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Waipara Wine Trail Afternoon Tour from Christchurch - with unbiased reviews

Waipara Wine Trail Afternoon Tour from Christchurch

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This Waipara wine region tour takes you to visit four wineries, with tastings, in a half-day trip from Christchurch. Enjoy samples of local reds and whites without worry of designating a driver as transportation is included. Listen to a guide's commentary about the local terroir to learn about the region as you travel. Upgrade to include a lunch with wine pairings.
You'll start at
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  • 1
    Waipara Springs Winery
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Greystone Wines
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Waipara Hills
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Pegasus Bay Winery
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Explore the Waipara wine region with tastings and transportation included
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at Christchurch hotels
  • Selection of boutique wineries chosen by your guide
  • Upgrade to include seasonal lunch with wine pairings
What to Expect
Begin your Waipara wine trail tour with convenient pickup at your Christchurch hotel; settle in to your seat for the 40-minute drive to the up-and-coming wine producing region. Visit a series of cellars and tasting rooms, which may include Waipara Springs, Torlesse Wines, Pegasus Bay, and Waipara Hills (wineries are subject to change without notice). Enjoy tastings of top-class reds or whites at each and learn about the wine producing and grape-growing methods. Tastings at each winery are included, and feel free to indulge, knowing you have a safe ride home. If you upgraded to lunch, enjoy a seasonal lunch and wine pairing as well. Your tour ends with drop-off in Christchurch.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Christchurch, New Zealand
5h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Wine tasting
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Live commentary on board
  • Explore four of North Canterbury's boutique vineyards
  • Lunch (if option selected at time of booking)
  • Entry/Admission - Waipara Springs Winery
  • Entry/Admission - Greystone Wines
  • Entry/Admission - Waipara Hills
  • Entry/Admission - Pegasus Bay Winery
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 18 years of age to consume alcohol in New Zealand
  • Should any of the named wineries be unavailable on the day of travel, an alternative winery in the Waipara area will be included
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
About the operator
By: Leisure Tours
Terry M
Fun Way To Experience NZ Wine
I am giving this 5 stars because Leisure Tours delivered what they promised. I will describe the experience first,
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John A
Nice Tour
Nice day seeing sites and being on a boat viewing dolphins. They are interesting to watch. Lunch was ok, but not
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David C
Mesa, Arizona
Very informative
The tour company was very flexible as the ship had problems with their tenders. It helped people who were late and
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Jean L
Los Angeles, California
A Rainy Day in Dunedin
Our Tour guide, Ron, was very information; however, the weather was not coorperating with us. It started of with
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T. Lynn
Lovely Afternoon
This was a great introduction to the wineries near Christchurch, the tour was well planned and went around to four
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Lake Forest, California
Flying over just inches of water!
The bus ride was a long one from Akaroa, but the scenery was fantastic and the seats were comfortable. We went in
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Wailea, Hawaii
OK but too long
We booked this tour online since we were coming into Akaroa on a cruise. I just wanted a mini tour of the area
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Melbourne, Australia
Ship didn't dock but given no hassle refund!
Unfortunately our ship was unable to dock due to poor conditions. We were devastated to miss this tour. I
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Russell F
Scotty is number one
Our group of 6 booked the day trip to Christchurch on line while cruising NZ on the Queen Elizabeth. The tour was
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Melbourne, Australia
I have mixed feelings about this tour
We were met by some lovely folks at the cruise ship terminal. Unfortunately the weather was cold and rainy so I am
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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