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Premium & Private Wine Tours

Our selection of Premium and Private Tours give you the flexibility to explore Central Otago at your own pace. We customise each tour to your needs and offer a wide range of activities, exclusive tastings, unique experiences and food pairing options.

Small Groups

Exclusive Tastings

at Boutique and off-the-beaten-track wineries
Expert Guides

Expert Guides

WSET Level 3 or higher Qualification
Comfortable Seats

Comfortable Seats

Spacious Interiors
No Hidden Costs

No Hidden Costs

Lunch Included on all tours
Free WiFi

Free WiFi Onboard

*While in range
On-board Snacks

Onboard Snacks

Fruit, Chocolate and Bottled Water

Winemakers Reserve Tour

PRICE: $450 per person

TIMING: Pick-ups begin 10:00am – Drop-off after 5:30pm

INCLUDES:

~ A customised private tour, tailored to your tastes.

~ An a-la-carte winery lunch with a glass of wine.

~ Tastings at 4 or more wineries.

~ Bottled Water, Chocolate, Fruit and Wifi are available on board.

~ Expert commentary on the wines, scenery and history of the region.

 

Only the best wine tours deserve the Reserve label and this private tour has it all. Private tastings at some of the finest wineries in the region plus an a-la-carte lunch with wine. You can meet winemakers and sample the region’s best wines. Optional stops include an art gallery, scenic lookouts, and the historic Old Town in Cromwell. This tour can be fully customised to suit your preferences, and bookings in advance are essential.

 

Sensory Immersion Tour

PRICE: $525 per person for two people (group rates available)

TIMING: Pick-ups begin 11:45am – Drop-off after 5:30pm

INCLUDES:

~ The world’s premier multi-sensory wine pairing experience (involving all 5 senses & 12+ pairings) in The Aroma Room,

~ An a-la-carte winery lunch with a glass of wine,

~ Tastings at 2 more wineries.

~ Bottled Water, Chocolate, Fruit and Wifi are available on board.

~ Expert commentary on the wines, scenery and history of the region.

The Sensory Immersion Tour is the world’s first multi-sensory wine pairing experience – this one-of-a-kind-tour reimagines the well-known food and wine pairing with music, sounds, color, texture, scent and more. Based on the latest cutting-edge research in food science and sensory experience, this exclusive NZ Wine Tours-designed immersive tasting engages all 5 senses (aided by 12+ pairings w/ Central Otago’s finest wines ) to explore how each sense affects the way we perceive wine and flavours – all in the privacy of The Aroma Room. This bespoke session will be followed by an a-la-carte lunch with wine at Mt Difficulty winery restaurant , where you will dine amongst the rugged beauty of Bannockburn’s mountainous vistas. Your day will conclude with visits to two more wineries, chosen on the day to suit your tastes, and a lovely scenic drive through the Kawarau Gorge back to Queenstown.

 

Custom Wine/Beer and Food Tours

PRICE: On Inquiry – Group rates available

TIMING: Pick-up around 10:00am – Drop-off after 5:30pm

INCLUDES:

~ Your selection of Wineries

~ Your choice of lunch

~ All tastings included in price

~ Bottled Water, Chocolate, Fruit and Wifi are available on board.

~ Expert commentary on the wines, scenery and history of the region.

Custom tours are a great way to ensure you see, do and taste everything you like in Central Otago. You can enjoy private tastings at the region’s best wineries, craft breweries and eateries, add in a heli-ride or taste wines on top of the mountain, play golf or visit the historic township of Arrowtown – on a custom tour, you get to choose.

Queenstown's Highest Ranked Wine Tour 2014 - 2018

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