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Address: 14 Ridgemount Terrace | Welcome Bay, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-544 1383
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Small-Group Wine Tasting Tour from Tauranga

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Picton Wine Tour

Went on a Wine tour with this company out of Picton. Small group more wineries and fantastic guide (actually the boss) Will tour with these guys any day. Booked it earlier as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 October 2016
Pieter B
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Bathurst, Australia
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Bathurst, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Went on a Wine tour with this company out of Picton. Small group more wineries and fantastic guide (actually the boss) Will tour with these guys any day. Booked it earlier as we were on a cruise and booked through Viatour. Half the price of the cruise ship and went longer and did 3 more wineries.

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tgatastingtours, Owner at Tauranga Tasting Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. Unfortunately, we don't think it was for us, as we operate out of the Port of Tauranga, not Picton! We hope you get a chance to experience one of our tours if you come our way. More 

Virginia Water
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

We were on a cruise and decided to make our own (cheaper) arrangements for a visit to Rotorua. We booked a local tour on the quayside which was considerably cheaper than the ship excursion. The tour and guide were excellent and highly recommended.

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tgatastingtours, Owner at Tauranga Tasting Tours, responded to this review

We're very pleased our Rotorua tour was a good one for you & hope the rest of your cruise went well. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your doing so. More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

If you're tasting wine you clearly don't want to have to drive home,- or shouldn't!,so this is just one of the many benefits of travelling with this company,-they pick you up and drop you off at your homes.On a not so sunny Sunday we headed out to the Ohinemuri Winery in the Karangahake gorge -(you know the sign that points... More 

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tgatastingtours, Owner at Tauranga Tasting Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a comprehensive & wonderful review. We thoroughly enjoyed your company & look forward to seeing you on future tours. The nice thing about winery tours is that you can enjoy yourself, despite the weather sometimes being inclement! We agree that Ohinemuri Winery is a special venue & well-worth visiting. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

We are a group from thailand.Paul is very nice and kind.He is knowledgeable.He really determine to work.He take us to taste nice wine.Also at the end of the day he brought us to shopping at souvenir shop.It was not even in the route that back to our hotel. For Day2 at hobbiton His friend's Dave is the guide .He also... More 

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tgatastingtours, Owner at Tauranga Tasting Tours, responded to this review

Dave & Paul really enjoyed the company of your happy, lively group & we hope to see you back this way. Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review! We hope the rest of your trip to NZ was as you wanted it to be & that you have many good memories. More 

Whakatane, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Excellent day out , loved that Paul our driver was so laid back, good experience for a region that doesn't actually have much vines. only disappointment was unlike other wine tours it was standing at bars rather than being seated. loved the cocktail and dessert (butterscotch cheesecake) ...

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tgatastingtours, Owner at Tauranga Tasting Tours, responded to this review

Paul really enjoyed the group & we're glad the weather played its part! We've thought about your comment re- standing at bars &, to be quite honest, 95% of our winery tours, whether they be to Marlborough, Martinborough, Hawkes Bay or wherever, involve a standing presenter faced by standing clientele. We usually sit at Mills Reef for lunch or many... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

We were served by the owner, Paul who is very kind and has a great service mind. Bring us to many places, such as, wine tasting, beer tasting, Hobitton, excellent dessert before going home. ALL IS GREAT

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tgatastingtours, Owner at Tauranga Tasting Tours, responded to this review

We're glad your group enjoyed your 2 days with us & that the places visited were to your liking. Paul enjoyed meeting you & we look forward to seeing more of you & your clients from Thailand. Thank you for taking the time to write review. We hope the rest of your time in NZ goes really well! More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Excellent tour. Paul was very knowledgeable and put everything he had into our Rotorua tour from Tauranga. The cost of entry to Te Puia was included. Recommended!!! You can buy your tickets from the Tauranga isite when the cruise ship berths.

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tgatastingtours, Owner at Tauranga Tasting Tours, responded to this review

Paul really enjoys showing our region to people, and we're glad you found the tour good value. Paul thoroughly enjoyed your company & we appreciate your taking the time to write a review. More 

Mooroolbark, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Wasn't happy with Viator itself but this tour was excellent. We saw everything we needed to see. Loved Te Puia Maori Cultural Center The driver was nice and very knowledgeable. It was a great day :).

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tgatastingtours, Owner at Tauranga Tasting Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. We're glad the tour covered the sights you wanted to see. We agree that Te Puia is a "must see", as it covers so many aspects, and hope that the rest of your cruise went well. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Awesome tour! Thoroughly enjoyed the day. Paul was so experienced & knowledgeable about the region. Great company & cool banter. Highly recommended & would go again!

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tgatastingtours, Owner at Tauranga Tasting Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Paul thoroughly enjoyed your company & we hope we see you again! More 

Bingen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

We were looking for a special tour for our last day in Tauranga - and we had the perfect tour with Paul!!! We felt like kings the way we were driven to the tastings. This won't be the last time we'll contact TTT for entertainment during our holiday.

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tgatastingtours, Owner at Tauranga Tasting Tours, responded to this review

We're so glad that your last day in the area was a good one! Paul enjoyed the day with you & looks forward to seeing you again! Thanks for taking the time to write a review - we appreciate it! More 

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