Tauranga Cruiseship Shore Excursion Artisan Food, Wine, Cider, Craft Beer Scenery and Sights

Tastings all inclusive our with a local guide

Tours depart Port of Tauranga Mount Maunganui 9.00am where you will be met by a representative at the port gates. From there we'll drive along the pristine Mount Maunganui Beach front.

First stop is an idyllic working Kiwifruit Orchard, where we’ll sample kiwifruit produce and learn about the production cycle. Enjoy a delicious kiwifruit icecream.

Next stop is a honey shop where we’ll sample our various native honeys including manuka honey. We’ll hear learn about how honey is produced and the bees life cycle.

Off to a Dutch Cheese shop where we'll hear the story of how they make their cheeses complete with sampling some of the huge range of cheeses. Cheese of many colours and flavours, along with some from Italy, France, Denmark and Switzerland.

On out into the country where we stop at a delicatessan stocked with the finest handcrafted produce where we'll sample their salami and chorizo aged in the Hungarian traditional way. Fresh barrista coffee available.

We'll drive up into hills to Minden lookout for panoramic views of Tauranga, Mount Maunganui, the harbour and beyond.

On to drive past orchards of kiwifruit, and avocados to a small family country Cidery where we sample their range of award winning handcrafted ciders with option of light lunch.

Award winning Mills Reef Winery for wine tastings.

Final stop a Craft Beer Brewery for a brewery tour and of course generous tastings of craft beer.

PRICE $185 pp


Included In Your Tour

  • Travel to and from your cruiseship enjoying the scenery and sights along the way.

  • Tasting and samplings of the food, wines, craft beers and ciders

  • Light lunch

A minimum of four people are required for our tour to commence – please get in touch prior to departure to secure your booking.