3 Day Nelson B&B Food & Wine Holiday
3 Day Nelson B&B Food & Wine Holiday
The Nelson region has an abundance of local flavours, sun-kissed fruit, farm-fresh and organic vegetables as well as succulent seafood. The great food is complemented with over twenty-five boutique aromatic wineries and craft breweries providing endless gastronomic inspiration along with liquid delights for the serious foodie.
|Tour Name:||3 Day Nelson B&B Food & Wine Holiday|
|From:||Nelson to Nelson|
|Valid:||May 18 - Mar 19|
From (NZD) $857 per person
|2 nights bed & breakfast accommodation at Shelbourne Villa|
|Full breakfasts daily|
|‘Trust the Chef’ dining experience at the award-winning Boat Shed restaurant|
|Return taxi transfers between the restaurant & Shelbourne Villa|
Prices are per person based on twin-share, and are subject to availability. Prices are correct at the time of submission but are subject to change without notice. Valid for travel May 2018 – March 2019. Blackout periods may apply. A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is required at time of booking.
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Day by Day Tour Itinerary
On arrival, make your way to your accommodation. The rest of today is at leisure to enjoy the local sights. The Nelson region is an area of diverse beauty that boasts the greatest number of sunshine hours in New Zealand. It is home to a thriving arts and crafts colony where locals enjoy a relaxed, easy-going lifestyle. It is also a great base to explore the Abel Tasman National Park with its numerous marine, wildlife and nature based activities.
Enjoy a full day gourmet wine tour visiting award-winning vineyards and sampling some of the region’s best wines. Nelson’s blend of mediterranean style climate as well as the landscape has produced ideal growing conditions for elegant whites and warm reds.
On your full day gourmet wine tour, you’ll visit many award-winning wineries of the Waimea Plains and Moutere Hills regions, including the oldest vineyard in the South Island. Chat to the owners and winemakers at the cellar door whilst you enjoy sampling a selection of wines made from the ten classic grapes grown in New Zealand. This fun, informative guided tour includes a superb lunch and all wine tastings.
This evening, enjoy a unique dining experience at the iconic Boat Shed restaurant. Standing proudly on the waterfront, with its polished floors and fantastic sea views, its difficult to believe that in the late 1880’s this was a base for boat building.
The restaurant has been the recipient of many awards and industry accolades for its menu, service and extensive wine list. You will thoroughly enjoy the ‘Trust the Chef’ dining experience where the chef chooses a series of dishes for you from the menu of the day and places it in the middle of the table for you to share!
Free time for some last minute sightseeing before you make your way out to the airport for your onward flight.
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The cost of getting to & from the airport to your accommodation is generally not included, although on some occasions it is, in which case we have specifcally mentioned it in the itinerary. There are always plenty of taxis or shuttles waiting at the airport. You also have the option in most cases to catch a bus into the city centres.
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Your deposit is non-refundable. Relaxing Journeys would have already booked and confirmed all the components of your holiday and we will have to cancel everything and adhere to each suppliers cancellation policy. Should it become necessary for you to cancel your reservation 45 days or more prior to departure date, your deposit only shall be forfeited. Cancellations made within 45 days of departure date will incur the following charges: (Expressed as a percentage of the confirmed tour & holiday price plus your deposit).
44-22 days prior to departure – 25%
21-10 days prior to departure – 35%
9 days or less prior to departure – 50%
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