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Address: 316-330 Queen Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Food and wine lovers escape with one of our gourmet day tours to...

Food and wine lovers escape with one of our gourmet day tours to Martinborough or Tui Brewery. Perfect day tour from Wellington. Relax and unwind on a fully-guided, all inclusive tour by Tranzit Tours. MArtinborough Gourmet Wine TourVisit the charming Martinborough village. Depart Wellington for a one-hour scenic rail journey, then join the coach for a full guided tour and visit four award winning Martinborough vineyards. Wine tastings, delicious lunch, coffee included.Tui Brewery TourEscape to the iconic Tui Brewery in the quaint village of Mangatainoka followed by a vineyard visit. Fully guided and inclusive tour.

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Took this tour on Easter Weekend, not knowing the railroad was being worked on - and the train info desk gave us bad advice - saying all travel was by bus. Part of it was by train... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Dabarton
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121 reviews
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Took this tour on Easter Weekend, not knowing the railroad was being worked on - and the train info desk gave us bad advice - saying all travel was by bus. Part of it was by train and we weren't told where to get off and missed our stop. That's the bad news. The good was that the city bus... More 

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Thank Dabarton
TourJen, Public Relations Manager at Tranzit Tours, responded to this review

Hi There, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your wine tour and had the opportunity to experience a variety of local wineries. We are sorry to hear of your trouble getting to Featherston, we always try and provide our customers with as much direction as possible but some things can be out of our control. On... More 

Canada
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883 reviews
387 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We took the train to Featherstone where Naomi met us and took us for a coffee and tea at the cafe Medici this tour is all about Naomi, she is wonderful, you could not ask for a better driver and guide. She is courteous, on time, and well versed. We stopped at 4 vineyards. The first was Robert Murdock estates,... More 

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HammondsTours, Hammonds Team Member at Tranzit Tours, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so pleased you had an amazing day with Naomi - she is one of our highly valued, knowledgeable and thoughtful guides and drivers. Martinborough is such an amazing wine village and we love showing it off. All the best in your travels, The Hammonds & Tranzit Team More 

Australia
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

We were late in getting to our 10am tour. The tender process in getting off our ship, the Golden Princess, was a shambles and by the time we got to town and walked out to the i-centre, we were late. I tried to phone BEFORE 10am and no-one picked up. We could have arranged to have met the tour at... More 

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TranzitGroup, Team member at Tranzit Tours, responded to this review

Hello Christine So sorry to hear you had trouble leaving the port which delayed your arrival at the Wellington i-SITE. Unfortunately you were missed off the 10am departure due to this delay. During peak season we do have high volume of calls coming through and we do our utmost best to answer all calls and we absolutely respond to every... More 

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

It's all started at featherston train station we were greeted by our lovely host Naomi whose hospitality,sense of humour and style of presenting anything and everything was well scripted.The wine trail itself was an amazing experience that made me taste all ranges of wines from this region and the lunch + cheese platter just added to it.Thanks I loved it.Cassius

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TranzitGroup, Public Relations Manager at Tranzit Tours, responded to this review

Dear Cassius Thank you for your lovely review of your "Martinborough Gourmet Wine Tour" and our wonderful guide Naomi. We love sharing Martinborough's wine and culinary delights with fellow foodies and are pleased you enjoyed it as much as we do. Kindest, The Tranzit Tours Team More 

Stafford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

On Friday 2nd November 2016 a party of four of us had the pleasure of going on this Gourmet Wine Tasting Tour, and it was an absolute joy. We had a fantastic day, helped by lovely weather. It all started with us catching the train from Wellington to Featherstone, the train journey was relaxing and was made all that more... More 

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HammondsTours, Public Relations Manager at Tranzit Tours, responded to this review

Hi Simon, We are thrilled to hear about your time on board the Martinborough Gourmet Wine Tour. And lovely to hear that the train attendant was very informative too for your trip over to the Wairarapa. Pleased to hear about your time with Naomi and the Wine tour being a fantastic day out. No doubt Naomi really enjoyed having you... More 

Napier, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

My husband and I did the gourmet wine tour around Martinborough yesterday with Naomi as our guide. Naomi was a great guide and enjoyable company with good local knowledge. She was genuinely keen that we get the most out of the day and enjoyed ourselves and also offered flexibility on which wineries we visited. The tour is well paced and... More 

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HammondsTours, Public Relations Manager at Tranzit Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Kristabel for your lovely review. We love reading such kind thoughts in regards to our products, and your review with the Martinborough Gourmet Wine Tour. Great to hear you enjoyed your day overall, and that you had the flexibility to visit your style of wineries, and you enjoyed your company and knowledge from Naomi. Thanks for your feedback... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

I booked this tour for my mother on her birthday and to be honest was a bit concerned at the price and hoping we got what we paid for. We definitely did and then more! It's very easy to run a wine tour in any region of New Zealand and I've been on a few but, as other reviewers are... More 

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TourJen, Public Relations Manager at Tranzit Tours, responded to this review

Dear Hilarey Thank you so very much for taking the time to write such an excellent review of your "Martinborough Gourmet Wine Tour" experience with our guide Naomi. I will share your comments with her and I know she'll be absolutely delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your tour - she's such a wonderful guide! Thank you for providing... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Martinborough is beautiful, and well worth the day trip out of Wellington. Tranzit's wine tour is very convenient and fun - from the pick up to the drop off, we were very well taken care of by Naomi. The wines were great, as was the company.

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Thank Meg453
TranzitGroup, Public Relations Manager at Tranzit Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your 5 star review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your time on our Martinborough Gourmet Wine Tour and in Naomi's company. We agree too! Martinborough is a hidden treasure in our beautiful region. All the best, The Tranzit Tours Team. More 

Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I highly recommend this wine tour. Whilst in New Zealand I did take a few wine tours but this was by far the best. One of the main reasons was the guide Naomi. Travelling as a single person Naomi really looked after me and ensured I was always part of the group. She has a very warm and caring manner,... More 

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TranzitGroup, Public Relations Manager at Tranzit Tours, responded to this review

Hi Lynne, We thank you so much for your fabulous review! To be compared to other NZ regions and tours and to be voted the best, this is a fantastic compliment, only enhanced by the kinds words that Naomi has received from you! Thank you for recommending us to other travellers and we wish you a safe journey onwards. Warm... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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69 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Naomi is an excellent guide and host. We went on wine tours in three different regions of New Zealand and this was by far our favorite one. Naomi is the main reason we enjoyed this one the most. She's local and knows all the hosts at the vineyards we visited. I feel like one spot was closed for the day... More 

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TourJen, Public Relations Manager at Tranzit Tours, responded to this review

Hello Larry Many thanks for your fabulous review! We will be sending Naomi your feedback and this will no doubt make her day. It's lovely to hear that this had been your third wine tour in New Zealand and we came out on top - what a delight! We believe Martinborough is such a hidden gem in our stunning country... More 

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