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Auckland Wine Trail Tours has now been voted "Best Wine Tour In New Zealand" five times, in the 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 & 2016 "Traveller Voted" tourism awards. We were also awarded Trip Advisor's "Certificate Of Excellence" for 2012, 2013, 2015...more
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Reviewed October 8, 2019

Our booking was "lost" and no-one turned up to collect us from the hotel for our tour. After a few phone calls and an hour late our guide/driver arrived. The rest of the tour was very good and Archie the owner came along and made...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Bob M
simbaauckland, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2019

Thanks and once again sorry for the mix up and delay. regards, Raj

Reviewed June 6, 2019

The tour was a great treat for us! Just enough walking and sightseeing coupled with just enough wine tasting. John was a knowledgeable, friendly and overall excellent guide. We highly recommend this tour!

Date of experience: March 2019
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john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2019

Hi "dgbp"... wish I knew who you were to thank you properly... but many thanks anyway for sending in your great review... very good to know you enjoyed everything... appreciate it...! Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed June 1, 2019

This review is a bit overdue, but still well deserved. When planning my trip to New Zealand, I wanted to find some interesting tours outside of the city. I was interested in history, natural sites, and wine tasting. I was torn between wine tasting tours...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JDMTraveler
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2019

Hi JDM... better late than never...! Very many thanks for sending in your generous review and comments, great that you enjoyed everything...! Appreciate it... Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed May 31, 2019 via mobile

John was a fantastic host to all of us . He was punctual, friendly and helpful when it came to providing a variety of choices for our day of wine tasting as well as foods from the area . I would highly recommend him and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2019

Hi again Terri & Jeff... many thanks for sending in your great review and recommendation...! Very pleased to see you all enjoyed everything...! Thanks again Regards, John Meadows...

Reviewed May 31, 2019 via mobile

Overall wonderful new experience for me. I joined a lovely group of x3 friends. Our host John Meadows was punctual, accommodating & very informative. I Had an amazing day out enjoying the sights along the way. We stopped at Muriwai Beach where we got to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2019

Hi again Alyssa, always good to get good feedback from a local...! Many thanks for the great review...! Thanks again, Regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed May 30, 2019 via mobile

We did the waterfalls and wine tour on our first day in New Zealand. We really enjoyed the combination of sightseeing and visiting the vineyards. John was extremely knowledgeable about the wine and took us to some lovely vineyards. It was a great way to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Emily J
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2019

Hi Emily... many thanks indeed for your great review... very pleased you enjoyed the day and had a good time... Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed May 29, 2019 via mobile

My boyfriend and two friends found John’s trip online. It was perfect group of people; it is small and intimate and vehicle was clean and comfortable. The black sand beach is breathtaking and we went to an area not as saturated with people. We had...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank EmilyKud
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2019

Hi again Emily, many thanks for sending in such a good review of our Waterfalls & Wines tour... appreciate it. Great to see you all enjoyed everything...! Many thanks again, regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed May 29, 2019

We have done the full day tour. in the past and enjoyed it very much but this time we did not have the time available. We took the morning half day West Coast tour instead. The timing suited us perfectly as we had other commitments...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2019

Hi Jennifer, many thanks for sending such a great review... pleased you both enjoyed everything...! Thanks again, regards, John Meadows

Reviewed April 19, 2019

My husband I book this tour to get to see as much of the area as possible and our day was fantastic. The guide was incredibly knowledgeable and friendly. The first half of the day was spent sightseeing, with just us three. We got to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2019

Hi again Tabetha, many thanks for sending in your great review & comments... very pleased to see you all had a good time, thanks again... Regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed April 17, 2019

John, our tour guide, took us to some places with amazing views of the Tasmainian Sea and the Pacific Ocean. We stopped at the highest point on the North Island of New Zealand as well as Kare Kare Falls and the black sand beach area...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2019

HiGreg, many thanks for this great review... just one thing, the hill top lookout is the highest legally accessible lookout in Auckland, not the North Island... I'd hate to mislead anyone...!!! Great to see you enjoyed everything... Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.

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walshya
December 14, 2015|
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Response from MidlandsSam01 | Reviewed this property |
Prices are listed on the wine trail tours website (day tours NZ$265pp). Gift vouchers are available too. Select your preferred tour to see options and age restrictions.
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coffeemama
September 5, 2015|
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Response from slods79 | Reviewed this property |
I am also pretty sure that the legal age for drinking in NZ is 18. This was a great tour, the small vineyards were just beautiful!!
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