Wellington is the epicentre of New Zealand’s culinary scene, but for the inside scoop on where to eat and drink, a local guide is a must. This 7-hour tour offers an authentic Wellington foodie experience, including craft beer tasting, a coffee making demonstration, a visit to a chocolatier, an introduction to Asian cuisine, and cheese tasting.
7-hour Wellington foodie experience
Get the inside scoop on Wellington’s foodie scene from a local guide
Taste the city’s best coffee, wine, craft beer, and chocolates
Sample delicious Asian cuisine, imported cheeses, and delicacies from all around the world
Separate driver ensures your guide’s full attention throughout the day
Great-value tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off
Small-group tour limited to 10 people ensures a personalised experience
Begin your tour with a 9am pickup from your central Wellington hotel and meet your guide, a fellow foodie, and small group of no more than 10 people. Kick off the day with a visit to one of the city’s most renowned coffee houses, where you’ll meet a professional coffee roaster to learn the art of brewing the perfect coffee and enjoy a coffee tasting. After your morning caffeine fix, continue to some of the city’s best artisan food shops and suppliers to get an overview of New Zealand’s varied cuisine. Sample delicious Asian delicacies from Vietnam, Thailand, Japan, and China; visit an Indian spice shop to browse the spices and sample traditional Indian sweets; and meet with a cheese importer to taste a selection of international cheeses. If you’re still hungry, don’t worry – you’ll also visit a popular food emporium, where there will be chance to tuck into foods from all around the world. Finally, indulge your sweet tooth with a visit to a chocolatier, then end the day sampling New Zealand’s best wines or craft beers at the city’s oldest hotel. Your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel around 4pm.
Reviews by Viator travellers
Jon is the best! My mom and I...
, Mar 2017
Jon is the best! My mom and I thoroughly enjoyed our day with Jon and seeing (and tasting) all Wellington has to offer. Jon is patient, super knowledgeable, experienced, and accommodating. OnTrays was definitely one of our favorite spots. If I could give more stars, I would!