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Discover coastal beauty, gourmet delights, world-class wines and friendly locals when you take a mini break to the Matakana Coast. Spend a restful few days exploring and learning about New Zealand small town history – perfect for kiwis wanting to explore more of the country and international visitors alike.

  • Five days of scenery, culture, history, delicious food & art
  • Accommodation at beautiful Warkworth Lodge included
  • Relaxed pace so you can soak everything up

Tour Highlights

Day One – Enjoy a visit to the Kauri Museum before driving to Waipu and taking the ‘scenic’ route back via Langs Beach and Mangawhai. Indulge in a chocolate tasting & tour at Bennetts Chocolates before dinner at the lodge in the evening.

Day Two – Discover Goat Island with a visit to the marine laboratory and a trip on the glass bottom boat. In the afternoon, stroll charming Matakana Village before dinner in the early evening.

Day Three – Historic Puhoi beckons with a visit to the famous cheese factory. Enjoy a tour and a tasting before strolling the village. The picturesque Sullivans Bay is perfect for a photo stop, and we visit the sculpture trail and stop for a honey tasting in the afternoon.

Day Four – Savour the world class wines of the Matakana region with a boutique wine tour. Lunch amongst the vines with an antipasto platter and enjoy a wine tasting. Add on an optional oyster farm tour.

Day Five – Visit stunning Omaio garden and enjoy morning tea with green finger & creator, Liz Morrow. Afterwards, stop in a Morris & James pottery factory, thensoak up the coastal views over lunch, beach-side, at Snells Beach. In the afternoon, stroll the stunning Brick Bay sculpture trail before transferring to the airport.

Enjoy a number of options for evening meals – the local RSA is a short stroll away; and dinnertime dining is available at the lodge. Accommodation is located in the beautiful Warkworth Village with walks, a historic trail, sailings on the Jane Gifford & boutique stores to enjoy.

What’s Included


5 days


  • Sunday afternoon with Friday checkout


  • From $1,555 pp – twin share


  • All entrance fees Accommodation
  • Breakfast & dinner every day
  • Private guide during daily tours
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Matakana Tours - testimonialsAnna and Dan Didsbury

Anna and Dan Didsbury
- Brick Bay Winery

Brick Bay wines & sculpture trail is one of the gems of the Matakana Coast region. Anna Didsbury, Daughter of owners Richard & Christine Didsbury, manages the creative team both in The Glass House restaurant and the stunning sculpture trail that surrounds the vineyard. Anna’s husband Dan operates the magnificent Matakana cinemas.

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