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Urban Village Delights

A gourmet walking tour of Ponsonby, a local favourite

Experience the cafe culture and gourmet delights of the charming urban village of historic Ponsonby. Well known for its delicious eateries, 19th century wooden buildings, arts and crafts, it’s also a great place to shop.

Within easy walking distance, your gourmet tour of Ponsonby will include tastings of fine produce, chocolates, exceptional coffee at an award winning café and classic baking treats. Meet some of the culinary and creative personalities who make up the diverse and original mix that attracts locals and visitors to this part of the city. A light two course lunch matched with a glass of premium New Zealand wine is also included. 

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Walking Gourmet Zest Tour

Tour Details

Guests: 2-10 guests per tour

When: 9.30 am – 1.30pm, Mon to Sat

Price: $189 per person, which includes all guiding, all tastings and a light two course lunch with a glass of wine

Departs from:
The old Post Office building (now called The Ponsonby Belgian Beer Cafe), cnr of Ponsonby Rd, College Hill & St Mary's Rd, Ponsonby, Auckland.

Optional Taxi Transfer: We offer a taxi transfer service to the start of the tour from your central Auckland accommodation for $15 per person one way or $30 per person return.  Please let us know where you are staying when you make your booking by noting this in the Special Requests box on the booking form and we will pick you up.

Travelling solo? As our tour minimum is 2 guests, if you wish to make a single booking please click here to enquire before going further. We will reply by email within 12 hours.

Walking time during tour:
Approx 40 mins, all weather. Walking Level: our tours are walking tours suited for guests will a moderate level of walking fitness. We recommend wearing comfortable shoes and bringing a light rain jacket or umbrella depending on weather conditions on the day. You can check the Auckland weather here.


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