Taste the best of Auckland on a food tour with an expert guide who dishes on the city's freshest produce, wine, and seafood, among other tasty treats, during a 4-hour tour. Travel by minivan throughout the city to visit the Auckland Fish Market and drive to landmarks including Mt Eden, Ponsonby Road and the Auckland Domain. Visit a farmers' market as well as other artisan producers who provide samples of the delectable goods they make. Enjoy a wine tasting and light lunch with your companions on this small-group tour limited to 6 people.Description
After morning pickup at your hotel or the Auckland Fish Market, travel by comfortable minivan with a food-loving guide who provides an insider’s tour of Auckland’s fabulous food scene. Rich soil and a temperate climate means that Auckland gets a variety of fresh locally grown produce all year long. Superb wine regions and talented artisan producers are located nearby, contributing to the wealth of epicurean delights to discover in the city.
Your knowledgeable guide will take you to a farmers' market where you meet local food producers and taste their delicious produce, jams, sauces and baked goods. Stop in at specialty foods store to sample their wares. Then enjoy a personalized tour of the Auckland Fish Market where you go behind the scenes to meet vendors and restauranteurs who specialize in fresh seafood from the oceans around New Zealand. Your guide also takes you to great spots for a wine tasting and a light lunch.
Take in some of the city’s top sights as you drive around the city. Drive down Ponsonby Road to where your guide points out a number of favorites among the hip area’s boutique shops, cafés, bars and restaurants. Head to the top of Mt Eden to peer at the grass-covered cone of an ancient volcano and admire panoramic views over Auckland. Pass by the Auckland Domain, the city’s oldest park, and get an overview of the 185-acre (75-hectare) expanse. The grounds include formal gardens, the Wintergarden Pavilion and the excellent Auckland War Memorial Museum. Many people choose to visit the museum after the tour ends and your guide can provide drop off at the museum.
Throughout your tour, your friendly guide shares informative commentary about Auckland’s food and wine, diverse cultures, and current trends for a fun and fascinating tour.Highlights
: Auckland, New ZealandDuration
: 4 hours 30 minutes Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.