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Wanaka Wine Tours

Opens in 13 min: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Perfect way to celebrate a birthday and an anniversary in one day. Scott the owner made the tour. Very personal and knowledgeable. Loved the small group size of only 6 people. Toured four wineries. Had one of the best healthiest lunches at Wild fire winery....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

First we had a lovely guide-Trish. She was prompt, very friendly and knowledgeable. The vineyards we visited were interesting with exceptional wine and Trish really made the tour enjoyable. We’ve done tours like this in CA, and OR and this ranks with the best of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are so many good wineries to visit in the Wanaka region, we did a few on our own but the Wanaka Wine Tours "Boutique Wine Tour" was something special. We had a great host, Abby, and all the wineries that we visiited responded positively...More

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wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Noreen958, Thanks for taking the time to review us. We're really pleased you enjoyed the tour. All the best for your future travels. Cheers!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was nice to start a wine tour at 11am, 9 &10 is way to early to start drinking. Though we were worried it would end up being rushed, But no, it was a relaxing beautiful day, Wanaka turned on the weather, Scott was very...More

Thank handbagtraveller
wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi handbagtraveller, Thanks for taking the time to review us. We're really pleased you enjoyed your tour. We are pretty spoilt for choice around here! All the best for your future travels. Cheers!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When next in Central Otago you must spend a day touring the local wineries with Wanaka Wine Tours. We chose the full day 'classic' to six wonderful boutique wineries. Door to door sevice, we began at Rippon Estate, with stunning views across the lake, a...More

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ScottW4469, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi MidlandsSam01, Thanks for your review, and coming on our tour. It was lovely to meet you guys. I really enjoyed showing you some of our great little vineyards we have around here. I'm pleased you all enjoyed the tour. Thanks for the photos. All...More

Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Friday 5 October This was a horrifyingly expensive taxi journey with a bit of lunch thrown in....no way worth $259. I felt like I was on a dreadful tourist conveyor belt of laziness. This tour is crap and I want my money back! The people...More

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ScottW4469, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Hi simon h, Thanks for reviewing us. We're sorry you had a bad experience, and felt that you were ripped off. In response to your comments: 1. This isn't anything like a taxi journey, as your guide will have given you a lot of information...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Absolute pleasure to meet Scott and tour the wineries of Central Otago. His knowledge of the area and the various wines in the region is great, and he goes above and beyond with his hospitality. We really didn't want the day to end. Highly recommend...More

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Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hi Mark & Gaenor C, Thanks so much for reviewing us. I'm really pleased you enjoyed the tour so much. I had a great time showing you around our little piece of paradise. Hope you enjoy your wine! All the best.

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome day being driven around by Scott, who had great knowledge of the Central Otago wine region and the varieties grown there. He gave us a thorough introduction and was able to handle all the questions we threw at him. The wineries...More

Thank Matt C
Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Hi Matt C, Thanks for taking the time to review us. I really enjoyed showing you guys around, and meeting you all. So pleased that you enjoyed the tour. Look forward to the next time. Enjoy your Riesling! Cheers,

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Had a wonderful afternoon doing the Boutique Wine Tour with Abby. She was a brillant guide and the people at the wineriues were amazing and friendly. Highly reccomend it!

Thank BrisAndy
Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Hi BrisAndy, Thanks for your review. I'm pleased you enjoyed the tour and Abby's great guiding style. We are very fortunate to have guides of her ability. We look forward to hosting you again at some point. All the best

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Was wonderful going to the smaller boutique wineries. Got to try some fantastic wines, and meet some lovely people. Scott was extremely knowledgeable, and much fun.

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Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Hi debram4510, Thanks so much for taking the time to do a review. I really enjoyed showing you what great wine and scenery we have around here. Hope you manage to find some Central Otago wine at home. Thanks again. Cheers!

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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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