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About Frankly Tours
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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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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mitchell C
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

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank RichardS946
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

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GooseGirl555
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

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Renan W
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

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!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 257marieeveg
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

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank adamszoo
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

Reviewed 18 May 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Hayden S
FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

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

Reviewed 18 May 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mjn s
FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

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

Reviewed 15 May 2018 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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank timlokza
FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

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

Reviewed 12 May 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lyn B
FranklyToursNZ, Owner at Frankly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

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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Prices vary and are listed on his website (see link above). You can opt for a full day (approx 7h) or a half day (approx 4h). Frank picks you up and drops you off.
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