Auckland on a Plate.

A Tastebud Tour of Discovery, Friday to Sunday - other days by arrangement.

Calling all foodies! Brace yourselves for a five-hour gourmet adventure. Get ready to embark on a  culinary journey through Auckland’s diverse and vibrant landscape, and historic inner city suburbs. From coffee and French pastries to hand-made chocolates, fine imported foods, and local artisan cheeses, you’ll be spoilt for choice. And a free Goodies Bag of treats per person. Enjoy SIX unique foodie experiences.

With over 600 TripAdvisor reviews, you are guaranteed a special and memorable day.

Explore hidden gems spread across Central Auckland’s network of foodie villages, to visit small boutique family-owned food outlets.

  • A short trip to the seaside suburb of Pt. Chevalier. Visit a charming Café for coffee / tea and and choose a superb cafe treat. Excellent service and food.
  • Browse exclusive Sabato Fine Foods and explore kitchenware and fine foods. Imported and local relishes and sauces, Cheeses, Balsamic Vinegars, Olive oils, Olives, capers, cookies, sweets and chocolate and more.
  • Discover ‘Little India’ – Auckland’s spice central. Curry houses, spice shops, cafes. Savour a spicy pastry treat.
  • Next, travel 30 minutes northwest to Kumeu wine region in rolling green rural west Auckland. And visit a picturesque Croatian family winery for a Gourmet selection of fine NZ cheeses to accompany a personalised wine tasting. (including their famous Tawny Port).
  • Enjoy a superb Lunch, with a glass of wine or beer or soda at renowned Soljans Vineyard Bistro. Tea/coffee to finish.
  • Finally – visit a renowned Rural  Grocery Store for fresh fruit & vegetables and fine foods and let Phil treat you to a scrumptious ice cream cone.
  • Plus everyone gets a Goodies Bag of real NZ treats and goodies, to enjoy at your leisure.
  • Free pickup and return to one Central Auckland address is included.
  • PLEASE NOTE: This tour is not suitable for vegans, or anyone with food allergies or other dietary intolerances.
  • ARE YOU A CRUISE SHIP CLIENT DOCKED FOR THE DAY? NO WORRIES! JUST MEET ME AT THE SKY CITY HOTEL LOBBY NEAR THE ICONIC SKY TOWER IN CENTRAL AUCKLAND, A SHORT 10-MINUTE CAB RIDE FROM THE CRUISE DOCK. AND GUESS WHAT? I WILL DROP YOU BACK AT YOUR SHIP AT THE CONCLUSION OF YOUR TOUR.

Tour Pricing per person

  • Minimum of two people. 
  •  $NZD 419 per person= $USD 255 approx.
  • 10% discount for Four
  • PRIVATE TOUR  exclusively for your group – add $NZD 150 per person ($USD 90 approx.)

5 Hour Tour

2-6 People
$NZD 419 = $USD 255 approx
per person
  • Free pickup
  • 6 foodie experiences
  • Lunch with wine/beer included
  • Free Goodies Bag including hand-made chocolates

Reviews

My sister & I had a great time on this tour. Phil is an excellent guide & has fantastic knowledge of the area. The food & wines were excellent, and it was a bonus to be able to sit back & relax whilst being driven around the beautiful countryside. Thank you so much Phil.
5/5

Sarah, Bundaberg Australia

TripAdvisor review - 5 Stars