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Magnificent views throughour the tour
Enjoy a tasting in the vines
Tasting new wines
A selection during a wine tasting

Appellation Wine Tours - Queenstown's Wine Touring Specialist

With over 19 years of experience showcasing the magnificent world-class Central Otago wine regions, Appellation Wine Tours have built up an excellent reputation over the years for their dedication to their guests and their relationships with all cellar doors in Central Otago.

Specialising in both daily and private wine tours, guests are taken off the beaten track and into the heart of Central Otago wine country; a wine region famous for its boutique vineyards, dramatic scenery and fascinating pioneering history. Daily tours include complimentary CBD accommodation pick-up and drop-off, and the vineyards we visit change every day where requests can be considered.

Types of tours available:

- Daily small group wine and sightseeing tours - Tasting fine wines & great local cuisine with local history, sights & wine education. Most tours run with maximum of 12 guests ensuring personalized & interactive tours.

- Private, customised wine and sightseeing tours - Exclusive tours providing flexibility with private guide & vehicle.

- Combination tours – Combine wine tours with other local activites and SAVE time AND money!

DAILY TOURS

Classic Wine Tour (4 hours) 1:00pm - 5:00pm $165 per adult

  • Enjoy tastings at 3 wineries within the Gibbston wine region
  • Take a guided tour through New Zealand's largest wine cave
  • Take time to sit and relax with a glass of premium wine and a cheese platter
  • Pick up from The Station Building Bus Stop (corner Camp Street and Shotover Street) or Central Queenstown Hotels/Accommodation
  • Complimentary bottled mineral water available.

Boutique Wine Tour (5.5 hours) 11am-4:30pm $199 per adult

  • Visiting 4 vineyards in Gibbston Valley, Cromwell and Bannockburn
  • A delightful vineyard platter lunch at Carrick Wines, Wooing Tree Vineyard or Wild Earth Wines
  • Match a complimentary glass of premium wine with your lunch
  • Visit Old Cromwell Town (time and weather permitting)
  • A stunning drive through the Kawarau Gorge whilst learning about the early pioneering history of this rugged region
  • View the historic Kawarau Bridge and the original AJ Hackett Bungy
  • Pick up from The Station Building Bus Stop (corner Camp Street and Shotover Street) or Central Queenstown Hotels/Accommodation
  • Complimentary bottled mineral water available.

Gourmet Scenic Wine Tour (7 hours) 9:30am-4:30pm $269 per adult

  • Visiting 4 vineyards in Gibbston, Cromwell and Bannockburn
  • A sumptous wine barrel booked lunch matched with wines at Wild Earth
  • A tour through New Zealand's largest underground wine cave
  • Tasting local cheeses at a local vineyard
  •  Visit Old Cromwell Town or the must-see Arrowtown
  • Enjoy locally handcrafted chocolates at your own leisure
  • A stunning drive through the Kawarau Gorge whilst learning about the early pioneering history of this rugged region
  • View the historic Kawarau Bridge and original AJ Hackett Bungy.
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Contact Us

Physical Address

3 Brookes Road
Shotover Park, Queenstown
New Zealand

Price

$165 – $525NZD

Book Direct

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri 8:00AM – 8:00PM
Saturday 8:00AM – 8:00PM
Sunday 8:00AM – 8:00PM

Months of Operation

  • Jan - Dec

Transport

  • Pick up from The Station Building Bus Stop (corner Camp Street and Shotover Street) or Central Queenstown Hotels/Accommodation.

Groups

  • 60
  • We offer a comprehensive selection of wine packages to cater for a wide range of conference group sizes and interests.

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