booked and paid the full value of the tour by credit card directly to NZWINEPRO or through BookIt, which is the booking payment platform in the NZWINEPRO website:

- Cancellation within 48 hours of the tour date will incur a 50% fee of the full price paid.
- Cancellation within 24 hours or no shows will incur a 100% fee of the full paid price.
- Refunds from Bookit through cancellation may incur a NZ $20.00 NZD fee to BookIt. This is at the discretion of NZ Wine Promotions Ltd and BookIt.

Gobook – Cancellation within 48 hours incurs forfeiture of the voucher NZWINEPRO Gift Vouchers and all other second and third party vouchers, contract promotional incentives or prizes are non refundable.

  1. Am I able to book for one person?

    No, the booking system in the website is set to only accept bookings of 2 pax or greater. If you would like to book for 1 person you’ll need to contact the office to see if the tour you’re trying to book is available.
    You might be put on a “bulletin notification service’ to inform you of what tours get booked for the days of your enqury.

  2. Where do we go to be collected?

    You can be collected from most Hotels located in the Central Business District (CBD). Occasionally you might be asked to meet at a larger hotel close to your own if there are too many pickups

  3. Are you able to collect directly from Cruise Ships?

    Yes, you can be collected directly from and delivered to a cruise ship on either Princes, or Queens Wharf at the “Independent Tour Operators” pickup points. We can and you a map to assist you with this.

  4. Can a tour be adapted from the advertised wineries and inclusions?

    Only if the tour is booked privately or for a group by negotiation.

  5. Can a Tour be adapted from the specified time of departure?

    If you have a small group and the schedule allows, time departures may be able to be changed to suit the client. Contact the office to enquire.

  6. Am I able to bring children on the tour?

    Children under 2 years old are not able to be brought on a tour.

  7. How much does a child ’s fare cost?

    If capacity allows children over 2 and under 11 years old are free. Any lunch costs are at your own expense
    Children over 11 years old and under 18 are 50% of the tour cost.

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