Meet the locals, Taste the produce, View the scenery

Spend a little time with Matakana Tours and discover the beauty of the Matakana Coast region, an hour north of Auckland. From white sand beaches to charming wineries and world-class cheeses, you’ll love indulging every one of your senses. All of our boutique tours have been carefully crafted with you in mind. Meet talented, passionate locals; taste the finest produce and soak up the beauty of our backyard.

Food & Wine Tour

Sample the latest vintage & relax amidst the beautiful atmospheres of three local Matakana Coast wineries. Also includes visits to two local food producers of your choice.

  • Three Matakana vineyards have been carefully selected so you can discover a range of vineyards – from the highly polished to the unconventional
  • You’ll get to meet the friendly winemakers themselves
  • Also indulge in the freshly made products from local artisans; or choose to swap in craft beer breweries
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Team Bonding

Reward your hardworking team with an unforgettable day out. Whether you’re after a relaxing, indulgent day or fast-paced, fun team building, we’ll make it happen amidst the beauty of the Matakana Coast region.

  • Choose from craft beer tasting, gourmet lunch & wine tasting or artisanal food tasting
  • Include things like horse riding on the beach, a river canoe from beach to pub, ay oyster farm tour and more
  • If you would prefer, let us tailor make your day from scratch
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Hinterland Tour

This is the ultimate New Zealand lifestyle tour!  Perfect if you’re from overseas, you’ll come away feeling like you got to know the ‘real’ New Zealand.

  • Fresh, delicious New Zealand lunch menu
  • Choose to include a Maori Village Tour or a NZ Food Oyster Tour
  • Soak up the views with a stroll on beautiful Omaha Beach…and so much more!
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Craft Beer & Sheds Tour

An awesome blokes day out. Grab your mates and taste craft beer and hearty tucker via some local ‘blokes in their sheds’ – real kiwi blokes, these guys love showing off their impressive sheds and all the boys’ toys that go in them.

  • Craft beer brewery tour
  • Cider tasting & blokes’ sheds visits
  • Hearty gourmet lunch
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Why choose Matakana Tours

Meet the Locals

Meet passionate locals like talented olive oil makers, David and Isabella Sullivan from Matakana Olive Oil. Learn of their passion for their craft and for living the Matakana lifestyle. What made them start their businesses, and how do they craft their product? Meeting the locals is an integral part of the whole Matakana Tours experience.

Friendly Kiwi Guides

Enjoy the Matakana Coast region just like a local. Let our friendly kiwi guides introduce you to our friends and their boutique food & wine operations. Enjoy the ‘behind the scenes’ aspect that only a friendly, down-to-earth kiwi guide can give you. They’ll make you feel at ease, and they’ll take care of everything – you’re in good hands!

Tailored to You & the Seasons

In the Matakana Coast region, life is lived by the seasons. We tailor our tours to suit the particular season you are visiting in. Autumn means the local olive harvest; while summer is perfect for strolling the sand of our secret local beaches. Tours are also often tailor-made to our guests. Love craft beers? Visit the local brewery. Obsessed with cheese? Let us help you discover our local boutique cheesery.

Tours Are All-Inclusive

On a Matakana Tour, everything is covered. The price covers entry fees, tastings and meals. This allows you to sit back and soak up the day without having to think about getting your wallet out. Easy!

Diverse Local Scenery

Matakana Coast’s compelling mix of perfect golden beaches and rolling green countryside offers a spectacular backdrop to all of our tours. Breathe the salt air, stroll between rows of grapes at a vineyard and soak up the beauty that surrounds you.

Year-round Delights

Matakana Coast is a year-round destination. Winters are mild, Autumn brings long, settled days, Spring’s new growth is a sight to behold and sunny summer days call for wines by the beach. We promise you’ll love visiting at any time of the year.

Latest Reviews

Matakana Tours - testimonialsMary Smith, Wellington

“My friends and I would just like to say thanks very much for the fantastic weekend we had. The tour was excellent, great variety and the perfect amount of time at each stop. We'll be recommending to others”

Mary Smith, Wellington

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