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Queenstown Tours

1 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 21 323 233
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Best day of wine tasting

My husband and I had the BEST time touring wineries with Jock. He not only knew all the local... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Amanda L
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Seattle, Washington
Fantastic Day Wine Tasting with Jock

We had a fabulous day touring Central Otago wineries with Queenstown Tours in early December. We... read more

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Reviewed 30 December 2016
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Welcome to Queenstown Tours - we are Queenstown's specialist for customised private wine tours and personalised sightseeing tours for the single traveller, couples and small private groups. Explore the region's famous cool-climate wines, boutique wineries, breath-taking landscapes and fascinating history with a customised private guided tour to suit your travel style. Discover and experience the essentials of Queenstown, Arrowtown, Skippers Canyon, Gibbston Valley and Central Otago for yourself with an exclusive private tour, without the crowds, with that personal touch.
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Apr 14, 2017
“Best day of wine tasting”
Dec 30, 2016
“Fantastic Day Wine Tasting with Jock”
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1 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

My husband and I had the BEST time touring wineries with Jock. He not only knew all the local places, people, cool facts and history but had lots of local color on the wineries and the people of the region. Not only did he take...More

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JockPrivateGuide, Owner at Queenstown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Hi Amanda, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am pleased you enjoyed your trip over the Crown Range from Queenstown and through the Cardrona Valley to Wanaka. It's a great drive with lots to see along the way. I hope...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2016

We had a fabulous day touring Central Otago wineries with Queenstown Tours in early December. We had debated renting a car and navigating ourselves, but were so glad we chose the private tour option with Jock. Our day included tasting at five wineries and a...More

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JockPrivateGuide, Owner at Queenstown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2017

Hi Katherine, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I am happy that you had a great experience of Queenstown and Central Otago. Being an exclusive private guided tour provider we don't get many TripAdvisor reviews, so I am always...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2016

My husband and I enjoyed a great day visiting Central Otago vineyards with Jock. The entire experience was seamless. Jock provided great suggestions for which vineyards to visit, but also built an itinerary based on certain vineyards that my husband and I wanted to try....More

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JockPrivateGuide, Owner at Queenstown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2016

Hi James & Laura, Thank you for the great review. I'm glad you enjoyed your day visiting some of Central Otago's finest boutique wineries and tasting some of the local fare. We specialise in bespoke private guided wine tours, so adding in another winery was...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

We recently had the pleasure of joining some friends on a day out with Jock and his awesome hospitality. We were probably only quiet during greetings but from then onwards, it was a constant stream of humor, information about the area and a visual feast...More

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JockPrivateGuide, Owner at Queenstown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2016

Hi Hetish & Shikha, thank you for taking the time to write your wonderful review. It was my pleasure to show you around some of my favourite places and wineries in Central Otago. It was great to be able to share the experience of some...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2016

I organized a private tour with Jock from the United States and he was responsive, was able to accommodate our requests for visiting specific vineyards, and even helped us ship wine back to the US at the end of the day. When I had other...More

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JockPrivateGuide, Owner at Queenstown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2016

Hi Sarah, thank you for your review. I am so glad that the wine shipment arrived safe & sound! It was my pleasure showing you both around. I had a great time. Make sure you come back like you promised - it would be fantastic...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2016

I was lucky enough to recently take part on a Queenstown Tours wine tasting tour with my boyfriend and another couple. From the moment we started our journey, Jock was a friendly, knowledgeable and relaxed host who had great historical facts and local information to...More

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JockPrivateGuide, Owner at Queenstown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2016

Hi Stephanie, thank you for taking the time to write an awesome review! I'm glad you enjoyed your trip, as it was my pleasure showing you all around. Wine tasting, exciting history, and amazing scenery on a private guided tour with no rush, no bus,...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed this tour, which was recommended to us by friends who know Jock. He offers a variety of itineraries to suit; we started with some spectacular sight seeing around Queenstown which you wouldn't find on a regular bus tour; then visited a number...More

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JockPrivateGuide, Owner at Queenstown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2016

Hi Russell, thank you very much for your review. It was great to meet you all and to show you the essential sights of Queenstown. I'm glad you enjoyed all the boutique wineries we visited and I'm sure you will enjoy all the lovely wines...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2016

We booked Jock to take 5 adults and a 22 month old on a wine tour - much easier and personalised than getting on a group tour with other companies for not that much more spend. We got a tour personalised to our needs and...More

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JockPrivateGuide, Owner at Queenstown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2016

Hi Nicky, thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm glad you all enjoyed yourselves on your customised wine and sightseeing tour of Queenstown. It was my pleasure showing you all around, and I look forward to catching up again. Big hug...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2015

I was referred to Jock Kininmont of Queenstown Tours and am so glad I was. His email follow up before and after our tour was timely and appreciated. He arrived at our hotel right on time and proceeded to drive us to our first winery...More

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JockPrivateGuide, Owner at Queenstown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2016

Hi Kathy, that you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. It was great to meet you all and show you around Queenstown, Arrowtown, Gibbston Valley and Bannockburn. Enjoy your stay in Sydney and have a safe and pleasant trip back home....More

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Reviewed 29 December 2015

We took a private wine tour with Queenstown Tours to see some of the Central Otago region and absolutely LOVED it. Jock was a wonderful guide who was expertly prepared and made for an extremely smooth day where all we had to do was show...More

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1  Thank Kristen H
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JockPrivateGuide, Owner at Queenstown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2015

Hi Kristen, thank you for the awesome review! It was my pleasure showing you around. I really enjoyed hearing about your bungy jump the day after & seeing all the photo's. You certainly managed to pack in a lot of the essential Queenstown on this...More

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Hi Steven, Thank you for your Trip Advisor question. It's a great time to visit Queenstown! Unfortunately, I am fully booked on Tuesday for your wife's birthday, however, I am free on Wednesday if that suits. Details of all... More
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