Sit back and enjoy a relaxing day trip from Dunedin to the Waitaki Valley, New Zealand's newest wine producing region. The Waitaki Valley, on New Zealand's South Island is home to small boutique wineries producing a range of distinctive cool-climate wines. On this food and wine tour, sample locally produced foods and savor exquisite wines, including Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Riesling and Gewurztraminer.
- Small-group tour
- Small group ensures personal service
- Lunch included
- Likely to Sell Out
- Led by a local guide
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Hotel pickup included
- Get inside tips from a local
- Fully narrated tour
- Free snacks included
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Free drinks included
- Excellent value for money
After pickup from your Dunedin hotel, admire the stunning scenery as you travel through New Zealand's South Island to Oamaru, located 71 miles (115 kilometers) from Dunedin. Visit Whitestone Cheese in Oamaru and enjoy tea or coffee along with a tasting of Whitestone’s locally produced award-winning cheese. Take the 5-minute self-guided tour of the cheese factory to see how the cheeses are made from the highest quality ingredients.
Continue north to Kurow Valley, located 32 miles (53 kilometers) and enjoy a delicious lunch at Kurow Winery, showcasing local ingredients produced in the remarkable climate and growing conditions of the Waitaki region. Then, sample a variety of both Kurow Village and Pasquale wines.
Next, head to Vintner’s Drop in Kurow, which offers a selection of wines from the Ostler Vineyard. Taste aromatic Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Riesling, all boasting unique flavors and scents characteristic of wines produced in the surrounding limestone region.
Return south to Oamaru and visit Birdlands Wine Bar where you'll taste a selection of Brother Adam, Bobbing Creek and Rippon wines. Then, spend some time exploring the historic town before relaxing on a scenic drive back to Dunedin.
Waitaki Valley Food and Wine Tasting
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Departure Point:Dunedin hotels
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
Return Details:Concludes at approximately 6pm
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- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Tasting fees
- Bottled water
- Local guide
- Gratuities (optional)
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- Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
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