An indulgent self drive journey through three of New Zealands major wine growing regions.
The Classic New Zealand Wine Trail serves up unforgettable wine and food experiences. Encompassing Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa, Wellington and Marlborough bring you the most memborable tastings.
Commence your journey in the Hawkes Bay city of Napier for 2 nights stay. Napier has the famous Art Deco reputation as a result of the almost total rebuilding of the city in this style following the 1931 earthquake.
Take a leisurely drive along State Highway 2 following the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail signs, taking in the relaxed country atmosphere and warm hospitality.
Visit the i-Site Visitor Centre to collect your map of the region. Enjoy your stay for 2 nights.
Nestled between a sparkling harbour and rolling green hills, Wellington offers a chic city experience in a stunning natural setting. One day isnt enough so thats why you will stay here in the Capital for 2 nights.
Enjoy a cruise across Cook Strait through the picturesque Marlborough Sounds to Picton where you will stay over night.
Located at the north-easy corner of the South Island is Marlborough, a region with breathtaking beauty and renowned for its wines and delicious foods.
Blessed with a year round sunny climate Marlborough is the perfect place to spend your couple of days here. If you enjoy kayaking, scenic boat tours, visits to formal gardens or just hiking through Native Bush well this region has plenty to keep you smiling.
This region is the largest wine growing in New Zealand, a great selection of bountiful seafood in the surrounding waters is the perfect compliment to its world famous Sauvignon Blanc. Enjoy a feast of New Zealand King Salmon or Greenshell Mussells over looking the water, or dine alfresco at a restuarant amongst the vines.