Founded in 2003, the Zest Food Tours of New Zealand is an interesting and innovative way of exploring New Zealand; through its food. Combining travel and food, these guided tours are not just for foodie’s with an adventurous streak, but for any tourist visiting the country. They are carried out by trained guides who are professional, yet friendly, and have a deep passion for food. The Zest Food Tours are highly experiential, and will tickle all the senses. There are a number of guided tours to choose from.
The very first Zest Food Tours were conducted in the capital city of Wellington, and it has since expanded to include Auckland as well, with each city offering a different experience. The Wellington tour has a metropolitan feel and offers an opportunity to experience some of the best bars, cafes and restaurants in the city. In addition to sampling delicious local dishes, one can gain a lot of inside information on the city’s history.
The tour in Auckland has a more farm-country like feel to it. Thanks to the city’s subtropical climate, fresh vegetables and fruits grow in abundance, and as it is surrounded by the sea one can also sample succulent fish, and delicious shrimp and prawns. In addition to English, the tours are also carried out in German, Danish, Dutch and Italian.
New Zealand is one of the few remaining places in the world that still boasts acres of untouched greenery, landscapes unmarred by pollution and pristine lakes and rivers. One reason for this is the country’s strict commitment to the environment, conducting even tourism in an environmentally responsible way.
Tourists planning on taking a tour of the entire country will find it convenient to book accommodation with Millennium & Copthorne Hotels NZ which has a chain of New Zealand hotels across the country. This will ensure a uniform standard of service no matter which part of the country one is in. To make the most of their vacation, travellers can also take advantage of the New Zealand hotel packages on offer that help you make the most of your stay.