Matakana Art & Vineyard Experience

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From $259.92

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Auckland, Auckland

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Matakana - A popular getaway spot for locals and visitors alike. Matakana is foodie heaven. A visit to Matakana coast comes with memories to treasure. Spend a day marvelling at unspoilt countryside, indulging in wonderful food and wine, exploring riverside towns, and enjoying the special things to do around Auckland. Experience our unique Sculpture Trail which winds through a remarkable native landscape. Our unforgettable honey experience offers a unique and a much closer insight into the wonderful world of New Zealand's honeybees. Sample the many hand-crafted chocolates, artisan chocolates, handmade fudge and classic sweets made from quality ingredients, and choose gifts to take home. Come with us to experience a truly memorable day trip from Auckland.

What's Included

A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the tour

Admission to Brick Bay sculpture trail

Admission to New Zealand’s largest showcase of honey products

Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD

Complimentary refreshments and water on board

Discover pure New Zealand honey in the land of food and wine

Discover the delicious tastes of fresh Matakana produce

Enjoy a browse through the Chocolate shop

Enjoy an indulgent brunch of delicious crepes

Free honey, mead and liqueur tastings and fascinating interactive displays

Free tastings of 100% pure New Zealand honey

Fully guided return transfers from Auckland

Indulge in a wine tasting and a walk through the Sculpture Park

Luxurious temperature controlled transportation in a minibus

Mouth-watering samples at the famous Chocolate in Matakana Village

Step into the glorious world of the honey bee!

Wine tasting & lunch at Brick Bay winery

Witness New Zealand’s largest display of live bees and a huge range of native honeys

What's Not Included

Access to Wi-Fi on board for a small surcharge




Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Easy and good fitness level required.
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Please wear comfortable clothing suitable for the conditions, Sun protection, jacket/warm layer, & any essential personal items.
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Special dietary requirements catered for upon request, please advise at the time of booking. Preferences and requests cannot be guaranteed. Special requests are subject to availability.
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • This is a guided walking tour and sensible walking footwear is recommended.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age and present a valid photo ID in order to consume alcohol.
  • Bring a camera or a phone with camera capability as this is the perfect place to get some great travel photos.
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Honey Centre
Our first visit to the Honey Centre makes a diverting pit stop, with its free honey tasting and glass-fronted hives. The Honey Centre, has New Zealand’s largest display of live bees and a huge range of native honeys to taste and buy. Discover the medicinal and beautifying powers of unique manuka honey, browse skincare and giftware.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Brick Bay Sculpture Trail
Discover the elegance of our boutique wines, delicious food and the best of contemporary NZ sculpture in a truly magical setting. Experience our unique Sculpture Trail which winds through a remarkable native landscape, showcasing New Zealand’s leading contemporary sculptors set in a stunning natural environment featuring native trees, wildlife and ponds bursting with waterlilies. After taking an hour-long artistic ramble through the beautiful grounds and native bush of Brick Bay Wines, recuperate with a wine tasting at the architecturally impressive café. Experience the Architectural award-winning Glass House, cantilevered over a shimmering lake with a fabulous lunch featuring the freshest seasonal produce. Taste our highly acclaimed range of wines, overlooking the vineyard where all our wine is estate grown.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Our art, food and wine experience can never be complete without a sweet treat. We finish on a sweet note at an award winning boutique chocolate maker on the way. Calling all chocolate lovers to this Chocolate cafe and Chocolate shop! You’ll feel like you are stepping into a vintage sweet shop full of delightful surprises. Enjoy one of our complimentary chocolate tastings while you watch our Chocolatiers at work. Sample the many hand-crafted chocolates made from quality ingredients, and choose gifts to take home.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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