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28 Mar 2014
“Best day ever”
22 Feb 2014
“A fabulous day in the Hawkes Bay”
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Taupo to Hawkes Bay in a Day! Wanting to experience the Hawkes Bay region but short on time? Let Taupo Detours transport you to the region where fine wines fine weather and fun are on the menu.... Taupo Detours run daily trips from Taupo over to the...more
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Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 March 2014

Our day was amazing. The tour guide was so lovely and friendly. The places we went were great. The lunch that was provided was good. Great value for money and I would recommend to all

1  Thank nic131821
Damian W, Owner at Taupo Detours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2014

Thank you so much for the review. It was a pleasure to have meet you both.

Reviewed 23 February 2014

Many thanks for such a fun day out experiencing the vineyards of the Hawkes Bay. The best wine tasting trip I've been on and certainly lots of wine purchased! Your knowledge of each of the places visited was appreciated as was the delicious lunch. You...More

1  Thank MCCameron
Damian W, Owner at Taupo Detours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2014

Hi Marianne, Thank you so much for the feedback. It was my pleasure to take you and your mum over to the Hawkes Bay. If your wine purchases was any indication of the trip, then I know you had a great time :-) Thanks again...More

Reviewed 19 February 2014

Big Thanks to Damian and the future Mrs Damian......! for a great wine tasting and sampling experience. Thoroughly enjoyed the day with a superb lunch. Nothing was too much hassle, never rushed and great fun. Had good banter with Damian about the rugby and the...More

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Damian W, Owner at Taupo Detours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2014

Thanks Baz for your review. I remember the trip well, yes great banter back and forth. Pleased you enjoyed yourself, thought you had by the amount of wine you had purchased, guessing it's all gone now. Please say hi to your partner Mags. Safe travels

Reviewed 6 February 2014

Great to find this trip running from Taupo, plenty of lovely wine tasted and no worries about any of us having to drive. Splendid wines and weather with Damian as a perfect well-informed and entertaining host. We didn't go anywhere near exhausting the Hawkes Bay...More

Thank Simon1951
Damian W, Owner at Taupo Detours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2014

Hi Simon, guessing you wish you were back here enjoying more of the Hawkes Bay finest with the weather you are experiencing over in the UK. Thanks for the review, really nice to have meet you and your wife. Take care

Reviewed 4 February 2014

Wanted to thank you Damian for a "Great day in the Sun" My partner and I truly had a fantastic day sampling the fine Wines of the Hawkes bay region. Church Road, Ngatarawa, Trinity Hill, Esk Valley and Linden Estate were the vineyards Damian took...More

Thank Alice P
Damian W, Owner at Taupo Detours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2014

Hi Alice, thank you for the review. Yeah that was a great trip over to the Hawkes Bay, it certainly looked like you were enjoying yourselves by the end of the day :-) look forward to seeing you again should you ever been in this...More

Reviewed 2 February 2014

We had a fabulous time on our Hawkes Bay tour. The day was packed full of fun but never rushed. Lunch was fresh and yummy. I fell in love with the Sauvignon blanc at every vineyard. This tour is really a must if you're near...More

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Damian W, Owner at Taupo Detours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2014

Thanks Deverina, glad you enjoyed your day with Taupo Detours. I had a lot of fun showing you guys around and show casing what the beautiful Hawkes bay has to offer, Wine and Sun.... Ngatarawa staff still remember you and mention how lovely it was...More

Reviewed 30 January 2014

Awesome way to get over to see the vineyards in Hawkes Bay without having to worry about driving! Turned out to be one of the best ideas we had for something different to do. As a host Damo was fantastic & full of interesting information...More

Thank Rob H
Damian W, Owner at Taupo Detours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2014

Thanks Rob. It was a pleasure to have you and your lovely partner Polly along for a trip. Lots of wine was consumed that day. Pleased you enjoyed yourself, I look forward to getting over to South Africa and sample some wines from the Stellenbosch...More

Reviewed 29 January 2014

Another business owner in Lake Taupo recommended Taupo Detours to us and we could not be happier with it. Damien picked us up at our resort in a comfortable van, provided refreshments and kept up a stream of knowledgeable patter about New Zealand for the...More

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Damian W, Owner at Taupo Detours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2014

Thank you so much for the review. We all had a great day, lots of wine was consumed (excluding myself) and purchased. Guessing right now you wish your were back in the Hawkes Bay soaking up the lovely hot summer days. Thanks again.

Reviewed 27 January 2014

My parents visited from the UK and we were a little stuck for what to do in Taupo, this was the answer to our my prayers. We had a grreat day out wine tasting with no problems when it came to who had to drive!!...More

Thank Gotravel643
Damian W, Owner at Taupo Detours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2014

Thank you for travelling with Taupo Detours to sample the beautiful wines of the Hawkes Bay. It was lovely to have meet you and your parents. Glad you enjoyed the Church Road Winery Tour, we think it's a great way to see the processes involved,...More

Reviewed 26 January 2014

This was a great way to spend our spare day in Taupo. I've always wanted to visit more than one vineyard in a day but driving of course has to be done sober. So this trip answered our prayers with the driving taken care of...More

Thank DavidCoventon
Damian W, Owner at Taupo Detours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2014

David, thanks for the review. We had a great day when you came over to the Hawkes Bay with Taupo Detours. Looking forward to maybe getting more of your family out with us, if they are anything like you I'm sure they'll love a day...More

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