Matakana Scenic Coastal Getaway from Auckland

Matakana Scenic Coastal Getaway from Auckland

Visit the picturesque wine region of Matakana. Just an hour north of Auckland you can see native forest and giant tree ferns before you pass through beautiful sheep, cattle and deer country. See an 900 year old Kauri tree. You will enjoy a memorable open menu one course lunch at award winning Plume Vineyard Restaurant and also taste their Runner Duck Estate Wines. We visit two different wine producers which may vary on the day depending on availability.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Matakana Estate, 568 Matakana Road, Matakana, Auckland 0985 New Zealand

Taste a selection of 5 wines including Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Merlot, Syrah and Pinot Noir

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, 17 Arabella Lane, Snells Beach, Auckland 0920 New Zealand

Taste wine from grapes grown on their own 20 acre vineyard.
There is a sculpture walk on the vineyard but this is not included as time does not allow this.
We take lunch at Brick Bay Vineyard cafe occasionally depending on availablity. Grapes grown include Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Syrah and Malbec. They also produce and lovely Rose'

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Plume Restaurant, 49A Sharp Road Matakana, Warkworth 0982, New Zealand

Enjoy a delicious lunch at award winning Plume Vineyard Restaurant

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"Minimum drinking age is 18 years"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Dress code is smart casual"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"A minimum of 2 people per booking is required"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability"

Start Time: 10:00 AM
Duration: 7 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
We collect from all major hotels and most accommodations in the Auckland Central Business District (CBD)
the drinking age in New Zealand is 18 years. If you look under 25 years of age you may be required to produce age identification. The only forms of ID acceptable by law are New Zealand Drivers Licence, HANZ card or International Passport


  • Princes Wharf, 137-147 Quay Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Wine tasting
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off or Port pickup
  • Entry/Admission - Matakana Estate
  • Entry/Admission - Brick Bay Sculpture Trail
  • Entry/Admission - Plume Restaurant

Not Included

  • Personal expenses and gratuities


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