Odyssey New Zealand

Tours

Odyssey New Zealand is the leading provider of Wine & Gourmet Experiences in Hawke’s Bay and Queenstown.

Hawke's Bay Experiences

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    Twilight Odyssey – Hawke’s Bay

    Take a scenic drive through the vineyards as you learn about the region and its wines. Enjoy a full interactive wine tasting alongside gourmet platters at Vidal Estate. Take in the breathtaking panoramic views from Te Mata Peak while enjoying a glass of bubbles as the sun sets from 399m above sea level (overlooking the…

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    Odyssey Experience – Hawke’s Bay

    A complete action packed day highlighting the
 best Hawke’s Bay has to offer. Start the day at a small family run boutique winery. Take a full behind the scenes tour of Church Road winery, the Tom McDonald Cellar and NZ’s only wine museum. Enjoy lunch with wine at the country’s oldest and grandest winery, the…

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    Wine & Gourmet Odyssey – Hawke’s Bay

    Savour some of Hawke’s Bay’s internationally acclaimed wine and food on this fabulous Odyssey. Relax where art meets science and learn how wine evolves from vine to glass. Travel through the country’s oldest winemaking region and taste award winning wines from the acclaimed Gimblett Gravels area. Learn about Wine & Food Matching while indulging in…

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  • Queenstown Experiences

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    Odyssey Experience – Queenstown

    If wine and food is your passion, then this tour has it all. Experience a tasting in New Zealand’s only wine cave and take a behind-the-scenes look at a vineyard, then dine at one of the country’s top winery restaurants. You’ll see some of the most amazing scenery in the country while indulging in exquisite local…

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    Wine & Gourmet Odyssey – Queenstown

    Relax where art meets science in one of the world’s most scenic wine regions. Match premium wines with superb local produce at one of the region’s top winery restaurants. Platters include local produce such as cheese, meats, seafood, breads, dips & more. Wine tasting at a minimum of four wineries chosen from Gibbston Valley, Cromwell…

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    Odyssey Selection – Queenstown

    Taste world class wines when your palate is at it’s best. Travel through the Kawerau Gorge and learn about the history of the region on this scenic tasting tour. A great sampler for those limited by time. We will return you back in time for other afternoon activities. Wine tasting at a minimum of three…

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  • Sam Eichblatt

    “Remember the film ‘Sideways’? Odyssey is a bit like that (beautiful scenery, amazing wine)… Host Gareth Kelly has a palpable enthusiasm for wine, food and the history of Hawke’s Bay… By the end of it all you’ll be sniffing and slurping like a master.”

    Sam Eichblatt – Pulp Magazine

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    Sam Eichblatt – Pulp Magazine

    “Remember the film ‘Sideways’? Odyssey is a bit like that (beautiful scenery, amazing wine)… Host Gareth Kelly has a palpable enthusiasm for wine, food and the history of Hawke’s Bay… By the end of it all you’ll be sniffing and slurping like a master.”

    Craig Wilson

    “The Twilight Odyssey is a fantastic Sampler of Hawke’s Bay’s best flavours , stories and scenery. Thanks for one of the most memorable nights out in years.”

    Craig Wilson – President of the New Zealand Food & Wine Tourism Network.

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    Craig Wilson – President of the New Zealand Food & Wine Tourism Network.

    “The Twilight Odyssey is a fantastic Sampler of Hawke’s Bay’s best flavours , stories and scenery. Thanks for one of the most memorable nights out in years.”

    Tony Grantham

    “The New Zealanders’ secret weapon here was Gareth Kelly, an enthusiastic and knowledgeable tour host who kept us hard at it throughout the afternoon.”

    Tony Grantham – The Sun-Herald, Sydney, Australia.

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    Tony Grantham – The Sun-Herald, Sydney, Australia.

    “The New Zealanders’ secret weapon here was Gareth Kelly, an enthusiastic and knowledgeable tour host who kept us hard at it throughout the afternoon.”

    Garry Taylor

    What more can I add? This has been THE MOST informative/fun yet informal tour I have EVER had the pleasure to take part in!”

    Garry Taylor – Director of European Development for the international Cullinary Tourism Association.

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    Garry Taylor – Director of European Development for the international Cullinary Tourism Association.

    What more can I add? This has been THE MOST informative/fun yet informal tour I have EVER had the pleasure to take part in!”

    Erik Wolf

    “Gareth is a fantastic guide – he knows his wines and the area. Truly a professional guide with a passion and pride for the Hawke’s Bay area. I’d definitely recommend Odyssey for friends visiting New Zealand”

    Erik Wolf – President & Founder at World Food Travel Association, President & Founder at International Culinary Association, CEO & Founder at FoodTrekker Publishing.

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    Erik Wolf – President & Founder at World Food Travel Association, President & Founder at International Culinary Association, CEO & Founder at FoodTrekker Publishing.

    “Gareth is a fantastic guide – he knows his wines and the area. Truly a professional guide with a passion and pride for the Hawke’s Bay area. I’d definitely recommend Odyssey for friends visiting New Zealand”

    Margot Butcher

    “Gourmet Gold – We do a lot of guided foodie tours in this job and this is one of my favourites. Gareth Kelly’s astute knowledge of local wines is matched by his enthusiasm for the best of Hawke’s Bay artisan foodcraft: put the two together and it’s a day of gourmet grazing to remember.”

    Margot Butcher – Freelance Journalist – Kia Ora Magazine (Air New Zealand inflight magazine)

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    Margot Butcher – Freelance Journalist – Kia Ora Magazine (Air New Zealand inflight magazine)

    “Gourmet Gold – We do a lot of guided foodie tours in this job and this is one of my favourites. Gareth Kelly’s astute knowledge of local wines is matched by his enthusiasm for the best of Hawke’s Bay artisan foodcraft: put the two together and it’s a day of gourmet grazing to remember.”
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