Visit stunning Cornwall Park and One Tree Hill for magnificent 360 degree views of Auckland, Rangitoto and the Hauraki Gulf, once the estate of the late Sir John Logan Campbell. Then, go on a delicious wine-making odyssey at Villa Maria Estate.
What to Expect
This tour picks up within the inner city and takes you on tour through charming Parnell Village before entering the historic reserve and ancient Maori pa site of Maungakiekie. Better known as Cornwall Park, this was the farm and estate of the late Sir John Logan Campbell, and was previously an ancient Maori pa site dating back over 500 years.
See the volcanic craters and take in magnificent 360 degree views of Auckland and magnificent Rangitoto, a dormant volcano in the Hauraki Gulf.
Then, get a unique insight into the operations of a commercial wine-making facility. See how the wine is made on a private guided tour through the vineyard and winery of Villa Maria Estate. This is the most awarded and largest privately owned wine company in New Zealand.
Their design award winning state of the art winery and vineyard park are also nestled within the rim of an ancient volcano situated on the Ihimatao Peninsula close to Auckland International Airport.
Enjoy a tutored tasting of 7 award winning wines. Get a new insight into the history, nature and modern culture of New Zealand on this full-day tour!
- Complimentary pick-up from the Auckland Central Business District
- Tasting and tour fees
- Private winery facilty tour
- Abilty to be dropped at the airport after tour
Know Before You Go
The Villa Maria Estate Winery is an industrial complex and the winery tour requires you to climb a number of steps in order to follow the tour from an elevated walkway.