Villa Maria Wine Makers Experience

9.45am - 1.30am - Morning

1.45pm - 5.30pm - Afternoon

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This tour picks up 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 670 acre farm was the estate of the late Sir John Logan Campbell and previously an ancient Maori Pa site dating back over 750 years.

See the volcanic craters and take in spectacular 360 degree views of Auckland and magnificent Rangitoto, a dormant volcano in the Hauraki Gulf. This is the best elevated vantage point in the Auckland region of the city and surrounds and you can see in every direction.

Then gain an 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 ecologically designed award winning state of the art winery & vineyard park are also nestled within the rim of an ancient volcano situated on the Ihimatao Peninsula just 5 minutes from Auckland International Airport. There are two videos to watch and Monday to Friday you can see the bottling facility capable of bottling 12,500 bottles an hour.

Enjoy a tutored tasting of 7 award winning wines before the return trip to Auckland.

At the conclusion of the tour you can also be delivered to the Auckland domestic or international airports.

Please indicate when you book if you would like this option. We can take luggage with us no problem.

NZ$125 per person

Tour Includes:

  • Free pick & drop off inner city CBD
  • City scenic highlights of Parnell, Cornwall Park & one Tree Hill
  • Private winery interior tour of the facility and bottling line at Villa Maria Estate
  • Tutored tasting of a 7 wines including premium reserve wines
  • Optional free drop off at Auckland domestic or international airport

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May 2017 Special Deals & Booked Tours! 

Solo Travellers may book any of these tours - contact or telephone 021 464 469

Sunday 21st May  Muriwai Scenic Wine Tour - 10.00am  - 1.30pm $110pp

Wednesday 24th -   - Fully booked / No Availability

Thursday 25th - Fully booked / No Availability

Friday 26th  - Fully booked / No Availability


In association with Villa Maria Estate, we are giving a complimentary bottle of Villa Maria Estate Private Bin Wine with every full priced tour booked for 2 or more pax from now until the end of May - You MUST use the code:  VMNZWP - PBPROMO16 when you book through the website. Does not apply to discounted tours.