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We specialise in planning food and wine focused guided holidays of Hawkes Bay and New Zealand. 

Grape Escape guides are total professionals and have an extensive knowledge of New Zealand wineries and restaurants. Our aim is to take the hassle out of your vacation to New Zealand enabling you to enjoy our fantastic wines and food without having to worry about driving. We can arrange self-drive and guided tours that are geared to your individual requirements, fitness levels and interests. Because we know the best places to visit in New Zealand we can save you time, ensuring that you get the most out of your holiday. No rush just relax unwind and enjoy our food and wine.

World Class Food and Wine

New Zealand cuisine draws inspiration from Europe, Asia and Polynesia; Pacific-Rim is a distinctive fusion using many of our excellent fresh produce and seafood. Lamb, pork and cervena (venison), salmon, crayfish (lobster), oysters, kina, squid, paua (abalone), scallops, tutatua and pipi (New Zealand shellfish), mussels, kumara (a native sweet potato), kiwifruit, tamiri, New Zealand honey - these are some of the delicious fresh ingredients which make the food in New Zealand so special. Chefs are world-class, with many having worked in Europe and around the world. Our wines are also world class. Enjoy lively Sauvignon Blanc, luscious Chardonnay, silky Pinot Noir and full bodied Merlots and Syrahs


• We are locals and know our regions wine and food, saving you time in figuring out the best places to wine and dine 

• We can take care of the driving whilst your tasting wines, allowing you to relax completely

• We look after all bookings and and payments for you - you just have to turn up 

• We know our restaurants and wineries

Grape Escape Hawke's Bay

Innovative 1 to 2 day wine tours around Hawkes Bay. Enjoy a guided half day tour around Hawkes Bay visiting 4 wineries and stop at a selected winery for lunch. Choose from a range of private tour activity from our private Luxury tour to the innovative Heli Wine Dine experience.

Hawkes Bay

Grape Escape New Zealand

Guided multi day tours around New Zealand. Your personal driver/ tour guides will show you around some of the most beautiful and awe inspiring regions of New Zealand. Wine and gourmet food tours, sightseeing, location activities and hands-on experiences all come together for a truly great time for your vacation in New Zealand.