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$139 - $950 NZD

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Discover New Zealand’s most scenic wine region in luxury and style. Take to the sky and explore the dramatic mountain ridge and tantalise your taste buds by tasting your way through the world’s southernmost wine producing region.

Relax and be chauffeured in a luxury vehicle by an expert wine guide around the heart of the Central Otago wine region.

After your first tasting experience, your help guide will collect you for a spectacular scenic flight over the wine country in an Airbus H120 helicopter. You will see the Central Otago wine subregions of Gibbston, Bannockburn and Cromwell from above; providing you  a full appreciation for the terrain and geographical location of New Zealand’s southernmost wine growing region.

Enjoy the personalised inflight commentary and learn more about how the extreme climate and gold mining past which influence the award-winning wines that are produced here. An alpine landing at Slapjacks Point offers great views of the Southern Alps and the Cromwell Basin.

Take time for photos, then continue on to land at the Cromwell base where your Appellation wine guide will be waiting.  

Enjoy an à la carte lunch showcasing regional cuisine and tastings at three premium vineyards.

We can pick-up and drop-off from any local hotel or accommodation. There is also flexibility with the start time and if you wish to add further activities or stops to the day just let us know.

Minimum of 2 required.  Please make an enquiry and we can discuss the itinerary to create your ultimate day out.

Contact Us
Company: Appellation Wine Tours
Tel: +64 3 442 6920
Web: Visit Website

  • Physical Address

    3 Brookes Road


    Queenstown, 9300


    Duration Hours
    Price Information
    Transport Info
    Opening Information
    Groups Info
    • Air Conditioning
    • Airport Transfers
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Concierge
    • Outdoor seating
    • Restaurant on Site
    • Town Transfers
    • 5.00

    • MinPrice: $139
    • MaxPrice: $950
    • Premium Heli & Wine Tour • 5 Hours- $950 per adult, $139 per child

    • All transport is included and airport transfers can also be arranged.

    • Months of Operation: Jan - Dec

    • Group Info: Max 4 per helicopter

    • Group Reservation Email:

    • Group Capacity: 3