Matakana Taste Tour - Warkworth, New Zealand

Local Food
City Tasting, Tour, Vineyard Walk
Meal, Pick up, Tour guide
City, Cultural, Historical
Minimum Drinking Age
/ Person
Liz B
Activity Overview
Come and discover the palatable tastes of fresh Matakana produce; served in local eateries or bought from the roadside. Our passionate locals instill care and quality when creating their products, which is experienced in the taste sensations.

  • A visit to 2 wineries
  • A visit to 3 local producers of your choice
  • Choose from: honey, boutique cheeses, oysters, sausages, hand-made chocolates, olive oil, gourmet smokehouse, coffee roasters, ice cream, pure water
  • Farmer’s option (Saturdays)
  • Meet charming, talented locals on your way; enjoy their tales of how their ventures started and thrived.
  • Enjoy a tasty antipasto platter lunch at a superb winery, for another chance to taste the delights of this area.
  • Savor excellent artisan foods, prepared with passion; Feijoa fruit wine, world-class olive oil, boutique blue cheeses, gelato with local berries, handmade chocolates with manuka honey centers, and award-winning ice cream. This tour must be perfect for you!
  • On your way, soak up Matakana Coast’s striking and extensive scenery. Appreciate the rolling landscape, sunny coastline, and golden beaches; - a truly spectacular experience.
  • If time allows, this tour also includes visits to other regional attractions. These may include; a 1,000-year-old Kauri tree, the popular Morris & James Pottery factory and a place with expansive views.
  • Flexible itinerary for private groups or for groups with unanimous agreement on the change requested. One winery stop can be switched with an apple cider farm or a craft beer brewery; or choose to depart earlier and add on another activity such as the Oyster Farm trip by shuckle ferry.
Practical information
Transport: Our vehicles are comfortable, air conditioned vehicles.
  • Antipasto platter lunch
  • Tastings at 3 boutique food stops
  • Tastings at 2 vineyards
  • Door to door transport (ex Matakana or Auckland)
  • Knowledgable local guide
  • Maps & water
  • Visits to other local attractions as time allows
  • Oyster ferry option $50 extra pp, subject to availability
Min. of 4
Pricing Info
Depart x Akld Hotel
Depart x Matakana Hotel
Pricing info
Extra pp for less than 4 pax
Start Time
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More information about the timing
Daily11:00 AMEx Auckland – 11am – 5.30pm
Daily12:00 PMEx Matakana – 12pm – 4.30pm
4,5 H
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Cancellation Policy
  • Cancellations made 2 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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Wine Tour of Matakana Region
Liz and Gilbert tools us on a delightful tour of 3 wineries, cheese tasting, great lunch at Brick Bay and finished with Chocolate! It is educational and full of beauty.
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