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Wellington Shore Excursion: Half Day Taste Buds Tour of Petone

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US$ 129.68
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    What to Expect
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    Stop At: Small Batch, Ripe Coffee Roasters, 22 Waione St, Wellington 5012, New Zealand

    Your first visit is to a specialty coffee roastery on the Petone foreshore where you will learn it's fascinating history and the trace the amazing journey of it's coffee beans from shrub to cup! Take part in a coffee roast and hear the beans crack under intense heat as the aroma of the roasted beans fills the room. Challenge your taste buds in a cupping session and match the coffees to the tasting notes before sitting back enjoying a famous flat white (or coffee of your choice)!

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Zany Zeus Ltd, 149 Randwick Rd, Moera, Lower Hutt 5010, New Zealand

    Next stop is Zany Zeus dairy and cheese factory where you will sample a range of cheeses, yogurts and organic ice cream including a smoked yogurt - the first ‘yogurt’ of its kind available in New Zealand

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: La Bella Italia, 10 Nevis St, Petone, Lower Hutt 5045, New Zealand

    Your next encounter takes you to a little bit of Parma, Italy in New Zealand as you taste a range of cured meats served with pizza bread and a glass of lambrusco. Traditional, authentic Italian products that ooze with flavour.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: The Chocolate Story, 185 Jackson St, Petone, Lower Hutt 5012, New Zealand

    The next stop is for the sweet of tooth as you call in on the resident chocolatier for a tasting and chocolate making lesson! Through utilizing French and European inspired recipes, then adapting them to locally sourced New Zealand products, the chocolatier blends in premium chocolates such as the world famous Valrhona Couverture Chocolate to produce chocolates you will love.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Brewtown Upper Hutt, 23 Blenheim St, Maidstone, Upper Hutt 5018, New Zealand

    Your final stop is a visit to the local craft brewery for a tasting of their full range of locally produced craft beer. Try a tasting paddle of any four of their locally made beers available on tap.

    Duration: 45 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Aotea Quay, Pipitea, Wellington, New Zealand

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Tour pick up is from the cruise terminal on Aotea Quay.

    Wellington Cruise Terminal
    Departure Time
    9:45 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Small Group Tour
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Cruise ship terminal pick up and drop off
    • Professional local driver guide
    • Food and beverage tasting
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Small Batch, Ripe Coffee Roasters
    • Entry/Admission - Zany Zeus Ltd
    • Entry/Admission - La Bella Italia
    • Entry/Admission - The Chocolate Story
    • Entry/Admission - Brewtown Upper Hutt
    • Alcoholic drinks and food products for taking away are available to purchase (optional) at own expense.
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum (drinking) age is 18 years
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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