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We offer daily Wine Tours to some of the finest wineries that Marlborough has to offer. You can choose from our Half day, Full day or Private tours to the picturesque cellar doors of our internationally famous wineries and revel in the stunning...more
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Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-577 8347
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that was due to visit Dunedin but was diverted to Picton due to weather conditions. We are so pleased that it was! When we were informed of the change in itinerary, we contacted Mike at Jade Tours...More

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mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks for joining us for your wine tour of Marlborough. I take full responsibility for the lovely weather ( ! ) and it is always a pleasure to take guests around our superb wineries. We specialize in small group tours for that more personal...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great wine tour. We had a small group of 10 and visited 5 wineries in the Marlborough region NZ. Our Tour guide was very knowledgeable and picked a good selection of wineries. Only one was a bit disappointing. I highly recommend this...More

Thank Macforbes
mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Many thanks for your review and for choosing us for your wine tour. We like to choose the wineries to visit so as to give a wide a selection of aromas and tastes as possible. Unfortunately cruise ship days tend to be hectic around the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of three from the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Radiance of the Seas docked in Picton on Saturday 3 Nov and was greeted by Sue and Mike at i-Site. Sue took us to four wineries and we also had lunch at the Twelve Trees...More

Thank Scrapbookluz
mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your enthusiastic review and we are delighted that you had such a good time on our tour. Our small group tours are designed to give maximum emersion for our guests and they can gain the most benefit from the Marlborough region. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our trip with Jade Tours was recommended and arranged for us at short notice by the owner of the excellent motor lodge (Lugano) in Blenheim where we were staying. What a great recommendation. We had a very enjoyable tour with Mike, visiting 5 'Cellar Doors'...More

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mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review. It was a pleasure to meet you both and thank you for contributing to a really enjoyable day out. I trust that you will take fond memories of Marlborough wines back home with you !

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our tour of the Marlborough. Our tour guide Mike was very knowledgeable, providing insights to the area and also details regarding the winemaking process. Definitely a must do for amateurs looking to experience the wine region. It was a hassle free day for...More

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mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, Guys. It was a pleasure to show you around and get you interested in our wines. Thank you for your company and all the very best for your future lives together.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was the excellent half day wine tasting tour. 3 wineries we visited were all different and learened a lot about wine, the lunch was soo delicious(Lunch fee is not included). What made this tour so special was our tour guide; Sue. She is so...More

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mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for your lovely review. Sue reported a fantastic day out with you - I hope that you learned a lot about our incredible wines and returned home with lots of pictures and good memories. Thanks for joining us.

Reviewed 24 June 2018

Organised a tour with Mike for mid may 2018. P/U was the docks at Picton as we were on a cruise. Just 6 of us and all Australians so that was great. Went to great wineries and tasted many wines(for me it was the reds...More

Thank queenslandtraveller
mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Many thanks for your great review. We have so much wine to share and its lovely to see visitors enjoying it. It was a pleasure to meet you all and thanks for choosing Jade Tours !

Reviewed 17 June 2018

We were visiting from the USA back in May and did a full day wine tour with Mike. What a great guy and a fabulous trip. The nice thing was it was off season and no crowded at all. We had the best personnel service...More

Thank Kathleen C
mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

I too enjoyed the day and thatnks you for joining Jade Tours for your wine experience. Winter is a great time to come to Marlborough - no crowds, cheap accommodation, grea food and the wine is still outstanding. Many thanks for your review.

Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We are experienced travellers and have toured vineyards all over the world, including Napa and the vineyards in and around Cape town and I can honestly say this was the best day’s wine tour we have had. Mike our host is Jade tours, he picked...More

Thank BonVivantDills
mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Many thanks for your review - it was a great pleasure to host you for the day and show you around some of our famous wineries. Its not just the wine - the background stories help to make a memorable day. Thank you for joining...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018

We were met by our tour guide and was pleasantly surprised we were the only people booked for this tour. The tour was done by Sue of Jade Tours and she was sooo good. A very interesting and knowledgeable guide. We had a wonderful tour...More

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