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Frankly Tours

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178 Vigor Brown Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Great day experiencing the best Hawkes Bay wineries.

Frank our guide, was very relaxed and informative and guided us around the Napier district with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hayden S
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Geelong, Australia
1/2 day 4 wineries & a brewery tour

Franky the best value for money you will ever get. Loads of tastings (including a fantastic food... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mjn s
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Tamborine, Australia
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Frankly Tours specializes in daily tours of selected Hawke's Bay boutique wineries, craft breweries and artisan food producers. Hawke's Bay is regarded as the food and wine basket of New Zealand with a rich and diverse selection of produce in agriculture, viticulture and horticulture.Frankly Tours NZ Ltd is owned and operated by Hawke's Bay local Frank Heuser, a proud 5th generation kiwi. ​With 30 years experience in the Hawke's Bay wine Industry, hospitality and tourism, Frank is a well known personality within the wine, beer and artisan food producer families of Hawke's Bay. With his knowledge, contacts and personable style Frank is proud to share all that is wonderful about Hawke's Bay . `Quite frankly, it's about showing new friends around the area I love - the people, the producers and our beautiful region.'
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178 Vigor Brown Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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"half day wine tour"
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"delicious platter"
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"fabulous guide"
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"his knowledge"
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"hawkes bay"
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"would highly recommend this tour"
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"amazing wineries"
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"final stop"
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"boutique wineries"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Frank our guide, was very relaxed and informative and guided us around the Napier district with lots of information about the district and history of the wine growing area and wineries. We enjoyed a seasonal platter at one of the wineries and finished the day...More

Thank Hayden S
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FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Hayden thank you for your lovely review it was indeed a pleasure to meet you and showcase you all a slice of Hawkes Bay's abundant offerings. Cheers Frank

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Franky the best value for money you will ever get. Loads of tastings (including a fantastic food platter). An extremely enjoyable time in a relaxed atmosphere. Thanks for a memorable afternoon. Margy & Manuel

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FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Margy & Manuel thank you for your review and feedback, it was a pleasure meeting you for an afternoon of our wonderful region. Cheers Frank

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great tour and glad that I joined it the day before my marathon run. Frank is very knowledgable and arranged the tour perfectly. Btw, love my tour-mates. I saw them on the Marathon start line and I was so happy. Thanks Frank!More

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FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Timlokza, you are most welcome it was a pleasure. It was a good idea to wine tour, prior to the marathon! More power and new friends to support you! :) thank you for your review and perhaps you will return for next years marathon....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting Napier a tour I would highly recommend Frankly Tours. Frank, the owner, is a local boy and having lived all his life in the Hawkes Bay his knowledge of the the area is second to none. Frank is a very friendly and accommodating...More

Thank Lyn B
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FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lyn thank you for your lovely review and praises. It was a pleasure showcasing a slice of Hawkes Bay to you and sharing it with new friends made. Cheers Frank

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to Frank, we had a wonderful afternoon! Having such an experienced and knowledgeable host was amazing, we absolutely loved this wine tour. I would definitely recommend Frankly tours to all. We loved the beer tasting finale too!!

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FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Emily thank you for the lovely review and feedback. It was a pleasure meeting you both and to know you enjoyed your tour. Cheers Frank

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When looking to book a wine tasting tour in Napier, what set this one apart for me were: 1) one brewery stop in addition to the wineries, and 2) the universally good reviews here on TripAdvisor. I can now add my own stellar review! Frank...More

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FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Zoe, thank you for your stellar review! it was a pleasure to meet you and showcase a slice of our Hawkes Bay wine industry offerings with a brewery to end. Yes indeed, the platter is a point of difference made professionally that matches what...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I toyed with the idea of doing a cycling tour but my bottom disagreed and we decided that a guided tour would be safer and more comfortable! Frank picked us up at our hotel in a tidy clean vehicle, there was just...More

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FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Trendyfoodie, Yes, a good option not to cycle:) thank you for your lovely review to know you enjoyed your tour with Frankly Tours. It was a pleasure meeting you both and showcasing you a slice of Hawkes Bay wine offerings. Enjoy your remaining travels...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We signed on for the full day tour, kicked it off by visiting a local market for a quick bite of food then on to our first vineyard. From there it was clear it would be a good day with a great set of wines...More

Thank Adam M
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FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Adam, Thank you for the lovely review and recommendation. Yes, often tours end an hour overtime something I don't mind and allow for, impressive that you survived the full day :) It was a pleasure meeting you, check out the fireside photo on facebook...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Touring with Frank was an absolute dream - so knowledgeable, so accommodating and so personalized; he made an otherwise daunting day of wine touring a wonderful and relaxing experience. We looked at lots of other wine tours offered in Hawkes Bay, and we would choose...More

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FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Sam thank you for taking the time to review with such lovely words and recommendations. It was a pleasure meeting you all, enjoy your remaining travels in NZ and keep that iconic Canadian maple syrup flowing too :) cheers Frank

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I booked the 1/2 day wine tour in March as a treat for our last full day in the Hawke's Bay region. What an enormous mistake...we should have booked the full day tour!! We had an incredibly fun & informative afternoon with...More

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FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kirsty thank you for such a lovely review and taking the time one month after your tour to publish your feedback. I value the feedback and am proud and humbled that you enjoyed your tour so much. Am sure the Craft Brewery would have...More

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Linda C
22 March 2018|
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Response from FranklyToursNZ | Property representative |
Hi Linda, currently a Full day (8hrs) $145pp - Half day (5hrs) $95pp, for an itinerary sample please visit our website. regards frank
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