Enjoy a 5.5-hour wine trail tour exploring four of North Canterbury's boutique vineyards including Mud House, Torlesse, Pegasus Bay and Waipara Springs, all producing a fine selection of both white and red wines.
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- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
- Free drinks included
New Zealand. Visit and enjoy wine tasting guided tours of four boutique vineyards of North Canterbury, these include Mud House, Pegasus Bay, Torlesse and Waipara Springs all producing a fine selection of both white and red wines.
Mud House, Pegasus Bay, Torlesse and Waipara Springs are all located in the Waipara area, well known for its warm dry climate and limestone rich soils, both ideal for quality wine production.
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Departs at 9:30am and returns at 1:30pm. Tour excludes lunch
12:00pm Departure with Lunch
Departs at midday 12:00pm and returns at 5:30pm. Tour includes lunch
Departs at 1:30pm and returns at 5:30pm. Tour excludes lunch
Waipara Wine Trail from Christchurch
- Wine tasting
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Live commentary on board
- Explore four of North Canterbury's boutique vineyards
- Lunch (if option selected at time of booking)
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
- Please note that this tour is an independent tour and you may be traveling with a different driver/guide and group each day.
- Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
- Minimum age is 18 years to consume alcohol
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Jeffrey T, January 2017
This was one of the best wine tours I've taken in my life, and made for a nice half day afternoon tour, and there were only three other people on the excursion that day.
Our tour guide, Sue, was very knowledgeable of the different wines as well as sharing info about the varieties, general history of the area, and the growing of the wine grapes.
We made a trip to a total of four different wineries and some of the grounds, like the last one we visited, Pegasus Bay, were just beautiful and this particular winery had what I think was one of the best tasting wines of the day, and was called 'Finale'. It was VERY sweet and tasty but only wished they would sell this wine overseas.
I think near the end of the tour I consumed close to twenty glasses of wine from all the wineries but had a lot of fun and the weather was just great with a nice temperature and a light breeze.
I also liked how with most of the Viator tours, they keep the groups small and thus, it feels more personalized versus a big group of 20.
If you like wine tours, and are in Christchurch, I highly recommend taking this tour! A great day and alof of fun!
Reviewed by: wehttamuk, October 2016
Nice little tour of four Vineyards. We opted to not go for the lunch although I probably wish we had, but all the Vineyards we visited were excellent. Each one we were supposed to try five different wines, but in each one we went to they ended up giving us more and tailored the choices around our individual tastes.
My friend and I are definitely not wine connoisseurs, but we were treated respectfully and told a lot of interesting facts about the vineyards, the wines and the wine making processes.
One of the Vineyards Waipara Hills we had an exceptional guide, who I think was called Dennis. He was very knowledgeable and friendly and he helped discover our own tastes and despite being in a group, show us each different wines dependant on what we liked.
None of the places we visited pressurised us into buying anything, but we all bought various different wines anyway. The wines were very good. I would definitely recommend this tour.