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Auckland's number one food tour experience. A fun and flavour filled insight into the excellent cuisine, markets, restaurants and producers Auckland has to offer. The Big Foody Food Tours have an excellent choice of tours to give you the ultimate...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Auckland Central, Auckland 0629, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour is an amazing way to see the city as well as have some great beers. Our tour guide Greg was great! Weather you are a craft beer connoisseur or just want to have a great time with good beer, Greg will provide you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much! Greg is a great guide and we're really pleased you had an amazing time on our beer tours! Hope to see you again soon Cheers Elle

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did this tour on our 2nd day in New Zealand and it was the perfect introduction to the city of Auckland and NZ culture! Our tour guide, Ellie, was very knowledgeable and took us to multiple places around Auckland. Our first stop was called...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stephanie H
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Stephanie. It was such a pleasure getting to know you both and that tour was such a fun day! I hope we get to see you again on another tour soon! Happy Travels, Big Hugs Elle x

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dig Foody is the first place I toured in New Zealand and I really enjoyed my trip so far. Very soon I will visit the Big Foody again with my team.

Date of experience: July 2018
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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you for your feedback. We're delighted you had such a great time! Elle

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide Ellie was wonderful and really knew the area. Took us to some great places including the best cheese tasting we have ever had. Had a great time and would highly recommend this tour!!

Date of experience: February 2019
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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much! It was a lovely morning and I'm delighted to have met you all. Have a fabulous time on the cruise, Big Hugs to you both Elle

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After two weeks of traveling all around the islands, we were excited to close out the trip with a food tour, one of our favorite ways to learn about a city and their culture. I did some research and decided to go with Big Foody,...More

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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much! Isn't Jen great! I'm delighted you had a fantastic tour and loved the city. We're so lucky to have great food to show off and well done for stimulating the economy! It's not hard when there is so much deliciousness to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Elle and her Big Foody Food Tours in Auckland were fabulous! She is a delight, and the places we went were interesting and delicious! Highly recommended!

Date of experience: February 2019
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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Suzy!!! We had such a great day out. It was a pleasure to meet you and I loved our tour together. Hope you're having an amazing cruise. Big Hugs Elle

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Colleen was fantastic and very personable. We experienced a different side of Auckland and thoroughly enjoyed the different taste sensation locations and the knowledge Colleen shared of both the locations and Auckland was amazing. Our seafood lunch to finish the tour was scrumptious and a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Julie. I'm so pleased you had a great time with Colleen - she's a superstar. We love the Tastebud Tour as we do get to taste so much! Have an amazing time in New Zealand and I hope we see you again in the...More

Reviewed 4 February 2019 via mobile

They are so accommodating. My husband has mobility issues and after canvassing the area the day prior, we thought we should cancel as he had difficulty with the hills. Elle or Jen adjusted the itinerary to a driving tour instead. We saw a lot more...More

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TheBigFoody, General Manager at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Lynette. Glad we could accommodate.

Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

A big thank you to the really passionate and friendly guides of the foodys ! You do a great job! it was an excellent tour and i highly recommand it! We were discovering some secret places like a small torrefaction of coffee, a few unusual...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2019

Thank you! It was great that we got to show you our city and the places we love so much. Enjoy the rest of your time in New Zealand! Best wishes Elle

Reviewed 28 January 2019

Elle met with our family of 7 (three siblings with spouses and our 81-year-old father) and immediately customized our tour to meet our dietary requests (no seafood) and slowed the walking pace to accommodate our dad. Every stop was delightful and delicious and Elle did...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2019

Thank you so much! It was so lovely meeting the family and spending the afternoon showing the city off. I hope we get to see you all again. Big Hugs and Best wishes Elle

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