Matakana Art & Wine Escape

Matakana Tour from Auckland – Matakana Art & Wine Escape

Explore Auckland’s World Class Organic Village on a day trip from the City!

Matakana Art & Wine Escape

Explore Auckland’s countryside, where art meets winemaking and a gastronomy that will move your sense.

Tour starts by picking you up from Auckland CBD and will bring you to Matakana, a small town 45 minutes north of Auckland.

Here you will visit the amazing Sculptureum, created by Anthony Grant, a magical place where creativity meets inspiration. The word Sculptureum is a combination of “Sculpture” and “Museum”. In fact, this is what it is: an amazing collection of colorful sculptures from all over the world, created with the purpose to enrich people and make them reflect on what makes life more interesting and enjoyable. You will visit the 2 outdoor sculpture gardens and 6 indoor art galleries.

After the visit, we will take you to taste some of the local artisan chocolates while watching the chocolatiers creating The Chocolate art, you will also have a Hot Drink. whether the signature hot chocolate, coffee or tea.

You can choose between 2 different options. ,
If you are a wine lover, you have a Wine Tasting at two Boutique Vineyards, otherwise, if you prefer beer, 5 beer tastings and a brewery tour at one of Auckland’s Top Breweries.

If your visit is on Saturdays then you will the opportunity to visit the Matakana Village Farmer’s Market, a true heaven for the local organic produce like nowhere else in Auckland City.

Once you finish, the tour will be back to Auckland CBD.

Tour Duration: Approximately 7 hours
Pick up Time: Between 8:00 to 8:30 am

Tour Highlights

  • Pick up from Auckland CBD.
  • Snacks & water.
  • Sculptureum Admission (2 outdoor sculpture gardens & 6 indoor art galleries).
  • Chocolate Tasting and Hot Chocolate Drink.
  • Option to do:
    Wine Tasting at two Boutique Vineyards
    5 Beer Tastings & Brewery Tour
  • Matakana Farmer’s Market (Market operates only on Saturdays)
  • Drop Off in Auckland CBD.