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Bay Tours Nelson

30 Orakei Street | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
+64 800 229 868
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Fun wine tasting tour

My friend and I went on the wine tour and had a really enjoyable time . Owen was really good took... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michelle D
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York, United Kingdom
Beer and Wine Tour a Must Do

I had emailed the owners early on before trip (since we were coming in the slow season) and Owen... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Katie A
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Kia Ora / Hi, Experience all the flavours of Nelson. Enjoy wine, art,scenic, golf and Maori tours with the enthusiastic and experienced Bay Tours Nelson team. Let us give you the 'Perfect day out!'
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“oldest pub” (22 reviews)
“wine tour” (46 reviews)
“day tour” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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30 Orakei Street | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My friend and I went on the wine tour and had a really enjoyable time . Owen was really good took us to some cool boutique winery’s told us all about the area. Met some interesting people on the tour it was a great group...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had emailed the owners early on before trip (since we were coming in the slow season) and Owen was very responsive and was even willing to work their holiday around our tour if necessary. We made arrangements to be picked up at the inn...More

Thank Katie A
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Picked up on time and names taken and used to introduce to rest of group which was lovely and made us feel welcome and part of the existing traveller group Half day (11am-5pm) I'm not so sure is accurate description! Visited 2 wineries, oldest pub...More

Thank morecambewilkies
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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

How wonderful to get your review. Thanks guys for taking the time to do that. It is always appreciated as we know there are plenty of other things to do when you are on holiday in NZ so Kia ora / Thanks :-) Yes I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a good tour that included great history we would not have received otherwise since we are not traveling with a guide. My only negative would be the wineries need to slow down the pours and offer something to cleanse the pallet between wines.

Thank Marcey A
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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Marcey. Many thanks for your great feedback. Much appreciated. We have passed your comments on to the wineries we visited. We hope your holiday in NZ was a memorable one. Safe travels home :-) Cheers and best Owen

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic tour. Our tour guide was marvellous, telling us all about the area and taking us to some lovely vineyards and wineries. Well worth it.

Thank sallyclevs
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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you had a lovely day out :-) Thank you for taking the time to send in your review. We appreciate that very much. Owen & Sue (&Evelyn)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved our day out. We got picked up and dropped from our accommodation so it was hassle free. It was a great mix of seeing local artists and their work with wine tasting in the afternoon. You were never made to feel obliged to...More

Thank Kea K
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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia ora Kea. How lovely of you to send in that review. It was great to meet you both and to hear your Dad is tangata whenua. Please give him our regards when you see him next in the UK. You showed great restraint on...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I did a wine tour threw this company for our honeymoon. Owen was such a great tour guide nice and friendly and very knowledgeable about the winerys in the region, would highly recommend

Thank Laura L
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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora Laura. Kapai :-) Thank you very much for the lovely review. Great to have some Kiwi's on tour :-) All the very best to you both. Arohanui Owen

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely day out with Owen visiting two wineries, a brewery, the oldest pub in NZ and the Bartlett & Gold Gallery. It was a great way to experience the area around Nelson and Owen is a very knowledgable guide. Owen does his...More

Thank Maccyoz
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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora K&R :-) Many thanks guys for taking the time to send in your lovely review. Thank you. I hope your Katie Gold piece arrived home safe and sound? Glad you enjoyed the day and yes we do try and find out the interests...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My partner and I had a day in Nelson and I was dying to do a wine tour, and after reading tripadvisor I picked this company. So glad i did :) We did the Wines, Brews and Views tour (tour 4) with Owen as our...More

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora Rachel and Tyler. Thanks guys for your lovely review. Glad you enjoyed the WOW Museum stop at the end of the day. They are awesome wheels :-) Love the pic of you guys doing the pukana too. Thanks guys. Take care and look...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Our family of 5 were first time visitors to New Zealand and arrived in Nelson the day before taking a full day wine and cycle tour organized by Owen. Owen was friendly and welcoming and we enjoyed chatting with him throughout the day. He directed...More

Thank Lena D
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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Kia ora Khalid & Lena and whanau. It was lovely to get your review. Thank you very much for taking the time out to do one. I enjoyed showing you all around Nelson on the Wheels and Wine tour. You were good fun and I...More

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dollyrosie
7 November 2017|
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Response from exnavy76 | Property representative |
Yes we can do large groups. We will do special rates for larger groups. Please email us on our webpage. Bay Tours Nelson. Kia ora.
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Jonathan J
3 October 2017|
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Response from exnavy76 | Property representative |
Check out our website as we have a whole range of wine and scenic tour - half and full day options ranging from NZ$105 to NZ$295pp. Thanks for your enquiry nga mihi Owen
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Mary H
17 October 2016|
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Response from NOIDK | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe so, however, I would try to have the owner be your tour guide.
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