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Waipara Wine Trail Tour from Christchurch

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Enjoy a 5.5-hour wine trail tour exploring four of North Canterbury's boutique vineyards including Mud House, Torlesse, Pegasus Bay and Waipara Springs, all producing a fine selection of both white and red wines.
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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on this alone but met others on the tour- enjoyed it a lot. All 4 wineries were good although 2nd and 3rd -Greystones and Waipara Hills- stood out mostly for me as I liked their wines best. Hosts at all were very chatty and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Dawn C
Canterburyleisure, Digital Marketing Manager at Leisure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review Dawn. I am really pleased that you enjoyed your Waipara Wine Trail, which is one of our most popular tour options. It's nice to hear you particularly enjoyed Greystones & Waipara Hills. This particular wineries have received a lot of...More

Reviewed 11 June 2019 via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend went on this tour in May 2019. It was a great experience and were delighted that we did it. Janet our bus driver was very welcoming and friendly and told us lots of information about the surrounding area on the way...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Canterburyleisure, Digital Marketing Manager at Leisure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2019

Thank you for the positive review! I'm really happy you enjoyed our Waipara Wine Trail, which is quickly becoming one of our most popular tours. And thank you for the nice remarks about our guide and driver Janet. I'll be sure to pass on your...More

Reviewed 7 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
Thank Stephanie H
Canterburyleisure, Digital Marketing Manager at Leisure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 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
Thank Rex H
Canterburyleisure, Digital Marketing Manager at Leisure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 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 13 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

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