1. New Zealand
  2. Bay of Plenty Region
  3. Tauranga

Tauranga: Food, Wine, Cider, and Craft Beer Tasting Tour

Product ID: 287060
Discover local artisan food, wine, cider, and craft beer producers whilst sampling their award-winning products on a food-themed tour in Tauranga. Listen as they share their knowledge and talk about their crafts with you.
About this activity
Duration: 7 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy several gourmet tastings which are included in the price of your tour
  • Travel in a personalized small-group tour with a local guide
  • Take in panoramic views of Tauranga, Mount Maunganui, and the Bay of Plenty from a lookout
Full description
Your tour will depart from either the Port of Tauranga Mount Maunganui or your Tauranga accommodation. From there you will drive along the pristine Mount Maunganui beachfront. Your first stop will be to a Dutch Cheese shop, where you'll hear the story of how they make their cheeses complete with the samplings of some of the huge range of cheeses.

It will then be time to head on out into the country, where you will stop at a delicatessen stocked with the finest handcrafted products. Whilst there you can also sample their salami and chorizo, which are aged in the traditional Hungarian way. Fresh barista-made coffee is also available there. Next, it will be time to drive up into the hills to the Minden Lookout, where you will have panoramic views of Tauranga, Mount Maunganui, the harbor and beyond.

You will then pass orchards of kiwifruit and avocados to a small family country cidery, where you can sample their range of award-winning handcrafted ciders with the option of a light lunch. Following that, you will advance to the award-winning Mills Reef Winery for some wine tastings, before then hitting a craft beer brewery for a brewery tour and of course generous tastings of craft beer and cider (partnered with gourmet pizza). You will then finish off with a Berryfarm visit where you can pick your own berries if you wish, finishing off with an authentic fruit berry ice cream.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Artisan salami, chorizo, and cheese tastings
  • Generous wine, cider and craft beer tastings
  • Fantastic views of the region
  • Local guide
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Wildside Tours

Product ID: 287060