Wine Tours

New Zealand wine toursThese Tours are great for:

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Groups of friends
  • Corporate team building
  • Work functions

EVERY TOUR IS UNIQUE! If you love wine or just discovering wine, it is my pleasure to guide you through the Waitaki Valley Wine Region.  Limestone rich terroir (land), provides us with beautiful + amazing limestone architecture, geology and tasteful wine.  The scenery is stunning + dramatic.  Let me show you around, share the history, visit boutique vineyards, meet the people + taste their wine. Small group tours (max 6 people), although larger groups can be accomodated. Every Tour is led by myself, a knowledgable + passionate guide of this area.


PLEASE NOTE: During the months of June, July & August  Tours require a minimum of 6 people to proceed.


Please select your Tour from the options listed below + fill out booking/contact form (Book Now page) + from there, I will be in touch.
Look forward to hearing from you soon. CHEERS!


“RUSTIC RAMBLE” WINE TOUR               
Ideal for individuals or small groups

TOUR INCLUDES:

  • $160-00 per person – min 2/max 6 adults per Tour
  • Tour departs from Oamaru at 10am
  • Complimentary pick-up/drop-off within Oamaru 
  • Tastings & Light lunch included (please advise of any food allergies)
  • Water/Tea/Coffee available all day
  • Full day Tour – allow 5hrs

CUSTOM TOUR:  Anything is possible, please make contact to discuss your requirements.


WINE TOUR GUIDE “WITHIN YOUR TOUR”

 I can climb aboard your vehicle + conduct a Wine Tour.  Please make contact to discuss your requirements.


COMBO TOUR

JET BOATING/”RUSTIC RAMBLE” WINE TOUR

Complimentary pick-up/drop off from your accomodation in Oamaru. Tour starts at 10am + your Tour of the Waitaki Valley region begins! Midway through you will experience the “Bridge to Dam” V8 Jet Boat experience.  Your driver will be Ronald Clearwater from Braided River Jet Boating.  Departing from Kurow, this trip offers an opportunity to experience historic engineering at it’s finest – The Waitaki Dam, as well as braids, bird life + scenery.  Lunch will follow + your Wine Tour will continue, visiting vineyards and places of interest along the way.

  • $330pp min/max 5 people (Less than 5ple contact to discuss)
  • light lunch + tastings inclusive
  • water/tea/coffee available all day
  • Full day Tour – allow 5hrs

COMBO TOUR

SCENIC FLIGHT/”RUSTIC RAMBLE” WINE TOUR                                                      

Complimentary pick-up from your accomodation in Oamaru @ 9am.  North Otago has a varied landscape + this flight with “Heliventures NZ Ltd”, will show you some of what our beautiful region has to offer.  Take off from our base at Oamaru Airport + you will get a birds eye view of the rugged coastline, which leads to the quaint Oamaru Harbour + see our historical Oamaru stone buildings located in the Victorian Precinct from above.  Enjoy a view of the rolling farm landscape + stunning Kakanui Range before returning back to base.  Helicopter Flights are 15mins.  From there, we will resume our “Rustic Ramble” Wine Tour up the Waitaki Valley.

PLEASE NOTE: HELICOPTER FLIGHTS ARE SUBJECT TO WEATHER CONDITIONS. SHOULD YOUR FLIGHT BE CANCELLED, OUR WINE TOUR WILL PROCEED BUT PICK-UP WILL BE 10AM.

  • $290-00pp – min4/max 6 people (Less than 4ple contact to discuss)
  • light lunch + tastings included
  • water/tea/coffee available all day
  • full day Tour – allow 5hrs

“PRIVATE” WINE TOUR

Ideal for anyone who prefers exclusivity and flexibility of a private tour, exploring the wine region together. This Tour can be fully customised to suit your preferences (max 6 people) – please make contact to discuss.


PRIVATE SCENIC TOUR GUIDE – DAY TRIPS

Prefer not to drive? Want to see Aoraki/Mount Cook, Moeraki Boulders or just to Riverstone Restaurant for lunch + see Dot’s famous “Castle”? Options are endless, please make contact to discuss.

  • max 6 people
  • pickup/drop off at your accomodation