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Explore the remarkable vineyards and stunning scenery throughout Central Otago and Wanaka. You will taste gorgeous award winning wines from the little gems that are quietly making a big name for themselves while meeting some of the numerous characters that produce these wines. You will be able to chat with the vineyard owners and wine makers. Your wine tour includes tastings at 4 vineyards, a gourmet food and wine match, and a knowledgeable friendly guide. This tour is for everyone whether you are a complete wine novice, or a dedicated wine connoisseur.
Visit locations where Lord of the Rings was filmed during this small-scale tour, and enjoy shared cheeseboard and some wine tasting
The world's largest tasting of New Zealand's best wines is right in the centre of Queenstown.At The Winery you get your own pre-loaded Wine Tasting Card and you choose the wines you taste. Explore amongst the 80+ wines, Champagnes, sparkling wines, Whiskies, Ports and Sherries available for tasting ..... in one place!
Embark on a unique wine adventure with a Wine Hopper Bus that takes you to up to nine different wineries and craft beer locales
Wine aficionados can enjoy this guided Gibbston wine tour that includes complimentary pick-ups; opt to include craft beer tastings
If you're not a morning person or if you want to make the most of your time in Queenstown and don't have enough time to spend a full day at the wineries, this is the perfect tour for you!On the Afternoon Wine Tour, we will depart from town (Queenstown Station Building) at 2:00 PM and we will visit 3 boutique wineries in the Central Otago wine region.On our small group boutique wine tours, you will have the opportunity to learn about the wine region, wine tasting and enjoy a relaxed afternoon among the spectacular scenery of Central Otago.You will also enjoy a delicious cheese platter while tasting our exquisite wines in one of the wineries visited.
The 4 hour Twilight Wine & Craft Beer Tour departs daily from central Queenstown at 3.45pm and returns about 7.45pm. Less traditional wine tour, more fun and entertaining late afternoon taste bud adventure! Visit three unique cellar doors in the beautiful Gibbston region. Enjoy a minimum 10 wine or beer tastings and delicious, shared antipasto platters. Now here’s the twist, if beer is more your thing then swap the wine tastings for local craft beers instead. We aim to please! The best part is, this awesome Queenstown wine and craft beer tour departs at 3.45pm, meaning you can still go paddle boarding or bungy jumping in the morning or even fly in from out of town. Guaranteed to have fun, taste some amazing local wines or craft beer and make some cool new friends on the way!Travel in comfort and style in our luxury Mercedes vans complete with onboard videos, complimentary wifi and bottled water.
Enjoy exploring the wine region of Gibbston Valley by bike on our self guided ride. After a scenic and informative transfer from Queenstown. Spend the morning in the quaint historic village of Arrowtown perhaps visit a cafe then set off biking at your own pace the beautiful Arrow River Trail to Gibbston Valley. Spend the afternoon visiting 6-plus wineries, a cheesery and micro brewery. A superb day out giving you freedom to explore at your leisure, stop for lunch at a one of the wineries, the cheesery or rustic tavern throughout this stunning valley of vines. Rest assured knowing that you only have to bike in one direction and your return transport is taken care of. We'll even collect any wine purchases for you. A great way to actively relax! Many have told us it's the best thing they've done in NZ.Wineries enroute are:• Chard Farm• Gibbston Valley Winery• Gibbston Cheesery• Peregrine Wines• Gibbston Tavern• Rockburn• Kinross Wines• Cargo • Mt Rosa Winery• Brennan Wines
The Wine tour with Maori Culture Queenstown is the only wine tour in Queenstown that connects Maori culture with the local wines and land where you receive the authentic New Zealand experience. You will visit three boutique and more personalised Central Otago wineries in the Queenstown area with approximately 15-20 wine tastings and food to match. This is the only wine tour in Central Otago that offers both the wine experience with the Māori culture footprint including the potential LIVE Haka experience. Don't delay, BOOK NOW.There is a minimum of 2 required per tour, if minimum numbers are not met you will be offered another day or time or complete refund.
Our half day guided bike tour explores the wineries and cycle trails of the Gibbston Valley. The tour includes pick up/drop off at your accommodation, 3 cellar door visits and tastings, a picnic lunch, bike, helmet and a knowledgeable local tour guide.
The Wine tour with Maori Culture Wanaka is the only wine tour in Wanaka and Cromwell that connects Maori culture with the local wines and land where you receive the authentic New Zealand experience. You will visit four boutique and more personalised Central Otago wineries in the Wanaka, Tarras and Cromwell area with approximately 18-22 wine tastings and food. This is the only wine tour in Central Otago that offers both the wine experience with the Māori culture footprint including the potential LIVE Haka experience. Don't delay, BOOK NOW.There is a minimum of 2 required per tour, if minimum numbers are not met you will be offered another day or time or complete refund.
Making wine personal - join Queenstown’s original wine tour. Have a fun and relaxed afternoon wine touring accompanied by our knowledgeable wine guides. Meet members of each vineyard team for a close up perspective of the local wines. Discover the reasons why Central Otago has become one of the world’s premium wine regions, taste some great local wines & enjoy the spectacular scenery. Pick up and drop off at accommodation or Central Queenstown. Whether your palate is well developed or simply enthusiastic, as long as you love wine, our tours will delight.
Our Winter Supported Ride operates from 1 May - 30 September. Enjoy our supported biking experience on the majestic Queenstown Trail, biking along the stunning Arrow River Bridges Trail on this incredible half day bike tour. Meander along the Arrow and Kawarau rivers crossing 3 suspension bridges including the Kawarau Bungy Bridge, the home of Bungy, then onto a Gibbston Winery for a relaxing wine tasting before being delivered back to your Queenstown accommodation. Ride independently and at your own pace with Around The Basin the company who provides the reassurance of vehicle and driver support at designated points throughout your 15km off-road bike ride.
Our tour of our working cheese factory will give you insights into all the hard work that goes into making artisan cheeses as well as learning about our Whitestone Cheese history. You'll also learn about the amazing geographical location of North Otago which really is the key to our delicious cheese!You will get to view different parts of our factory from specially designed viewing platforms which enable you to view how we make our cheese. We then finish our tour with a generous tasting platter teamed up with tastings of local wines for you to enjoy!
Discover and savour our world-class Central Otago wines on the Valley of the Vines Lunch Tour exclusively for adults only!Join us as we transport wine-lovers to Gibbston, also known as the ‘Valley of the Vines’. It’s part of the greater Central Otago wine region and well-known as one of the world’s most scenic vineyard journeys. Relax and unwind as you visit three renowned vineyards and wineries where you will sniff, swirl and savour over 16 wines including our famed Pinot Noir and other varietals. Immerse your senses in New Zealand’s largest wine cave, and beyond the grape enjoy a seasonal shared lunch platter at a winery restaurant.Our Valley of the Vines Lunch Tour has been created exclusively for adults only to ensure that the rest of the group experiences an unforgettable day.
Discover the Central Otago Wine Trail on a small group half-day tour from Queenstown. Enjoy a personalized experience with this tour customized to your tastes and experience some of the finest wines the Otago Wine Trail has to offer. After complimentary hotel pick-up, set off for the heart of Gibbston on a small group half-day tour to visit four cellar doors and enjoy a personalized itinerary based on your booking selections. Journey into the ‘valley of the vines’ to discover these vineyards nestled amongst the spectacular mountain ranges and dramatic river gorges. Visit four smaller, boutique wineries that are off the beaten path. There is no set routine, so every day is an adventure. The choice of the wineries visited will vary each day based on your individual group's dynamics. The overall focus is on high-quality wines as well as friendly and informative staff.
Combine stunning wine in Gibbston Valley with artisian spirits from the Southern Alps. Journey through the working distillery and barrelhouse finishing with a tutored tasting at the Cardrona Distillery and Museum. A brief stop at the iconic Cardrona Hotel before we visit the stunning Gibbston wine region, experiencing wine tastings at the top wineries and cellar doors.
Discover and savour our world-class Central Otago wines on the Valley of the Vines Afternoon Wine Tour exclusively for adults only!Wine-lovers are transported on a journey through the 'Valley of the Vines' to indulge in an afternoon of wine tastings and delicious local cheeses in the world's southernmost wine region. Relax and unwind as you visit three renowned vineyards and wineries, experience a behind the scenes winery and wine cave tour where you will immerse the senses in New Zealand’s largest wine cave. Imbibe some of the best vintages on offer, and beyond the grape enjoy a shared cheese board at a latitude of 45° south, an unforgettable experience.Created exclusively for adults only to ensure that the rest of the group experiences an unforgettable day while travelling in a luxurious Mercedes Sprinter.
We have created a refined tour of the best Queenstown sightseeing for you. This tour is for those who prefer small groups - We have a maximum of 6 guests per tour. Access locations and venues that are not available to everyone. Benefit from more personalised attention, your guide will tailor the tour to suit the group. See the sights in the comfort of a luxury vehicle with leather seats, lots of legroom, Wi-Fi, bottled artisan water, first class safety and exceptional local guides.• View the breath-taking panorama from mountain lookouts and hear about how this stunning landscape came to be• Watch the brave and crazy souls throwing themselves from the old Kawarau Bridge, the world’s original bungy site• Stop off for a wine tasting at an award-winning winery• Take in the old-world charm of Arrowtown• Coffee/tea break at a local café• Visit Skippers Saddle for views into the famous scenic canyon and Southern Alps• Fossick for gold at one of the world’s richest gold-bearing rivers
The West Coast route was recently voted one of the top 10 drives in the World by Lonely Planet and we know why! This trip takes in the finest landscapes on this dramatic coastline with plenty of time to explore wonderful and inspiring National Parks. The diverse landscape is the perfect playground for activities, hikes and bike rides with the chance to explore striking glaciers, golden beaches, towering mountains and rugged coastlines. This once in a lifetime trip is the ideal introduction to New Zealand's natural beauty.
Hop On Board with us and enjoy Queenstown's Best Craft Beer Tour. Your afternoon craft beer brewery tour will take you to 3 different local craft beer breweries in and amongst Queenstown's surging craft beer scene. After your hotel pickup, your born and raised local guide, Lewis will comfortably drive you around the surroundings answering your questions and putting you at ease. njoy 13 tastings in your afternoon, thats 4+ included craft beer tastings at 3 stops scattered around the Wakatipu Basin with a beer & food matching lunch at the second stop. Enjoy some free time in between the 2nd and 3rd breweries as Lewis will give you a few options as to how and where to spend it. After the final stop you can be dropped in the CBD at Smith's Craft Beer House or Atlas Beer Cafe if you wish to taste more kiwi Craft Beers.There is Wine or Cider options at each stop or even a local Alcoholic ginger beer.Sound like you? Don't hesitate, book now, Hop On and enjoy a Brew With a View!!
Enjoy a 4 and a half hour wine and food experience that delivers an unforgettable taste of Central Otago’s wine region, showcasing its superb local produce. The winery lunch consists of several dishes each perfectly matched with estate wines. Visit three boutique wineries including an underground wine-cave tour to get inside information about the wine and Central Otago wine industry. Enjoy a relaxed and leisurely tour among picturesque surroundings, ideal for guests who may have a shorter time frame.
Enjoy the natural beauty of the Marlborough Sounds, at the top of New Zealand's South Island, with this indulgent Greenshell Mussel Cruise. The cruise features freshly steamed mussels paired with a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc for the ultimate wine/food match. Relax and unwind while you cruise the tranquil Pelorus Sound and Kenepuru Sound aboard our launch MV Spirit on this half-day tour, departing Havelock. Learn about local history, visit a mussel farm and take in the stunning scenery.
The daily tour departs central Queenstown and first stop is an observation point where you can take in one of the best panoramic views in Queenstown. After capturing some incredible photos, enjoy a brief stop overlooking the Shotover River before free time in the charming township Arrowtown.Travel to Gibbston and visit the world’s first commercial bungy jump, offering entertaining spectating opportunities. The region is also home to some Middle-earth magic (Lord of the Rings film locations). Enjoy wine tasting (non-alcoholic substitutes available) and a shared cheeseboard at a local winery and on the way back to Queenstown transfer from land to lake, with a picturesque thirty minute scenic boat cruise on Lake Wakatipu, ending your tour at the wharf in the heart of town. We’ve hand-picked the top local spots for an epic, half day sightseeing experience in luxury vehicles with onboard videos and complimentary wifi and bottled water.
3 Regions : Queenstown, Arrowtown & the Gibbston 7 Amazing Stops : Queenstown Hill, Lake Hayes, Kawarau Bungy Bridge, Honey tasting, Cheese tasting, Arrowtown & the Chinese Village Small group half day tour around Queenstown plus much much more. We provide fun interesting commentary, help with your photos and give great recommendations for everything from lunch to shopping. Being one of the top rated Queenstown local scenic small group tours your day is going to be amazing. The best way to see the region is with a fun local guide. Visit historic Arrowtown & the Chinese village, make a photo stop at Lake Hayes (the Mirror Lake), the Kawarua bridge bungy jump, enjoy cheese tasting in Gibbston Valley, see the Shotover and Kawarau Rivers, visit a working honey farm and taste honeys including Manuka, enjoy a photo stop over Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu.
Experience the very best of Queenstown’s renowned wineries, micro-breweries and restaurants by night on the region’s first Progressive Dinner Tour.Explore some of Queenstown’s most iconic settings as we take you on a social night out to meet new friends with amazing local wine, craft beers and stunning food.Start your evening with a glass of local bubbles or craft beer while enjoying mouth-watering food pairing overlooking the iconic Shotover River.Take a scenic drive out to Gibbston Valley – known as the Valley of the Vines for an interactive wine tasting with your delicious main meal.Wrap up your night with a decadent dessert in the heart of historic gold rush village Arrowtown, enjoy an after-dinner digestif by a roaring log fire.
An indulgent and varied full-day tour seeing local sights, enjoying fresh cuisine and tasting a selection of fine wines, cheeses and handcrafted chocolates. Taste wines at 4 premium vineyards over 2 Central Otago wine regions. Included is the Gibbston Valley Wine Cave Tour, a splendid cheese and wine presentation and a divine local cuisine lunch. Visit the historic precinct of Old Cromwell and return to Queenstown via the must-see Arrowtown with time to take a stroll and sample locally made chocolates at one's leisure.... and step back in time to the gold rush, exploring heritage buildings! To ensure an intimate experience with other wine lovers, numbers are limited to 12 people on the tour.
This is not your average wine or beer tour! I've carefully sought out the best of the best. These are Queenstown's boutique taste makers. Leave the tourist trail behind and let me take you on a personal journey to meet the folks who's passion, love for their craft and location sets them apart from the rest. Take a place that is widely considered one of the top wine regions in the new world, a recent explosion in craft & microbreweries and add in the pioneering kiwi spirit and you have the perfect recipe for an all out taste adventure. So, whether you're the Einstein of wine or just here for a good time come sip, slurp & savour the best local flavours.
We understand that with so many exciting things to do and see in Queenstown, sometimes there's not enough time to spend a full day at the wineries and so you don't miss out we invite you to take part on our Early Bird Wine Tour.This tour will start at 9:30 AM, departing from the Station Building in Queenstown and we will be back to town in time for lunch and for you to join your next activity.
This is the complete half day adventure, fully guided so you have only to enjoy the ride! We provide everything for the afternoon: all transfers, ebike, helmet, snack, safety training, wine tasting, guide and support vehicle. The trail is easy and hard packed, and suitable for riders of all abilities and fitness levels. This tour is the ideal way to stretch your legs and explore the beauty of the region- and to try the world-famous wines!Our ebikes are unique in Queenstown and designed to keep the trip scenic fun and comfortable. They are fitted with mudguards to keep you clean and fresh and have panniers to carry your gear. They are Dutch Style with taller, upright frames that provide higher comfort and visibility and have a luxurious cruise control feature that allows you to choose how much or little effort you would like to exert. The bikes are easy to operate, simple to ride and will return you to town in the same condition in which you began your day.
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