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“Napier Highlights”

Bay Tours and Charters
Ranked #7 of 32 Food & Drink in Napier
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Top value wine tours, with many options to suit your time and budget. Free pick-up from your accommodation in Napier, Hastings and Havelock North. See and savour award-winning wineries with the experts. All tours include a specialty food tasting and a range of red and white wines at each winery. Full tour commentary included, so you will end the day more enriched about sunny Hawke's Bay than when you started. Come and join us - a great time is guaranteed!
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Booked this tour at the Napier I site where the buses drop off the cruise ship passengers. Cost $55 per person. Well worth the money. Katrina was very knowledgeable about the history of Napier. Took us to Mission Estate where we did wine tasting. Also went to chocolate shop and aquarium as well as driving through countryside. Would recommend this tour to anyone who has limited time in Napier.

Thank Julie S
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

We went on a Classic Wine Tour this afternoon. The first winery, Silini, was great. We then drove out to a vineyard and looked at vines for 20 minutes, for no real reason. The second winery was fine, but the third was where the big problem was. It is for sale, and will close its tasting room in two days. The people working there obviously didn't care about the wind they were pouring. Why did we go to that winery? Indifferent service with substandard wine. On the whole, the afternoon was a disappointment. Far too much time was spent driving in the van. Not very good value for the money.

Thank Tatania345
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

We went for the Gold Reserve Wine Tour and were not disappointed, We visited 3 vineyards one large one specialist and one small urban one. Mark our driver/guide was extremely knowledgable not just the wines but also local history. He recommended a local port which we purchased thank you Mark it was brillant.

Thank Martin G
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Did a half day winery tour with Christine. We went to three boutique wineries - Unison, Alpha Domus and Moana Park, with excellent tastings at each. Two of them you sat down and had more of a conversational vibe, which is new for me!

I was the youngest on the tour by a long way, but Christine created a cheerful, chatty atmosphere amongst all the participants which made the whole afternoon a blast. She was also very knowledgeable and I enjoyed hearing everything she had to say.

The cheese platter on the grounds of Alpha Domus was also excellent; packed full of local produce and flavour, with more than enough for everyone.

Would be very happy to book this company again.

Thank SweetDisarray
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Reviewed March 23, 2018

We had an amazing day, with amazing wine and food! But our driver Christine was bloody brilliant!!!!!! She was extremely knowledgeable, fun and easy to talk to. We are getting a group of friends together to go down there for a Bay Tour alla Christine!!!!
Cheers

Thank paulh9782
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KerrenWithington, General Manager at Bay Tours and Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2018

Hi paul h,
We're so delighted that you enjoyed your recent wine tour with us here in Hawke's Bay. Christine is a fine host and great fun. Thrilled to know you had such a good time with her. We look forward to hosting you again some time in the future. Thanks for choosing Bay Tours.

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