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VIP City & Country tour

Sky Tower Auckland NZ

Sky Tower Auckland NZ

$USD 229.00 per person = $NZD 348.00 approx.
Children 50% DISCOUNT  (up to 15 years old)

9.30 am – 4.00 pm approx. Start with a visit to historic Mt. Eden extinct volcanic cone for 360 degree views of Auckland.  Drive with Phil to discover Auckland’s best kept sight-seeing spots.  Then journey 20 minutes to rural West Auckland for wine tasting and more stunning sights.

Includes Soljans award-winning  Restaurant Lunch, with complimentary glass of wine/beer plus tea/coffee.  Includes ‘black sand’ beach. And finally Boric Orchards Market for fine food browsing and ice cream (my treat!).

  • 9.30 am pickup from your accommodation or cruise dock.
  • Mount Eden – Site of 15,000 year old volcanic cone – highest natural land point in Auckland City. 640 feet high.
  • Takapuna – drive over Auckland Harbour Bridge to visit the thriving North Shore and Takapuna beach. Enjoy spectacular harbor views.  Takapuna Beach Café – pause for refreshments – tea / coffee / soda / fruit smoothie and pastry / muffin. My treat!
  • Return via trendy hipster Ponsonby, then ‘K Road’ – former Red Light district of Auckland, still home to gay bars, strip clubs, nightclubs and drag queen restaurants.
  • Drive around Auckland’s stunning waterfront and wealthy suburbs. Enjoy City Harbor views from the Tamaki Yacht Club. Mission Bay – popular restaurant and café strip and swimming beach in summer
  • Pause at The Michael Savage memorial. View an extensive gardens and reflecting pool.
  • View the Parnell Rose Gardens. And drive through Parnell, suburb of NZ’s former Prime Minister. Parnell Road – Auckland’s oldest suburb est. 1841
  • Auckland Winter Gardens – tropical plants and fernery
  • Drive down trendy upmarket Parnell Road – view Trinity Cathedral
  • Then travel 25 minutes northwest to historic Kumeu wine region.
  • 1.00 pm approx. Stop for lunch at local award-winning Soljans Vineyard Restaurant – fresh local food Optional Free wine tasting
  • Drive through rolling green rural countryside to view spectacular Muriwai ‘black sand’ beach as it borders the wild Tasman Sea.
  • Extra local Kumeu wine tasting visit if desired – no charge
  • Finally, Boric Food Market (established 1942) local fresh produce and imported fine foods plus ice cream tasting . My treat!
  • 4.00 pm approx return.

ALL-INCLUSIVE. One fee covers the whole tour, including tasting fees, morning drink & snack, lunch with wine/beer also tea/coffee, plus ice cream!

Email  phil.parker@xtra.co.nz

Freephone:  (within NZ)  0800 023 111

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International +64 21 626 529
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Landline:  Home Office – when I’m home !  +64 9 849 4561