The Bay of Islands Walking Weekend
Omata Estate Vineyard 9km - Walk 6
There are 3 Omata Vineyard Walks to choose from each day:
9km walk – Russell to Omata – WALK 6 – THIS EVENT IS FOR WALK 6
3km walk – Okiato to Omata – WALK 7
A walk for non-walkers who really just want to support their partners and friends at the weekend. – WALK 8
Evening – wine tasting and delicious woodfired homemade pizza!
Afternoon - wine tasting and sumptuous platters
Omata Estate is a boutique vineyard situated in a stunning location on a sheltered hilltop with wonderful views across the vines to the bay. Their lovely wooden restaurant, brick paths, terraced and sunny garden are reminiscent of an old French vineyard, which creates a perfect atmosphere to sit back, relax and enjoy a glass of wine with a gourmet platter or delicious woodfired pizza.
It is a lovely 9km walk - through Russell township, across mangrove boardwalks, through native bush and has coastal views.
Includes wine tasting and beautiful food, and each wine tasting goes through 5 different varietals of wine all grown on the property.
Catching a mini bus back to HQ at the end of it all.
We have 2 walks that take you to the vineyard for wine tasting and delicious woodfired homemade pizza!
Saturday walk to the vineyard for a daytime experience of wine tasting and sumptuous platters!
It’s a hard choice!!
Friday 15th October
Assemble HQ 2.30pm
Arrive about 6.00pm at Omata Vineyard for woodfired pizza and wine tasting.
Depart 7.30 – 8pm
Sat 16th October
Assemble HQ 10.00am
Arrive about 1 – 1.30pm for gourmet platters and wine tasting.
Depart 2.30pm – 3.00pm
Duration – 3 Hours walking
Distance 9 kms
Cost – Adult $55, Child $40 – includes platters of food, wine tasting and transport back
Grade: medium to hard. A couple of steep hills
Maximum walkers – 20
Category – Family friendly – Children 10 years plus
All walks depart from the Russell Bowling Club in Russell. There are many walks to book on - so look at all the walks you can do over the 3 days. The walks are all guided and the guides are knowledgeable and passionate about the region.
Visit our website to see all the walks you can do.