VIP Insider's Auckland City Coast & Country Private tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

205506


Categories

City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
Clients must be able to get in and out of a Toyota Hiace mini coach and negotiate a max 200 yard walk.
I am a retired physical therapist and can assist, within reason.
Kid Friendly: Yes. Drinking age of 18 applies.

Language(s): Italian (basic), German (basic), French (basic), English (fluent) explanation
Maximum travelers: 6

Maximum travelers: 7

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (basic), German (basic), French (basic), English (fluent)

The Premium Auckland VIP Insider's Tour - combining City, Coast, and Country highlights with lunch included!


Spend a fantastic private VIP experience with Phil, a 4th generation New Zealander who has lived in Auckland for over 40 years. Explore Auckland City's history, green spaces, beautiful harbor, scenic highlights and rural beauty, combined with vineyard restaurant lunch, ice cream tasting, and a visit to the spectacular 'black sand' west coast beach.

With rural and coastal Auckland just 25 minutes from the Central City, this tour offers you a genuine slice of the real New Zealand - from a busy, sophisticated and historic City to rolling green pastures, charming farmland and stunningly spectacular 'black sand' West Coast surf beach.
Plus optional wine tasting visits.
Lunch (included) Charming Orchard Cafe with fresh home-cooked food.

Itinerary

10. 00 am pickup from your Cruise dock or City accommodation

Mount Eden - ancient volcanic cone 640 feet high. 360 views of greater Auckland City.
Then drive around Auckland's stunning waterfront and wealthy suburbs.
Enjoy City views from the Tamaki Yacht Club or depending on season - pause at The Michael Savage memorial, or visit the Parnell Rose Gardens.
Travel through Parnell - Auckland's oldest suburb est. 1841
Drive down trendy Parnell Road - view Trinity Cathedral.
Then travel 25 minutes northwest to historic Kumeu wine region.
1. 00 pm approx. Country orchard cafe lunch with wine/beer/hot drink
Optional wine tasting.
Then continue through rolling green rural countryside to view spectacular Muriwai 'black sand' beach as it borders the wild Tasman Sea.

(Includes 15% local taxes. )

Finally, Boric Food Market - browse local produce and fine foods.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your Auckland City accommodation or Cruise Ship dock pickup zone.

End location: Drop-off is to your Auckland City hotel accommodation - or Cruise Ship designated shore excursion pickup zone.

Duration: 6 hours 30 min.

10.00 am till 4.30 approx.

Transportation

A very comfortable, spacious customized Toyota Hiace coach with climate control, and PA sound system for your convenience.

What’s Included

Other: My services as your friendly personal tour guide, with 17 years' experience guiding Auckland tours.
Also I am a wine writer, cartoonist and published author.

I have been operating Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours since 2000, and I am a NZ certified tour guide Passenger Service Vehicle driver.

Your tour includes:
Transport in a spacious climate-controlled Toyota mini coach with on-board PA sound system.
Plus my personal recommendations for restaurants and activities in Auckland City (if requested).
A unique VIP tour of Auckland City, harbor, countryside and coastline.
Lunch (included) Charming Orchard Cafe with fresh home-cooked food.
And to finish - sampling delicious NZ ice cream!
Detailed info pack per person.
Mineral water.
15% local tax included.

What’s Extra

Other: Nothing to pay! All inclusive of lunch, tasting fees, drinks etc.

PLEASE NOTE: Your tour is flexible to a certain degree. But in order to avoid traffic congestion and delays I have carefully planned an itinerary that works very well within the agreed timeframe .
In order to give you the best VIP experience in Auckland, please be aware that changes to the itinerary may result in delays and missing out on some of the highlight Auckland experiences.

A Recent Review of this tour

Excellent tour and tour guide!
Jill Brown

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Private tour guide Phil

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Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/CityandCountryHighlights

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