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Martinborough Wine and Wild Coast Tour from Wellington

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    What to Expect
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    Stop At: Stuart Macaskill Lakes Viewpoint, Unnamed Road, Pakuratahi, Upper Hutt 5018, New Zealand

    Viewing platform that grants spectacular views across the lakes and the valley beyond.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Kaitoke Regional Park, Akatarawa Valley, Upper Hutt 5372 New Zealand

    Cross the swing bridge to access a loop track through virgin native podocarp-hardwood forest including Kahikatea trees over 1000 years old. Optional visit to Rivendell LOTR film site also available.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Rimutaka incline carpark, Rimutaka Hill, Upper Hutt 5372, New Zealand

    Enjoy spectacular views from the summit of the Remutaka Ranges.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: C'est Cheese, 19 Fitzherbert Street, Featherston 5710 New Zealand

    Visit C'est Cheese and sample some of their locally produced products.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Poppies Martinborough, 91 Puruatanga Road, Martinborough 5711 New Zealand

    Wine tasting and lunch experience at this beautiful boutique winery in Martinborough. Try a variety f their wines and have your favourite served with a vineyard platter lunch.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Te Kairanga Wines, Martin's Road, Martinborough New Zealand

    Enjoy a staff-led wine tasting experience from wines across both the Te Kairanga and Martinborough Vineyard sites.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Pass By: Putangirua Pinnacles, 1271 Cape Palliser Rd, Aorangi Forest Park 5772, New Zealand

    Drive by of the Putangirua Pinnacles in the Aorangi Forest Park.

    Stop At: Matakitaki-a-kupe Reserve, Kirikiri Bay, Wellington 5772, New Zealand

    Visit the largest permanent New Zealand fur seal colony in the North Island. Watch these beautiful wild animals in their natural environment.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Cape Palliser Lighthouse, Cape Palliser Rd New Zealand

    Climb the 252 steps to the base of the Cape Palliser Lighthouse at the south eastern most point of the North Island of New Zealand. Enjoy the amazing views out over the Pacific Ocean, the Cook Strait and along Cape Palliser itself.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Lake Ferry Hotel, 2 Lake Ferry Rd, Lake Ferry 5772, New Zealand

    Enjoy a wonderful Kiwi dinner at this picturesque old hotel on the shores of Lake Onoke. Sample the best fish n chips in the world or another meal of your choice accompanied by a refreshing craft beer or locally made wine.

    Duration: 45 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    111 Wakefield St, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Default pick up location and tour departure point is Wellington i-SITE tour pick up zone at 111 Wakefield Street, Wellington.

    Wellington Cruise Terminal
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local accommodation (hotel) or cruise ship pickup and drop-off
    • Local driver guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Lunch (main dish and one drink)
    • Wine tasting fees
    • Dinner (main dish and one drink)
    • Transport by air-conditioned private vehicle
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Entry/Admission - Poppies Martinborough
    • Entry/Admission - Te Kairanga Wines
    • Entry/Admission - Lake Ferry Hotel
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved on uneven surfaces
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Minimum age is 18 years for wine tasting
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Great day out with good mix of wine and wilderness. Selection of venues and access to countryside was spot on.

    Date of experience: September 2019
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    ZozoTravelLimited, Owner at Zozo Travel Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for the review and a pleasure to host you in this wonderful part of the world. Cheers!

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Thoroughly enjoyed this trip - very knowledgeable guide with some really excellent anecdotes. Recommended if you want a quick whizz round the stunning Martinborough/surrounding scenery and some great wine tasting.

    Thank charlottep147
    ZozoTravelLimited, Owner at Zozo Travel Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thanks for the positive review of our Martinborough Winery Half Day Tour. Glad to have you on board and introduce these wonderful wines to you!

    Reviewed 14 August 2019

    This day trip was perhaps the neatest thing we did while in New Zealand. Highlights include beautiful views of the landscape at the stops listed in the itinerary; a visit to a seal colony (we saw tons of seals--a video would more accurately capture how...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank macatw
    ZozoTravelLimited, Owner at Zozo Travel Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2019

    Lovely to host you guys in Wellington. It was awesome to have you on the tour and great to hear you enjoyed it as much as I loved having you on board! Cheers.

    Reviewed 7 August 2019 via mobile

    The four of us absolutely loved this trip. Philip was very knowledgeable growing up in this area and was the best guide and driver. Poppies for lunch and tasting was a highlight. Fish and chips at Lake Ferry Hotel were the best. Cape Palliser was...More

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    PhilipM2933, Owner at Zozo Travel Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2019

    Thanks for the great review. I appreciate the positive feedback and I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the day!

    Reviewed 31 July 2019 via mobile

    This was an amazing tour with the perfect balance of history, sightseeing, nature, food and drink. The sights were so beautiful and the food & wine delicious. Phil is very knowledgeable and easy going and a great tour guide. We loved our tour and would...More

    Thank jesshayxx
    ZozoTravelLimited, Owner at Zozo Travel Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2019

    It was my pleasure to host you for the day. Great to hear you enjoyed the tour. As you are probably aware I love running that tour and it's so much fun to share with others!

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