Enjoy Central Otago’s boutique vineyards

Wanaka Wine Tours offer a variety of wine tasting tours, from a full day out, to a half day wine tour or one specifically tailored to your palate.

We enjoy taking small groups to meet the real characters in an industry that’s full of them, and to taste the best wines with the best local gourmet produce, all served among incredible scenery and fascinating stories.

There’s a winery for everyone – whether you’re a discerning wine professional, you want a more personalized chat with the wine maker at the cellar door, or you’re on holiday with the family and want to bring the kids – Central Otago, Wanaka and Queenstown wineries are extremely accommodating. At Wanaka Wine Tours, we tailor our tours to each season and the requirements of our guests.

A day out in legendary Central Otago countryside with people who like wine, like to chat and like to relax – Just like we do.

Boutique Wine Tour

Discover some of Wanaka and Central Otago’s wonderful vineyards and scenery, while meeting some of the numerous characters that produce these gorgeous, award winning wines. We’ll take you to the little gems that are quietly making a big name for themselves with their dedication to produce the best possible wine. Here you’ll get up close and personal with the vineyard owners and wine makers. Our Boutique Wine Tour includes tastings at 4 vineyards, a gourmet food and wine match, and a knowledgeable friendly guide. Whether you are a complete wine novice, or a dedicated wine connoisseur, we will ensure you have an enjoyable time!

  • Tours Depart: Daily
  • Duration: 4.5 Hours
  • Pick Up Time: 1.00pm from your Wanaka Accommodation
  • Taste: Award Winning Wines at 4 Boutique Vineyards
  • Enjoy: A delicious food and wine match
  • Adult $195
  • Intimate: Small groups- maximum of eight guests
  • Child 5 – 15 $90
  • Experience: Breath taking Scenery
  • Child under 5 free

Classic Wine Tour

The accent is on leisure as you immerse yourself into the flavours and sights of this vineyard paradise. We’ll take you to the little places that are quietly making a big name for themselves with their dedication to produce the best possible wine. Here you’ll get up close and personal with the vineyard owners. This tour is an unhurried amble through up to six of the regions finest, pausing only to admire the ever-present views. Savour the unique atmosphere of the arts, crafts and history of Old Cromwell Town and enjoy the indulgence of an award-winning gourmet platter lunch, made from local fresh produce.

  • Tours Depart: Daily
  • Duration: 6.5 Hours
  • Pick Up Time: 11.00am from your Wanaka Accommodation
  • Taste: Award Winning Wines at 4 – 6 Boutique Vineyards
  • Enjoy: A delicious gourmet platter lunch
  • Adult $245
  • Intimate: Small groups – maximum of eight guests
  • Child 5 – 15 $100
  • Experience: Breath taking Scenery and meet many of the industry’s characters
  • Child under 5 free

Custom Wine Tour

We know our region has some special wines and hidden gems.

We have great personal contacts around the region with some real characters who love to share their stories. Some of these vineyards are only open by appointment and for small groups so you’ll know you’re getting the VIP treatment.

Whether it is an audience with an award winning wine maker, followed by a barrel tasting, or an exploration into some of the regions smaller boutique vineyards, we can design a custom wine tour to suit your requirements.

From groups ranging in size from 2 to 40, we can cater to your needs.

Enquire and create your own custom wine tasting tour.

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Opening Hours

Monday

10am - 6pm

Tuesday

10am - 6pm

Wednesday

10am - 6pm

Thursday

10am - 6pm

Friday

10am - 6pm

Saturday

10am - 6pm

Sunday

10am - 6pm

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