Matakana art and wine escape
Excursions & day trips

Matakana art and wine escape

Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 6 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit the amazing sculptureum and explore 2 outdoor sculpture gardens and 6 indoor art galleries
  • Try some local artisan chocolates and a hot drink (hot chocolate, coffee, or tea)
  • Join a wine tasting at two boutique vineyards (if you prefer wine) or opt for 5 beer tastings and a brewery tour (if you like beer)
What to expect

Explore Auckland’s countryside, where art meets winemaking and a gastronomic experience that will tingle your tastebuds. Tour starts with picking you up from your hotel in Auckland Central Business District (CBD) to go to Matakana, a small town 45 minutes north of Auckland.

Visit the amazing sculptureum, an amazing place where creativity meets inspiration, created by Anthony Grant. The name is a combination of the words “sculpture” and “museum” with an amazing collection of colorful sculptures from all over the world, where you can explore 2 outdoor sculpture gardens and 6 indoor art galleries.

After the visit, you'll see a chocolatier make some chocolate art and try some of the local artisan chocolates and a hot drink (hot chocolate, coffee, or tea). If you are a wine lover, you'll have the chance to join a wine tasting at two boutique vineyards, otherwise, if you prefer beer, you can opt for 5 beer tastings and a brewery tour at one of Auckland’s top breweries

If your visit is on a Saturday, there's an additional visit to Matakana Village Farmer’s Market, where you can buy local organic produce. When the tour ends, you will be dropped off back at your hotel in Auckland CBD.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Pickup and dropoff from Auckland Central Business District
    • Sculptureum admission ticket
    • Snacks and water
    Where
    Meeting point:

    Pick up from your hotels in Auckland Central Business District. You will indicate your pickup location at checkout and confirm your pickup time and location directly with the local operator

    What to remember
    • If you choose the option "infant with seat", the local operator will provide the child seat for you. Otherwise, for "infant without seat" your kids have to sit on your lap
    • Please confirm your pickup time and location with the local operator prior to the tour. You will find the contact details on the voucher after booking
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    Provider
    Auckland & Beyond Tours
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 75% refund if you cancel up to 7 days before the experience begins. If you cancel up to 2 days before, you can still receive a 50% refund.

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