Vineyards, Honey and Black Sand Beaches

11.00am - 5.00pm    6 hrs

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Visit the winery of historic Kumeu River Wines owned and operated by the Brajkovich family. Pioneers in New Zealand wine since 1944 they specialize in producing Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Gewurtztraminer and Pinot Noir only from their own locally grown Kumeu Estates. The wine maker Michael Brajkovich MW became New Zealand’s first Master of Wine.

Take an open menu one course lunch from the extensive menu at "Soljans Vineyard Cafe"  Try a range of native flora Honeys including Riwariwa, Alpine Blue Borage and Pohutakawa. Then try  some Manuka UMF 10 honey. This special honey is made from the native NZ Tea Tree ( Sperma Scoparium ) and contains the  powerful antibiotic Methyglyoxal. These are unique to New Zealand and come with 20 years of University research into this extraordinary phenomenon .

Then Relax with a side trip through beautiful traditional rolling sheep and cattle country to visit the Muriwai black sand beach. See the rugged West Coast & regional Park meeting the Tasman Sea.

See green rolling hills & stunning farmland. See Gannets nesting and flying over rock outcrops and black sand beaches. (please note Gannets are migratory birds and the colony has no birds between May and August )

In the afternoon visit West Brook Wines  or the Hunting Lodge Winery for a generous selection of varietals and blends in the cellar door shop. West Brook Wines is a family owned wine company established in 1935 in New Zealand and produce excellent Waimauku Estate Marlborough winning Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Rose`, Pinot Noir and Malbec. The Wine maker James Rowan is a multi award winning wine maker.


NZ$195 per person

Tour Includes:

  • Luxury transport
  • Free pick up & drop off inner city
  • Wine Tasting at 3 premium vineyards
  • Open menu one course lunch at Provenance Restaurant
  • Complimentary honey tasting
  • Visit to Muriwai Black Sand beach. ( Department of Conservation approved operator )
  • Wine tastings at Coopers Creek Wines & Matua Wine
  • NB: Kumeu River Wines are closed on Sundays
  • NB: The gannet colony has no birds during winter between May to August )

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Thursday 30th March West Coast Beaches and East Coat Bays Wine Tour - 9.00am - 5.00pm $275pp

Saturday 1st April West Coast Beaches and East Coat Bays Wine Tour - 9.00am - 5.00pm $275pp

Monday 3rd April  Morning Villa Maria Wine Makers Experience Tour - 9.450am - 1.00pm $112.50

Monday 3rd April Afternoon Muriwai Scenic Wine Tour - 2.00pm - 5.30pm $112.50

Tuesday 4th April Vineyards Honey & Black Sand Beach Tour - 11.00pm - 5.00pm $$175pp

Wednesday 5th April Villa Maria Estate Scenic Vineyard Odyssey Tour - 9.30am - 5.00pm $250pp



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