Combo Wine Tours

Squeeze as much action into your Queenstown visit as possible!
Save time, money and hassle with fun and interesting days out… and at special discounted rates – not to be missed!

Combo Wine Tours – Departing Queenstown

If you are looking to squeeze as much action into your Queenstown visit as possible, look no further than our combination tours!

To SAVE you time, money and hassle, we have combined with key local operators to create fun and interesting days and at special discounted rates – not to be missed!

TSS Earnslaw Cruise & Wine

10am – TSS Earnslaw Cruise & Classic Wine Tour – $215 Adult, $133 Child

Enjoy a leisurely 90 minute scenic cruise on the 106 year old, coal fired vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw from Queenstown Bay to Walter Peak High Country Farm (without going ashore) and return.

Be greeted by an Appellation Wine Tour Guide after the cruise, and get ready to partake in a fun-filled afternoon of stunning sights and magnificent wines. Enjoy a premium glass of wine and a cheese platter at one of the vineyards.

Note: It is recommended that lunch is had either on the Earnslaw or in town, before joining the Classic Wine Tour.

10am TSS Earnslaw Cruise & 1pm Classic Wine Tour
  • Check- in 15 minutes prior to departure and Real Journeys Visitor Centre, Steamer Wharf, 88 Beach Street, Queenstown.
  • Guests can discover a mini museum where they can view a collection of historic photos.
  • Enjoy a drink and some café style food at the Promenade Café and Bar (at own cost).
  • On the return journey guests enjoy a sing-a-long with the pianist – it is a guaranteed bit of fun. The captain provides commentary and highlights points of interest during the cruise. Suitable for all ages.
  • Please note: TSS Earnslaw cruise only passengers do not disembark at Walter Peak.
  • Have lunch at your own leisure and join the Classic Wine Tour at 1pm from the Station Building (28 Shotover Street)
  • Sample world-class wines at 3 wineries within the Gibbston region
  • Take a guided tour through New Zealand’s largest underground wine cave
  • Enjoy a glass of premium wine and a cheese platter at a selected vineyard

Thunder & Wine

10am – Thunder & Boutique – $295 Adult, $189 Child
10am OR 11am Thunder Jet & Classic – $265 Adult, $159 Child


Enjoy an adrenaline-fuelled hour of jet boating along the stunning Kawarau river and then a relaxing guided tour among the stunning vineyards of the Central Otago wine region. With two combo options on offer, we have something for everyone!

10am Thunder Jet & 11am Boutique Wine Tour
  • Meet at Thunder Jet at 9:45am and be ready for an exhilarating hour of jet boating!
  • Enjoy some of those world famous 360 spins, speeds of 95km/h and some storytelling commentary
  • Be met by an expert wine guide and start your Boutique Wine Tour, visiting 4 vineyards over 2 contrasting wine sub-regions
  • Enjoy a gorgeus platter lunch and premium glass of wine of your choice
  • Take a stroll through the historical precinct of Old Cromwell
  • Enjoy a complimentary hotel drop-off to complete the day
10am or 11am Thunder Jet & 1pm Classic Wine Tour
  • Choose either a 10am or 11am Thunder jet. Arrive 15 minutes early and be ready for an exhilarating hour of jet boating!
  • Enjoy some of those world famous 360 spins, speeds of 95km/h and some storytelling commentary
  • Have lunch at your own leisure and join the Classic Wine Tour at 1pm from the Station Building (28 Shotover Street)
  • Sample world-class wines at 3 wineries within the Gibbston region
  • Take a guided tour through New Zealand’s largest underground wine cave
  • Enjoy a glass premium glass of wine and a cheese platter at the selected vineyards

Zip & Sip Combo Tours

Start time varies with each Ziptrek tour. All tours finish by 5pm.
Moa / Classic $280 per adult, Kea / Classic $330 per adult

Spend a morning among the trees followed by an afternoon among the vines!  Ziptrek Ecotours are waiting to take you on a zip-line adventure.  Based in the heart of the CBD you won’t have far to travel!  On commencement of your Ziptrek Tour, take a more relaxed approach and visit the rest of Central Otago, sampling premium wines and checking out the sights.

Ziptrek Ecotour: Start time varies

  • Book either the Moa tour (4-line) or the Kea tour (6-lines) zip-line adventure
  • Moa = 4 amazing ziplines, 10 minute uphill walk, 8 aerial tree top platforms, duration 1.5-2 hours
  • Kea = 6 amazing ziplines, worlds steepest zipline, 20 minute uphill walk, 12 aerial tree top platforms, duration 2.5-3 hours
  • On the day, check-in and meet the guide at the “Ziptrek Guest Services Tree”, 100 metres to the left of the Skyline Gondola upper terminal.
  • Note: A Skyline Gondola ticket is not included in the combo price and needs to be purchased separately

Appellation Wine Tours: 1pm – 5pm

  • Meet your guide at the Station Building (cnr Shotover & Camp St) at 1pm and get ready for a relaxing afternoon of sights and wine-tastings
  • Sample world-class wines at 3 vineyards in the renowned Gibbston wine region
  • Enjoy a glass of premium wine and a cheese platter (included)
  • Sightseeing opportunities galore (e.g. Lord of the Rings filiming sites and original AJ Hackett Bungy)
  • Note: All bookings are subject to availability and must be booked in advance. 48 hour cancellation policy applies to all aspects of the tour

Premium Half Day Heli & Wine Tour

5 hours - NZD $850 per adult, $139 per child

This tour starts with a spectacular one-way, scenic flight in a luxury, 4-seater Squirrel Helicopter. This stunning flight takes you high into the Remarkables Mountains for an alpine landing, time for photos then continuing on to land at a vineyard in Gibbston. Tour runs from 10:00am - 3:00pm.

  • An Appellation guide greets you at the vineyard and begins your private chauffeured journey by road. This tour also includes:
  • Courtesy pick-up and drop-off in own luxury vehicle
  • Tastings at 3 premium vineyards within the Gibbston region
  • Enjoy a gourmet platter lunch and glass of premium wine
  • An exclusive wine tasting with a local winemaker or vineyard owner
  • An optional visit to historic Arrowtown
  • Specialist wine guide

Exclusive Full Day Heli & Wine Tour

7 hours - NZD $1200 per adult, $179 per child

Departing Queenstown mid-morning with a scenic heli-flight into the Remarkables for an alpine landing where you can get out, take in the spectacular views, and make the most of the breath-taking photo opportunities.

From there, the heli-flight takes an extended flight through the Remarkables and cruising at altitude reveals the gorges and valleys between Queenstown and Bannockburn to arrive in the heart of the wine region. Tour runs from 9:30am-4:30pm

An Appellation guide meets you at the Bannockburn vineyard and begins your private, chauffeured journey throughout Cromwell, Bannockburn and the Gibbston wine regions. The tour also includes:

  • Complimentary pick-up and drop-off in own luxury vehicle
  • An exclusive wine tasting with a local winemaker or vineyard owner
  • Tastings at 4 premium vineyards
  • Cheese and wine pairing at local vineyard
  • A la carte main course lunch at Mt Difficulty, together with a glass of premium wine
  • An optional visit to either Old Cromwell Town or Arrowtown
  • Specialist wine guide

Golf & Classic Wine Tour (Daily small group tour)

9.30am – 5pm
$450 pp Millbrook (only – no lunch venue at Arrowtown Golf Club)

Please stipulate club requirement in our comments box when making your golf and wine tour booking – left or right hand and male or female.

 

Morning Golf

With a flexible tee-off time, arrange a pick-up time and then enjoy 9 holes at your own leisure. Afterward, allow time to sit and enjoy a spot of lunch at the Millbrook Hole In One cafe (at own cost). You will be set up with premium quality TaylorMade golf clubs, golf cart, balls and green fees for 9 holes of golf. You will then be left to enjoy your golfing at your leisure.

Note: for Millbrook Golf, a spa treatment can be substituted for golf.

Afternoon Wine Tour

You will be met by your Appellation guide at the golf club at 1:15pm. Your afternoon is spent discovering three of Gibbston’s finest wineries with a tour through New Zealand’s largest wine cave, and time to relax with a glass of wine and cheese platter.

Golf & Boutique Wine Tour (Daily small group tour)

8.15am – 4.30pm
$390 pp Arrowtown, $490 pp Millbrook

Please stipulate club requirement in our comments box when making your golf and wine tour booking – left or right hand and male or female.

Morning Golf

On collection from your Queenstown-based accommodation, be taken to one of Queenstown’s stunning golf courses – Arrowtown Golf Club or Millbrook Golf Resort. You will be set up with premium quality TaylorMade golf clubs, golf cart, balls and green fees for 9 holes of golf. You will then be left to enjoy your golfing at your leisure. Time allowed – 2.5 hrs.

Note: for Millbrook Golf, a spa treatment can be substituted for golf.

Afternoon Wine Tour

You will be met by your Appellation guide at the golf club. Your afternoon is spent discovering some of Appellation’s favourite boutique vineyards, tasting some of the region’s fine wines and enjoying a gourmet platter style lunch at a Bannockburn vineyard.

A maximum of 12 adults on this afternoon wine tour ensures a relaxed and personalised experience in wine country.

Private Golf & Wine Tour

7 hours – Flexible start times
$749 pp Millbrook
$649 pp Arrowtown

Experience some of the best golf courses in the world on your visit to Queenstown and Central Otago. Combine two spectacular activities for a great day out in Queenstown – Golf and Wine. Packages are created to include a choice of either Arrowtown Golf Club or Millbrook Golf Resort. Other golf courses can be arranged on request.  See exclusive tour options below for the ultimate day out.

Morning Golf

Departing Queenstown accommodation, you will be taken to one of Queenstown’s stunning golf courses – Arrowtown Golf Club or Millbrook Resort. You will be set up with premium quality TaylorMade golf clubs, golf cart, balls and green fees for 9 holes of golf. You will then be left to enjoy golfing at your leisure. Time allowed – 2.5 hrs. Note: for Millbrook Golf, a spa treatment can be substituted for golf.
 

Afternoon Private Wine Tour

You will be met by your Appellation guide at the golf club. Your afternoon is spent discovering some of Appellation’s favourite boutique vineyards, tasting some of the region’s fine wines and enjoying a gourmet platter style lunch in a vineyard.

Please note:  A minimum of 2 adults applies to all of our private tours.

Our combination wine tours include:

  • All wine tastings and food offerings (stated in each individual tour)
  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from all central accommodation/hotels or directly from the combo activity operator
  • Bottled mineral water available onboard
  • Comfortable air-conditioned vehicles

Please note: Child rates apply between 6-17 years. Our daily tours are not appropriate for children under 6 years of age. However children of all ages are welcome on our private tours.

Pricing is inclusive of GST and valid until 30 September 2018.