Our mission at Starr Tours is to offer our guests authenticity and the highest-quality value in the culinary travel world.  We do this by combining our experience in designing culinary-travel programs for the food and wine connoisseurs. What’s more, our connections are unique in the travel industry. We have developed a team of local food & wine guides located throughout New Zealand able to offer our guests special access and insight into New Zealand’s great food and wine regions.

Our Team

Starr Tours' team of food & wine experts all combine to allow us to offer you unique behind-the-scenes access to New Zealand’s lifestyle of food and wine, wherever you may want to go. This proves to make the difference between simply having a great trip versus having a once-in-a-lifetime experience. We strive for the latter.

So, whether you are just two people, a group of six or a corporate group, let Starr Tours Food & Wine Trails connect you to the culture & lifestyle of the region through it's food, it's wine and the people that create it.

There is nothing more valuable than a memory of a lifetime, particularly those created while on a fun and enriching, wine and food vacation.

Corporate Event Planning, Meetings and Wine Tours: For corporate clients, we specialize in planning events, meetings and tours in Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa provinces or further South in Marlborough and Central Otago. A well planned program, whether a meeting, sales incentive or a wine country tour. Like live theatre, there are countless details, but only one chance for success.

Small-group travel programs: We offer an assortment of pre-arranged land programs in Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa, Marlborough or Central Otago. Most of these require a 4 or a 6-person minimum.

We look forward to planning your travel arrangements.

Scenic tours departing from Auckland and Hamilton. Starr Tours provide a wide range of famous attractions and destinations to visitors wanting to see New Zealand’s best, while relaxing aboard our deluxe air-conditioned minibus or coach. Enjoy the impressive views through large tinted windows as your driver/guide provides factual and sometimes amusing commentary.

In addition to our awesome published adventure tour itineraries, we also organise custom guided tour options to meet the differing needs of our new and returning clients.
If you have are looking for an incredible New Zealand Adventure vacation and our dates, routes, durations or activity choices don't quite suit, then simply get in touch and we will arrange a holiday to suit suit your needs and require

Our senior tours are designed for the 55 plus age group, offering tour packages within New Zealand and Internationally, tailored to meet the needs and interests of the mature but young at heart traveller. Although we aim to keep the pace of the itinerary as relaxed and 'holiday like' as possible, lots of activities are included.

Eco tourism is gaining popularity all over the world and New Zealand certainly knows how to cater for eco-conscious travelers who want to reduce their carbon footprints. There is a big selection of eco tours available which cover everything from New Zealand wildlife encounters and eco-friendly boat cruises to spiritual tours and guided walks.