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Address: Napier 4183, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 6-845 3703
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

For the adventurous traveller who prefers touring in small groups, a...

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 even 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 small family owned business offering:

- Wine tours (Exclusive, Full or Half day)

- Exclusive 'Hawkes Bay in a Day' tours

- Private food, wine & sightseeing tours

- Cruise ship shore excursions

- Rural Experience or Fishing tours

We pride ourselves on excellence & personal service. Tour with us & see for yourself why our guests say "this tour exceeded our expectations". We are the only wine tour business to include a trip up Te Mata Peak (399m) on all tours (weather permitting).

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Excellent Tour

Had a wonderful half day visiting four beautiful wineries in the area with a great group. Hamish was generous with his extensive knowledge of the area and kept the group moving at... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Canberra, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful half day visiting four beautiful wineries in the area with a great group. Hamish was generous with his extensive knowledge of the area and kept the group moving at a natural pace. Highly recommended.

Thank BrenPerro79
Sans Souci, Australia
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We did a full day wine tour and enjoyed the fact that this is not a huge tour bus. We enjoyed 5 wineries and a cheese platter provided by Prinsy's Tours at one of the wineries which was a nice surprise. We enjoyed the visit to Te Mata Peak incredible view on the day we were there.

Thank Sue K
Gold Coast, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Host Hamish and staff gave us an excellent commentary of the region while displaying extremely friendly and caring attitude. The old church and cemetery were very interesting as was the apple orchard and discussion about apple growing. Delicious and plentiful morning tea was provided at the family home in their beautiful garden. Followed by a winery tour with wine tasting.... More 

Thank 316kandb
Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I used Prinsy's Tours while in Hawkes Bay for our honeymoon. We started at Moana Park, then lunch at Church Road, followed by Trinity Hill, Ngatarawa, Te Mata Peak and Craggy Range. Ian was an excellent guide. We couldn't have asked for a more spectacular day of wine tasting. Thank You!

Thank Chris P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful winery tour with Prinsy's and Hamish.Included was Te Mata peak. Hamish was very knowledgeable of the area and truly an excellent host.A wonderful way to spend the day in spite of the weather. We certainly learned a great deal about wine.He saved the best for last at the Mission winery which had quite a history. Sawesome photos of Napier... More 

Thank Deniece C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the 1/2 day tour. Our guide Ian provided great information about the Hawkes Bay area and the wineries we visited and happy to answer our questions. The trip to Te Mata Peak provided a good overview of the overall area.

Thank Mazas63
Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travelled with Prinsy Tours as a family group and had a great day out with Ian and Hamish. We visited 4 vineyards altogether and all were totally different. We really enjoyed the relaxed, easy approach to the whole tour and how the afternoon unfolded. The weather wasn't the best to us so we missed out on seeing Te Mata... More 

Thank Kaye B
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I would recommend this company for their wine tours. Our driver Ian, was very knowledgable of the area and it's history and knew a lot about the vineyards and their wine. We visited 5 wineries, had lunch (an amazing platter) at Church Rd and even had cheese and crackers up the top of Te Mata peak. Excellent value for money... More 

Thank Suziannie33
Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Great wine tour around Hawkes Bay. Our guide Rob did everything he could to make the tour as good as possible. We visited 5 wineries, went to a scenic peak and, as there were only the two of us on the bus, a brief stop at a honey place and at an Art Deco building. Rob went the extra mile... More 

Thank Bretty1
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Thank you Hamish for a great tour around some lovely wineries. You did an amazing job teaching us about different wines and also sharing your wealth of knowledge about Napier. We would recommend this tour to everyone visiting the Hawkes Bay region. Many thanks, Matt and Emma

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Hamish P, Owner at Prinsy's Tours Hawkes Bay, responded to this review

Thank you Matt & Emma for your recommendation of our tour. It was great to meet you both. I'm passionate about our region & what we produce here so it's always rewarding to share this knowledge with our guests. Regards Hamish. More 

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