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Our tours cover a wide variety of activities such as Wellington day tours (Scenic and Foodie tours) – half and full day options are available, Craft Beer/Brewery tours, Kāpiti Coast (Scenic and Foodie tours) and the Wairarapa (Scenic & Foodie Tours) including Masterton/Gladstone/Martinborough winery visits and tastings.

Wellington

Experience the best that ‘the coolest little capital in the world’ has to offer from majestic scenery covering Mt Victoria, Brooklyn Wind Turbine, Eastern and Southern Bays, the famous Weta Cave & Workshop, Craft beer brewery tours, Foodies delights (Coffee roastery, Artisan chocolates, Gin distillery and a Craft beer brewery) or perhaps spark your hidden creative artistic streak with a learn to paint workshop!

Garage Project Wild Workshop Craft Beers

Wellington Scenic Full Day Tour

Experience the best of Wellington on a guided private 7-hour scenic drive around our beautiful capital city.

Take in the majestic lookout points of Mt Victoria and the Brooklyn Hill Wind Turbine, sit back and enjoy a scenic drive around the Eastern and Southern Bays, immerse yourself in the movie making world as you embark on the Weta Workshop tour, take a behind the scenes look at the Wellington Cable Car and much much more! 

Garage Project Wild Workshop Craft Beers

Wellington Scenic Half Day Tour

Experience the best of Wellington on a guided private 3-hour scenic drive around our beautiful capital city.

Take in the majestic lookout points of Mt Victoria and the Brooklyn Hill Wind Turbine, sit back and enjoy a scenic drive around the Eastern and Southern Bays, immerse yourself in the movie making world as you wander through the Weta Cave, savour a great Wellington coffee, take a ride on the Wellington Cable Car and more!

Matiu Somes Island and Harbour

2 Hour Wellington Scenic Drive Tour

Short on time and only in Wellington for a day?

Enjoy a guided private 2-hour scenic drive around the Eastern and Southern Suburbs capturing the key highlights of Oriental Bay, Mt Victoria, Miramar Peninsula and Southern Bays.

Garage Project Wild Workshop Craft Beers

Wellington Foodie Delights Tour

Savour the fabulous tastes and sights of the stunning capital city of New Zealand – Wellington.

Enjoy a guided Foodie tour of Wellington featuring diverse tastes from Coffee to Chocolate, Gin to Craft Beer along with lunch at an award winning restaurant.

Garage Project Wild Workshop Craft Beers

Wellington Craft Beer Tour

Welcome to the spiritual home of New Zealand Craft Beer!

Visit up to 5 breweries on your private tour of some of the finest Craft Breweries in Wellington.

Take a behind the scenes look at where the magic happens – the brewery!

Wellington Cable Car

Creative Wellington Full Day Tour

Enjoy a 7 hour private creative guided tour where you will have a hands on creative experience learning to paint your own masterpiece with Heart for Art.

After painting your own masterpiece, immerse yourself amongst the creative geniuses at Weta Workshop for a very informative behind the scenes look at how the magic happens.

Kāpiti Coast

Experience the best the beautiful Kāpiti Coast has to offer from majestic scenery, Foodies delights (Coffee roastery, Artisian chocolates, award winning Extra Virgin Olive Oils, local liqueurs, a visit to a Craft beer brewery and a visit to the popular Ruth Pretty Catering Kitchen Shop), a look back at World War 2 local history at Paekākāriki, Nga Manu Nature Reserve, Southwards Car Museum and a helicopter flight over Kāpiti Island.

The idyllic Kapiti Coast

Scenic Kāpiti Coast Tour

Enjoy a guided full day tour of the stunning Kāpiti Coast covering some of the best tastes and sights of the Coast.

Only 40 minutes north of Wellington!

The idyllic Kapiti Coast

Half Day Kāpiti Coast Scenic Tour

Short on time?

Enjoy a guided private half-day tour of the stunning Kāpiti Coast.

The idyllic Kapiti Coast

Scenic Kāpiti Coast Tour with Helicopter flight

Enjoy a guided full day tour of the stunning Kāpiti Coast covering some of the best tastes and sights of the Coast.

Get a birds eye view of the Kāpiti Coast on a 20 minute flight with Kāpiti Heliworx.

Kapiti Foodie Tours

Kāpiti Coast Foodie Tour

Come experience the best tastes of the Kāpiti Coast!

Enjoy a guided private full-day Foodie tour featuring some of Kāpiti Coasts best artisan food and beverage producers.

Wairarapa

Just ‘over the hill’ from Wellington we have the magnificent Wairarapa region which offers visitors a wide variety of things to do from taking in the magnificent scenery around the south coast to the rugged Cape Palliser, the local Seal colony, the quaint fishing village of Ngawi to foodie delights of world class wine, artisan cheese & chocolates.

The idyllic Kapiti Coast

Scenic South Wairarapa Full Day Tour

From Cheeses to Chocolates, Wine to a Wild Coast, the South Wairarapa region offers plenty of fabulous tastes and sights! 

Enjoy a guided private full day tour to the magnificent South Wairarapa region visiting artisan food producers, sample world class wines and enjoy a majestic scenic drive to the southern most point of the North Island – Cape Palliser!

Wine tastings at Palliser Estate

Full Day Wairarapa Winery Tour

Pinot Noir to Pinot Gris and everything in between!

Enjoy a guided full day winery tour to the Wairarapa region.

Explore the 3 distinct wine regions of the Wairarapa – Opaki (Masterton), Gladstone and Martinborough.

martinborough

Martinborough is the ‘capital’ of North Island Pinot Noir. There are over 30 wineries in the region producing world class Pinot Noir along with other wine varieties. Come savour the best Martinborough has to offer where we get to meet the Winemakers/Owners, experience private wine tastings, tour of a vineyard and discover what it takes to make a great wine. We also get to sit back in a laid back environment over lunch with a glass of wine from the actual winery where we have lunch. Once you’ve had enough wine we can check out the village or try some award winning Extra Virgin Olive Oils at Olivo.

Wine tastings at Palliser Estate

Half Day Martinborough Winery Tour

Short on time?

Enjoy a guided private half-day winery tour to the Pinot Noir Capital of the North Island – Martinborough!

The famous platter lunch at Poppies Martinborough

Martinborough Foodie Delights Tour

Savour the fabulous tastes and sights of the beautiful South Wairarapa region.

Enjoy a guided full-day Food & Wine tour to the South Wairarapa including the Pinot Noir Capital of the North Island – Martinborough!

“We booked a wine tour with Tom, who picked us up from our hotel in central Wellington.

From booking the tour Tom was great at communicating.

Tom chose four amazing family run vineyards which offered an amazing selection of wines. We were able to meet the owners and wine makers at all of the vineyards which made for a much more personal tour.”

Steven B - Christchurch

“Tom was a highly knowledgeable and all-round amazing guide. The level of guest services was exceptional, right from before the tour started, throughout and after the tour ended. Bringing us along family owned wineries, we had the privilege to converse with the owners and wine makers, making the experience extremely special. Must also express the appreciation for sustainability, providing us with water bottles made out of plant matter. The experiences shared throughout the day will definitely be a great memory and one I will be sharing with others. Highly recommend and will book again in a heartbeat. Thank you again to Tom for such an amazing experience, and also Jill for baking beautiful orange muffins to enjoy on the ride back!”

Ling Y - Christchurch

From wineries to Wellington treasures; From Maori culture to Manuka honeybee hives; From Hahei Hot Water Beach to Hobbiton and all points in between… We are sure we experienced  every inch of North Island, New Zealand with Tom’s and Jill’s Kaewa Tours. Cities, villages, farms, forests, islands, breweries, historic places, gardens, waterfalls, lakes, vistas, galleries and even a secret public restroom with the art of a famous Kiwi.  Tom’s sense of humor, his sense of history, his sense of timing and penchant for the perfect itinerary, made for days of fun and no glitches. Every day we ran into someone Tom knew. It was the trip of a lifetime with memories and photos to last a lifetime. Thank you, Kaewa Tours.

Barb and Mike - San Diego, California, USA

I had friends from Barcelona visit New Zealand and Tom very kindly made up a custom package to the Wairarapa. What a fantastic day it was. Tom is very knowledgeable with the area and has a wonderful sense of humour. We visited C’est Cheese in Featherston, lunch at Poppies winery which was certainly a highlight, two other wineries, finishing off with a delightful dinner at the Martinborough Hotel.  I would have no hesitation in recommending Tom’s Kaewa tours.  A first class tour.

Ali – Waikanae, New Zealand

If you really want a memorable, fun and informative guide to help you experience New Zealand – use Tom Collier! My wife and I have been on two trips with Tom, and thoroughly enjoyed his expertise, passion and…sense of humour! Tom loves New Zealand, his pride evident as he explains his country’s history, traditions and culture – as only a true Kiwi can! When these Canucks return to New Zealand (and we will) Tom will be the first Kiwi we call. The best.

Jean and Al – Whitby, Ontario, Canada

If you want to cover off Martinborough for value and time look no further than booking a private tour with Tom from Kaewa Tours. He took us to the top wineries and we got to go to an olive tasting as well. He is professional, on time and knowledgeable about the area and happy to accommodate all of our requests. We will be joining him again for another tour, all and all a great day out!! Book him he is great!

Vanessa and Colin - Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Patricia and I have visited New Zealand for five weeks in February 2020 and we were lucky to be referred to Tom for a one day visit of the Martinborough vineyards and Cape Palliser. Our day trip was very well organized, included visits of four reputable vineyards, a drive down to Cape Palliser and excellent lunch and early dinner. We enjoyed very much Tom’s company, his comments about NZ, his safe driving and friendliness and we highly recommend using Tom’s services to visit New Zealand.

Eric and Patricia, Barcelona Spain.
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