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Speight’s Brewery

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Address: 200 Rattray St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 (3) 4777 697
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Half-Day Iconic Dunedin City Tour
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Althouhh the tour was a little late getting started, the tour guide and the interesting stories about the brewery was excellent. Tasting at the end of the tour was very good

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Port Campbell, Australia
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Port Campbell, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Althouhh the tour was a little late getting started, the tour guide and the interesting stories about the brewery was excellent. Tasting at the end of the tour was very good

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R1902HOchriss, Manager at Speight’s Brewery, responded to this review

Hi There, Thanks for taking time to provide feedback on the tour. We apologise it was a bit late starting. Hopefully you did not miss to much. Glad to hear you enjoyed the tour though. There are some great yarns that is for sure. So much history to tell. We hope to see you again one day soon. Cheers Chris... More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Husband found it very interesting and loved the taste testing at the end. 13 year old son loved it because of the old stores and architecture. My 9 year old daughter tho didn't like it. We got a small discount as we had done the Cadbury factory tour. You can also fill up your water bottle from outside. Water only.

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R1902HOchriss, Manager at Speight’s Brewery, responded to this review

Hi There, Thanks for making time to provide feedback. Glad to hear that your husband and son really enjoyed the tour. It is great to hear that your son was interested in the old stories and the architecture. This is a really key part of the tour. Have a great day and we hope to see you back again one... More 

Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a family with teenagers and primary school age kids. They grumbled that they didn't want to go but by the end of the tour they were all smiles and surprised at how much they enjoyed themselves. Our tour guy did a fantastic job, possibly half the reason we had such a great time, he really knew his... More 

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R1902HOchriss, Manager at Speight’s Brewery, responded to this review

Hi There, Thanks for taking time to provide feedback on the Brewery tour. We are glad that you and the family enjoyed it. It is nice to hear that you thought the guide did a great job. The team do an excellent job and are proud of the Brewery. We hope to see you again one day soon. Cheers Chris... More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Once I'm back over from Melbourne I look forward to having a cold Speights, if in Dunedin go along to the Speights Brewery take the tour which is amazing and enjoy a few beers at the end. This brewery was started by James Speights back in 1887 and is still enjoyed all over New Zealand a good mainland beer.

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R1902HOchriss, Manager at Speight’s Brewery, responded to this review

Hi There, Thanks for the feedback on the tour. Glad you are a fan of the Brewery and our beer. Keep up the good work and we hope to see you again one day soon. Cheers Chris Snow Speight's Brewery More 

Oakville, Canada
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The brewery tour guides were very enthusiastic about the history of the brewery and the changing methods and equipment used for brewing beer over the years. There was a variety of great tasting beer provided at the end of the tour.

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R1902HOchriss, Manager at Speight’s Brewery, responded to this review

Hi There, Thanks for providing feedback. We are glad you enjoyed the tour. It is good to hear that the guides were great as well. The team do a very good job and are proud to show visitors around our historic Brewery. Cheers Chris Snow Speight's Brewery More 

Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We went here mainly because of my husband, but I was surprised at how much I enjoyed it as well, with the info about the brewery etc. We did the tour last time we were here in Dunedin with our kids and came back by ourselves this time. So this time we did the Silverfern train sea side coast trip... More 

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R1902HOchriss, Manager at Speight’s Brewery, responded to this review

Hi Margaret, Thanks for providing feedback. We are glad you enjoyed the tour. It is always great to hear from people who are surprised with how much they enjoyed the tour. It is certainly not just for beer drinkers. We hope to see you again some day for the third time. Cheers Chris Snow Speight's Brewery More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Speight's turned 140 years old so they offered cheaper rates for residents of Dunedin. It was awesome to see through a building I pass a number of times a week. Our tour guide was a highlight.

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R1902HOchriss, Manager at Speight’s Brewery, responded to this review

Hi Alisa, Thanks for the feedback. It was a great day and good to see so many locals coming through. Glad to hear that the guide was a highlight for you. They all do a very good job. Hopefully we will see you again one day soon. Cheers Chris Snow Speight's Brewery More 

Lake Macquarie, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I loved this tour although I believe I paid and arm and a leg to go, The history and the passion behind beer brewing for a growing nation is what attracted me but see one , then you have seen them all. I will not be up for a return visit. If you are on a budget them forget it.... More 

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R1902HOchriss, Manager at Speight’s Brewery, responded to this review

Hi There, Thanks for taking time to write a response. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour. We are proud of what we have here at Speight's Brewery so it is nice to be able to share it. Generally folk tend to think that the tour is reasonable value especially given a tasting is included but we... More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

The brewery is old and the tour includes much of the old brewing equipment they used to use. However you only get a glimpse at the more modern bit where they do much of the brewing now. The tour was developed over 15 years ago and much of it hasn't changed in that time so aspects of it are looking... More 

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R1902HOchriss, Manager at Speight’s Brewery, responded to this review

Hi There, Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback on the tour. we think it is great that we have been able to keep the old brewing equiptment to be able to show visitors. We hope to see you again some day soon. Cheers Chris Snow Speight's Brewery More 

New Zealand
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40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

This is the second time that we have done this tour with our family. Have found it interesting both times.

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R1902HOchriss, Manager at Speight’s Brewery, responded to this review

Hi There, Thanks for taking time to provide feedback. It is great to hear that you have done it twice and that you enjoyed it both times. Different guides can provide a slightly different experience which is nice as well for people coming back again. We hope to see you for a 3rd time then soon. Cheers Chris Snow Speight's... More 

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