"Bites and Sites Off The Eaten Track"
Join me on a scenic foodie adventure as you taste and sip your way around the Bay of Plenty region, named by the great explorer Captain James Cook.
On this bountiful foodie tour you will get at least 8 tastings which may include: artisan baked goods, local cheeses, seafood, beers, wines and ciders, Manuka honey, berries, fruits, famous pies and home made kiwifruit ice cream to name a few. Depending on the day of the tour we may stop at the local farmers market to see the seasonal produce, or it might be a visit to our favourite coffee roaster to learn about the new coffee trends. You will visit kiwi fruit and avocado orchards which dominate agriculture in the region, and I will also take you to one of the most historic and beautiful beaches in New Zealand to taste an iconic kiwi favourite!
If you are foodie you will love this tour!!
** Tour cost based on up to 8 passengers. I can take larger groups. Please contact me for a quote.
My food tours generally depart at 9. 30 but times can be adjusted to fit in with ship arrival times or your preferred departure time. I will collect you at the Port of Tauranga or Downtown Tauranga in my air conditioned vehicle to embark upon our foodie and cultural adventure. As we traverse the Bay of Plenty, you will see lush farmlands, some of the best beaches in New Zealand and the vibrant colonial town and current regional capital city of Tauranga.
We visit orchards, hole in the wall production facilities, retailers and unique stunning locations where other tours don't go!
This is a full day that will leave you with a full belly and a full camera! You will only be hungry for a return visit to the stunning Bay of Plenty!
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel
End Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel
Duration: 6 hours
All tours depart from the Port of Tauranga or your Accommodation point in Tauranga or Mount Maunganui. Departure times will vary depending upon the arrival of your ship or your preferred pick up time.
My vehicles are comfortable, modern, clean and fully air-conditioned. All vehicles are Passenger Service Vehicles and fully comply with NZ Transport regulations.
6 passenger Estima Minivan. (Best for up to 5 guests but can take 6 Adults)
8 passenger VW Caravelle (6-8 guests)
Larger mini buses and coaches are available on request. Please ask for a quote.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 NZD - No additional money required but you may wish to purchase food products or souvenirs on the day.
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We had a blast spending the day with Susanna. She is very well organized and versed in her Taste of Plenty tour. We saw many crops and tasted lots of cuisine that are what makes New Zealand the incredible country it is. She has her tour down to a science and is just an overall fun person to spend the day with. We thoroughly enjoyed her and would highly recommend her.