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Treat your tastebuds with Big Foody Tours

BACK JULY 2022 AND WE CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU From local history and architecture, to the unique cultures and character of your chosen destination, The Big Foody Food Tours brings your destination to life through your senses, spilling local food and drink secrets and exposing hidden culinary gems.

We believe that a food tour should showcase the very best of a city and region through your tastebuds. Not only will your tastebuds be treated, our local guides will introduce you to the producers, sharing with you their stories, knowledge and passion for the area that will leave you savouring the unforgettable taste of your trip long after you’ve left. The Big Foody was started in Auckland, New Zealand by Elle Armon-Jones in 2011. In 2016 Laura Morgan started more Big Foody fun in Portland, Oregon, another amazing food city! As The Big Foody Food Tours grow, it is the aim to connect passionate ambassadors of local cuisine to provide unique and memorable food and drink experiences around the world.

Featured Tours


The Tastebud Tour

Auckland, New Zealand

Our flagship tour! This is a driven tour, so sit back and relax as we explore treats around Auckland city and the suburbs.

From NZD 265.00pp

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It Takes A Village Matakana Tour


Matakana Coast Feast ‘It takes a Village’ Foodie Tour with The Big Foody and Lauraine Jacobs. Climb aboard this culinary tour of the Matakana coast, hosted by the knowledgeable Elle Armon Jones of The Big Foody.

From NZD 295.00pp

Watch our Video

Meet our founder Elle Armon-Jones and find out where her passion for New Zealand cuisine comes from.

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