Tastebud Tours and B&B in Titirangi Auckland New Zealand
Tastebud Tours and B&B Titirangi Auckland New Zealand Bed and Breakfast Places To Stay Lodgings Accommodations


Host: Malcolm McDonald

Guestrooms: 2

Address: 666 South Titirangi Road, Titirangi, Auckland 1007 New Zealand

Telephone/Fax: +64 9 8178122,
Mobile: +64 (0) 21687 673

Activities/Attractions: Titirangi is the gateway to the West Coast and to the Waitakere Ranges. This is a wild and woolly part of the Auckland region, and should be on your itinerary if you have a car to drive around. You can get to the black sand surf beaches and into the lovely bush clad hills, via Titirangi. The town itself is small but nicely nestled in the hills and is a haven for art and craft people and you can have a lovely lunch at a selection of cafes.

Simply request an itinerary and Tastebud Tours will escort you on an exciting journey, including Bed & Breakfast accommodation, tour options and transfers. We'll take you on an adventure you'll not forget including breakfast and accommodation.

Tastebuds offers custom tours from $120 per hour to $300 for three hour private tours. Choose from a variety of stunning destinations and personalised activities within the picturesque Waitakere Ranges. Spend a special weekend of memorable pursuits. Airport pick up and overnight accommodation on request.


"A wonderful return visit. Still such a special place. Touring was great. Saw lots and certainly we loved it. Thank you."

"Mal. You do this so well. I couldn’t think of a better way to spend a Sunday afternoon. All the best in your new adventure,"

"Your place is great. We really enjoyed our stay. We’ll remember you on our return home. P.S. Thank you for the gift on Valentine’s Day."

"Well, we came for a couple of weeks and ended up staying 4 months. Now living just up the road, after a wonderful introduction to the area. Thanks for feeling us feel so at home, Mal ... friends for life ... pop around for dinner soon."

"Mal - Thank you for the wonderful trip. I will treasure every moment. Your kindness to me was much appreciated. All the sightseeing we did was amazing and we covered a lot of kilometres. You can be really proud of your Tastebud Tours experience. It was great being part of the Belgium family, on tour. Love and Au Revoir."

"How to thank you for this beautiful trip? You are lovely and you are beautiful."


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General Information: Welcome to Tastebud Tours and Bed & Breakfast ...  and indulge yourself by sampling the local culture, scenery and hospitality. Tastebuds is located at Titirangi in the beautiful Waitakere Ranges, only 20 minutes drive from Auckland City, New Zealand. The tastefully appointed "tree tops room" in your double storey villa overlooks the magnificent Manukau Harbour. Surrounded by coastal NZ rainforest, the location is abundant with local bird life. The setting is tranquil and private, allowing you to effortlessly begin your New Zealand holiday.

Be inspired by the awesome beauty of the Waitakere ranges and the west coast beaches, visit wineries, sample the local cuisine, drop in on amusing artists, visit local galleries and restaurants, experience an outdoor adventure. On a tour or on your own, the area is stunning. We can construct a tour with your accommodation to suit your individual needs. Tours are restricted to a maximum of four guests, unless specified by arrangement or as part of a Corporate group.

  • Double storey villa
  • Panoramic views
  • Spacious ensuite
  • Wide entertaining deck
  • Additional downstairs bathroom
  • Guest's private Lounge/Dining room
  • Secure Parking
  • Separate Entry
  • Flax weaving lessons
  • Therapeutic Massage

Payment Accepted: Cash, Cheque, MasterCard, Visa.

Rates: (Prices quoted in NZ Dollars).

$180-245/night

Complimentary airport transfer to Tastebuds in Titirangi, accommodation and breakfast all included in the rates.

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"Kia Ora Malcolm!!! Your personal touch left our tastebuds absolutely tantalised! Your choice of lunch was perfect because we were looking to try "kiwi culinary cuisine". Thank-you for a wonderful tour!"

"Such an elegant place to stay with warm generous hospitality. Wonderful stars and sunrises."

"What a fabulous experience. Wonderful vineyard selection and great ambience,"

"Thanks for a great day. To visit inspired artists and passionate winemakers has made for a wonderful day. A truly unique experience."