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Wanaka Wine Tours

103 Ardmore St, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 800 946 387
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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 guides will tell you tales and stories of the people and land as you enjoy the stunning scenery. Lake Wanaka is the worlds first protected lifestyle reserve. It is a very special place and we look forward to sharing it with you.
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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 weeks ago via mobile

The reviews don't lie. Wanaka Wine Tours is a wonderful local, family owned business and the owner Scott provided a great tour with thoughtful choices on wineries. He was prompt and the pick up/drop off at your accommodations was wonderful. We visited 6 wineries and...More

Thank tspath
Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi tspath, Thanks for your great review. It was a real pleasure showing you around our amazing region. Really pleased that you are now a Riesling convert! Hope the rest of your holiday is amazing. See you again sometime. Cheers!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and family of ours went on this wine tour when we came on holiday in New Zealand. I was unsure about spending almost $200 on it but it was worth every dollar, all of us enjoyed it, the food was amazing, wine was...More

Thank Edith J
wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Edith J, Thanks for your kind words. We're really pleased you loved the tour. We are very fortunate to have great vineyards, people, and scenery around here. All the best for your future travels. Regards,

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Loved our Wanaka wine tour with Scott. He not only showed us the sights of Wanaka and Central Otago, but personally escorted us to hand picked vineries that were out of this world. We were wined and dined and then dropped back at our accomodation....More

Thank 865Shar0n_P
Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Hi 865Shar0n_P, Thanks for your amazing review!! It was a real pleasure to have your company for the day. I'm really pleased you enjoyed the tour. I hope the rest of your holiday goes well. Look forward to seeing you next time you're here. All...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We recently experienced Scotts fantastic winery tour of the Wanaka region. Scott was very knowledgeable about the area, the history and the wines and wineries. We visited a number of more boutique smaller wineries which is what we requested and we were not disappointed. Having...More

Thank Paul H
wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Hi Paul H, Thanks for your great review. It was a pleasure showing you guys our amazing vineyards and wine. I'm really pleased you enjoyed the tour. Now you'll know what to look for next time you're buying a bottle of Pinot. All the best....More

Reviewed 10 June 2017

We came to Wanaka without much planning so were open to where the wind took us. When we found out about the tour it was already well into the day, but Scott took our information and told us he would create a tour for us...More

Thank Adam M
wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Hi Adam M, Thanks for your great review. It was a pleasure to take you out on tour. It's hard not to be passionate about this area. Really pleased you enjoyed the tour, and hope you enjoy those beautiful Central Otago Wines that you bought....More

Reviewed 8 June 2017

Really great way of seeing Central Otago, tasting great wines with really friendly local tour guides. They can pretty much answer any question you might have. Fabulous lunch at Wild Earth also with wine to match. My personal fave...Archangel, the story was great.

Thank CakesofWanaka
wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Hi CakesofWanaka, Thanks for reviewing us. I'm really pleased you enjoyed the tour. We're so lucky to have such a great selection of amazing vineyards to choose from. All the best!

Reviewed 1 May 2017

We had a wonderful time. Richard was a very pleasant and informative guide. If you are in Wanaka this is a must do tour. Excellent value.More

Thank Kfound6
wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Hi Kfound6, Thanks for reviewing Wanaka Wine Tours. We really pleased you enjoyed your tour. We are very fortunate to have guides of Richards ability working with us. Hope the rest of your time in New Zealand went well. All the best, and we hope...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

My partner and I had the most incredible day with Wanaka Wine Tours. Scott (the owner) was so knowledgable, funny & genuine which made for a really relaxed & wonderful day exploring the central otago wine region. We were so impressed by each and every...More

Thank mindyduncan
wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Hi mindyduncan, Thanks for your great review! It was a pleasure taking you guys out on our wine tour. I'm really pleased you enjoyed it. We are really fortunate to have so many great wineries to choose from. All the best and we hope to...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

While visiting New Zealand with our 3 young daughters (8,6,3 years), my husband and I wanted to visit some wineries, but didn't want to leave our children anywhere with strangers. This was the PERFECT solution! Scott was so nice and knowledgeable! We loved every winery...More

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wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Hello, Thank you so much for your great review. It was a pleasure showing you our region and some of its wine. I can't believe how great your children were! All the best for your move back to the U.S. Safe travels. Cheers!!

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Wanaka Wine Tours arrived on time to pick us up at our rental home. Scott was friendly, informative and very accommodating. His background commentary on the four wine estates we visited, the region and the wine varietals made our day in Otago one to remember....More

Thank 200ernestb
wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Hi 200ernestb, Thanks for taking the time to review Wanaka Wine Tours. We're really pleased you enjoyed the tour. We're so fortunate to have such great vineyards on our doorstep. All the best, and we hope to see you again sometime.

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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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