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Matakana Tours offers serveral day trips from Auckland Central hotels and Crusie ship terminals. Our MATAKANA WINE & FOOD TOUR is the most popular. It includes your very own local guide Lunch, wine tastings, food tastings and door to door service...more
Matakana Tours did an exceptional job of hosting our business group tour to the fabukous farmers market, the brewery for a very generous tasing and then onto Plume for an exceptional lunch. Liz has a fabukous host and our guide Gilbert was an absolute treasure!...More
Date of experience: September 2018
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MatakanaTours, Owner at Matakana Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018
Thank you for taking the time to place your review. We are so very pleased you enjoyed the day. We loved meeting and hosting you all and hope you will return again soon to enjoy more flavours of the Matakana Coast Wine Country.
We had a great trip with our tour guide Gilbert. Before we headed out, we'd had a mix up with the dates, and Liz, the manager, really pulled through and went the extra mile to make sure we still had a fantastic experience. her efforts...More
Date of experience: July 2018
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ZieBays, Owner at Matakana Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018
Thank you Meggie, Gilbert was so pleased to receive your review as am I. We wish you all the very best for the rest of your trip and hope to see you again soon!
My father and I had the most fantastic adventure with Gilbert, or as he called himself...a Kiwi-Frog. He drove us to some of the most fantastic hidden nooks just north of Auckland. It was fantastic. He thought of everything, making the day a casual stroll...More
Date of experience: March 2018
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MatakanaTours, Owner at Matakana Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018
Thank you for taking the time to place your review. Gilbert loved sharing the local experiences with you and we are all delighted to read the review. We hope to see you again, best wishes for many more happy travels.
with our super host Liz. We had a great time seeing the area, even though rain was threatening we never got wet. We were collected in a super comfortable minivan with great visibility. Liz drove safely and competently while giving us an interesting commentary on...More
Date of experience: February 2018
ZieBays, Owner at Matakana Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018
Hello, Thank you so much for your review. We love to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to having you back in our region enjoying more soon :-)
Wishing you all the very best for your travels. Liz
Liz had contacted me to change the time of our pickup in Auckland an hour earlier so that we wouldn't be delayed by the Easter weekend traffic. Geoff picked us up in a 7 seater and we were only slowed for a short time by...More
Date of experience: April 2017
MatakanaTours, Owner at Matakana Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017
Thank you for taking the time to place your review. We hope to see you again sometime, so much to visit in our region, perhaps we can do the Olive oil or Cider tastings next time :-). We wish you all the best for the...More
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.
Date of experience: January 2017
MatakanaTours, Owner at Matakana Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2017
Thank you for taking the time to place your review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your day. We have some pics of the day, coming your way soon. We wish you all the best for many more happy travels. Kind Regards Liz
First let us say Liz was a fantastic tour guide. We had our own personal tour guide in our own van. This was such a relief not to be stuck on a large tour bus like some other tours. Liz was very knowledgeable of all...More
Everything was easy with Matakana tours - the booking and communication as well as the wonderful service on the day of the tour. Nigel picked us up at the door right on time and based on what our wine preferences were took us to a...More
Date of experience: August 2016
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WWTours, Owner at Matakana Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2016
Thank you for taking the time to place a review. We are so happy to have this great feed back. Thank you very much! We will keep working at delivering marvelous Matakana Days out :-).