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Wanaka Wine Tours

103 Ardmore St, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 800 946 387
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Wanaka Wine Tours has been in operation since 2001. It is the original wine touring company in and around Wanaka. We take you to the best places to sample award winning wines and to hear the local stories. As we travel our friendly and knowledgeable guides will tell you tales and stories of the people and land as you enjoy the stunning scenery. Lake Wanaka is the worlds first protected lifestyle reserve. It is a very special place and we look forward to sharing it with you.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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103 Ardmore St, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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+64 800 946 387
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"wild earth"
in 9 reviews
"pinot noir"
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"central otago wines"
in 5 reviews
"excellent tour"
in 5 reviews
"spend an afternoon"
in 7 reviews
"full day wine tour"
in 4 reviews
"boutique tour"
in 3 reviews
"wine tasting"
in 8 reviews
"visited wineries"
in 4 reviews
"lovely boutique"
in 2 reviews
"guide driver"
in 2 reviews
"platter lunch"
in 2 reviews
"great wineries"
in 2 reviews
"superb wine"
in 2 reviews
"highly recommend this tour"
in 4 reviews
"new zealand"
in 11 reviews
"food pairings"
in 3 reviews
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Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best things we have ever done as a group of friends. We will be back.Hope to be back soon.

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Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Kate R, Thanks for taking the time to review us. We're really pleased that you loved the tour. Can't wait to see you back here again at some stage. Cheers!!

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were lucky enough to book on a quiet day so we had a private tour with our guide Richard. What a guy! He not only told us all about the wine in the area but also had amazing history about the...More

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Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hi Samantha R, Thanks for your review. I'm really pleased you loved the tour and Richard's guiding style. We're really fortunate to have guides of his caliber working with us. Hopefully you enjoyed the wine as well!! Cheers,

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Our lovely tour guide Abby picked us up at our accommodation right on time. What a lovely friendly person. We visited four wineries and tasted quite a few different wines. One winery did food and complementary wines, not a meal really just a snack. Very...More

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Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Hi Glenys K, Thanks so much for your review. We're really pleased you enjoyed the tour, and Abby's guiding style. We are very fortunate to have her as part of our team. We hope you went away with some newly found knowledge of Central Otago...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide, Abby, collected us right on time and took us on a fantastic 3-4 hour tour of 4 Central Otago vineyard. We had the chance to see 4 vineyards that we otherwise wouldn't have known about. And two days later we went back...More

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Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Hi MegBedfordMA, Thanks so much for doing a review for us. I'm really pleased you enjoyed the tour and Abby's guiding style. We're really lucky to have such great guides working with us. Hope you have gone away with a new found appreciation of Central...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

We have been on Wine tours in Australia, US and Canada. We looked forward to understanding what was unique about the wines of New Zealand, and, in particular, this region. While not expecting a published expert, disappointed about how unaware our guide/driver was, the choices...More

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Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Hi MikelSky, Thanks for reviewing us. I'm really sorry that you felt that things weren't up to scratch. I am surprised that your guide didn't give you information about the wines, as all our guides are well trained and have a great knowledge of the...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

This was an excellent tour lasting 4hrs therefore giving an opportunity to view the country side John our guide we felt went over and above what he needed to do.He gave a commentary on the surrounding country history. As for the wineries they were brilliant...More

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Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Hi Maggie G, Thanks for your review. I'm really pleased you enjoyed the tour, John's guiding and the wine. We're pretty lucky to have lots of great vineyards to choose from. We also love the food at Wild Earth, as it's very unique. I hope...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

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Gary_Travelling
16 December 2015|
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Response from wanakawinetours | Property representative |
Hi Gary, Thanks for your question. We believe we provide good value on our tours. As mentioned above by one of our past guests, we only do small groups, so you get a really personal touch. We also tend to go to the smaller... More
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