Kovalette’s Kosher Kapiti Tour

Food and Wine Tour that walks you through Wellington's rich Jewish history with Visits to New Zealand's first Synagogues, watching the influence of Glaxo on the New Zealand company and the contributions of notable Jewish Priministers, business leaders and spiritual figureheads.

Driveby Vogel house the gifted residence of the Vogel family the descendents of first Jewish Primemister Julius Vogel

Visiting a righteous Gentiles former estate ( Dexton farm) who rescued 60 Belarusian from the grips of Nazi Germany.

Visit my Grandfathers friends car museum Southwards

Pop into Kapiti Cheese factory and pickup afternoon tea.

Perhaps go fruit picking and enjoy a real fruit icecream

Lunch at Quarter acre cafe

Walk on white sand beaches in Waikawa and enjoy Kapiti cheese and bread with some local wine.

If time permits visit Levin named after the Hort Levy family who built the Wellington rail network.

Duration 5 to 6 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
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What's included :
  • Coffee and/or Tea - Stop in at a local cafe for morning tea
  • Lunch - Lunch at the quarter acre cafe or a suitable venue thats open
  • Snacks - Cheese, bread and a glass of wine at the beach.
  • Entry/Admission - Southward Car Museum
What's excluded :
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: 222L The Terrace, Wellington Central, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

    Visit Bethel the first Synagogue founded in Wellington opened in 1870 hosting New Zealands second Jewish wedding in September 1873.

    Pass By: 147 Ghuznee Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

    Drive past the obscure Liberal Synagogue founded in 1959. Warm friendly and welcoming

    Stop At: 2 Dransfield Street, Vogeltown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand

    Pop in for a cup of tea at what is believed to be the former residence of Julius Vogel the first New Zealand Jewish Primeminister.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Paekakariki Escarpment Walkway, North on SH1, Paekakariki New Zealand

    Drive through the Heritage Road and witness spectacular views over the Tasman Sea

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Southward Car Museum, Otaihanga Road, Paraparaumu 5036 New Zealand

    My grandfather and Len Southward were very good friends as Harry was a crome platter and Len made surgical steal as well as restored and collected vintage cars .

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Main Highway, Ōtaki 5512, New Zealand

    Come visit the Cohen family for a fully catered lunch at the Quarter Acre Cafe

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Manakau Market, 1088 State Highway 1, Manakau 5573, New Zealand

    Fruit picking and Ice cream. Harvest your own dessert and have it crafted into a meal at Soo's Brown acres.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Waikawa Beach 5573, New Zealand

    Pop by my family beach house and walk on white sand beaches on the Tasman coast and learn about early Jewish influence in the Horowhenua region.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Meet and Greet with name boardAirports
    • Wellington Intl Airport, Wellington New Zealand
    • CentrePort Wellington, 1 Hinemoa Street, Pipitea, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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    Organised by Kovalette tours

    Activity ID: V-212837P8

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