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Bay Tours Nelson

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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 day tour informative tour great wineries winery visits local sights craft brewery new zealand fantastic tour different wineries lovely lunch highly recommend this tour an excellent guide taking photos excellent wine
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Don't even consider going with another tour operator, this was just the best. We did the Wine, Brews and Views Tour and it was one of the best days we had in NZ. We went to small family owned wineries which were lovely and run...More

1  Thank JenniMalta
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Bay Tours ‘wine brews and views’ day was one of the best days of our 3 week New Zealand holiday. There was a good range of wines and beers to sample. Owen was a great host who made the day relaxed and fun. Made even...More

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

Kapai thanks Marie and team :-) Nice of you to provide the review and yes we had a good gang that day :-) Hope you got the link for the pics I took and the rest of your stay here in Aotearoa / NZ is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic tour loved everything. Owen you are fantastic and we loved our day with you. Delicious wines and views.More

Thank LADS1949
exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia ora guys. Thanks a lot for taking the time out of your holiday to send in the lovely review above. Thoroughly enjoyed your company and good humour :-) Hope you got the pics from the link I sent you. Have a great time on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a rainy day on the wine, brew and view tour. Owen was a wonderful host. The 3 vineyards were each slightly different in their wine offerings. Visited a historic tavern and tasted several beers and ciders. Overall one of the best tours I’ve been...More

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

Kia ora Carol & Hod. Kapai! Thank you both for joining the day out. Enjoyed having you both and hearing all the fishing tales :-) Glad you had a nice day and went away with lovely memories. Take care and happy travels and tight lines...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our travel agent booked us on a half day wine tour with Owen, who is simply delightful. When he learned we were interested in art, he took us to some of his favorite shops and galleries along the way. He is very knowledgeable about the...More

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

Kia ora Judith and Chaye. Thank you very much for taking the time to sit down and send us such a lovely review. Ka mau te wehi :-)! Hope you enjoyed the pics I took of the day and that the rest of your holiday...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We truly enjoyed our tour visiting 4 different wineries, and even had the chance to taste NZ gin, and visit NZ's oldest pub for some craft beer tasting! The whole tour felt personal since each winery we went to, more people would come in just...More

Thank trinsb55
exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora Patricia and Darren. Guys it was a real pleasure spending the day with you both and chatting about Asia and the expat lifestyle :-) Thank you for taking the time to send in such a lovely review and I trust the rest of...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018 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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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Kia ora Thanks so much for the lovely review :-) You were all great ambassadors for your country - Denmark and it was a real pleasure to meet you all and enjoy the day out. Arohanui Owen

Reviewed 3 October 2018

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 5 October 2018

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 24 September 2018 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

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exnavy76, Owner at Bay Tours Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

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

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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.