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Small Group Tours

Making wine personal … our small group 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 morning and early afternoon departures. Our small well organised tours keep travelling time to a minimum, with plenty of time for you to sample our cool climate wines, delicious food and local cheeses. Experience the true flavour of our region 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:

 

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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Wine & Food Tour

  • Departs daily at 1.00pm
  • Available year-round
  • Allow 4.5 hours.

 

Details

This half day wine and food experience delivers an unforgettable taste of Central Otago’s wine region, showcasing its superb local produce. Your winery lunch is  exclusively for Queenstown Wine Trail guests only. Lunch consists of several tasting dishes each perfectly matched by the Chief Winemaker and Head Chef, using estate wines and fresh local produce. Enjoy wine tasting and presentations at 3 wineries, generally visiting one larger well-known winery and two boutique style wineries. An underground wine cave tour & tastings gives you inside information about our great wines and the Central Otago wine industry.

  • Wine & Food paired lunch – *Please advise of dietary requirements when booking
  • Hosted tastings at 3 wineries
  • 15+ tastings included
  • Underground wine cave tour
  • Courtesy pick up and drop off at selected accommodation or central Queenstown.

 

Price

NZ$189 per person (valid until 30th September, 2019)

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The Original Tour

  • Departs daily at 1.00pm
  • Available year-round
  • Allow 4.5 hours.

 

Details

Take this afternoon tour and experience the true flavour of our local pinot noir and other wine varietals at three premium vineyards. Enjoy a guided tour through the vines and into New Zealand’s largest underground wine cave. This relaxing tour travels just a short distance from Queenstown where you will be given in-depth wine tastings and presentation at each vineyard.

You have plenty of time to unwind and get yourself a winery lunch or sample a selection of local cheeses. Craft beer tastings are also available, or there is an opportunity to substitute wine tasting for beer.

  • Hosted tastings at 3 wineries
  • Underground wine cave tour
  • 15+ wine tastings included
  • Choose a light lunch from the menu, at your own expense
  • Other options are cheese tasting & craft beer
  • Courtesy pick up and drop off at selected accommodation or central Queenstown

 

Price

NZ$165 per person (valid until 30th September, 2019)

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Bannockburn’s Finest Full Day Tour – min. 4 people per booking

  • Full day, allow 6 hours
  • Departs daily 10.00am
  • Limited to 10 people per tour. Must have 4 people to make booking. (2 people see the Private Bannockburn option)

Details

A group tour which is ideal for a small family, group of friends, or special interest group of avid wine enthusiasts.

Queenstown Wine Trail’s premium food and wine tour allows you to discover the best of Central Otago’s wine regions. Savour the true flavour of the wines while being part of our fully customised small group tour. Choose from an a la carte lunch menu at Mt Difficulty (or similar) and dine with an amazing view over Bannockburn’s dramatic landscape. We will take you to five of the finest wineries, in both the Gibbston and Bannockburn wine regions. These wineries may include Amisfield, Peregrine, Mt Difficulty, Domain Road, Akarua, Felton Road, Carrick or Chard Farm.

  • Wine tastings and presentations at five Central Otago Wineries
  • A la carte winery lunch at Mt Difficulty or wine & food paired lunch at Wild Earth
  • 25+ wine tastings
  • Sightseeing in the heart of Central Otago
  • Courtesy pick up from selected Queenstown accommodation.

Price

NZ$279 per adult, (valid until 30th September, 2019)

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