After picking you up from your location of choice at 9.30am, we travel leisurely through the Hutt Valley and on to the Rimutaka Ranges. We stop at the top to admire the view then drive down to the sleepy town of Featherston, before heading inland to the classically restored township of Greytown. then onto Martinborough through typical rural New Zealand countryside featuring sheep, cattle and deer. Upon arriving at Martinborough we tour the town and have the option of visiting a local winery to sample a selection of the regions finest wines including the celebrated Pinot Noir variety. We then continue south to the historic Lake Ferry pub for traditional fishnchips Kiwi style.
After lunch we follow the coastline to the picturesque fishing village of Ngawi and an encounter with the seal colony featuring grey fur seals and their pups. We continue following the rugged Southern coast around to the light house at Cape Palliser and work off lunch as we climb the 254 steps to the top. We return to Wellington with a stop for afternoon tea on the trip home. We get you back to your home base at 4.30pm
- Discover the rolling rural Wairarapa countryside and the diversity of the rugged Southern coast.
- Price included wine tasting fees plus lunch and refreshments.