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Outings and Social Club for Seniors living on the North Shore

Amanda from Northcross

Silver Rose Tours for fun, active, retired people living on the North Shore who want to get and explore more.

Weekly Tours exploring somewhere new each week. Join us for this week's Tour - Mahurangi Eastside Tour on Friday, 23 August 2019. A full-day tour for $49.00 per person includes door to door pick up and drop off.

For more information or to book your seat call Amanda today. Or to get yourself added to our mailing list please call or email Amanda on (09) 218 6254 or amanda@silverrosetours.co.nz.

Mahurangi Eastside Tour Friday, 23 August 2019 Price: $49.00

What’s included:
* Pick up (from your address) 9-9.45am
* Scenic drive to Warkworth, Snells Beach and Sandspit
* Duration 5 to 6 hours

This trip we will head north and enjoy the picturesque drive through the beautiful rural countryside to Warkworth. We will stop here for refreshments at Chocolate Brown Chocolaterie and Cafe. The Chocolaterie is the flagship store for their beautiful award-winning chocolates. They can't get much fresher, the chocolate factory is located right behind the Chocolaterie! You can watch the talented chocolatiers produce delicious chocolates during the week. After morning tea we will make our way out to Scotts Landing and explore a little of the east side of the Mahurangi Harbour. Weather permitting those who wish to can take the short walk to view the beautiful Scott Homestead dating from 1877. It's quite stunning and well worth the short walk to view it. From here we will drive along Algies Bay and Snells Beach allowing you a view from the comfort of the van. Departing Snell Beach we will take the short drive to Sandspit where we will have lunch on the water edge at Cafe Sandspit. After lunch, you can either sit and relax at the cafe or go for a walk and explore the Sandspit Wharf area before we begin our homeward journey.

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