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Central Otago Wine Tours from Queenstown

Experience the beauty of Central Otago, its fine wines, rich gold history and welcoming people. This Central Otago wine tour from Queenstown will take you into the heart of region, through the picturesque valleys and rolling vine-clad foothills to taste some of New Zealand's finest wines.

Central Otago has become one of the world's premier cool climate wine regions. Wines of consistently high quality are produced in the region with Pinot Noir, Riesling, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay amongst some of the world's best.

Visit four or five of Central Otago's premier vineyards on a sociable small group tour. On the Gourmet Tour, try a local cheese tasting and take a tour of New Zealand's largest underground wine cave, followed by lunch at Northburn, a high country sheep station and vineyard. The Boutique Tour will take you to smaller vineyards that are considered the gems of Central Otago. Enjoy a delightful gourmet platter lunch on both tours, and when time permits, visit Old Cromwell Town.

Gourmet Sample Itinerary (7 hours): A relaxed day of fine wine and excellent cuisine. Visit 5 vineyards in Gibbston and Bannockburn/Cromwell, including a tour through New Zealand’s largest wine cave, have a mid-morning cheese tasting in a vineyard garden and enjoy a delightful gourmet platter lunch at one of our stunning locations in the Bannockburn/Cromwell region. Admire the beautiful scenery including the Kawarau Gorge, Otago Goldfields, Historic Old Cromwell Town and Lake Dunstan. Lunch and all tastings are included in the tour price.

Boutique Wine Tour (5 hours): An afternoon among the boutique vineyards and superb scenery of the Central Otago Wine region. Visit 4 of the regions vineyards – typically 2 in Gibbston and 2 in Bannockburn/Cromwell, enjoy a gourmet platter lunch, bathe in the amazing scenery and learn about the gold history of this diverse region. Lunch and all tastings are included in the tour price.

    Location: South Island-Queenstown, New Zealand

    Duration: 5 or 7 hrs

    Voucher Redembtion: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity. 

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    Step 1. Please Choose a Tour Code Option for your Date Range

    Central Otago Wine Tours from Queenstown Per Person
    Season 2016-Oct-01 To 2017-Sep-30
    Tour Code Days of week Adult Child
    (Age from 1 to 17)
      Boutique Wine Tour
    5-hr small group winery tour. Includes wine tastings; gourmet platter style vineyard lunch. Departs at 12pm and returns at 5pm. Hotel pickup and drop-off at central Queenstown hotels
    Mon thru Sun 146USD 98USD
      Gourmet Wine Tour
    7-hr small group winery tour. Includes wine tastings; lunch; cave tour; cheese tastings. Departs at 9.30am and returns at 4.30pm. Hotel pickup and drop-off at central Queenstown hotels
    Mon thru Sun 195USD 128USD

    Step 2. Please Choose Date of Use

    «October, 2016»

    Step 3. Please Choose Number of Travelers

     Number Of Adults    Number Of Children  

    Departure and Return Details

    Departure Dates: Daily

    Commences: Queenstown, New Zealand

    Departure Point: Departs from centrally located Queenstown hotels

    Departure Time:

      Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

      Return Details: Returns to original departure point

      Additional Information


      • Small-group tour
      • Lunch
      • Wine tasting
      • Cheese tasting (Gourmet Option)
      • Local guide
      • Transport by air-conditioned coach
      • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

      • Gratuities (optional)
      • Food and drinks, unless specified

      Other Information:
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Minimum age is 6 years
      • Minimum age is 18 years to consume alcohol
      • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
      • Please note: The Boutique Wine Tour will depart at 11am from the 1st of October 2016
      • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

      Special Policy: Hotel pickup is offered for this activity. Please enter your hotel pickup details or enter 'local' if you live locally.

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