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Why not try one of our shorter trips, 1 or 2 days to a local attraction or event...

Bites of the Bay Food Tours

Food Tour - Bites of the Bay - our starter

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Tastings Tour in Tauranga & Mount Maunganui

  • Scenic Foodie Tour - 3 to 4 hours

  • Fully guided tour with knowledgeable food guide

  • Air conditioned vehicles

  • Small group tour (maximum 18)

  • MINIMUM 5 TASTING VISITS - you might experience ice cream for breakfast, Swedish FIKA baking, handmade chocolate, delicious appetisers, local award winning dips, oils & cheese, to name a few.

  • Learn about the people behind the food, as well as the history and the culture of the Bay of Plenty.

This is our starter tour, but we can add on options such as visits to a winery, brewery, cidery, French style cafe, seaside Fish N Chips or a full blown lunch at any of our great local restaurants ( additional costs apply )

For the full range of our foodie tours see our Food Tour specialist division at for more details. Taste of Plenty have been providing Food Tours to Cruise Ships visiting Tauranga since 2014.

Some options that can be added onto our standard program are:

  • Winery visit for tasting and platters of cheeses

  • Cidery visit for cider tasting

  • Fish n chip lunch at beach side cafe

  • French cuisine at a French flavour cafe

  • Visit to a micro brewery for beer tasting

  • Cocktails and tasting platter at a harbourside hotel

These are small group shared tours, they run on demand so please contact us with your booking request and we will set the day up for you. 

The tour requires a minimum of 6 persons and are usually limited to a maximum of 18.  We can also offer private tours from 2 persons upwards - contact us for a quotation.

If you have a larger group then we can plan an alternative itinerary suitable for your group size as some of our destinations can only handle small numbers.

Cost per person, for pickups from a single address $100

Courtesy of Alexia Santamaria - Travel Writer

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