Enjoy a private tour of historic Kumeu River wineries with wine tasting, honey sampling, and a trip to the stunning black sand beaches of Muriwai Beach, home to a colony of gannet seabirds.
What to Expect
Enjoy a private tour through historic Kumeu River where you will taste wines from Matua, try a range of native flora honeys and visit black sand beaches.
Your first stop on this tour will be Kumeu River Wines, where you can enjoy a private winery tour and wine tasting. One of New Zealand’s finest family producers, you will see how their stunning chardonnays are barrel fermented and slowly created. The wine maker Michael Brajkovich MW was New Zealand’s first Master of Wine.
Enjoy lunch at the award winning BeesOnline Honey Factory cafe. Then try the different New Zealand flora honeys and the Active UMF Manuka honeys.
Then you can relax on a trip through the rolling countryside to Muriwai Beach, famous for its black sand, and enjoy the views from the regional park where the rugged west coast meets the Tasman Sea. The final destination on your trip is Matua Wines, the first wine company in New Zealand to produce Sauvignon Blanc. Here you will find a generous selection of varietals and blends in the cellar door shop.
- Luxury coach transport
- Free inner city pick up & drop off
- Wine tasting at a minimum of 3 premium vineyards
- Private winery tour at Kumeu River Wines (excludes Sundays)
- Lunch at BeesOnline cafe
- Complimentary honey tasting
- Visit to Muriwai black sand beach (Department of Conservation approved operator )
Know Before You Go
• Please inform us of any allergies or special food requirements