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Platypus Wine Tours

101 S Coombs St, Napa, CA 94559
+1 707-253-2723
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Ranked #6 of 199 activities in Napa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: $110 Per person: Join other fun-loving wine tasters aboard our small-group shuttle for a guided tour of smaller, historic & backroads wineries. Picnic... more » Owner description: $110 Per person: Join other fun-loving wine tasters aboard our small-group shuttle for a guided tour of smaller, historic & backroads wineries. Picnic lunch, served at a winery is included. We feature some of the most beautiful wineries and some of the tastiest wines in the area. We'll discuss local history and culture, as well as wine making info. Choose Napa Valley or Sonoma. Make the most of your short time in the wine country! This is a social, light-hearted activity. Did we mention, fun? « less
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Potomac
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW via mobile

Mike was a great tour guide and took us to a variety of vineyards. We met great people, learned a lot, and of course drank great wine!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

From the moment the bus picked us up, I knew this was going to be fun! Our guide, Amanda, was so friendly,upbeat, knowledgable, and hilarious. She personally selected four wineries for us to visit, and they were all fascinating and quite different from each other. The bus was first rate, with plenty of room for our group of 12. The... More

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

I was a little surprised by the lackluster experience we had with Platypus Tours. It was nice to be taken on a bus to a few vineyards and not have to drive, but I was frustrated with the limited selection we were taken to. They advertise as taking you to some of the tucked-away "hidden gems" of Napa valley, but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Had a full day of 4 beautiful winerys! Great cheese and crackers for a snack and a very nice lunch. A lot of great wine and nice couples in our group. Enjoyed this tour and thankful I didn't have to drive. Platypus did all the work!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Thanks to Greta for planning a fabulous wine tasting day! Three of us were traveling from Minneapolis and it was fun to book a "join in" tour. The day was quite hot and the bus not quite cool enough but Greta did a great job making sure we went to smaller wineries with fantastic wines poured by a variety of... More

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Sacramento
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

Recently visited napa for my sister's bachlorette party and Marlene was our guide. It was the best trip I've had to napa! Marlene had personal tasting set up at every winery, we were separated from the loud tasting rooms for such a unique experience. I was so impressed with her knowledge of napa wine country and commitment to customer service.... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Best experience we had in Napa. Chris, our guide, was awesome and knowledgeable. He took us to places you would never find. And he makes a mean sandwich.

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Tampa, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

My wife and I recently took the tour. Samantha was outstanding. Extremely informative and professional. It was less than 10 minutes before everyone on the bus was laughing and having a great time. We went to some smaller wineries that gave us personalized attention which we would not have gotten else where. Once we arrived at the last winery, no... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Our guide, Marlene, made this amazing tour even more amazing than we could have anticipated! She was fun, very knowledgeable about wine and the area and very engaging. She took us to four wineries ... all with a different vibe, which gave a well-rounded experience and let us drink some really unique wines! I can't recommend Platypus tours highly enough... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We booked a tour for 10 people, last minute, and Platypus was nice enough to add another bus to that date for us. There didn't end up being any other passengers outside our party on the bus which was lucky! Our tour guide, Mike, was really fun and took us to some very neat, niche wineries that we probably wouldn't... More

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