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Zest Food Tours of New Zealand

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Address: Wellington, New Zealand
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Experience the sights and tastes of Wellington on one of our hosted walking...

Experience the sights and tastes of Wellington on one of our hosted walking gourmet food tours. 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. Meet some of our city's amazing and passionate producers and discover new flavours.

Take in the history, art and culture of our beautifully crafted and compact harbour city. Here at Zest we do believe the best way to experience Wellington and its culture is by strolling and sampling some of the many tasting pleasures on offer.

Zest Food Tours also offers a wine experience in Martinborough, a premium boutique pinot noir wine region and walking foodie tours in Auckland.

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Such a great day out! Worth ever penny!

I did the walking tour in January of this year - on the tour there were only 5 of us and the guide. We started at Mojo Coffee where we were lucky enough to see the rostery and I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 March 2016
Stacey M

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

I did the walking tour in January of this year - on the tour there were only 5 of us and the guide. We started at Mojo Coffee where we were lucky enough to see the rostery and I think I had the bets coffee I have ever had, then a great stroll along the harbour to stop at a... More 

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Dear Stacey thanks so much for your wonderful review of your "Walking Gourmet Tour" experience with us. I've shared your comments with our guides and they were delighted to know you had such a "great day out". All of us here at Zest just adore sharing the culinary delights and city sights of our beautiful, little harbour capital with our... More 

Watford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

We were cruising and made a stop in Wellington. We signed up to ' Flavours of Wellington' on the ship and we were not disappointed. Heather had a brilliant knowledge of the city and what it has to offer and was very passionate about her job. We visited a coffee shop, chocolate factory, food store, Gelato shop, peanut butter factory... More 

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Dear Paula & Ray thank you so much for taking the time to post such an excellent review about your experience on our "Flavours of Wellington" tour with Heather. I've passed on your compliments to her and she was absolutely delighted. We simply love to share with our guests the gorgeous sights and amazing culinary delights our capital city has... More 

Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful time touring the city with nibbles here and there. While we had expected more food it was really a dessert heavy tour. We started at a wonderful pastry stop were we were able to chat with our fellow tourers. Our group was diverse from all parts Canada,Australia ,U.K. And us from US. Made for nice chats. In... More 

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Thank Byron R
ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Dear Byron thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. We were delighted to learn how much you enjoyed your time on our tour with your guide. All of us here at Zest simply love showcasing our wonderful (and sometimes very windy) city's sights and culinary delights to our guests. I'll make certain to share your... More 

Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

If you enjoy food and walking then I highly recommend the Zest Walking Gourmet Tour. There are about six stops to various Wellington small businesses who are known for their specializes including coffees, gelato, chocolate, peanut butter, cheese, honey,etc. There was an option to join the guide, Heather, for lunch at Logan Brown Restaurant after the tour. My husband and... More 

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Dear AndreeJeanne thank you so much for writing such a lovely review about our Walking Gourmet Tour with our guide Heather. I've passed on your comments to her and our other guides and everyone was so thrilled to learn how much you enjoyed your tour. Here at Zest we simply adore hosting fellow food lovers and take great pleasure in... More 

San Francisco, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

My wife and I did the gourmet food tour. We started out with an instruction at Mojo coffee, a local favorite. They explained the whole process of sourcing the coffee bean to roasting. We also enjoyed a number of stops in Wellington including gelato, cheese, chocolate and lunch at Logan Brown, a local restaurant. I highly recommend it.

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review of our Walking Gourmet Tour. I have shared your review with our guides and they were delighted to know you and your wife enjoyed your time with Zest. All of our guides thoroughly enjoy showcasing Wellington and its culinary delights to our guests and therefor really appreciated your excellent review. Many thanks... More 

Northvale, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

Had a great time with Heather on what ended up being a private tour after my wife was not feeling well and couldn't make it. We explored some great local spots spanning coffee, gelato, peanut butter, chocolate and more. All the places we went had delicious treats that I was able to sample. Beyond that, Heather had a great grasp... More 

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Dear Boris thank you so much for your wonderful review of our Walking Gourmet Tour with Heather. I know she'll be delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your tour - she's such a star! All of us here at Zest so enjoy hosting food lovers and sharing some of the best culinary delights on offer, whilst taking in the... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Coffee at Mojo, gelato, gourmet grocery with cheese platter, chocolate then fabulous lunch at Logan Brown. We had a lovely guide, Fiona, who really looked after our small group of five guests. Highly recommend Zest and Fiona in particular. We got to see the coffee being roasted at Mojo and sampled the best coffee in NZ. We saw the ice... More 

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Dear Sandi, thrilled to hear how much you've enjoyed your time on our Walking Gourmet Tour and our lovely guide Fiona. I have shared your comments with her and our other guides. Fiona was delighted to read your amazing review - it made her day! Thank you so much for posting such a wonderful review. Best regards - Stephanie C More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Doris our guide was punctual, picked us up exactly on time. There were 6 in our party. We were taken to a coffee bean production centre, sampled a delicious cup of flat white. Walked along side streets and alleys. Other places visited were ice cream parlour, cheese tasting, chocolate factory all places where the products were made on site. Ended... More 

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Thank Paul R
ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Dear Bruce Doris was absolutely delighted to read your review and so were all of us here at Zest. We simply love showcasing our vibrant city's culinary delights and cityscape to our guests, and were thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us. Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Enjoy the rest of your trip. Best... More 

Pattaya, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

A truly wonderful way to spend a morning! Wilma, our very knowledgeable guide, was excellent! We enjoyed all of the gourmet food stops! Lunch at Logan-Brown was the perfect end to the tour-delicious! We would highly recommend this tour and Wilma!

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Dear Nicole thank you so much for your wonderful review of our Walking Gourmet Tour and I will make sure to pass on your compliments to Wilma. I know she'll be so thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your tour with her - she's such an amazing guide. All of us here at Zest delight in sharing the culinary... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

When we first booked this trip and looked at the shore excursions in Wellington, we were going to do the WETA Studios tour because LORD OF THE RINGS! And then when we got around to actually booking the shore excursions a while back, we started to second guess the WETA tour because we were already doing Hobbiton later on in... More 

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Dear Mike Thrilled to know that you really enjoyed our tour! All of us here at Zest so enjoy hosting food lovers in our amazing city and sharing some of the best culinary delights on offer. Thank you so much for the wonderful review. I'll make sure to pass on your compliments to Fabs - it will make her day... More 

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