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Odyssey New Zealand

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Address: Hastings, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 6-211 3116
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Hawke's Bay's Leading Wine & Gourmet Experiences. We provide...

Hawke's Bay's Leading Wine & Gourmet Experiences. We provide interactive tours designed to awaken every sense. Built around Hawkes Bays internationally acclaimed wine and food industry, we encourage your input so we can cater the Odyssey experience to your own personal interests and desires. Choose from: "A Wine & Gourmet Odyssey" including - Wine Tasting 4-5 Wineries, Gourmet Platter at Top Winery Restaurant (4pm), Sightseeing with Fully Guided Commentary, Vine to Glass Experience. "The Odyssey Experience" including - Wine Tasting 6-7 Wineries, Fully Guided Tour of the Church Road Winery, Wine Museum & Tom McDonald Cellar, Lunch with Wine at Mission Estate, Behind the scenes tour of a boutique winery, Sightseeing with Fully Guided Scenery, Vine to Glass Experience, Gourmet Platter at Top Winery Restaurant. "A Twilight Odyssey" - The world's only Progressive Three Course Winery Dinner at NZ’s Top Winery Restaurants including - Sightseeing with Fully Guided Commentary, Interactive Wine Tasting, Champagne Sunset from Te Mata Peak, Wine with Dinner, Desserts & Dessert Wine,Tea/Coffee.

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Do this - you will have great fun.

We did the evening wine tour / dinner. Picked up and returned to our lodge we were out around 6 hours and it flew by. Gareth was our host. Unequivocally the best tour of its type... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Paul M
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Baldock, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the Odyssey twilight tour which consisted of a starter, main and dessert at different vineyards and a trip to see the impressive Te Mata peak. We started at Vidals, a homely winery in central Hastings. They served a huge platter of breads, cold meats and cheeses for our starter, which if anything was too much food. They... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the evening wine tour / dinner. Picked up and returned to our lodge we were out around 6 hours and it flew by. Gareth was our host. Unequivocally the best tour of its type we've done in NZ. Quality and professionalism were evident throughout. Gareth is knowledgeable and personable - sharing heaps of information through the evening. We... More 

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Thank Paul M
Gareth_OdysseyNZ, Owner at Odyssey New Zealand, responded to this review

Hi Paul, Thanks for your wonderful feedback. It was an absolute pleasure having you on board. I hope we can be of service again in the future. Travel safely. Gareth. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a half day wine tour around Hawke's Bay with some friends while holidaying in New Zealand Our driver was Brendan and his knowledge of the local area and the wines there was just fabulous The vehicle was a high roofed VW only 2 weeks old and could fit 11 we only had 6 people so there was plenty... More 

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Thank Robin K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were collected from our hotel door by Brendan in a very comfortable minivan and, after picking up another gentleman, were taken to four wineries for tastings at the cellar door. The wineries all had a very different ethos with regard their wine making and their tastings complete with information about the area and wine making procedures were very interesting... More 

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Thank Discerninglady
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brendan our guide for the full day wine tour in Hawkes Bay was wonderful, knowledgable and made something we had never done before welcoming and comfortable. We had an awesome time.

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Thank Steven C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have done wine tours in several regions in North and South America and learned new things during this tour. Graham was very knowledgeable and made the experience very fun! The wineries we visited were great and his rapport with them showed his link to the local wine region. I highly recommend this for anyone visiting Hawkes... More 

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Thank Warren G
Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our time spent with Graham while visiting six wineries throughout the Hawkes Bay region. He was very professional and knowledgeable about the wineries and their owners. We couldn't have been happier with everything he did for us throughout the day.

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Thank downundertourist
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Graeme our tour guide is fantastic. Knowledgeable and friendly. We had a private tour at Brookfield vineyard and Church Hill Road winery museum. Then lunch at Mission Estate Winery before another 3 people join us for afternoon wine tasting at Crossroad, Ash Ridge and Moana Park. Love these boutique wineries. Wine are awesome. We had a great time. Highly recommended.

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Thank Rebecca T
Edgewater, British Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We spent the afternoon with Graham, our guide, and four guests visiting four wineries in the Hawkes Bay area. This was our first ever wine tour and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We were introduced to a wide variety of white, red and rose wines and enjoyed a delicious snack platter of local meats and cheeses at the third winery. Graham... More 

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Thank koppfamily
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Graham took us around to four beautiful wineries in the Hawke's Bay Area. Each winery had its own unique style and taste. We learnt about the variant soil that makes the region such an interesting and exciting place to grow wine and were treated to lots of fun facts about each of the wineries. If you are spending any time... More 

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