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Volcanic Hills Winery

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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...more
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176 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
+64 7-282 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As part of a package we went up on a gondola to the wine tasting restaurant. To add to our experience we ordered an anti pasta and cheese platter to compliment the wine. We tasted 3 white and 2 red wines with Sara, our host....More

Thank davidwilliambarnes
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place. Must see. Booked out a must see!!!!!!!!! Wine tasting amazing views never miss. Resonsibe hostest

Thank Chloe W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rode gondalas up with intentions to ride luges down but it was cold, cloudy and rainy so we decided to go in and taste some wines instead. We were a little bummed but Annie turned our rainy day into a delightful afternoon. She was...More

Thank I3086WLcharlottes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our one day in Rotorua and the weather was not kind. We ventured up the skyline gondola into the clouds and treated ourselves to wine tasting. Johnny was a great entertainer and the wine was throughly enjoyable. I highly recommend adding a bread and dips...More

Thank Travelgypsyisme
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited while we were doing the gondola and luge. Our host was wonderful - knowledgeable, friendly and welcoming. The wines and wedges were great too and the view is absolutely amazing.

Thank Jeramoozle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience tasting wine on a very wet afternoon. We were served by Annie. She was on her own and faultless even on what was a busy session. We got a good introduction to the five wines from across New Zealand. Annie...More

Thank thomasc186
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great wine! My wife and I took the Gonola up and decided to hang out a bit. Johnny was very friendly and helpful!

Thank Foodmonster82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Annie for sharing your amazing knowledge. Your passion and enthusiasm was contagious and really created a fun and interactive experience for my friend and I. Oh and the wine was amazing too haha. You guys have really created an amazing space and the...More

Thank MichaelT8468
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the Skyline gondola to the top of Mt. Ngongotaha and did the EXCELLENT wine tasting at Volcanic Hills Winery! Our Hostess Annie was very knowledgeable about NZ wines, the areas of NZ and was a superb hostess. We enjoyed the spectacular view of the...More

Thank CMMichelX2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best wine tasting experiences, guide / owner was superb and views to match, really engaging and did not feel rushed. If I’m the area it is a must to understand the NZ wine. Would recommend if anywhere close to the area. Great time. Man thanks

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14 January 2018|
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Response from LarissaP1443 | Property representative |
Hi. Sorry to take so long to answer! We are situated at Skyline so are on the No1 bus route - I can't post the link to the bus timetable but google Rotorua buses and baybus will pop up. Depending on where you will be... More
25 July 2016|
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.