Piha and Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour from Auckland
Discover the famous wineries and top natural attractions of New Zealand’s North Island on this 7.5-hour Piha and Karekare rainforest tour from Auckland. Travel through the Henderson Valley to Babich Wines, Kumeu River Wines, and West Brook Wines with a guide and sample the chardonnay, pinot gris, and pinot noir wines in production. Admire panoramic rainforest views at the Arataki visitors’ center, and discover natural sites of interest including Piha beach and the Karekare waterfalls. This tour includes lunch and round-trip travel from your Auckland hotel.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Arataki Visitor Centre - Waitakere Ranges, 300 Scenic Drive, Nihotupu, Piha, Auckland 0604 New Zealand
Enjoy stunning vies of the Waitakere Rainforest ranges from this Department of conservation ranger station lookout. On a fine day you can see the Auckland Sky Tower and Central Business District (CBD) in the distance.
Duration: 25 minutesStop At:
Piha Beach, Piha, Auckland New Zealand
Piha is a small settlement on the West Coast around 50km form Auckland. It is popular for surfing and nature and is one of the jewels in Auckland's crown. Isolated without public transport it is an idyllic spot to stay or visit and be surrounded by rain forest. We will take a walk on North and South Piha beaches
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Soljans Estate Winery, 366 State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland 0892 New Zealand
Enjoy a tasting of Soljans Wines ( est 1937) and then enjoy an open menu one course lunch including tea or coffee
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At:
Westbrook Winery, 215 Ararimu Valley Road, Waimauku 0882, New Zealand
Try a range of Estate and Marlborough wines at this picturesque Vineyard. Walk amongst the vines and take in the tranquility and country air. Westbrook wines was established West Auckland in 1934
Duration: 45 minutesStop At:
Coopers Creek Vineyard, 601 State Highway 16 Huapai, Auckland Central, Auckland 0810 New Zealand
Coopers Creek are a family owned wine company producing a number of different wines from different regions including their own Huapai estate. Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir from Marlborough, Syrah and Bordeaux varieties from the warmer Hawkes Bay and Albarino and Arneis from sunny Gisborne. On their own Auckland estate they produce a popular Montepulciano as well as Merlot, Malbec and Pinot Gris - In winter they have an open fireplace where you can taste and enjoy the rustic atmosphere of their tasting room
Duration: 45 minutes
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"
"Child rate applies only when sharing with two paying adults"
"Minimum drinking age is 18 years"
"Dress code is smart casual"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"A minimum of two people per booking is required"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"New Zealand is currently at Level 1 and all tour are available without the need for masks or social distancing."
Duration: 7 Hours 30 Minutes
Traveler pickup is offered
All vehicles operating this tour are silver and clearly marked NZWINEPRO™Ports
Cancellations and refunds:
- Princes Wharf, 137-147 Quay Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.