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Bay Tours Nelson

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“oldest pub”(27 reviews)
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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!'
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30 Orakei Street | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
+64 800 229 868
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All reviews oldest pub wine tour wine and beer mapua wharf day tour informative tour craft brewery winery visits local sights small wineries new zealand great wineries bay brewery great tour highly recommend this tour different wineries fantastic lunch
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Can only recommend this trip. We didnt have to do anything but enjoy a lovely day of great tastings.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful day out with the incredibly knowledgeable & friendly Owen. On the tour our first stop was a beautiful look out over Nelson & the region. From there we visited two wineries, Eyebright Country Store, lunch in Mapua, a brewery & NZ's...More

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

Kia ora Nikita and whanau. It was lovely to have you all for the day. Enjoyed the banter and jibes as we went around especially with your Dad John :-) I hope your farewell went well and you arrive safely back "home" in beautiful Canada....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Owen was a great tour guide - he knew all the best spots for a good drop, as well as some other fun little highlights in Nelson. He took us to a couple of cute local shops and the visit to the Moutere Inn was...More

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

Kia ora Emma :-) We hope the rest of your stay in Aotearoa was memorable for you both as well and that you got home to sunny Sydney safe and sound. Thank you for the lovely review and taking the time to make one. We...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent day out with Owen on the Wine, Brew and View tour. Owen picked us up from our accommodation and took us into Nelson to see the view across the bay from the lookout point. He then drove us to each of...More

Thank KatieB5359
exnavy76, Manager at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Och aye :-) Thanks guys for the lovely review. Always lovely to have our Scottish kin visiting Aotearoa. Glad you enjoyed the day out and I trust the ferry journey to Wellington the next day went OK!!!??? :-) Great that you were able to enjoy...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018

Our flight was delayed so we were late to our pickup. Owen assured us that was fine. He was so friendly and accommodating adjusting the day to suit our preferences. Beautiful day looking at crafts and visiting wineries along with the oldest Pub in NZ....More

Thank Brian R
exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thanks so much Donna. It was very nice to meet you both and I trust you both arrived home safe and sound. I think we could have spent the whole day at the Quilters Barn if she had a the choice :-) A nice way...More

Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We had a perfect day tasting wines and beers with Owen as our guide. Visited some lovely wineries, great viewpoints and a fantastic pub too. Loved it and would recommend to anyone. Thank you!More

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Kia ora Crystal Thanks so much for taking the time to make a lovely review. Ka mau te wehi :-) (AWESOME!) Enjoyed meeting you both and showing you a few of the local sights over a wine or two :-) Hope the rest of your...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018

We arrived in Nelson looking for a wine tour only to find that most of the wineries close for the Winter, slightly disheartened to hear that there would only be two wineries on the tour we booked, but did not really have any great expectations....More

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Kia ora Deborah & Jim. Guys great to see you again and thanks so much for the lovely review. Glad you enjoyed the day and the little stop at Port Mapua. Yes the little cheese shop is always a nice stop. Feel sorry for old...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018

My 5 college girl friends and I had a great time doing the half day Wine and Artisans tour. Our host Evelyn was knowledgable, friendly, fun, flexible and spontaneous. We all agreed that this experience was better than we’d expected. :)More

Thank SarahY1577
exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Kia ora / Hi Sarah. Evelyn will be thrilled :-) Thanks so much for the review. Yes we do try and be flexible during the tour to try and incorporate special interests of the group. I hope you got the pics Evelyn took on the...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018

Was a wonderful day out with Owen, owner of Bay Tours. Nice vehicle, well maintained & good for viewing. Owen pass on some great stories, and knowledge on all subjects & questions we asked. Showed us the 'best' of what Nelson & the region has...More

Thank Jeanette R
exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Kia ora / Hi Jeanette. Thank you for the wonderful review. Thanks for making time to do that! I hope you got the pics from the day and you had a fun time with your sis here in Nelson :-) Glad to be able to...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018

Owen was an extremely friendly and informative host, with a comprehensive knowledge of the area we were visiting. We were taken to two wineries, two breweries (one of them being the oldest pub in NZ), and at all of these, we were made most welcome....More

Thank Vic H
exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Kia ora / Vic and Eileen :-) Hope life is good in the BOP :-) Many thanks guys for taking the time to send in the lovely review. We do appreciate it very much. Hope you got the pics I took of the day out...More

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7 November 2017|
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.
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
Mary H
17 October 2016|
Response from NOIDK | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe so, however, I would try to have the owner be your tour guide.