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Queenstown: Small Group Wine Sampler Tour

Queenstown: Small Group Wine Sampler Tour

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Enjoy a 5-hour top rated, small group wine tour. Visit four of Central Otago’s premier and off-the-beaten-track cellars. Discover New Zealand’s largest underground wine cave at Gibbston Valley, all while traveling in style in a luxury Mercedes van.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 5.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Hotel pick-up and drop off available from central Queenstown. If you are staying in an Air B'n'B, you can join the tour from a central Queenstown meeting point. Please provide your accommodation details when booking and the local operator will confirm your pick-up details.
Small group
Limited to 14 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Indulge in tastings at four off-the-beaten-track cellar doors
  • Check out New Zealand’s largest underground wine cave
  • Sample 18+ wines including the award winning Central Otago pinot noirs
  • Benefit from hotel pickup and drop-off
Full description

Travel to the Gibbston region, only a half an hour drive from central Queenstown, to visit four of Central Otago’s finest cellars and spend time tasting wines. Travel in style with door-to-door transfers, complimentary WiFi and bottled water on-board. Throughout the day, sample at least 18 spectacular cool climate wines. Enjoy an optional scrumptious lunch, which can be purchased on the day. Visit a range of well-known and off-the-beaten-track wineries, including New Zealand’s famous underground wine cave at Gibbston Valley. Meet passionate local characters and get to taste the very best wines from the area. Throughout the day, sample at least 18 spectacular, cool climate wines and a selection of local cheeses if time allows.

Includes
  • 18+ wine tastings across four wineries cellar doors
  • Unique tour and tasting in New Zealand’s largest underground wine cave
  • Knowledgable local guide
  • Introductory wine tasting lesson
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in central Queenstown
  • Bottled water and Wi-Fi on board
  • Lunch (optional purchase on the day)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof of full vaccination
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  •  This activity requires a minimum of four participants to operate; you will be offered alternative dates or full refund in the unlikely event that minimum numbers are not met
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 17 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.9/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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Highly recommend this tour and wanted to share our thanks to the wonderful Alia from AustrALIA - she was amazing! Bubbly, knowledgeable, personable, professional and couldn't have delivered a better experience! We were lucky to be part of a very small group, which made for an intimate experience. The van was lovely, with leather seats and flat screen TV with some fun and educational tour advice from the operators during the commute. The vineyards that we visited were a great mix of styles, and we even had a special stop on the way back for coffee and cake (my partner had a craving for sugar).

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July 5, 2021

They picked us right outside our hotel which was perfect and the host Megan was absolutely amazing. She was very accommodating and knowledgable. She was really friendly and made the day a whole lot more fun. We had to be back in town by a deadline and she made it possible and a super easy going day.

September 2, 2020

It was my partners and I first wine tour and we absolutely loved it. We enjoyed Kinross, cellar doors the best and thought the Frenchman was great. Really enjoyed Trish at Mt Rosa but not the wine as much and lastly loved trying 2019 Devil Staircase from Rockburn. We both have a new appreciation for white wine, particularly Pinot Gris and Riesling.

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March 3, 2020

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