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Matakana Art & Kiwi Classic Experience

Spend a day marvelling at unspoilt countryside on a round trip from Auckland, exploring riverside towns, and experiencing the enchanting world of Sculptureum, a mesmerising blend of art and nature. This is a sensory delight and tranquil escape for art enthusiasts and nature lovers. A chance to explore Matakana Village’s art galleries, gift stores, fashion boutiques, and eateries. Indulge in a farm-to-table goodness at Matakana for a simple pleasure of relaxed dining. Savor fresh local produce and homely dining in a charming setting right by the Matakana River. Finally escape in the evening on a hands-on touring and some authentic Kiwi bird watching experience you’ll never forget.

Duration

Half Day

Location

Auckland & Matakana

Tour Type

Private Tour

Art Galleries, Kiwi Spotting & Scenic Tours

Price From

NZ $625

Per Person

Tour Summary

Spend a day marvelling at unspoilt countryside on a round trip from Auckland, exploring riverside towns, and experiencing the enchanting world of Sculptureum, a mesmerising blend of art and nature. This is a sensory delight and tranquil escape for art enthusiasts and nature lovers. A chance to explore Matakana Village’s art galleries, gift stores, fashion boutiques, and eateries. Indulge in a farm-to-table goodness at Matakana for a simple pleasure of relaxed dining. Savor fresh local produce and homely dining in a charming setting right by the Matakana River. Finally escape in the evening on a hands-on touring and some authentic Kiwi bird watching experience you’ll never forget.

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy a scenic drive through lush countryside with excellent photo opportunities.

  • Witness the stunning East Coast Scenery.

  • Escape to the world of creative wonder of arts.

  • Explore carefully curated garden paths, filled with more than 800 works of art.

  • Be inspired by six, world class indoor art galleries.

  • Indulge in the culinary delights of farm-to-table dining experience.

  • Explore the gorgeous Tāwharanui Open Sanctuary.

  • Enjoy one of the unique bird watching experience.

  • Experience the Northern Brown Kiwi’s habitat.

  • Marvel a night walk through Tāwharanui Regional Park.

  • Witness a chance to hear, and possibly even see the elusive Kiwi!

Journey Inclusions

  • Fully guided private return transfers from Auckland.

  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland.

  • Complimentary refreshments and water onboard.

  • Complimentary high-speed internet onboard the minibus.

  • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the journey.

  • Luxurious temperature-controlled private transportation in a minibus.

  • Exclusive immersive activities and interaction with local communities.

  • Built-in leisure time, to explore destinations as you wish.

Tour Inclusions

  • Admission to self-guided indoor art galleries & outdoor gardens at Sculptureum.

  • Dinner at Matakana Market Kitchen (One Course Dinner including Dessert).

  • Admission to 3-hour fully guided small group Kiwi watching & wilderness experience.

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