Shore Excursion: Local Tasting Tour From Tauranga

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9.45am, however this tour can be adjusted to accommodate variations in ship arrival time. Tour departs within walking distance of the cruise portHotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    At either local accommodation (within the Tauranga/Mt Maunganui/early Papamoa area, or, if you are arriving by cruise-ship, outside the port gate at the Port of Tauranga, which is within walking dista.. read more
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


A day of Epicurean delights, visiting a boutique brewery, two medal-winning wineries and finishing with a coffee and sweet treat at our last venue. Clients enjoy the diversity of venues and the variety of tastings, rather than having exclusively a beer or wine tour.
This approximately 6-hour small group tourhas a range of great sights to see on the way and the starting time can be adjusted to accommodate variations in ship arrival time.


Fully narrated tour

Small group ensures personal service

Informative, friendly and professional guide

Free port pickup and drop-off included

Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

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The local tasting tour begins at Mount Maunganui with a tasting at a boutique brewery, which produces a range of natural beers and ciders without preservatives or added sugar. Our next stop take us to the medal winning Leveret Estate for a presentation and tasting, there will be great scenery to enjoy on the way.

The tour will then return to Tauranga. If time and weather permits, you will head up to the Minden Lookout for an overview of the Coastal Bay of Plenty. On a fine day, White island, an active volcano, can be seen from the lookout. The tour travels on to the prestigious family-owned Mills Reef Winery for lunch (not included in price) and a wine presentation with tasting.

The day concludes with a cocktail and dessert at one of Tauranga's top restaurants overlooking the harbor. Afterwards, you will return ship-side via one of the best beaches in the Southern Hemisphere.

The tour cost covers transport, presentations, tastings, and dessert. It does not cover the cost of lunch at Mills Reef, where clients usually have just one course with a dessert is provided at the next stop.


Wine tasting


Port pickup and drop-off



Lunch and other food and drinks not specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum age is 18 years

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers