Enjoy a shore excursion from Lyttelton exploring four of North Canterbury’s boutique vineyards, including Waipara Springs Winery, Pegasus Bay, Waipara Hills and Greystone Winery, with wine tastings of both red and white wines and lunch.
What You'll Get
This tour explores four of North Canterbury’s boutique vineyards. From the port at Lyttelton, we drive 45 minutes north of the city of Christchurch to the Waipara Valley in the North Canterbury countryside. Well known for its dry climate and rich alluvial soils, this valley is ideal for superior wine production.
Over 40 vineyards and wineries pepper the landscape of the valley with Pinot Noir, Riesling, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc dominating local plantings.
The first stop is at Waipara Springs Winery where both a tasting of their wines and lunch has been arranged for your enjoyment. You will also stop for tastings at Pegasus Bay, Waipara Hills and Greystone Winery.
This tour is designed for cruise ship passengers. Departs Lyttelton at 11.30am and returns to Lyttelton by 5.30pm, this will ensure you arrive at the cruise ship before departure. Departure and return times can be adjusted according to your cruise ships arrival and departure times at Lyttelton Port. Please advise your Ship's name, docking time, disembarkation time and departure time when booking so that the appropriate arrangements can be made.
(Should any of the above named wineries be unavailable on the day, an alternative winery in the Waipara area will be included).
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
- Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
- Minimum age is 18 years to consume alcohol
- Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- Not recommended for those under the age of 18 years
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
- Wine tasting
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Port pickup and drop-off
- Live commentary on board
- Lunch at Waipara Springs Winery
- Food and drinks, unless specified
Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: Lyttelton Port. Meeting instructions will be sent to you upon booking.
Dates: See Availability
Return point: Returns to original departure point at 5.30pm.
- Lyttelton Port of Christchurch, 41 Chapmans Road, Hillsborough, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
Departs Lyttelton at 11.30am and returns to Lyttelton by 5.30pm, this will ensure you arrive at the cruise ship before departure. Departure and return times can be adjusted according to your cruise ships arrival and departure times at Lyttelton Port - please advise.
39 Norwich Quay, Lyttelton 8082, New Zealand
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The Fine Print
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