Welcome to Alexandra


Alex, as it's known to the locals, marks the southeastern corner of the acclaimed Central Otago wine region. Of the dozen wineries in the immediate vicinity, only a handful are open for tastings. These are detailed on the Central Otago Wine Map, available from the i-SITE.


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$275.75 Tours & Sightseeing

Full-Day Roxburgh Gorge Cycle Tour from Queenstown

Your adventure starts in Queenstown being picked up at your accommodation at 7.45am. You will travel to Clyde where, upon arrival at the depot (arriving 9am for a 9:30 departure), you will be fitted with your bikes and briefed on your tour. You will then be transported through to the lookout at Roxburgh Hyrdo Dam. From here you will start your cycle ride back to Clyde on the stunning Roxburgh Gorge Trail. From Roxburgh Dam lookout you will connect with the start of the Roxburgh Gorge Trail and make your way to the Shingle Creek Boat Ramp. Here you will meet up with your boat operator who will transfer you through to Doctors Point. Relax on board the boat while you take in the stunning scenery and history of the area. Disembark at Doctors Point where you continue on your cycle adventure through to Alexandra. In Alexandra, you can carry on the Railtrail to the office in Clyde, or take the scenic, peaceful River Track back (an additional 8kms). You will be taken back to Queenstown by bus arriving approximately 6.30pm

$168.90 Food, Wine & Nightlife

THE TIGER TOUR - Full-Day Guided Wine Tour of the Central Otago Wine Region.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Roaring Wine Tours, Cromwell, Central Otago, Otago Region, South IslandHunt for the best boutique vineyards in Central Otago. From Queenstown to Cromwell to Alexandra, you will see more of Central Otago on the Tiger Tour.Your day begins when you are picked up from your accommodation by your Roaring Tours guide. From there you are taken to your first winery in Bannockburn where you will taste a large variety of wines and styles. After you have been to your first vineyard, your guide will have a good idea of the wines that best suit your palate and will plan the rest of the days wineries to suit.In the middle of your tour, you will stop for a delicious platter lunch and one of the region’s best restaurants before heading out to Alexandra for more tastings as well as a guided vineyard tour.After the day is done, you will be dropped back at your accommodation or other selected destination.Duration: 6 hours

$892.88 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Queenstown and Southern Lakes Private Day Tour

Some of the activities and sights you can choose from on an 8 hour tour include the following: • A visit to Wanaka, a drive around the lake and up into the awesome Aspiring National Park home of Tititea, the highest mountain in this area. • A food and wine loop tour through the Cromwell Basin, Wanaka and the Cardrona Valley. Visit world class vineyards, gin distilleries, microbreweries, renowned food and produce suppliers, cafes, bars and restaurants. Hand-picked to your individual taste. • A gourmet Glenorchy picnic. Following our Lake Wakatipu to its head and along the braided rivers beyond, we’ll show you a secret spot that is perfect to lay out the picnic rug and relax with a glass of wine and a gourmet spread. Follow this by a wander in the forest or along the river. Every detail can be arranged and if you wish, some private time for you, knowing that your guide can be on hand should you need them. • A back-country tour into the Nevis Valley via the highest public road in the country. Learn about the gold mining history and further back to the times when the nomadic Maori tribes hunted the moa to extinction in these parts. No tour buses, crowds or noise to be found this far from town. Follow this by a meal at an award-winning Bannockburn winery and a drive home via the stunning Kawarau Gorge. • A visit to the beautiful farmlands of the Ida Valley stopping at historic towns of Central Otago including Clyde, Alexandra and the “ghost town” of St Bathans. Learn about the pioneers of farming, fruit growing and invention that provided a livelihood for early settlers. Experience the warmth and hospitality of the local communities. • For the wine buff, a full day of winery visits including an exclusive tour and introduction to the team of a working vineyard that produces internationally acclaimed wines. You will have the choice of 4-6 wineries and cellar doors to visit in a completely tailored tour. We’ll be ready to pick you up from your accommodation at a time that suits you and return you to your desired location at the completion of your tour.