Maori chef Charles Royal uses his knowledge of New Zealand indigenous foods in a cultural and culinary experience at Rotorua’s luxurious Treetops Lodge. Under his guidance guests forage for ingredients in the forest then look on while he turns wild foods into a gourmet meal that is as uniquely Kiwi as the environment he serves it in.
Marlborough Vineyard towards Wither Hills. Marlborough wine industry is world famous and the region is renowned for Sauvignon Blanc.
Marlborough Sounds, Marlborough, home to fresh salmon, oysters, mussels and other fresh seafood.
Mudbrick Vineyard & Restaurant
Mudbrick Vineyard & Restaurant. With award-winning vineyards, captivating restaurants and luxurious accommodation options, Waiheke Island is a great place to relax, unwind and treat yourself to life’s pleasures. Just 40 minutes from downtown Auckland by modern ferry, the Island offers an easy escape to beautiful white sand beaches and the romance of an Island lifestyle.
When you’re biking the Queenstown Trail, enticing food and wine opportunities pop up at regular intervals. Pause for a while to enjoy a wine and a platter of delicious local produce. It’s exactly what you need to fuel the next leg of your Southern Lakes cycling adventure.