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Bay Tours and Charters

Napier, New Zealand
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About Bay Tours and Charters
Top value wine tours, with many options to suit your time and budget. Free pick-up from your accommodation in Napier, Hastings and Havelock North. See and savour award-winning wineries with the experts. All tours include a specialty food tasting and a range of red and white wines at each winery. Full tour commentary included, so you will end the day more enriched about sunny Hawke's Bay than when you started. Come and join us - a great time is guaranteed!
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The Twilight Progressive Winery Tour is your chance to dine at 3 of the world class restaurants and enjoy the very best wines of Hawke's Bay all in one memorable evening.

A typical twilight tour includes stops at Craggy Range, Mission Estate & Elephant Hill or Urban Winery. As well as sunset views at the top of Te Mata Peak - on the peak you will find out first hand what makes it the regions #1 sightseeing destination.

You will travel with like-minded visitors from NZ and overseas and we guarantee you will have fun, learn about Hawke's Bay and taste some of the best food & wine in New Zealand.

Bay Tours is Hawke's Bay's longest running wine tour company. We are family owned with a number of wine tour hosts that all share the same passion for Hawke's Bay, its wine and showing our region off to visitors. Each tour will either be in our Luxury BMW 7 series sedan or EVM Mercedes Sprinter van.

Restaurant venues are subject to availability.
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Rob and Janet Earle wrote a review Nov 2021
Christchurch, New Zealand5 contributions1 helpful vote
We recently chartered Bay Tours to transport our group of 18 up Te Mata Peak, to a number of local wineries and to lunch. The organization, the bus and the tour itself were all excellent. Moreover, our driver Tim was helpful, well informed and entertaining. Altogether a very enjoyable experience.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Mel Taylor wrote a review Jan 2021
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Just wanted to say we had a great experience with Murray as our driver last night... we used your service for us to get to six60 and we highly recommend and use your service again
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from GlennD1284, Manager at Bay Tours and Charters
Responded 6 Apr 2021
Hi Mel Thanks for taking the time to review your experience with us back in January for your Six60 transfers. i will pass your comments onto Murray and hope to see you again sometime
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Stella wrote a review Jan 2021
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Tim was a fantastic guide, very knowledgeable and friendly. We loved the vineyards he chose, they were all really different but equally as lovely. Our group of 11 had a great day out and I would recommend this tour to anyone coming to the Hawkes Bay!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from GlennD1284, Manager at Bay Tours and Charters
Responded 6 Apr 2021
Hi Stella Thanks for your wonderful review regarding your wine tour with us back in January. i will pass on your comments to Tim and hope to see you again sometime
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Helen W wrote a review Dec 2020
Auckland Central, New Zealand8 contributions4 helpful votes
From start to finish this trip was totally excellent. The driver who picked us up shared his knowledge of the area, and noted points of interest for us. First course at St Georges winery - light, balanced entree with matching wines - superb. Then on to the views from the stunning Te Mata Peak. Allowed us to get a better idea of the whole region. Main course at Craggy Range with very entertaining table service from Jacob (what a gem of information), wines were perfectly matched. Beautiful venue. Then last but by no means least, dessert at Mission. Lots of changes here and the venue looked stunning. Dessert wine and port to finish. Yes, we would definately do this trip again. A great way to see the area and sample some of the fabulous food and wine.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from GlennD1284, Manager at Bay Tours and Charters
Responded 6 Apr 2021
Hi Helen Thanks for your glowing review regarding your Evening Progressive dinner- sorry i hadnt seen the review come through. Certainly a great way to experience some top quality winery restaurants if you are only in the Bay for a short time.
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H5690PGsue wrote a review Dec 2020
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We recently chartered 2 buses for our staff Christmas function that was being held approx. 35 minutes out of town. Glen, who arranged all the boxing details for us was very easy to work with and responded to queries quickly, tolerated our changes with a smile and was overall very helpful. Our two drivers Brian and Robbie were very accommodating and great value on the night. Thanks for all your help, we will no doubt use you again in the future.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from GlennD1284, Manager at Bay Tours and Charters
Responded 6 Apr 2021
Hi H5690PGsue Thanks for your great feedback and sorry i took so long to respond - hopeto help ypur transport needs again in the future
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