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Matakana Coast and Country Tour (private vehicle and guide)

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This personalized tour from Auckland to Matakana and the surrounding country visits a local Pottery, The Honey Centre, the historic village of Puhoi, an early Bohemian settlement  and the stunning coastline and beaches of one of our beautiful National Parks. View beautiful farmland and the ancient 800 year old kauri tree on this friendly tour. On the way back to Auckland enjoy the beautiful east coast beaches.

What You'll Get

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Auckland Harbour Bridge, Curran St, Auckland Central, Auckland New Zealand

Travel North over the Auckland Harbour Bridge with views over the Waitemata Harbour.

Stop At: Puhoi, Puhoi, North Island

At the historic village of Puhoi you can imagine how it was to live here in the 1800’s. Visit the old Hotel and the tiny Library built by the Bohemian Settlers who arrived around 1863.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Honey Centre, Corner of State Highway One & Perry Road, Warkworth, Auckland 0983 New Zealand

Stop to taste the World famous Manuka Honey at the Honey Centre near Warkworth which boasts New Zealand’s largest display of live bees, where a huge range of honeys are available for tasting. There is a wide range of honey-related skincare products, ointments, honey mead and fruit wine for sampling and purchase.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Morris & James, Tongue Farm Rd, Matakana, Auckland New Zealand

Tour the Morris and James Pottery

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Matakana Village, 2 Matakana Valley Road, Matakana, Auckland 0986 New Zealand

Stop of lunch at the cafe in Matakana

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Parry Kauri Park, Turdor Collins Drive, Warkworth, Auckland New Zealand

At the Parry Kauri Park and Warkworth's Early Settlers Museum. Here you will see 600 and 800 year old kauri trees. A short bush walk gives an opportunity to hear and see native birdlife among the bush and ferns.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mahurangi Regional Park, Ngarewa Drive Mahurangi West, Warkworth, Auckland New Zealand

We drive down to one of our local beaches to walk om the sand and view the beautiful pohutukawa tree

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Orewa Beach, Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa, Auckland New Zealand

We travel back to Auckland via the coast with a stop in the Orewa

Duration: 30 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Lunch
  • Local guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Matakana Village
  • Entry/Admission - Mahurangi Regional Park

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Departure Point
Centrally located Auckland hotels or cruise terminal.

Departure Time
9:30 AM

6 hours 30 minutes

Return Details
Return to same departure location

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

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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.