6 of the best New Zealand foodie experiences

Flying Feast

New Zealand, a land of wild landscapes and rugged coastlines, certainly appeals to the more adventurous. However, the fun doesn't end with the huge range of activities on offer – combine a love of exploration and gastronomy by discovering the best of New Zealand's experiences for foodies heading to the South Pacific by superyacht.

1. Flying Feast

Charter a seaplane for the short flight from Auckland to Waiheke Island and the beachside Man O’ War Tasting Room for a picnic lunch on the vineyard’s expansive lawn.

Pedal Power

Work up an appetite with a cycle tour around the award-winning vineyards of Hawke’s Bay. Stop off for lunch at Elephant Hill, which offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean.

Source supper

Find your inner hunter gatherer at Cloudy Bay. Source your own ingredients from Marlborough’s gastronomic landscape and artisan producers for a gourmet dinner cooked by the vineyard’s chefs.

Trust your taste

Land at the Amisfield winery in the heart of historic Central Otago for a private, behind- the-scenes tour of the vineyard before heading to the award-winning Amisfield Bistro, to sample the “Trust the Chef ” menu.

of the best New Zealand foodie experiences

Forage for wild herbs and native plants to create an authentic feast under the guidance of renowned Māori chef Charles Royal. You will learn to create specialities such as Takakau Māori bread.

Lunch landing

Go on a wild adventure in New Zealand – heli from Nelson to a boutique vineyard to pick up wine, to a reef to catch your lunch, then watch as a Michelin- trained chef cooks a gourmet lunch to enjoy in a remote location of your choosing.

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