1 Day Wine Sampler - Altitude Tours

Join Altitude Tours on a classic and fun top-rated wine tour that has notes of fun, hints of bonding with an ever-lasting finish while sampling 18+ cool-climate wines across four of the finest and off the beaten track cellar doors around the Gibbston Region.


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  • We are all about pairing good people with good wine so whether you are an adventure junkie recharging your batteries after endless days of play, an avid sightseer hunting more jaw-dropping views, or a wine enthusiast eager to taste some world-class New Zealand wines, we will bring you a wine tour experience you’ll forget to pull your phone out for.
  • Your friendly wine certified guide will collect you near your Queenstown accommodation in a modern Mercedes vehicle.
  • From Queenstown, we will drive out to the famous Gibbston Region where we will visit four famous and off-the-beaten-track cellar doors.
  • Our first stop is at the famous Gibbston Valley Winery which includes a wine tasting and a visit to their underground wine cave. If time allows, visit their cheesery and deli for a coffee and/or cheese tasting.
  • Next is Kinross Cottages, a picturesque location and the cellar door for five boutique vineyards, giving you the opportunities to taste a wide variety of wines around the Central Otago Region from one location.
  • After your tasting here, we allow additional time for lunch. Kinross have an amazing mixture of shared plates, pizzas and mains for you to choose from - a fantastic winery lunch location to pair with their delicious wines.
  • After lunch, we travel to Mt Rosa, a small family-run boutique winery. Sample a wide selection of their wines, including their famous mulled wine/sangria syrup mixes.
  • The final stop is at Rockburn, a boutique winery located at a the Gibbston Tavern. 
  • After the final location you will be taken back to where you were collected, or if you would prefer, to the Queenstown Town Centre.  


  • Enjoy over 18 tastings across 4 cellar doors in the Gibbston Region.
  • Take home an Altitude branded red wine glass as a souvenir.
  • Free WiFi onboard each premium Mercedes van with Spotify playlists.
  • Be hosted by a fun and friendly wine certified guide.
  • Complimentary select Queenstown hotel transfers.
Day 1 : Wine Sampler


Indulge in the art of Pinot with us as we invite you to embark on a classic and delightful wire tour in the enchanting Gibbston Region, promising notes of pure fun and hints of profound bonding, all culminating in an ever-lasting finish. Traverse through four of Central Otago's most exquisite and off-the-beaten-track cellar doors, with a special visit to the renowned Gibbston Valley underground wine cave, a true gem of New Zealand. Prepare to tantalize your senses as you look, smell, and savor over 18 spectacular cool-climate wines, all under the guidance of our charismatic tour guide and the knowledgeable cellar staff, who will regale you with captivating local winemaking facts and stories.

To ensure a seamless and stylish journey, our premium Mercedes van will be at your service for transfers, making your travel as comfortable as possible. While on board, you'll have the opportunity to learn the art of wine tasting through engaging on-board videos, enhancing your appreciation for the wines you encounter. And as you immerse yourself in the wine experience, stay connected with our complimentary WiFi and delightful Spotify playlists.

During this delightful 6-hour Wine Sampler tour, which departs daily from Queenstown at 10 am and returns around 4 pm, you'll have the option to savor a scrumptious lunch (additional cost, ordered on the day) amid the picturesque surroundings. This exceptional journey promises to be a true celebration of wine, camaraderie, and the scenic beauty that Central Otago has to offer. So come, join us, and let the flavors and stories unfold in a day filled with unforgettable memories.

Meals: None


Departs: Daily 

Pickup: 10am outside The Station Building on Camp Street

Other pick-up locations and times

09:45-10:00 Fernhill/Lake Esplanade/Arthurs Point
10.05 Millenium bus stop Copthorne (both), Pounamu Apartments, Oaks Club, Hensman Road bus stop, Rees Hotel
10.10 Sherwood/ Goldfields bus stop, Marina bus stop
10.15 Frankton Bus Shelter (Hilton customers to get the 10am Hilton shuttle to drop them at the Frankton Bus Shelter)

Please ensure customers are ready and waiting 10 minutes prior to pick up time to ensure we are on time for any other pick-ups

Returns: Approx. 4pm

What to Bring:

Photo ID
Money for lunch and if you would like to purchase any wine.

Extra Costs:

Lunch at one of the stops is at the customer's expense (time is allocated to sit down and eat).
Please note the extensive menu has options for everyone - whether you want inexpensive nibbles or a hearty lunch.


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