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Fun-filled, flexible daily tours to the best of Marlborough's wineries! Your Sounds Connection guide will take you right to the heart of New Zealand's premier wine region in comfort, safety and style. Sample the best the wineries have to offer, and...more
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Picton 7220, New Zealand
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+64 3-573 8843
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All reviews half day wine tour chocolate factory our tour guide visited wineries allan scott wine tasting marlborough region great half day great afternoon wine industry sausage rolls great tour lunch stop beyond expectations spend an afternoon picked up from our hotel no brainer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the half-day wine tour from Picton and had the best time with Sam. There were 4 couples in the van and we all had such a fun time together. They were from the UK, Australia and Hong Kong so a good diverse group....More

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SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Timmi002, Thanks very much for taking time to post your great comments. We appreciate it and are very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your Half Day Wine Tour with Sam and Sounds Connection. We couldn't have asked for better feedback! We're pretty...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the half day wine tour from Picton and it was wonderful. Sam was a great guide and very knowledgeable. We learned so much about the area and got to taste so many wonderful wines from 4 different wineries. And each winery was ready...More

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SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear chels6311, We're so pleased we could help make your birthday in New Zealand so special! Thank you very much for your kind comments about Sam and your Half Day Wine Tour with Sounds Connection. Our guides are all passionate and knowledgeable about the region...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Booked an awesome half day charter and had a great time in the Sounds. We caught heaps of fish and saw a lot of lovely scenery. The boat was well appointed and Mark, the skipper, was very knowledgeable and helpful. Booking and communication was handled...More

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SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear David J, Thanks so much - we really appreciate you posting your feedback and giving us a 'highly recommended'! It was a pleasure taking you out on your fishing trip and we're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your time in the Marlborough...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018

This was a surprise wine trip for my wife for a party of 15 people from Wellington. The booking was done though the Interislander website and contact with Maria and Sarah from Sounds Connection. They arranged everything perfectly from the ferry pick up, wineries and...More

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SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Brian Y, We can't thank you enough for taking the time to post your feedback about your wine tour with Sounds Connection. We really enjoyed dealing with your group and are delighted to hear how much you all enjoyed your day, and how smoothly...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

An amazing half-day tour to one of the most incredible white wine regions in the world. We tasted wines at 4 radically different vineyards in the Marlborough Region, home to amazing Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir wines. Our driver was engaging, a local and full...More

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SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Dear bobsacha, Thank you very much for your glowing review of your Half Day Wine Tour with us. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed it - the variety of wines and wineries, your great guide, the fun! We love hearing this sort of...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time on the full day tour. The morning was a beautiful drive around Queen Charlotte sound. Followed by a quick lunch in Picton. So if you are interested in just the wine tasting, the half day tour is probably a better...More

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SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Dear TripAdvisor Member, Thanks so much for joining Sounds Connection for your Morning Scenic Tour and Half Day Wine Tour. We really appreciate you taking time to post your comments about your day and are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your time with...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We did the half day wine tour and got picked up from our requested pick up with no issues, even with booking the tour last minute the night before. Our driver Don was lovely and gave us lots of information about the area of picton...More

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SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Dear Caitlin_Louise16, Thanks so much for choosing Sounds Connection for your half day wine tour in Marlborough. We're so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed the wine, wineries, and learning about the region with Don as your guide. It's great to hear you had...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018

My husband and I were visiting Picton last week and after driving to the area passing the amazing wineries, we decided that we should learn more about the area and the best way to do that would be experiencing a winery tour. After researching Trip...More

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SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Dear denbrokjo, Thank you so much for your lovely review of your half day wine tour with us. We really appreciate you taking the time to write this full account of your experience. David and our other tour guides genuinely love sharing this beautiful Marlborough...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The morning started with a short 30 minute boat trip to Bay of Many Coves resort for brunch. Amazing 5 star resort. Sitting on the deck greeted by a super friendly and lovely couple running the cafe. Big breakfast to start out followed by a...More

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SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Dear Bill O, Thanks so much for choosing to travel with Sounds Connection on our popular Waterways and Wine tour. We're glad to hear how much you enjoyed the Bay of Many Coves Resort. It's hard to find a more stunning and peaceful spot to...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Went on the wine tour with my best friend! We had never been on one before but Sam our driver was so helpful showed and spoke to us about everything on the way to the vineyards. Different grapes, how the soil effects the Grape vines...More

Thank Hugh T
SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear Hugh T, Thanks so much for posting your feedback. We appreciate the great comments about the wine tour and Sam's knowledgeable guiding. Great to hear how much fun you and your friend had. Thanks very much for choosing Sounds Connection to travel around the...More

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Sounds Connection operate 10 seater mini vans therefore I'm sure with 6 adults and one child, they will do a tour for you to ensure you are back at the ship before sailing. There website is readily available There phone... More
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