Indulge in delicious food, craft beers, ciders and wine via the ‘blokes in sheds’ that innovate and create – maybe even find the odd car enthusiast en route! Soak up the great company, admire their creations and enjoy savouring the best of what the Matakana region has to offer.
Enjoy the company of colourful characters sharing their stories and their sheds. Kick off the day with a local collector of ‘toys for boys’ stored in one of the ultimate “blokes shed” with epic rural views & hang out space.
Indulge in the hearty, smokey flavours on offer at the Smokehouse. This shed is the tastiest yet with delicious buffalo biltong or hot smoked Akaroa salmon on offer. Study the smoker up close to learn how this family team make it happen.
Then enjoy a visit to an apple orchard or apple cider tastings courtesy of a local grower of cider apples.
Soak up a true tale of kiwi ingenuity from the developer of Eco Systems. Starting with the discovery of quality water in his bore, and then dealing with the issue of getting it to the consumer without plastic, this is an inspiring story of kiwi nouse.
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of our local craft beer brewery before enjoying a delicious meal, specially cooked to complement the robust flavours.
Finish the day by sampling more local craft beers at a local pub – the perfect way to wrap up a day enjoying the sights and flavours of Matakana Coast.
Tours depart at 11am and return at 5:30pm
Participants must be over 18 years of age to consume alcohol.
Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience product and arranged directly with them according to their policy.
A minimum of six people are required for booking - or $50 extra per person for less than 6 people, to be paid direct to the provider.
This experience takes place in the Matakana region, departing Auckland city.