PRIVATE TOURS : Nelson & Marlborough
Private Tour: Nelson
A Private Nelson Tour is a fantastic way to explore the picturesque Tasman Bay region of New Zealand. This tour is conducted in a small van, which allows for a more intimate and personalized experience. The tour includes visits to several attractions in the area, including the iconic Mapua Wharf, which is known for its charming shops, restaurants, and stunning views of the bay. Another highlight of the tour is a visit to the Moutere Inn, which is New Zealand’s oldest pub. This historic establishment has been serving locals and visitors alike since 1850 and is renowned for its cozy atmosphere and excellent selection of craft beers. The tour also includes visits to some of the region’s best vineyards, where guests can sample some of New Zealand’s renowned wines and learn about the wine-making process. There are also opportunities to explore local art galleries and view the work of talented local artists. One of the most unique stops on the tour is a visit to Pic’s Peanut Butter Factory (optional), where guests can learn about the production of this delicious and iconic New Zealand product. The factory tour includes a tasting of several peanut butter varieties, as well as an opportunity to purchase some to take home. Throughout the tour, guests are accompanied by a knowledgeable and friendly guide who is passionate about the region and its attractions. With its mix of culture, history, and natural beauty, a Private Nelson Wine Tour is a must-do experience for anyone visiting the Tasman Bay region of New Zealand.
Areas explored (4 unique areas in Nelson): Waimea Plains, Moutere Hills, Kina Cliffs and Riwaka.
Includes: All tastings and lunches are at the customers own cost, lunch at a vineyard or New Zealand’s oldest pub.
Departure: 11am from your accommodation in Nelson City or by arrangement elsewhere.
Duration: 5 hours (approximately)
Tour price: $900 per group of up to 4 people
Private Tour: Marlborough
Our tour starts in Nelson City, where we will pick you up from your accommodation and drive you to the beautiful region of Marlborough. This region is renowned for producing some of the world’s best Sauvignon Blanc, and we can’t wait to share it with you. On our drive to Marlborough, you’ll get to take in the stunning views of the Marlborough Sounds and the surrounding mountains. Our knowledgeable guide will provide you with interesting facts and information about the area and its history. Once we arrive in Marlborough, we will visit four handpicked wineries that showcase the region’s best wines. You’ll get to meet the winemakers (when available), learn about the winemaking process, and taste a range of delicious wines. We will also take you on a tour of the vineyards, where you can see the grapes growing and learn about the different grape varieties. At each winery, you’ll have the opportunity to purchase wines to take home with you. We will also stop for a delicious lunch, which will be served at one of the wineries. After a full day of wine tasting and exploring, we will drive you back to Nelson, where you can relax and reflect on the incredible day you’ve had. Our small wine tour company prides itself on providing a personalized and entertaining experience for our guests. We limit our group sizes to ensure that you get the most out of your tour and can ask any questions you may have. So, whether you’re a wine enthusiast or just looking for a fun day out, our Marlborough wine tour is the perfect way to experience the best of New Zealand’s wine regions.
Areas explored: Wairau plains and Southern Valley.
Includes: All tastings and lunches are at the customers own cost, lunch at a vineyard.
Departure: 9.45am from your accommodation in Nelson City or by arrangement elsewhere.
Duration: 7 hours (approximately)
Tour price: $1250 per group of up to 4 people