Be quick to book the tour that's best for you! Email tgatastingtours@xtra.co.nz  or call Lyn or Paul on +64 27522467 or +64 7 5441383.

CELEBRATIONS FOR FRIENDS & FAMILY

Let us supply transport and arrange venues for your family celebration your Hens’ Party your business Social Club outing.

It’s always enjoyable to celebrate together as a group in a relaxed & convivial atmosphere. We can ensure that your outing is tailored to your specific requirements relating to venue time constraints and budget.

Transport is door-to-door.

All of our current tours will be able to return home within 24 hours if there is a Lockdown.

Sunday Lunch

Come on our circuit of monthly Sunday Lunches to a range of venues or book a date that you require for a special occasion.

JUNE 12 SUNDAY LUNCH VILAGRAD WINERY, OHAUPO

Treat yourself (and/or someone else) to a great day out!! No food prep, no dishes. Just time to enjoy the day. We will stop for a glass of bubbles en route at Karapiro.

.This trip replaces our trip to The Old Mill,Tairua. Unfortunately, for a variety of reasons, this trip can't proceed at the moment We may look at it again later in the year.
COST: $117.00pp. (Transport, sumptuous lunch & bubbles)
Details at:
https://www.smore.com/wvebu-vilagrad-sunday-lunch-june-12

JULY 10 - DELECTABLE DELIGHTS AT ZEALONG

Start with your choice of complimentary Zealong tea and begin your culinary experience.
A thoughtfully crafted savoury and sweet selection to complement your Zealong tea served amidst breath-taking views of the Waikato region.
There is a beautiful walk in between the Tea House and the main retail boutique building, which contains some statues and art. This is free of charge and open to the public.
We are re-visiting this venue because of client request.
COST: $112.00pp. (Covers High Tea & transport.) For an additinal $8.00 you can have "A Sparkling High Tea" with a small bottle of Veuve du Vernay to accompany your experience.

Details at: https://www.smore.com/e6t93-delectable-delights-at-zealong

Mid-Week Tours & Garden-Related Tours

 

We travel monthly to areas our clients have requested or that we have chosen

Upcoming General Tours:

Hen's Parties

If you’re thinking of having a Hens’Party, prior to your wedding contact us to plan a day of fun!

Winery Tours Tailored to Your Requests

Travel to the Hawke's Bay for a weekend of wine appreciation. Taste the delights of Kumeu or Matakana. You choose the destination we’ll suggest the venues for your consideration to ensure you have a great time!

GIFT VOUCHERS ARE AVAILABLE FOR ALL OF OUR TOURS

Give a gift voucher for a birthday or anniversary, a “thank you’ to that special person.

GIBBS FARM PLUS! 25-26 NOVEMBER

We have been given a new date of 25 November for our long-awaited trip to Gibbs Farm! Gibbs Farm makes itself available for a specified number of charity fund-raising events each year. The 2-day tour will visit the gannet colony at Muriwai, before travelling to Gibbs Farm, Makarau, an open-air sculpture park 47km North of Auckland. This venue has the largest collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures in NZ. We have permission to drive around the farm. On our second day you will have time at The Matakana Farmers' Market, before travelling on to Morris & James, which produces a wide range of beautiful hand-made pottery. We will then move on to the Sculptureum to view its 3 sculpture gardens & 6 galleries.

COST: $570.00pp.; ($490.000pp. Twin-share)

Includes door-to-door transport, accommodation, entry charges (Gibbs Farm, Sculptureum)

Details at:

https://www.smore.com/91vu3-gibbs-farm-and-matakana-tour

 GOURMET GALLIVANTS - KATIKATI/WAIHI BEACH

A chance to visit quality food/ beverage producers on our door-step & to buy that "special" Christmas present. Come with us to Harbourside Macadamias, The Wine Portfolio, Mt Eliza Cheese, Flat White Restaurant, Chez Moi Chocolaterie.
Details at: https://www.smore.com/n68ua-gourmet-gallivants 

This tour will be done monthly as from Spring, But can be done at any time if you have 10+ people ( depending on venue availability.

GOURMET GALLIVANTS TAURANGA/MOUNT MAUNGANUI TOUR

We have excellent fare right on or close to our door-step.
 Come with us to Pepper & Me, Hemp Farm, Elspeth Artisan Bakery, O'Cider, have a talk about & a lunch incorporating edible flowers & taste things you have never tasted before at Vetro. 

We aim to deliver you home from the tour happy & replete!
We will be redoing this tour monthly, as from Spring, but it can be  done at any time (venue availability permitting) for groups of 10+

Details at:
https://www.smore.com/wcr31-gourmet-gallivants

 

20-23 SEPT -WONDERFUL WHANGAREI

This trip which will visit the new Hundertwasser Art CentreClapham's Clock MuseumThe Whangarei FallsWhangarei Quarry GardensKiwi North Museum & Heritage Park & The Packard Motor Museum.

$1,267.00pp.; $1,020.00pp. Twin Share

Details at:

 https://www.smore.com/b275x-whangarei-20-23-september

16 JUNE 'INSIDE DALI' EXHIBITION & BOTANICAL GARDENS

"Inside Dali" is a new world-class multimedia exhibition & highly anticipated multi-nsory experience that will be on display at Spark Arena.
After enjoying this excellent, vibrant exhibition, we'll return to the Botanic Gardens, home to more than 10,00 planrs from around the world.

COST: Transport From Tauranga/Mt Maunganui/Papamoa or en route ( Katikati, Waihi) & venue costs - $115.00pp.
 

14-16 OCTOBER HAWKES'BAY BOUTIQUE WINERY TOUR
(Please note change of date)

We have tasted so many outstanding wines from boutique wineries that we thought a visit to hear about their production & enjoy some tastings was a great idea! We'll pop in a few larger wineries we haven't taken you to before too. Abbey Estate, Alpha Domus, Te Mata Estate, Oak Estate, Askerne, Te Awanga, The Urban Winery, Brookfields & Alchemy are on the list,We're finalising the itinerary currently. Watch this space!

We have postponed our Martinborough, Marlborough, Hawkes' Bay winery tour until 2023 as many of our clients don't wish to do extended tours at te moment.

4-6 NOVEMBER - TARANAKI POWERCO & FRINGE GARDEN FESTIVals

Another trip up the garden path to this wonderful celebration of a wide range of garden types. Not to be missed. More details when the festival program with a list of gardens is made available.

23 JUNE - THE EGYPTIAN GARDEN

Hamilton Gardens have recreated a 4.000-year-old ancient Egyptian temple garden. This garden is based on a typical temple from the middle kingdom period 20-40- 1782 BCE.

Come with us to see the vibrant colours, the majestic columns, the hieroglyphics & the precise plantings (in cubits) related to preparations for afterlife rituals.
We will travel to Hamilton to view the garden(s) for 2 hours & stop for an hour in Cambridge en route for home.

COST: $68.00pp.

Or if you have your own group on a different date: 30-seater $1100.00

Details at: https://www.smore.com/wnsev-the-egyptian-garden

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