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Waipara Wine Trail Afternoon Tour from Christchurch provided by Leisure Tours

Waipara Wine Trail Afternoon Tour from Christchurch

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US$66.45
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2 adults
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Overview
This Waipara wine region tour takes you to visit four wineries, with tastings, in a half-day trip from Christchurch. Enjoy samples of local reds and whites without worry of designating a driver as transportation is included. Listen to a guide's commentary about the local terroir to learn about the region as you travel. Upgrade to include a lunch with wine pairings.
Itinerary
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You'll start at
Christchurch
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  • Pass by Waipara
  • 1
    Waipara Springs Winery
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Greystone Wines
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Waipara Hills
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Pegasus Bay Winery
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Christchurch
You'll end at
Christchurch
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Highlights
  • Explore the Waipara wine region with tastings and transportation included
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at Christchurch hotels
  • Selection of boutique wineries chosen by your guide
  • Upgrade to include seasonal lunch with wine pairings
What to Expect
Begin your Waipara wine trail tour with convenient pickup at your Christchurch hotel; settle in to your seat for the 40-minute drive to the up-and-coming wine producing region. Visit a series of cellars and tasting rooms, which may include Waipara Springs, Torlesse Wines, Pegasus Bay, and Waipara Hills (wineries are subject to change without notice). Enjoy tastings of top-class reds or whites at each and learn about the wine producing and grape-growing methods. Tastings at each winery are included, and feel free to indulge, knowing you have a safe ride home. If you upgraded to lunch, enjoy a seasonal lunch and wine pairing as well. Your tour ends with drop-off in Christchurch.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Christchurch, New Zealand
Duration
5h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Wine tasting
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Live commentary on board
  • Explore four of North Canterbury's boutique vineyards
  • Lunch (if option selected at time of booking)
  • Entry/Admission - Waipara Springs Winery
  • Entry/Admission - Greystone Wines
  • Entry/Admission - Waipara Hills
  • Entry/Admission - Pegasus Bay Winery
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 18 years of age to consume alcohol in New Zealand
  • Should any of the named wineries be unavailable on the day of travel, an alternative winery in the Waipara area will be included
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
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Amanda-Maaike wrote a review Mar 2020
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I went on this tour with my mother and 3 year old son, and everyone (driver, winery staff, and fellow tourists) were brilliant with having a young boy in tow. Phil our driver was great, accommodating and knowledgeable, lunch was perfect, and the wineries we visited were stunning
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Bob C wrote a review Mar 2020
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My wife and I had such a good time. We ended up becoming good friends with everyone else on the tour. Well worth the cost!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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TheAdmiralW wrote a review Mar 2020
Sydney, Australia208 contributions28 helpful votes
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I have been on many different wine tours and this was my first in New Zealand. The organisers did a great job and our driver was friendly. You start the day at Wiapara Springs lunch. The lunch was nothing to write home about and was a pretty basic food platter. Unfortunately,
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Date of experience: March 2020
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100kaylaw wrote a review Mar 2020
Ashburton, New Zealand13 contributions3 helpful votes
Our tour guide Keith was fantastic - a great sense of humour and super patient with our group. The wine tasting itself was fantastic. We had plenty of time at each winery, the staff were all friendly and welcoming. Lunch was wonderful. And, dietary requirements were well met!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Canterburyleisure, Digital Marketing Manager at Waipara Wine Trail Afternoon Tour from Christchurch
Responded 17 Mar 2020
Thanks for the awesome review! I'm really pleased you had such an amazing time on your Waipara Wine Trail. It's also great to hear that your driver/guide Keith and the staff at the winery did such a fantastic job with welcoming your group, catering to your dietary needs, etc! I'll be sure to pass on your kind words to them! Thanks again and I hope you get to return Waipara someday soon!
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Holly_2tubbycats wrote a review Mar 2020
Brisbane, Australia352 contributions71 helpful votes
Picked up spot on time by Jude at the front of my hotel. Comfy minivan with plenty of room and aircon very much appreciated on the beautiful 30deg day. Only 4 of us plus Jude for the day, including another Solo traveller like myself. Jude soon had us introduced and chatting
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Canterburyleisure, Digital Marketing Manager at Waipara Wine Trail Afternoon Tour from Christchurch
Responded 10 Mar 2020
Thanks for the great review, Holly. I'm pleased you had a lovely afternoon on your Waipara Wine Trail. It's also great to hear you enjoyed all the wineries as well as your driver/guide, Jude, and I'll be sure to pass on your kind words to her. Thanks again and I hope you return to Christchurch and Waipara again soon!
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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