Central Otago Wine Tour from Queenstown - Includes 4 Vineyards, Lunch & Wine

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Tour description

Discover world-class wines on this fun and interactive wine tour offering a great taste of Central Otago’s wine, history, sights and cuisine.Enjoy tastings from four premium vineyards over three contrasting wine sub-regions; Gibbston Valley and the lesser-known Cromwell and Bannockburn basin.Stop in for lunch at a vineyard restaurant and take a tour around the vineyard, barrel hall and see the wine-making facilities. Savour a delightful platter-style lunch made with locally sourced produce and accompanied by glass of premium wine.Sit back and relax in our luxury minivans, and take in the sights while our specialist Wine Guide provides a full commentary on the wine, sights and early history, ensuring an entertaining drive with plenty of photo opportunities along the way.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown New ZealandEnjoy the views of Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkable mountain range on your way out of town.Pass By: Lake Hayes, Lake Hayes, Queenstown, Otago Region, South IslandLake Hayes can look spectacular on a calm day.Pass By: Kawarau Suspension Bridge, Kawarau Bridge, Gibbston New ZealandSee the famous AJ hackett bungy bridge, you might see someone jump on the way past!Stop At: Gibbston, Gibbston, Otago Region, South IslandVisit the Gibbston wine region and stop into a vineyard for your first tasting.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Bannockburn, Bannockburn, Cromwell, Central Otago, Otago Region, South IslandEnjoy a light platter lunch accompanied by a glass of wine of your choice at a local vineyard restaurant.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Cromwell Heritage Precinct, Melmore Terrace, Cromwell 9310 New ZealandTake a stroll through Old CromwellDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Cromwell, Cromwell, Central Otago, Otago Region, South IslandEnjoy a second tasting in the Cromwell wine regionDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Gibbston, Gibbston, Otago Region, South IslandBreak up the journey home and enjoy a third and final tasting back in the Gibbston regionDuration: 30 minutes

What's included

  • All wine tastings
  • Local guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Lunch - Light platter lunch & glass of premium wine

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified