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A tipple and Te Mata

We spent two days in Napier and were so glad we spent a half day on the tour with Prinsy's. We had... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
emcg007
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Whakatane
This tour is a must!

Patti and I stumbled into Napier by accident and were recommended Prinsys Tours from the iSite... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike F
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For the adventurous traveller who prefers touring in small groups, a Prinsy's Tour is a fun and flexible way to experience the very best of Hawke's Bay. We offer set driving itineraries or we can personalise your tour to include the sights and activities you particularly want to see or do. Whether it's an education on our wines, a day's fishing on our finest trout rivers, or an intriguing insight into rural New Zealand, we combine intimate local knowledge with genuine hospitality to ensure you have a memorable time. We are a family owned business offering: - Wine tours (Exclusive, Full or 1/2 day) - Exclusive food, wine & sightseeing tours - Cruise ship shore excursions - Guided transfers - Rural Experience or Fishing tours We pride ourselves on excellence & personal service, so much so that we won the HB Tourism Visitor Experience Award 2017. We are the only wine tour business to include a trip up Te Mata Peak on all tours (weather permitting). Tour with us & see for yourself.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Napier 4183, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent two days in Napier and were so glad we spent a half day on the tour with Prinsy's. We had a fantastic and really knowledgeable guide (thanks Kerry) and to top it off we had a stunner of a day to take in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Patti and I stumbled into Napier by accident and were recommended Prinsys Tours from the iSite office at Napier. Got collected by Keryy and was in the bus with a couple of young married doctors from the UK. We had a ball. Kerry was very...More

Thank Mike F
Hamish P, Owner at Prinsy's Tours Hawkes Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Mike F for your accolades and spreading the word to all your Ozzie mates:-) We at Prinsys Tours pride our selves in exceeding expectations, clearly we did that for you and Patti. Thank you for choosing Prinsys tours & taking time...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the tour at the Napier iSite during a cruise. Very friendly driver and nice mini van. Good opportunity to get a overview of the area in a short timeframe.

1  Thank Tanzwurst
Hamish P, Owner at Prinsy's Tours Hawkes Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Tanzwurst for your praise of our tour, great to hear you enjoyed our region & some of our best sights in your short visit. Safe travels, The Prinsys Team.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I did the full day tour with Prinsys. Had a great time, visited five wineries, good mix of upmarket/small operator/natural wine wineries. Our driver (Ian) was great value, nothing was a problem, full of info re the wineries/wine types/Hawkes Bay. Tour started...More

Thank Michael A
Hamish P, Owner at Prinsy's Tours Hawkes Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Michael A &you wife for touring with Prinsy's Tours, great to hear you enjoyed your day with us & the company of other guests. Enjoy all these delicious wines you brought. Warm Regards Hamish & Di

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Booked a trip last minute at the i-site and could not of been a better day. Hamish was a fabulous tour guide, informative and engaging without being boring or intrusive on the group. The wineries were absolutely stunning, especially Mission Estate, Te Mata was a...More

Thank Charlea G
Hamish P, Owner at Prinsy's Tours Hawkes Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Charlea G for your accolades, great to hear you loved your tour with us. We are passionate about our work & our region , it's lovely to hear you share our sentiments. We look forward to hosting you again soon....meanwhile savour that delicious...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

We booked a full day tour, and our tour guide Ian showed up right on time. We were the only ones booked for this tour on the day that we went and we had a wonderful day. Ian was very knowledgeable of the area, and...More

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Hamish P, Owner at Prinsy's Tours Hawkes Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Robandden for your wonderful comments about our tour. Great to hear you loved everything about it & learnt so much about the fabulous wines NZ is producing & particular the delicious varieties from Hawkes Bay. Enjoy your wines & thank you for touring...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

To most of us in Europe, Sauvignon Blanc is the wine that is mostly associated with NZ wines. You probably have tried Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Syrah from this region... but what about Viognier and other uncommon grapes? This wine tour was absolutely worth it,...More

1  Thank HaukeRabauke
Hamish P, Owner at Prinsy's Tours Hawkes Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you HaykeBabauke for touring with us & your awesome compliments....great to hear you loved the day & learnt so much about our wines & the varieties we are renown for. Safe travels & best wishes, Hamish & Di.

Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended!!! Good wineries selection and ending up the day at Te Mata Peak enjoying a cheese platter was awesome! Special Thanks to our guide Ian for all the knowledge shared!

Thank Lilian N
Hamish P, Owner at Prinsy's Tours Hawkes Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thank you Lilian N for your review & highly reccomending Prinsy's Tours. Yes Ian is a great guide & enjoys sharing his passion with our guests. Thank you also for sharing your photos too. Best Wishes, Hamish & Di.

Reviewed 15 August 2017

We booked a half-day tour on Monday in August (low season) so we ended up having a private tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the wines and the area and we enjoyed learning about the history of viticulture in Hawkes Bay. The wineries we...More

Thank DiArt_63
Hamish P, Owner at Prinsy's Tours Hawkes Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you DiArt_63 for voting us 5* for our tour, yes it was a treat for you both to have a one of our tours to yourselves, that is not uncommon in August as its historically the quietest month for tours. Thank you for all...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Thank you for an amazing wine tour!would definitely recommend these guys, we had so much fun!learned so much about wine and got a great tour of napier!

1  Thank Megan G
Hamish P, Owner at Prinsy's Tours Hawkes Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you Megan for touring with Prinsys Tours, great to hear you enjoyed our wine tour & all the added info we love sharing with our guests about our awesome region. Best wishes. Hamish & Di.

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CatrinaE
1 October 2017|
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Response from Hamish P | Property representative |
Hi Ineke, Thank you for your message & email inquiry. I will email you directly with options. Kind Regards Di Prins
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GolfCharlieCharlie
7 October 2016|
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Response from Hamish P | Property representative |
Hi there, the cruise ships listed on our website are those whom we have our shore excursion on. If you check the Napier port cruise schedule you will notice that your ship is indeed listed to visit Napier Jan 14th 2017.
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jparkhurst
8 July 2016|
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Response from Davy F | Reviewed this property |
I believe they pick up anywhere in the immediate Napier region. We stayed in Mahia and got picked up at the Napier National Aquarium.
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