Your tour begins! Today you will venture up the Skyline Gondola for premium views of Queenstown, The Remarkables and Lake Wakatipu. After lunch, you will enjoy a drive out to the head of Lake Wakatipu and experience the breath-taking scenery of the Glenorchy area. Return to Queenstown in the afternoon to stroll around the botanic gardens and lakefront.
Today you will enjoy a guided tour of Central Otago Wineries. You will head towards Bannockburn and enjoy a lunch and wine tasting at Mt Difficulty, overlooking the vastly spread vines of the Central Otago area. Following this, perhaps enjoy some wine tasting at Carrick Winery, Misha’s Vineyard and Terra Sancta while you’re in the Bannockburn Region. Time permitting you can do some hot laps at Highlands Motorsport Park or check out the Cromwell Heritage Precinct. Return to Queenstown in the afternoon/evening.
Today you will enjoy a privately guided wine tour of the Queenstown, Lake Hayes and Gibbston Valley areas. You will enjoy a 5 course lunch with wine pairing at Amisfield Winery. Following this you will enjoy a wine tasting at Akarua. Next up we suggest a tasting at Two Paddocks, Wet Jacket Wines and Peregrine, or a visit to the historic ex Chinese gold mining community of Arrowtown. Wander the grounds where gold miners lived during the gold rush of the 1860s and indulge in some retail therapy following this in the town centre. The merino clothing, fruit and honey are plentiful! Return to Queenstown in the afternoon/evening and you will farewell your guide.
“I can’t say enough wonderful things about Alex. He was a great guide. He is very knowledgeable, responsible, considerate, conscientious, and a fun person to spend 8-12 hours with a day. We miss him!”
Barbara and Sarah Ammon – USA, January 2019