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Bay Tours Nelson

30 Orakei Street | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
+64 800 229 868
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Great Day out

We had a wonderful half day trip with Owen of Bay Tours. He was an excellent host and great to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
fhf360
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Hastings, New Zealand
Very enjoyable!

An enjoyable and informative tour led by a friendly guide Owen. We visited a brewery located in a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Penguin1988
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Galway, Ireland
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Kia Ora / Hi, Experience all the flavours of Nelson. Enjoy wine, art,scenic, golf and Maori tours with the enthusiastic and experienced Bay Tours Nelson team. Let us give you the 'Perfect day out!'
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“oldest pub” (17 reviews)
“wine tour” (40 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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30 Orakei Street | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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+64 800 229 868
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful half day trip with Owen of Bay Tours. He was an excellent host and great to deal with setting up the tour. He listened to us and was happy to adapt the tour to suit our interests - with unscheduled stops,...More

Thank fhf360
exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora Fiona. It was really a pleasure to have you and the whanau here. I enjoyed the day out with you all. Hope you managed to copy the pics I sent via our webpage :-) Some nice ones there of the whanau. Such a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An enjoyable and informative tour led by a friendly guide Owen. We visited a brewery located in a heritage village to taste beer, two wineries to try local wine and then the oldest pub in NZ to taste more beer. We were dropped of for...More

Thank Penguin1988
exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora L, S & E :-) Thanks a lot girls for the review. Really appreciated. We are so glad your visit to Nelson went well and you enjoyed the day out with Bay Tours Nelson :-) You were great company :-) The weather here...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had never done this sort of thing before so weren't sure what to expect. Owen our tour guide was fantastic, adjusted things to suit us and really took time to get to know us and target information to our interests. We learnt a lot...More

Thank Gacco29
exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora Reid and Caroline. It was a real pleasure to have some more Lions rugby supporters here in Nelson. (I never did manage to get that jersey off you!). It really has been good fun having a few of the Lions supporters through Nelson....More

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Our day riding and wining around Nelson was brilliant with Owen as our guide. He had everything organised. Before the tour, he had a plan in case it rained and ensured we had the appropriate weather gear. He provided clear instructions for the biking leg...More

Thank CampbellP14
exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora Paul & Mikayla. Thanks so much for the lovely review. Much appreciated. You certainly picked a lovely day for your Wheels and Wine Tour and so glad to hear you enjoyed the day and the ride, the wine and the cheese :-) Always...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous time on the "Wine, brews and views tour" with Owen. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this tour to others who only have a short time to spend exploring Nelson and surrounds.More

Thank Hawkol
exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

It was a pleasure taking you guys out. Glad you enjoyed the day and thanks guys for taking the time to sit down and send in the review. Much appreciated :-) Yes I agree I think it is a great way to get a quick...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic day out with Owen. Lovely wines and great beers in beautiful surroundings! Thank you to all of our wonderful hosts!!More

Thank EmmaHump
exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

LIONS LIONS LIONS!!! You guys were lucky :-) Thank you all for the lovely review and it was a real pleasure to have some of the LIons supporters here in Nelson. Thanks for coming :-) Glad you enjoyed the day. The pics were great and...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017

Owen was a great guide and knew all the owners of the wineries and breweries. He was great at taking photos! Would highly recommend! Thanks Owen!More

Thank Laura E
exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Hey Laura. Thanks heaps for your review. Much appreciated. You guys were fun and it was a pleasure taking you all out. Hope everything ended up OK after the hospital visit! Keep up the good work with your career and thank you again for taking...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic day out, Evelyn was a trooper! Great day with even better company. Really beautiful wines and beers, fish and chips in mapua were sensational (recommended by Evelyn) . Fab day 10/10More

Thank Lara M
exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Hi ya Lara. Thanks a lot for your lovely review and your pics. I've just posted the rest that Evelyn took. You can see them on the tour pics page on our website. Copy any you like of course. It was great to meet you...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Today I was lucky enough to experience this amazing day out with three great gals and Owen was our tour manager. The wineries were fabulous and along the way we stopped in where local cheese is made and they all tasted delicious. We also stopped...More

Thank Nikki D
exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Hi ya Nikki. BUGGER! That is what we Kiwi's say when we have to visit the Urgent Medical on holiday :-) It was not a problem really. I have daughters your age and I hope that when they get into simialr situations people would help...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017

We had a fantastic day with Owen touring around wineries, breweries and seeing some of the local sights of the Nelson region. Owen was a perfect host - he's very knowledgable about the area and always up for a good laugh! Van was very comfortable...More

Thank Casey H
exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Kia ora Casey. It was a real pleasure to have you and the whanau out for the day and didn't seem like work at all :-) I hope you managed to download all the pics I took and that the evening of the tour went...More

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Mary H
17 October 2016|
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Response from NOIDK | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe so, however, I would try to have the owner be your tour guide.
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Stan R
18 July 2015|
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Response from exnavy76 | Property representative |
Kia ora / Hi Stan. Mate take a look at our website. Check out Bay Tours Nelson. Cheers and best. Owen & Sue
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