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Frankly Tours

178 Vigor Brown Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 274 243 562
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Well done Frank

As an Adult group , we were looking for something different to do whilst in Napier , after perusing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
grumps2_11
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Wellington, New Zealand
Franks the man!

Frank was incredibly knowledgable about the area and the history of wine, and more importantly just... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Chris P
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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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"craft brewery"
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"great knowledge of the local area"
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"delicious platter"
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"half day wine tour"
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"beer tasting"
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"hawkes bay"
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"perfect guide"
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"in depth knowledge"
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"memorable afternoon"
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"boutique wineries"
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"door to door service"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As an Adult group , we were looking for something different to do whilst in Napier , after perusing all the Information , Frankly Tours , just stood out , We are so glad that Frank was our Choice , Although one of our party...More

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

Hi Grumps, thank you for writing such a lovely review to know that you enjoyed your tour. It was a pleasure meeting you all and learning of your backgrounds. I enjoyed the conversations. I look forward to hosting you again upon your return to Hawke's...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Frank was incredibly knowledgable about the area and the history of wine, and more importantly just seemed like such a nice person. We did the half day tour (with 4 vineyards I think), took lunch at Ash Ridge (a necessary and delicious snack about halfway...More

Thank Chris P
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FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Chris thank you for the lovely review it was a pleasure meeting you and highlighting 4 wineries and a brewery with a plate of chips :) on the half day tour. Cheers Frank

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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend, cousin and I did a half day wine tour with Frank and it was a really great day. All the staff at the winereries were really friendly and knowledgable in beautuful locations. Frank's tour was well organised and he was very approachable and...More

Thank Sam A
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FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Hi Sam thank you for reviewing your experience on the half day tour. It was a pleasure meeting you all and knowing that you enjoyed the tour. Cheers Frank

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Frank was knowledgeable, friendly and relaxed. The wine tour was perfect for our girls weekend. Awesome selection of wineries and beautiful scenery, combined with Frank's perfect hosting meant we had a fantastic day.

Thank Jody B
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FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hi Jody, thank you for reviewing, it was indeed a pleasure to have met you all and guide you through a slice of beautiful region. Cheers Frank

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

We have been travelling the North Island of NZ and we couldn't go past all the wonderful reviews of Frankly Tours on here. Frank did not disappoint and our half day tour was the best part of our stay in Napier! My wife and I...More

Thank Mitchell C
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FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hi Mitchell thank you for the lovely review and in knowing that your first wine tour was a highlight during your stay in Hawke's Bay. It was a pleasure meeting you both, as per a biblical quote 'wine is life', I therefore trust that the...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We came down and were staying in Napier for the weekend. Frank was prompt and his vehicle was new and very well turned out. We did the full day and had a pick of some of the wineries as we were the only group on...More

Thank Richard S
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FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thank you Richard for taking the time to review and attaching the lovely photos. It was a pleasure meeting you all on a full day tour and to know you enjoyed the day. Enjoy your bucket list travels next week in the USA. Cheers Frank

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Thanks to all the great Reviewers previously, you are spot on FRANK, offers a fun and informative day! ...top notch tour.... A clean & comfortable bus, great commentary on winery's , history and the region. 4 great wineries, and one beer pub (classic kiwi venue),...More

Thank GooseGirl555
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FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Hi Goosegirl, thank you for your review it was a pleasure meeting you both and showcasing a slice of Hawke's Bay. They say life is too short to drink cheap wine therefore no hangover:) all the best down in the beautiful South Island. Cheers Frank

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Frank picked me at my hostel and drove us for 4 hours in 4 wineries. The wines were excellent, a good selection of wineries, the highlights on the road interesting. I had a wonderful afternoon thanks to Frank! It really a fair price for this...More

Thank Renan W
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FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Hi Renan thank you for taking the time to review your experience with Frankly Tours, it was a pleasure meeting you and guiding you around our Hawke's Bay wineries. Cheers Frank

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time doing this activity. Frank is kind and awesome. Well, I think this is the best way to do this kind of activity. If you’re looking for something great to do book a tour with Frank!

Thank 257marieeveg
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FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Hi 257marieeveg, thank you for the lovely review and recommendation. It was a pleasure meeting you and showcasing Hawkes Bay delights to you all. Cheers Frank

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

In Greece it's the Parthenon , in New York City the Statue of Liberty, in Paris the Eiffle Tower. Well in Hawkes Bay it's Frankly Tours. Frank took us on an amazing tour. He is incredibly knowledgeable and fun. His tour is perfectly arranged and...More

Thank adamszoo
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FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Hi Adam, your review is one of a kind! :) Thank you for the feedback and lovely words, it was an utter pleasure meeting you all and showcasing you a slice of Hawke's Bay. Yes agree, our food and wine producers are the Statue of...More

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Linda C
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Booked, will be on 1/2 day on Monday the 26th. Leaving Palmerston North very early to arrive at the Crown ready for your tour!! Thanks!
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