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Volcanic Hills Winery

176 Fairy Springs Road | At the Top of Skyline Gondola, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
+64 21 750 200
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Gorgeous ending to our holidays

Sun was shining, kids loved the luge while I got to enjoy a glass of Volcanic Hills. Views and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
sarahcD8139WE
via mobile
What an awesome afternoon!

We spent a fantastic afternoon with John as our guide to wine, and Rotorua as our scenery... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Traceybray
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Porirua, New Zealand
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Rotorua now has a unique wine experience in its tourism repertoire with our new Volcanic Hills winery. The winery is established at the base of the Skyline Rotorua site, visitors are able to see how the wine is made before taking a gondola ride up to Volcanic Hills HQ to our tasting and wine sales room. Situated high up within the popular skyline tourism attraction's mountain-top complex. (Tasting Room open, Winery will open end of March 2013)
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176 Fairy Springs Road | At the Top of Skyline Gondola, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
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+64 21 750 200
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Sun was shining, kids loved the luge while I got to enjoy a glass of Volcanic Hills. Views and staff were tops. Thanks jo and sean

Thank sarahcD8139WE
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spent a fantastic afternoon with John as our guide to wine, and Rotorua as our scenery! Wonderful location for a tasting, at the top of the gondola. Fabulous tasting wines! Highly recommend to everyone I know as a must do on your trip to...More

Thank Traceybray
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The tasting experience at Volcanic Hills Winery, high at the top of the Skyline Gondola, is not to be missed. Our host was John and he was awesome. We are inexperienced in understanding wine and John guided us through it. It was great at the...More

Thank EddyBray
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a very nice ride on the Gondola up to Skyline and some rides on the luge, we stumbled across this place and found it difficult to resist spending just $15 dollars to taste 5 different wines whilst enjoying the beautiful views of Rotorua. It...More

Thank Viviana F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for a bit of wine tasting while some of our group finished playing on the luge and swing. Superb wine tasting session and wonderfully knowledgeable and helpful staff. Try the wedges and dips!!! Great wedges

Thank LadyLandrover
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful welcome to this wine tasting experience from Annie, who was so knowledgeable and friendly. The journey up to the tasting rooms is pretty unique via the skyline with the most spectacular views over the lake. The wines we tasted were a real treat....More

Thank HeliB_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heard from a local that the luge and gondola at Skyline were must dos and planned on half a day there. What we didn't plan on was having a sneaky glass of wine after the activities, and meeting with Sarah and Johnny and ending up...More

1  Thank Goldie05
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Johnny is the absolute gem of the Volcanic Hills Tasting Room. My wife and I happed upon the location and despite how incredibly busy they were Johnny found time to sit with my wife and I, engage in meaningful conversation, and of course convince us...More

Thank Keen U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

John was an absolute gentleman. Knowledgable and friendly, I thought the value for money was as good as anything me and my partner have done in Rotorua. Would highly recommend John and the experience. Five stars

Thank James O
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Super rainy day and we wondered what to do. So thankful we took the gondola up the mountain. Wine tasting with some superb NZ wines and sharing stories with our fantastic host Johnny was a wonderful way to spend the afternoon. The rain actually stopped...More

Thank Samantha C
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marygree
25 July 2016|
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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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