The Bay of Islands is one of the most picturesque and popular holiday destinations in New Zealand, combining great outdoor experiences with some of New Zealand’s most significant historic sites.
Experience the essence of New Zealand’s finest vineyards with Mullarkey Wine Tours in Kerikeri. Embrace the enchanting beauty of the Bay of Islands, where a rich winemaking heritage awaits, and embark on an unforgettable journey through three of the region’s most renowned wineries and craft beers at the Plough & Feather.
Includes all tastings and a platter lunch.
Unveil the unparalleled allure of Kerikeri’s wine country with Mullarkey Wine Tours. Whether you’re a seasoned wine enthusiast or a curious beginner, our tours cater to all, guaranteeing a delightful exploration of the vineyards in this charming corner of New Zealand. Reserve your spot to savour the finest wines and create unforgettable memories that will linger in your heart.
Explore the wonders of the Bay of Islands on our captivating guided tour. Our first stop takes you to the enchanting Kawiti Glowworm Caves.
A knowledgeable Maori guide will lead you through a 200-meter limestone cave system on a wooden boardwalk, marvelling at thousands of glow worms illuminating the ceilings like galaxies.
Learn about the fascinating life cycle of the New Zealand Glow worm and their unique webs used to catch prey.
Next, we’ll head to Kawakawa, home to the world-famous “Hundertwasser Toilets,” an iconic work of art designed by Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser, incorporating recycled materials from the local community.
Experience the recently opened Hundertwasser Cultural Centre, a blend of Hundertwasser’s brilliance and local Maori Arts & Crafts.
Before bidding adieu to Kawakawa, savour a complimentary fresh cream doughnut, acclaimed as the best in the Far North!
Our final destination is the breathtaking Opua Forest, where ancient Kauri trees, over a millennium old, stand tall in majestic beauty.
Capture stunning photos of your ship moored in the Bay from the scenic Waitangi lookout.
Join us on this unforgettable journey through nature’s wonders and artistic marvels of the Bay of Islands!
Indulge in the stunning Bay of Islands on our unforgettable Wine & Craft Beer Tour. Experience New Zealand’s finest quality wines and craft beers for just $195 per person, including all tastings and a delectable platter lunch.
First Stop: Fat Pig Vineyard
Discover one of Kerikeri’s oldest vineyards, Fat Pig Vineyard. Meet the friendly owners, Richard and Jenny, showcasing their exceptional products. Savor the distinct flavors of their 2022 Fat Pig Bubbles, Fat Pig White Diamond, Fat Pig Rosé, Fat Pig Sauvignon Blanc, and S&J Chardonnay from 2018. All wines are exclusively crafted from grapes grown on their charming 3-acre property, through close collaboration with local winemakers for unique small batch runs.
Next Stop: Sovrano Estate Vineyard
Awaiting you just outside Kerikeri, Sovrano Estate Vineyard, a family-run boutique operation. Experience their organic wines, including Chambourcin, Pinot Gris, Syrah, Chardonnay, Tempranillo, and Sauvignon Blanc. Indulge in exquisite Limoncello liqueurs crafted by Andrea and Marzia Loggia, Estate Owners with liqueur-making expertise from Italy. Sovrano Limoncello is perfect on its own and as a versatile addition to cocktails and desserts.
Marsden Estate: Indulge in the luxurious ambience of Marsden Estate, where passion and craftsmanship converge to create exceptional wines. Taste their renowned Syrah and Riesling and be enchanted by the vineyard’s picturesque surroundings.
After this delightful journey, we’ll take you back to Waitangi Wharf or the Paihia I-site.