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Zest Food Tours of New Zealand

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Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Wellington Capital Tastes Walking Tour
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US$239.73*
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Wellington Walking Gourmet Food Tour with Lunch
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Taste Wellington Privately Hosted Walking Tour with Lunch for Passionate Foodies
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Experience the sights and tastes of Wellington on one of our hosted walking gourmet food tours. Here at Zest we believe the best way to experience Wellington and its culture is by strolling and sampling some of the many tasting pleasures on offer. Your friendly, local Zest guide will stroll with you through our "foodie" capital city, sampling Wellington's famous locally roasted coffee and other gastronomic delights, while regaling you with stories about the city's history, art, architecture and local characters. Meet some of our city's amazing and passionate producers and discover new flavours throughout our beautifully crafted and compact harbour city. Zest Food Tours also offers a premium food and wine experience for two to four guests in the renowned Martinborough boutique pinot noir wine region.
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Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We had booked this tour on the strength of other reviews, and boy we were not disappointed!! It was just so fabulous, in every way. For over 4 hours (we asked lots of questions!) Fabs (Fabienne) took us through many areas of Wellington, stopping at...More

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ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Dear Maria, thank you so much for your excellent review of your recent Capital Tastes Tour with our lovely guide Fabs - she's such a star :) I have shared your fabulous review with her and our other guides and everyone was absolutely thrilled. Thank...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Our group of four spent an fun and tasty day with Helena. Started our morning with a great flat white, then on to taste some delicious gelato with locally sourced ingredients. The chocolate factory was interesting as was the private tasting in the grocery. Helena...More

Thank Jan F
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ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear Jan thank you so much for your excellent review of your recent Zest tour experience with our lovely guide Helena. I will share your comments with her and our other guides, I know everyone will be so delighted. All of us here at Zest...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

It is windy day in Wellington though, having tour with lovely guide tour Heather, she was warm person and fun so I just forget that the windy day... well, the tour give me so much experience and idea how the Kiwi are put their passion...More

Thank Syarif P
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ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear Syarif, thank you very much for your wonderful review of your tailored, culinary tour experience with our lovely guide Heather. I will share your comments with her, I know she will be thrilled to hear your feedback. We hope you had a safe trip...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

My husband and I had pre-booked the Walking Gourmet Tour to coincide with our Port stop as part of a cruise. If you've only got one day in Wellington and are a foodie, put this on tour on the top of your list. We were...More

Thank Janet R
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Management response:Responded 25 April 2017

Dear Janet thank you so much for your excellent review of your recent Walking Gourmet Tour experience with us. I will pass on your compliments to our lovely Liz - I know she will be absolutely delighted. All of us here at Zest just love...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Our group on a Saturday morning tour consisted of 6 people. Our guide, Heather, was so right for this job, being friendly, informative, fun and interesting. Tour included visits to a coffee shop (great cakes too), chocolate manufacturer, private supermarket / deli tasting, honey outlet...More

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you so much for your excellent review of your Capital Tastes tour experience with our wonderful guide Heather - she's such a star. I will share your comments with her and our other guides. I just know that everyone will be thrilled. All of...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We did the Gourmet Food Tour with Fabs of Zest food tours . We had a small group of four and a perfect guide. We started with a tour and sample at Mojo coffee followed by a sample of every sorbet and gelato in Gelissimo,...More

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ZestFoodToursofNZ, Manager at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear Susan thank you very much for your wonderful review of your recent Zest Food tour with our wonderful guide Fabs, she's a bit of a star! I will share your comments with her and our other guides and I know everyone will be so...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This is great fun and the produce is top rate. Our guide, Fabs, was attentive and so helpful, thanks The coffee stop, is tops, and followed by great ice cream, fresh markets and chocolate. Even got to try gourmet cookie. The weather was not great,...More

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Dear Ron thank you very much for your positive review of your recent cruise tour experience with us. I was delighted to hear that you had a fun and memorable time - even though it rained and will share your comments with our wonderful guide...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

My husband and I had the great fortune of being on a Zest food tour of Wellington during our cruise in the South Pacific. I simply cannot say enough good things. Wilma, our guide, was kind, fun, and super-knowledgeable. She seemed to know everyone and...More

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Dear cruise guest thank you so much for sharing your wonderful impressions of your recent cruise tour experience with us. I will pass on your lovely review to Wilma - I know she will be absolutely delighted. Here at Zest we simply love sharing with...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2017

The weather was absolutely beautiful for this walking tour in Wellington. We were able to see how coffee was roasted, went to a chocolate factory, ate gelatin, and went to a super market for samples of a variety of items. Our final stop was at...More

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Thanks for your positive and thoughtful review. We appreciate and take on board your feedback. Moore Wilson's 'Fresh', where we hosted your tasting of local and artisan produce is an iconic Wellington foodie destination, popular with our passionate, local chefs and food lovers alike. Wishing...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2017

My husband and I participated in the most wonderful walking for tour with Helena of Zest in Wellington. Helena was bright, upbeat and a lot of fun. She showed us some of the best spots in Wellington and gave us a tour of the town....More

Thank Diane U
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ZestFoodTours, Manager at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Dear Diane thanks for your wonderful review of your tour experience with us. I will share your comments with Helena - I know she'll be so delighted and thrilled with your comments. All of us here at Zest just love showcasing to our guests what...More

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