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Waipara Wine Trail Tour from Christchurch

From US$66.86
  • 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
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12:00pm Departure with Lunch
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Departs at midday 12:00pm and returns at 5:30pm. Tour includes lunch
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Departs at 1:30pm and returns at 5:30pm. Tour excludes lunch
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Departs at 9:30am and returns at 1:30pm. Tour excludes lunch
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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.
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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Reviewed 8 March 2019

We took this tour from Christchurch through the Canterbury plains to visit 4 different wineries which included Waipara Springs, Greystone, Waipara Hills, and Pegasus Bay. The scenery during t he ride over was absolutely breathtaking as was the scenery at some of the wineries. Lunch...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Canterburyleisure, Digital Marketing Manager at Leisure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2019

Thanks for the great review, Stephanie. Our Waipara Wine tour is one of our most popular day tours and I'm happy to see that it is living up to that reputation. We have handpicked those wineries because of their friendly, dedicated staff and, of course,...More

Reviewed 19 February 2019

I had set my expections pretty low. But I was pleasantly surprised by the variety of the wineries we visited and the lunch. Cally was our driver and she shared interesting facts about the region on our trip up to Waipara. She let it be...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Canterburyleisure, Digital Marketing Manager at Leisure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2019

Thank you for the great review of our Waipara Wine Trail. It's awesome to hear that it exceeded your expectations. Cally, our driver, is very professional, friendly and nice - and though she knows a lot about the Waipara region she prefers to leave the...More

Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely afternoon, led by Cally, sampling many of the delights Waipara vineyards have to offer. Starting at Waipara springs with a wine tasting and delicious lunch (a food board consisting of meat, cheese, salads and bread), then onto Greystone Wines, Waipara Hills...More

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Canterburyleisure, Digital Marketing Manager at Leisure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2019

Thank you for the positive review. It certainly was a pleasure having you on our Waipara Wine Tour. I'm pleased that you enjoyed the wineries you visited. We hand-pick the vineyards for this tour and only travel to what we believe are the best wineries...More

Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

We had a wonderful day hosted by Janet who was really informative about the region as well as the vineyards. The wine tastings were generous and we had a great lunch at Waipara Springs. We visited three other vineyards on a beautiful hot day. Each...More

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Canterburyleisure, Digital Marketing Manager at Leisure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2019

Thank you for the great review. Us Kiwis are well known for our going-the-extra-mile approach and it's great to hear that Janet lived up to that reputation. I'll be sure to let her know what a fantastic job she did accommodating her passengers. And I'm...More

Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

The weather was perfect and so were the wines. Cally was an excellent guide between the four vineyards. The two Germans, two Canadians and us two Swedes had a marvelous time and we never felt more spoiled. Highly recommended!More

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Canterburyleisure, Digital Marketing Manager at Leisure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2019

Thanks so much for the kind words and recommendation. We always appreciate feedback, especially on our most popular tours such as the Waipara Wine Tour, and its always great when that feedback is positive. We'll be sure to let Cally that you thought highly of...More

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Alexandra G
22 April 2019|
Response from Stef305 |
Hi! That might be a little difficult to fly out the same night. This tour started at 12pm and returned us to our dropoff point around 6pm. I'm not sure if they have other times, but this was all we saw at the time. Hope... More
4 January 2019|
Response from N7437KAsharonf | Reviewed this property |
We got picked up from Break free on Cashel and others in our party from the OGB. Think they collect from any city centre ones
20 December 2018|
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Response from Eimear99 | Reviewed this property |
There was 16 in my group. Full minibus.
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