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Wanaka Wine Tours

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Address: 103 Ardmore St, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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+64 800 946 387
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Wanaka Wine Tours has been in operation since 2001. It is the original wine...

Wanaka Wine Tours has been in operation since 2001. It is the original wine touring company in and around Wanaka. We take you to the best places to sample award winning wines and to hear the local stories. As we travel our friendly and knowledgeable guides will tell you tales and stories of the people and land as you enjoy the stunning scenery.

Lake Wanaka is the worlds first protected lifestyle reserve. It is a very special place and we look forward to sharing it with you.

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US$143.31*
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Wine Tour with Wine Tasting from Wanaka
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US$180.05*
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Classic Wanaka Wine Tour

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Fun and Educational

Our tour was very small, only three of us. So the guide/driver made sure that the tour suited us as individuals really well. He gave us a great history of wine in the region and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our tour was very small, only three of us. So the guide/driver made sure that the tour suited us as individuals really well. He gave us a great history of wine in the region and I really felt like I got a good education as well as tasting some wonderful wine, meeting some lovely people and having a tasty lunch.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Scott was absolutely fantastic. So informative about not only the region and its wines, but also the stories and the people who work there. Thanks for putting up with our tipsy overly talkative selves on the trip. The wineries were really fantastic and had a great variety. My partner is a red wine drinker and I am mostly a white... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We travelled from the Sunshine Coast to experience an incredibly amazing wine tour. Our guide was Scott (the owner). Wow!!!!!! He was soooooooo informative, full of local knowleage about each winery he took us to and the surrounding landscapes etc. Such a credit to this business. We loved the comfortable, pristine clean bus plus the water and crackers to clense... More 

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Thank Tracey P
wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this review

Hi Tracey P, Thanks for taking the time to review us. We're really pleased you enjoyed the tour and the wine. Hopefully you arrived back in Queensland safely. We'd love to take you on our Boat Bike combo with Wanaka Bike Guides at some stage. All the best, and thanks again. Kind regards, More 

Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide was Richard and he was great. Very knowledgeable about the region and the wineries. We did the Classic Full Day wine tour and visited 6 wineries, including a delicious lunch at one. We preferred the 4 smaller, family owned wineries we visited, including one where you are literally in the family's house, dogs included! A very enjoyable day,... More 

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Thank Joanna P
wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this review

Hi Joanna P, Thanks for reviewing us. So pleased you enjoyed the tour and Richard's company. We're very lucky to have guides of his caliber. I'll pass this on to him. Enjoy the rest of your travels. Regards, More 

melbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great way to end our NZ holiday! Picked up in a beautifully, clean van with water and crackers on board if needed, from our accommodation, and driven to four beautiful but very different vineyards near Cromwell and Bannockburn. Scott was friendly, informative and easy going. The wineries visited were Aurum, small boutique organic winery, great relish, olive oil... More 

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wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this review

Hi cookie077, Thanks for reviewing us. Was a pleasure taking you and David out the other day. Really stoked you enjoyed the selection of vineyards. We're very lucky to have such great wine and scenery on our doorstep. Hope the rest of the year goes well for you. Maybe see you in the Yarra at some stage. All the best,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I took the Boutique Wine Tour with Wanaka Wine Tours, and had an excellent time. Our guide was Scott (the owner) - he was easy to talk to and chock full of information. The wineries were great, the riesling at Rippon was a favorite. Thank you!

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wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this review

Hi Connor M, Thanks for taking the time to do a review of us. Really nice to meet you both. Pleased that you enjoyed the Riesling. .. Such an under rated variety! Enjoy your winter! Cheers. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fab afternoon out on the wine tour with Scott. It was fun, relaxed and very informative, tailored to what we wanted to make of it. We learned lots and were converted to some wines we didn't think we liked before the tour. It was particularly lovely to visit small vinyards that we probably wouldn't have known about... More 

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Thank Mhairi M
wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this review

Hi Mhairi M Thanks for taking the time to review us. Really pleased that we converted you to some of our amazing varieties! All the best, and hope to see you again sometime. Cheers! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic day! Richard was awesome, great wineries in Central Otago, great weather, great company! We will be back 😊

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wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this review

Hi Kirsten W, Thanks for taking the time to review us. We're really happy that you enjoyed the tour. Richard is an awesome guide, and we are very lucky to have him. Hope to see you when you come back next time. All the best! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We had the pleasure of spending a sunny afternoon visiting some of the fine Central Otago vineyards with Scott West. He gave us the history of grape varieties in the region and took us to some excellent small wineries to sample pinots and rieslings, as well as to Wild Earth for a delicious matched food and wine experience. He was... More 

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Thank Zak S
wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this review

Hi Zak S, Thanks for taking the time to review our tour. We're really happy you enjoyed the tour, the wine, and the fruit. Hopefully we'll see you again sometime. Kind regards More 

Rio de Janeiro
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful day with Richard, touring six different vineyards that were well suited to our interests and tastes. This was not your standard commercial winery trip. It was a really fun and educational day tailored to the level of interest and knowledge in the group (us plus one more). We visited an eclectic and good group of vineyards... More 

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wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this review

Hello JeffinRio, Thank you for reviewing our tour. Very happy that you enjoyed the tour and Richard's company. We are very fortunate to have staff of this calibre, and great wine also. Hopefully we can show you some other great vineyards next time! Cheers, More 

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