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Address: Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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0800 229 868
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Kia Ora / Hi, Experience all the flavours of Nelson. Enjoy wine,...

Kia Ora / Hi, Experience all the flavours of Nelson. Enjoy wine, art,scenic, golf and Maori tours with the enthusiastic and experienced Bay Tours Team. Let us give you the 'Perfect day out!'

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A perfect day out - in every way!

Huge thanks to Owen Perry of Bay Tours for such a personalised wine, come art, come Nelson tour day. We've been on wine tours before but this was simply the best - it was so very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Huge thanks to Owen Perry of Bay Tours for such a personalised wine, come art, come Nelson tour day. We've been on wine tours before but this was simply the best - it was so very personalised. We got to taste some of the best wines of the Nelson area, learning lots about the wine but the added ingredient was... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a great day out. Everything was arranged perfectly - a great selection of places to visit and just the right amount of time at each. Owen was charming company and made the day easy and enjoyable. The platters at lunch were of very generous proportions and very tasty.

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Thank Gina081
exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this review

Kia ora Gina. Thanks heaps for the review :-) You guys were wonderful and wasn't it cool we had some great music to accompany the lunch platters :-) Did you get to see the pics. I sent them to Vanessa. You might recall Harmony (the musico at your table on the day) as he has been on a few of... More 

Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The first stop was at Richmond and Te Mania wiens, we loved the Blue Moon sauvignon blanc👌! The third winery was at Moutere Hills vineyard where the tasting was combined with an absolutely super lunch. And so we can go on, but most important was that our guide Owen made it special. A nice person who makes you feel comfortable... More 

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this review

Kia ora / Goergemorgen Harold and Helen. What a lovely surprise to recieve your review. Thank you guys. Dankja :-) It was great we also got to see the Hops being harvested that day. They have all finished now and very soon the grapes are starting to harvest here. Today is the first day for some of the smaller wineries... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed the tour during which Owen told some nice things about the region and its history. Owen was taken care of each of us and made us feeling comfortable during the whole day.

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this review

Kia ora / Guten morgen Antje :-) Danke for you lovely review and the English is very good also :-) Wunderbar! You had some nice companions on the tour and you were a fun group :-) Thank you for taking the time to send us your review. Wishing you a happy time in Aotearoa / NZ. Haben sien guten tag... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Owen was a fabulous guide! Even though our weather was not the best, we had a fabulous time! He was so kind, gracious, friendly. I knew so much about the area as well as New Zealand in general. Took us to some great wineries and we absolutely loved the Nelson wines. We did an all day tour with lunch-the lunch... More 

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this review

Kia ora Tara and Dan. So gald you enjoyed the day guys and thanks so much for the lovely review. Much appreciated. Yes Nelson does have lovely white wines like you say and being a small region we can often arrange to meet and owner or a winemaker along the way which is always a little more special. Hope you... More 

Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my parents who were visiting from the UK on this trip. We had a great time. Everything was very easy to organise. Owen took us and some other wine enthusiasts to 4 wineries and a stop for lunch in the middle. A very friendly and informative guide and made the day very enjoyable. Pick and drop off from... More 

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this review

Kia ora Clan Fraser :-) Thanks Callum. Really enjoyed chatting to you and your folks along the way as well. Hope you sent them the link to the pics I took? They are probably back in the Sunny Highlands by now :-) I see England has thrashed the Scots in the 6 Nations! How did that happen :-) Och aye!... More 

Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious wines and amazing scenery plus a craft brewery were a great way to spend half a day in Nelson recently. Visiting Nelson for a Japanese calligraphy class, I booked an extra day for sightseeing. I opted for a half-day of winery visits with Bay Tours which did not disappoint. It was years since I last visited Nelson so I... More 

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this review

Kia ora / Hi Rosemary. It was a real pleasure to have you on the tour. You asked a lot of questions and really took part in the day which always helps make the day more interesting for everyone onboard :-) Glad you enjoyed lunch at Seifrieds, yes always great lunches there :-) I hope you found a lopt of... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the wine and artists tour. It was extremely expensive for a day tour. We started at the WOW museum, stopped at 3 galleries (on one stop we went into 3 places), had two wine tastings and had a very lovely lunch at a winery. I don't recommend the tour if you have a car; we could have easily... More 

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this review

Kia ora / Hi Heather. Oh how sad! But thank you for taking the time to let us know as we always try and make improvements where we can. Don't forget that at Brightwater Estate (one of NZ's top wineries and current NZ Pinot Noir trophy holder) you spent 45 minutes in the company of the owner of the winery... More 

highbridge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had little idea of the range and quality of NZ wine,this vineyard tour opened our eyes. Visits to 4 wineries,meeting the owners and winemakers and sampling a great number of vintages.The excellent lunch and tour of Nelson and the surrounding area with Owen as an excellent guide.Don't hesitate it's a great day out.

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this review

Thanks guys for the lovely feedback. We REALLY appreciate you sitting down and taking the time to do so. It makes our day :-) Yes I agree with you Nelson is a wonderful boutique wine region. Did you know that per acre it wines more wine awards than any other region in NZ! AND like you mentioned because of the... More 

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small number of people on this excellent guided tour led by Owen. Very informative. Initially we saw around Nelson and the historic landmarks, followed by a visit to 5 Wineries. Excellent meal. Worth every penny.

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the wonderful review and feedback about the day guys. People often come a long way to visit Nelson (and NZ), so we do try our very best to ensure they leave us with only pleasant happy memories so when we get such feedback it makes our day :-) Kapai! We trust the rest of your... More 

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