Piha Karekare Rain Forest Wine Adventure

Wine, vineyards delicious cuisine, rainforest and ecological beauty abound on this tour. The Henderson Valley is the historical heartland of the Auckland wine industry with Piha and Karekare two of the finest jewels in Auckland’s crown.

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Piha Karekare Rain Forest Wine Adventure

Region: Piha
Duration: 8.5 Hours
Cancellation: Refunds are acceptable within 2 days prior to the tour date.

What you will do

  • Head up into the stunning Waitakere Ranges and drop in to the Department of Conservation Arataki visitors centre for magnificent elevated views of this native rain forest reserve. Then head to the remote West Coast black sand surf beach settlements of Piha and Karekare. Take photos of ‘Lion Rock’ and spectacular North Piha beach.
  • See the beautiful Karekare waterfalls in a tranquil native forest setting. This is the beach where the iconic movie “The Piano” was filmed.
  • After a 45 minute drive through rain forest and farmland stop and enjoy a tasting of varietals and blends at Soljans Winery and then take an open menu one course lunch in their Vineyard Cafe. Soljans menu is comprehensive with a range of fresh fish, steak, lamb, chicken and other dishes served daily. Included with lunch is a glass of any of their wines.
  • Visit The Hunting Lodge Winery and enjoy a generous tasting of Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Albarino, Marsanne/Viognier blend as well as two Marlborough Pinot Noirs and a Hawkes Bay Syrah – A beautiful modern setting with a flare for style and innovation.
  • Finally visit family owned West Brook Wines established in 1935 for a cellar door tasting. Situated in the picturesque Waimauku Valley you can try award winning Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir and Malbec from their own vineyard as well as Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir from their estates in Marlborough.

Piha Karekare Rain Forest Wine Adventure

$245pp

Wine, vineyards delicious cuisine, rainforest and ecological beauty abound on this tour. The Henderson Valley is the historical heartland of the Auckland wine industry with Piha and Karekare two of the finest jewels in Auckland’s crown.

Book Now