Head North through Picturesque coastal towns of Orewa and Waiwera to the wine making region of Matakana. A market garden vineyard and farming region, this tour takes you through coastal seaside towns that trace the coast up the Pacific East Coast. Drop into Historic Puhoi township or sample some blue cheeses from the Puhoi Cheese Company.
Enjoy a tasting at Ascension Wines, Omaha Bay or Hyperion. Enjoy a tasting of Runner Duck Wines and an open menu one course lunch with tea/coffee at Plume Vineyard Restaurant.
In the afternoon try some hand make chocolates at "Chocolate Brown in Warkworth Town and visit a 900 year old Kauri Tree before the 1 hour trip back to Auckland.