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Volcanic Hills Winery

176 Fairy Springs Road | At the Top of Skyline Gondola, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
+64 21 750 200
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Welcomed, served and entertained by jon the wine guru. Making our trip to rotarua one to remember... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Heather M
via mobile
Relaxing atmosphere, perfect way to un-wine-d

Spectacular view with awesome staff. Jonny and sarah gave us the perfect balance of service and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jessica R
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Rotorua now has a unique wine experience in its tourism repertoire with our new Volcanic Hills winery. The winery is established at the base of the Skyline Rotorua site, visitors are able to see how the wine is made before taking a gondola ride up to Volcanic Hills HQ to our tasting and wine sales room. Situated high up within the popular skyline tourism attraction's mountain-top complex. (Tasting Room open, Winery will open end of March 2013)
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176 Fairy Springs Road | At the Top of Skyline Gondola, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
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+64 21 750 200
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Welcomed, served and entertained by jon the wine guru. Making our trip to rotarua one to remember. The wine is amazing. I highly recomend having the antipasto platter and sitting back enjoing the view and 5 beautiful wines. Jon is a ball off knowlage and...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spectacular view with awesome staff. Jonny and sarah gave us the perfect balance of service and privacy making our experience all the more enjoyable! Wine is amazing and delicious 💕

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolute amazing! Annie was so informative and this has been my best experience in Rotorua yet. Highly recommend!

Thank Sheng H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely wines with a great view! Never been to a cellar door so high! Well worth the visit... I recommend you allow some time after your adventure rides to sit back, sip some wine and enjoy the view.

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 1 week ago

great fun tasting 5 different wines at a fantastic location with stunning views. Annie was a fabulous host

Thank Laurence C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did the wine tasting at Volcanic Hills Winery. Five wines to taste for only $14.50. What made the visit so memorable for me, was Sarah + John. They sat with me & made sure I knew all about the wines & their history. I'll...More

Thank dorzabroad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We paid $14.50 for the wine tasting. The gondola ride up was $30 round trip. The views were beautiful going up. The wine tasting room was huge overlooking Lake Rotorua. We sat on comfy sofas and sampled 5 wines. 2 whites and 3 reds. The...More

Thank Eskimo328
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the wine, loved the cheese platter, loved the view and loved the company. Great value for money, highly recommend.

Thank Alaina201777
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Great place for a wine tasting and scenic view! Johnny was very knowledgeable and showed us a map of the NZ wine regions as we tasted. Very friendly and fun!

Thank Keith K
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed the time we spent in the tasting room at the top of the Gondola. It was at the end of a rainy day and as the sky cleared and the lights appeared over the city we sat for an hour or so...More

Thank RobynR
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marygree
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Response from AnkaliRachel | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend calling and letting them know. They are really cool but would probable appreciate the heads up so they can look after you all well.
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