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Kick the day off in style with Altitude Tours. One of our fun and knowledgable guides will pick you up in one of our luxury vehicles from outside your accommodation or central Queenstown (between 10 and 10.30am depending on location).

Enjoy a scenic journey along the edge of Lake Wakatipu, over the Shotover River, past Lake Hayes and out to the Gibbston Region where we stop out our first location- Gibbston Valley Winery.

Taste delicious, premium wines at 4 cellar doors after Gibbston Valley and devour an amazing lunch at one of these locations (lunch at your expense). Enjoy a quick stop and some amazing photo opportunities at a secret location before making our way back into Queenstown to return to your accommodation or central Queenstown.

What's included:
  • Wine tastings at 4 cellar doors
  • Guided tour of New Zealand's largest underground wine cave
  • Optional lunch at a premier location (at your expense)
  • Complimentary bottled water and WIFI onboard
  • Take home an Altitude branded red wine glass as a souvenir of your day
  • Complimentary Queenstown hotel transfers
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Lake Wakatipu
Altitude Tours boasts a fleet of luxury Mercedes Vans ensuring optimum style and comfort during your Wine Sampler Tour.  Combining the latest in technology with history, experience and knowledge of this spectacular area, Altitude Tours provides a unique and truly memorable experience from start to finish. You'll enjoy learning some history of the area and visit fantastic local wineries/cellar doors, all while sampling a wide range of premium cool climate wines.

This 5 hour tour takes you to visit 4 amazing cellar doors in the Gibbston Region where you can sample a minimum of 18 premium wines, and a tour through New Zealand’s largest underground wine cave. The tour also allows time for you to enjoy a tasty sit down lunch at one of the locations (lunch is at your own expense).
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Amazing day out with amazing people

Myself and a couple of friends decided to do the wine sampler tour to taste some of the local wines. It couldn't have been a better day- Tania our guide was super friendly and hilarious. We walked away having made new friends who we met...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago
Fantastic day out!

Mick picked us up right at the town centre before making our way to the Gibbston Valley. We enjoyed the central Otago landscaping with Mick’s commentary and funny videos on board. We went to a nice mix of wineries from small boutique family run to...More

Thank 令慧 孔
Altitudetoursnz, Manager at Altitude, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for the review :) We are thrilled you enjoyed your time with Mick

Reviewed 1 week ago
Local humour with great Otago wines

Erik our driver and host had an amazing knowledge of the region, with insightful references about Maori traditions. Coupled with great Otago wines, Lord of the Rings vistas and food, this is a must do tour for anyone visiting Queenstown.

Thank ajulien2018
Altitudetoursnz, Manager at Altitude, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the feedback :) We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with Erik

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
awesome day with Altitude!

We decided go with Altitude for our two years anniversary. We went to 4 different cellar doors for tasting and stop a lovely local restaurant for lunch. It was just so lovely. We have a great day out with good wine/friendly staff/nice people around. We...More

Thank Duidui Z
Altitudetoursnz, Manager at Altitude, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi DuiDui, We are so pleased that you and your partner were able to enjoy a day out with us :) Happy anniversary!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A great way to spend a day out .

Heidi was our tour guide for the day and her knowledge of the area and history of wine making in Otago was excellent . We got to see four different wineries and in each one we had different experiences each as good as the next...More

Thank Greg O
Altitudetoursnz, Manager at Altitude, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

That's great Greg! Thanks for sharing :)

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