Martinborough Wine Tour

Sightseeing & Wine tour. The perfect tour for cruise ship travellers & tourists staying in the city. Join Brian or Anita on this fun and exciting tour to the vineyards of Martinborough to taste the regions exquisite wines.
We will drive through the Hutt Valley region. We will visit the Lord of the Rings filming site at the Kaitoke Regional Park & walk across the swing bridge. We will stop at the Rimatuka  Lookout.
You will enjoy wine tasting at three vineyards and enjoy a platter style lunch at one of the vineyards. You will walk through the iconic historic township of Greytown where the main street is lined with Victorian colonial architecture. The town also has a  number of boutique and quirky local stores such as art and craft shops. 
Coffee and tea stop at a Grand Old Hotel. Visit C'est Cheese in Featherston where you can taste or purchase from an impressive range of unique NZ cheeses.

NOTE: This tour can be altered to cater for Cruise ship arrival and departure times

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Duration 7 to 8 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Wine tasting fees
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Poppies Martinborough
    • Entry/Admission - Colombo Martinborough
    • Entry/Admission - Palliser Estate
    • Entry/Admission - Te Kairanga Wines
    • Entry/Admission - Margrain Vineyard
    • Entry/Admission - The White Swan Country Hotel
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Martinborough, Martinborough, Wairarapa, Greater Wellington, North Island

      We will drive to the Martinborough Wine region where we will vist 3 wineries for tasting and also have lunch at one of the venues.

      Duration: 5 hours

      Stop At: Kaitoke Regional Park, Waterworks Road, SH2 Pakuratahi, Upper Hutt 5372 New Zealand

      Just a short drive from the centre of Wellington is the Kaitoke Regional Park. On our way to the Martinborough vineyards we will drive through the Park
      The Kaitoke Regional Park was the filming location for Rivendell and the Fords of Isen in the The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy. The whole area is distinctly elvish, with light filtering through ancient trees and clear babbling brooks. You'll soon feel the magical tranquillity that surrounded the house of Elrond.
      The park contains nearly 2500 hectares of mature native forest, including beech, rimu, northern rata, hinau and kamahi. At the popular Pakuratahi Forks, ancient rata and rimu tower over a canopy of kamahi, hinau and miro. The park is also home to rare birds - kaka, yellow-crowned parakeet and a significant number of New Zealand falcon.

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Poppies Martinborough, 91 Puruatanga Road, Martinborough 5711 New Zealand

      A wine tasting venues and where we may stop for a platter style lunch

      Duration: 40 minutes

      Stop At: Colombo Martinborough, 107 Todds Road, Martinborough 5784 New Zealand

      Colombo Martinborough is a wine tasting venue. This is also one of the venues we may stop for a platter style lunch

      Duration: 40 minutes

      Stop At: Palliser Estate, 96 Kitchener Street, Martinborough 5741 New Zealand

      One of our of our wine tasting venues that we may visit

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Te Kairanga Wines, 89 Martins Road, Martinborough 5784 New Zealand

      One of our wine tasting venues

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Margrain Vineyard, Cnr Ponatahi & Huangarua Rds, Martinborough New Zealand

      Margrains is one of the vineyards that we may visit for wine tasting

      Duration: 20 minutes

      Stop At: Paua World, 54 Kent Street, Carterton 5713 New Zealand

      We will visit this iconic gift shop in the town of Carterton

      Duration: 20 minutes

      Stop At: The White Swan Country Hotel, 109 Main Street, Greytown 5712, New Zealand

      The White Swan Hotel is a gorgeous boutique country hotel in the heart of historic Greytown in the Wairarapa. We will stop here for a coffee, hot chocolate or tea on our back to Wellington

      Duration: 15 minutes

      Stop At: C'est Cheese, 19 Fitzherbert Street, Featherston 5710 New Zealand

      Nestled in Featherston is a sensational shop bursting with specialty cheeses and an extensive range of gourmet Wairarapa food.
      This is the place to taste, find and indulge in an impressive selection of unique NZ cheeses including locally made award winning Kingsmeade and Cwmglyn cheeses.

      Duration: 15 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Cruise ships - We will pick you up from the port departure area. Do not get on buses leaving the port to the inner city. Departure time will vary depending on Cruise ship arrival times.Hotels / Motels. We can pick you up from your hotel or motel or from a prearranged site in the city.We also depart from the i-Site departure point in Wakefield Street (opposite the Michael Fowler Centre)Ports
      • Wellington
      Departure Time :
      Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 10/7/2019 - 5/26/2023
      Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
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      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • Infant seats available
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.



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    Organised by Talk of the Town Tours

    Activity ID: V-194981P2

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