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Private Afternoon Wine Tour of Russell, Bay of Islands

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Explore award winning wineries of Russell in the Bay of Islands in a luxury, late model Jeep Wrangler or Toyota 4x4 with a maximum of 4 passengers in your group included in the price. On your private 4-hour guided tour you will visit two of Russell's vineyards, one each end of the tour, and see historic locations, panoramic scenery, forests and rural farming areas away from the crowds. Your tour is adaptable with no fixed schedule, allowing you to stop for photos, ask questions, take your time or relax and talk with your local driver.

Due to the seasonal opening hours of the wineries this tour is only available during the Northland summer season.

What You'll Get

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Russell, Russell, Bay of Islands, Northland Region, North Island

The start of your wine tour in the historic town of Russell, one of the first shipping ports in New Zealand.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Paroa Bay Winery- Villa Accommodation., 31 Otamarua Road Paroa Bay, Russell 0272 New Zealand

Wine tasting while overlooking Captain Cook's Anchorage in the Bay of Island.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Waikare 0283, New Zealand

Travel over the back country roads of the Waikere Valley past working Maori marae, meeting houses, and thrugh the Russell Forest.

Stop At: Opua, Opua, Bay of Islands, Northland Region, North Island

Catch the car ferry from the modern deep water port where fishing boats unload and blue water sailors clear customs into NZ.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Omata Estate, Aucks Road, RD1, Russell New Zealand

Visit the winery for a tasting at this Vineyard overlooking the inner Bay of Islands

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Omata Estate, Aucks Road, RD1, Russell New Zealand

Optional 1 hour relaxed meal on the lawn at the vineyard.

Duration: 1 hour

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • There is no minimum drinking age in New Zealand as long as a parent or legal guardian for all passengers younger than 18 years is present during the tour.
  • Access to some attractions may be limited for those with walking disabilities due to uneven surfaces (all wineries are accessible)
  • Vehicles can transport a collapsible wheelchair, however the driver is unable to assist passengers boarding and disembarking
  • A maximum of 4 people per booking (if there are 4 in your group then 3 will be friendly across the back seat)
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved to reach all scenic attractions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Due to the seasonal opening hours of the wineries this tour is only available during the Northland summer season.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • All wine tastings at vineyard cellar doors
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Local driver/guide
  • Private tour- only your group in the Jeep or Toyota 4x4
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Entry/Admission - Paroa Bay Winery- Villa Accommodation.
  • Entry/Admission - Omata Estate

  • Bottled wine and beer (available to purchase during tastings)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Point
Cass Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand

Traveler pickup is offered
we pick up from any hotel in the Russell area.

Departure Time
12:30 PM

4 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Rogue Pony Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.