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Original Wine Tour provided by Queenstown Wine Trail

Original Wine Tour

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 08/25/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 08/25/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Queenstown Wine Trail
    Stop: 5 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Gibbston Valley Winery
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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Important Information
4h 30m
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from central Queenstown (selected hotels only)
  • Tastings at the three wineries visited
  • Wine tasting in the unique underground wine cave
  • View Queenstown’s Kawarau bungy centre
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Queenstown Wine Trail
  • Entry/Admission - Gibbston Valley Winery
  • Optional Lunch, Cheese, Craft Beer tasting is at your own cost
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Additional Info
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Coastie 18 wrote a review Feb 12
7 contributions1 helpful vote
We enjoyed the visit to the Kinross winery. Sam gave a very professional wine tasting, giving a lot of detail about the wines. During this time, our orders were taken for lunch. The food was wonderful, again the staff very friendly but professional. Angus our driver was full of
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Date of experience: February 2021
Klassi wrote a review Jan 2021
Christchurch, New Zealand22 contributions11 helpful votes
Such a great day. Totally surpassed our expectations. Andrew was the absolute perfect host. Great pick of wineries and so helpful throughout the day, rearranging our visits when we went over time ! This was an amazing tour and thoroughly enjoyable! Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: January 2021
Janice H wrote a review Sep 2020
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand21 contributions3 helpful votes
A fabulous guided winery tour with Angus , he’s knowledgeable and passionate. A fabulous wine and food experience with some great people
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Date of experience: September 2020
Response from qwinetrail, Owner at Original Wine Tour
Responded Oct 11, 2020
Thanks for the review and we are so pleased you enjoyed our fully hosted tour with Angus.
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Libby N wrote a review Sep 2020
10 contributions2 helpful votes
Angus our tour guide was awesome, so full of energy, and very knowledgeable about the wine, would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting the region. Tried a whole variety of wines, and they will adjust the tastings to your groups preferences.
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Date of experience: September 2020
Response from qwinetrail, Owner at Original Wine Tour
Responded Oct 11, 2020
Thanks for the fantastic review and thanks for recommending us.
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Ben wrote a review Aug 2020
Wellington, New Zealand1 contribution
Lance hosted my wife and I for an amazing day of wine tasting and exploring. The Queenstown Wine Trail were so easy to set the experience up with, tailoring a private tour to suit us and everything ran so smoothly. He’s incredibly knowledgeable and hit the perfect note of
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Date of experience: August 2020
Response from qwinetrail, Manager at Original Wine Tour
Responded Aug 20, 2020
Private Wine Tours are fun to organise as we have so many wonderful wineries to choose from in Bannockburn and Gibbston Valley sub regions. Lance knows them all so well to insure an incredible day. Thanks for joining us
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Queenstown Wine Trail
Best decision we made on our trip to Queenstown.
Great tour guide with a passion for wine, amazing views in a beautiful part of NZ, international award winning vine
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Wine and food tour
Everything was super easy. Being picked up by the lovely Eva and driven to the vineyards made for a very relaxing d
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Don't be an idiot!
This was my first ever wine tour. What a wine tour it was. Andrew was the absolute perfect host. So knowledgeable a
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Don’t do any other wine tour - this is it
Awesome private tour with Lance through the Bannockburn region. We visited five wineries, all of them markedly diff
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Great relaxing experience
Fantastic tour The wine cave & the friendly start were much appreciated Great choice of wineries and our guide Ang
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Great Trip!
My wife and our Aunty and uncle did the hop on hop off bus back in July. I can’t say enough positive things about t
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Wine, food and laughter.
We were picked up from our hotel by our guide Andrew in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan, for a tour of 3 wine
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Best tour guide
We had the best day with the best tour guide Angus, he made the tour so much fun & provided great entertainment. Wo
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Great time
Our bus driver/tour guide was an absolute blast. Angus made the experience with his wine knowledge and good banter.
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A Wine our we'll never forget!
The whole day was just fantastic. Our driver/ guide was Angus and he was very knowledgeable as well as fun and very
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A must - great information - great wines - Best afternoon
Just the right level, whole family attended and the best fun, information and great wines. Met some great Americans
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Superb wine tour -- so happy I booked it!
This was my first wine tour, so I can't compare it to others, but it far exceeded by expectations. Our driver was f
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Excellent - recommended!!
We took the Queenstown Wine Trail last week - the inclusive lunch option - and can't recommend it highly enough. Fr
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Excellent wines and tour !!
This was a highlight of our time in Queenstown. Angus was a great tour guide, and we visited three excellent winer
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A great way to celebrate!
I had organised this tour for 8 of us ladies to celebrate my 30th and we were not disappointed! Queenstown Wine Tra
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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