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Bay Tours Nelson

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30 Orakei Street | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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Wine tour

A fantastic day out with Owen. Wine and beer tasting, local points of interest and craft shops to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brenda C
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Informal, fun and relaxed wine and beer tour

Booked a half day wine and beer tour, which actually ran from 11 to 5. Owen was an excellent guide... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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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” (25 reviews)
“wine tour” (48 reviews)
“wine and beer” (7 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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"mapua wharf"
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"informative tour"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A fantastic day out with Owen. Wine and beer tasting, local points of interest and craft shops to boot! The stop at the beach for a wine and cheeseboard was awesome. Mike and BrendaMore

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

Kia ora Brenda. Thanks guys for the review and nice comments. Much appreciated. Glad I was able to help make your stay here a memorable one. Hope you received the link for the pics I took and that you got to visit the AT Park...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Booked a half day wine and beer tour, which actually ran from 11 to 5. Owen was an excellent guide - we had him to ourself. Owen is an excellent and knowledgeable guide. We had two winery visits, called in at the oldest pub in...More

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

Kapai thank you Margaret :-) It was lovely to meet you both and it was no problem adding in the Patchwork stop along the way :-) Look after yourselves and all the very best for a lovely summer back home :-) It is still very...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved that the gourmet wine tour picked us up at our hotel where we met Owen. He mentioned that he would take pictures with his camera so we didn't have to bother with ours. We stopped at a few points of interest before wine tasting,...More

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

Aww thanks guys :-) It was a real pleasure having you out on the tour. Glad we were able to help you with a few more nice memories of New Zealand. Glad you enjoyed the little brewery at the end of the day. Always very...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Owen went above and beyond to make our surpise visit for a special friends birthday. We enjoyed the vineyards, Moutere Pub and the craft shopping. Our group appreciated Owen's knowledge of the area, the selection of vineyards and his excellent rapport and sense of humour...More

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

Kia ora Ginny. It was a super day. What a lovely thing to do for your buddy :-) Glad you all had a wonderful day and not too many sore heads the next day :-) Hope to see you again one day. Thank you very...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my third tour with Bay Tours Nelson in February, this time it was the Wine, Brews and Views Tour. Owen is simply the best tour guide out there. He makes the tours interesting and fun. If you have a few days in Nelson,...More

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

Kia ora Jay from The Land of the Long White cloud :-) Thank you again for visiting our lovely part of the world here in Nelson. First snow on the mountains here this morning but a sunny and fine day ahead of us :-) Enjoy...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Owen picked us up from our holiday accommodation in Monaco Haven and we joined 4 others on our half day wine tour. The whole gang of us got on very well and had lots of banter along the way with Owen who was extremely friendly...More

Thank Eva R
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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia ora Kevin & Eva. Thanks so much guys for your lovely well detailed review. It is very much appreciated. I'm glad you mentioned the lunch stop at Mapua. We do not like to set people up for lunch at a winery when all they...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

We took the half day wine and artisan tour with Evelyn. We all enjoyed our tour very much. She was very knowledgeable about the area and about the places we visited. She was also very accommodating in regard to us being able to stay longer...More

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

Hello Helen. Kapai Helen! Thanks for the lovely review and the points you raised. Evelyn will be thrilled :-) Thank you. Yes we do like to mold the day around the interests of the people on board so yes we like to be flexible to...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We called up this morning and managed to arrange for the Twin Regions Wine Tour today. Evelyn was our hostess for the day and she was fantastic! Started with lovely viewing site over Nelson with some history. Two amazing wineries and then stopped at Mapua...More

Thank Sue M
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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

How wonderful Sue. Thank you very much. Evelyn will be thrilled :-) Hope you have many other happy memories of your time here in Aotearoa / NZ. Arohanui Owen & Sue (& Evelyn of course) :-)

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

We opted for the wine and craft beer tour, we booked at very late notice and Owen was very accommodating and they collected us from our accommodation. The day started off with two lovely vineyards and then lunch in a lovely little town before heading...More

Thank Melissa H
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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Kia ora Melissa & Phil. Cheers guys for the lovely review. Glad you had a good day and you thought it was good value for money :-) We do too :-) We really try and make the day something people remember with a smile :-)...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

We took a half-day wine and craft beer tour with Owen of Bay Tours. It was thoroughly enjoyable. Owen is a wealth of knowledge about the Nelson area and New Zealand culture in general. He is a very personable guide with a great sense of...More

1  Thank Margaret D
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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Kia ora Margaret & Dannis Thank you guys. How nice to hear from you again and we really appreciate you taking the time to send the wee review :-) Kapai! I hope you managed to download the pics I sent you of our day out...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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