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Volcanic Hills Winery

176 Fairy Springs Road | At the Top of Skyline Gondola, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
+64 7-282 2018
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Great wines, great view

We had a lot of fun tasting some fabulous wines with the knowledgeable staff. The view from tasting... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Virginia B
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Warners Bay, Australia
via mobile
Wine Tasting - Great Experience

Went for a wine tasting at end of September and had an excellent time. Our host Annie was very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
FFP66
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Rotorua has a unique wine experience in its tourism repertoire with Volcanic Hills winery. The winery is at the base of Skyline Rotorua and a gondola ride up will take you to Volcanic Hills HQ, our Tasting Room situated high up within the popular skyline tourism attraction's mountain-top complex. Come up and drink the view overlooking Lake Rotorua.
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176 Fairy Springs Road | At the Top of Skyline Gondola, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
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+64 7-282 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a lot of fun tasting some fabulous wines with the knowledgeable staff. The view from tasting area was also amazing.

Thank Virginia B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went for a wine tasting at end of September and had an excellent time. Our host Annie was very engaging, informative and very friendly. We came away with a few bottles of delicious wine, a promise of ordering more (which we are about to do)...More

Thank FFP66
Reviewed 4 days ago

My friend and I dropped in here for a Volcanic Hills wine tasting experience. We were asked if we wanted to taste 3 or wines. We opted for 3. My friend asked if their would be red wine ? Response was very rude " We...More

Thank foxy3161
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is definitely a must to do if you go up to skyline rotorua!! The wines are really delightful ( my favorite is the Pinot noir just pure fruit!! ) and the experience is getting more interesting when the sommeliers enter on the scene... Callum...More

Thank Benoit B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Volcanic Hills as part of the wine tasting & gondela package. A group of four ladies and a baby. I had never been to a wine tasting so I had no expectations. The venue was amazing, beautiful picture windows that displayed the most...More

Thank michaelangelav
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a blast here. My wife loves wine tasting so after the gondola, luge and zip lining, this was the perfect end to our day. Johnny and Callum are great guys. They know their stuff and are really friendly. Ask Johnny to show you...More

Thank Ryan J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great afternoon with Jonny and Callum - really enjoyed ourselves- tasting was great - loved the chardie!! Food was great too. Highly recommend a visit - cheers Jane and family Queensland

Thank Jane R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I are big wine drinkers and couldn’t pass up the opportunity to take the gondola up for those views and vino! The wine was great and we shared a delicious cheese plate. Yum!

Thank Larz1125
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable experience. Very good wine served by an outstanding and knowledgeable gentleman named Johnny, And with a wonderful view of Rotorua as well!

Thank dansaru
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Annie was fantastic to us, and with us.. her friendliness and wine knowledge was top tier... she is now a sister for us, on our sister trip... THANKS ANNIE!!!❤️

Thank jportill69
Larissa P, Owner at Volcanic Hills Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us and excellent to hear you enjoyed sharing time with Annie. We will be sure to pass your comments on to her. Hope you'll be back before too long!

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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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