Queenstown Wine Trail - NZ Travel

Queenstown Wine Trail
The Queenstown Wine Trail is Queenstown’s original wine tour, which has grown alongside the Central Otago wine industry.  We choose the best vineyard combinations in the Gibbston, Bannockburn and Cromwell areas to provide a relaxed and unhurried experience. Whether your palate is well developed or simply enthusiastic, as long as you love wine, our tours will delight.

Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday/ANZAC Day and Queen's Birthday

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Help Notes:

  • Legally, children of any age may taste wine under their parent’s supervision. Should any children be given wine tastings on the parents consent they will be charged full price.
  • Minimum numbers must be reached for tour to go ahead therefore bookings in advance are essential.  Trip will be cancelled if minimum numbers are not meet. 

Available Activities:
Queenstown Garden Tour

This tour has a strong presence in the tourism market during the summer months of operation and is a unique opportunity for visitors to experience some of New Zealand's most beautiful rural residential gardens.  Allowing you time to walk and chat with the friendly homeowners it is ideal for those wanting to experience a relaxed and gentle side of Queenstown and includes a traditional Devonshire tea at Millbrook Resort and a drive through Arrowtown.  This is a time to savour the “kiwi” culture and knowledge.

Minimum Numbers: 4

Maximum Numbers: 20

Tour Times: Daily 8:15am from October - 31st March

Children: Child age is classified as 15 years and under

Inclusions: Pick up and drop off at accommodation or central Queenstown


Private Original
Enjoy the privacy of your own tour with your personal driver/guide, who will show you around some of the most beautiful wineries of the Gibbston Valley area. Take in the local flavour and perspective by meeting some of the vineyard owners, key personnel and wine makers. This tour allows plenty of time for tastings at four vineyards of your choice. Lunch optional at own expense – select your preferred vineyard.

Minimum Numbers: 2

Maximum Numbers: 20

Tour Times: 12:30pm - 5:30pm (departure time may vary on request)

Children: Child age is classified as 17 years and under

Inclusions: Underground wine cave tour, tastings at four wineries, view Queenstown original bungy bridge, pick up and drop off at accommodation or central Queenstown

Please Note: The Private Original operates all year round by prior arrangement and is an all weather activity. A la carte winery lunch optional at own expense. Select your preferred winery.

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