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Private Tours

Making wine personal … our private tours visit renowned local wineries in Central Otago, taking in both Queenstown and Bannockburn sub-regions. Just what you have been looking for, a fun, relaxed and personalised tour, visiting a selection of boutique wineries amongst spectacular scenery. For your convenience we offer 4 different tour options, either an evening tour, a full day or half day tour options. We take you to the very best wineries with all wine tastings and presentations included in the tour price. Wine & Food matched lunches or ordering a la carte are also included as outlined under each tour.  Experience the true flavour of our regions cool climate wines, delicious food and local cheeses whilst interacting with winery personnel and our knowledgeable guide. Courtesy pick up from selected hotels or meet in central Queenstown.

Select a tour to suit you:

Private wine tours have bottled spring water available in our vehicles but we do encourage you to use the water made available at every winery and reduce the number of single use plastic bottles entering the environment.

If you are booking for multiple people and you don’t want full payment taken off your credit card – please email us directly prior to completing the Booking Form to make alternative arrangements.

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Private Wine and Food Tour

  • Allow 4.5 hours
  • 12.00pm (departure time may vary on request)
  • Lunch: a la carte winery lunch included.

Details

Our Private Wine and Food Tour is carefully designed for guests to get the most out of this unique food and wine experience. Clients can choose which wineries they prefer to visit in the Central Otago wine region. This tour includes winery lunch options at Gibbston Valley Winery, Akarua & Artisan, Wild Earth or Kinross, and wine tasting and presentation at three wineries.

Tour includes

  • Tastings at three wineries
  • Lunch at your preferred winery
  • Sightseeing, which may include bungy viewing, photo stops or a drive through Arrowtown
  • Courtesy pick up and drop off at selected accommodation or central Queenstown

Price

NZ $355 per person (valid until 24th December 2020)

 

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Private Bannocknburn’s Finest Full Day Tour

  • Departs 10am (can be changed on request)
  • Available year-round on request
  • Lunch: included. Guests can select their preferred winery lunch location.
  • Allow 6 hours.

Details

Sit back and soak up a  full day immersed in wine country. Tour the wineries, stopping for hosted cellar door wine tastings. This tour covers a number of Central Otago sub-regions  such as Gibbston Valley, Bannockburn, Lowburn, Pisa or Bendigo.
Choose a winery for lunch; Wild Earth, Carrick, Bannockburn Pub or Mt Difficulty.

Tour includes

  • Wine tastings at 5 wineries of your choice
  • A la carte winery lunch
  • Complimentary glass of wine with lunch OR a purely Pinot Noir tasting at Mt Difficulty prior to lunch
  • Sightseeing in the heart of the Central Otago wine region

Price

NZ $389 per person (valid until 24th December 2020)

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Private Wine Lovers Tour

  • Departs 12.00pm (can be changed on request)
  • Available year-round on request
  • Lunch: Optional a la carte winery lunch at the winery of the guest’s choice. (At own expense)
  • Allow 5 hours.

Details

This tour is designed for those who love wine. Join us for a full afternoon of wine tasting, just a short journey from Queenstown. We allow plenty of time for sightseeing and wine tasting at four vineyards of your choice in the Queenstown and Gibbston Valley wine regions. Lunch or cheese boards are optional and at own expense – guests select their preferred vineyards.

Tour includes

  • Tasting at four wineries of the client’s choice
  • Sightseeing opportunities which could include bungy jumping viewing, a drive through Arrowtown or scenic photo stops.
  • Lunch: at client’s expense

Price

NZ $310 per person (valid until 24th December 2020)

 

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Private Twilight Food and Wine Tour

***New 5 star evening dining option in the wine valley***

  • Departs 3pm (can be changed on request)
  • Available year-round on request
  • Dinner: 3 or 4 course dinner at 5 star resort
  • Allow 4.5 hours.

Details

A unique and unforgettable wine and food adventure. We depart late-afternoon for wine tasting at boutique vineyards such as Amisfield, Peregrine, Kinross or Chard Farm before enjoying an evening dining experience at the newly opened Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa, or the award winning Millhouse Restaurant at Millbrook Resort,  both five star resorts.

Tour includes

  • Wine Tastings and presentations at three wineries
  • Gibbston Valley Lodge – 3-course meal of changing seasonal dishes served in a contemporary style
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  • Dinner at Millhouse Restaurant – Trust the Chef 4-course selection of tasting dishes
  • Complimentary glass of wine

Price

NZ $399 per person – Gibbston Valley Lodge
(Valid until 24th December 2020)

NZ $425 per person – Millhouse Restaurant
(Valid until 24th December 2020)

 

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