Get into the environments which inspired the stunning visuals of the Lord of the Rings movies with this tour. Traveling in a 4WD enables access to remote locations in the Queenstown area--get rugged, then return to town for lunch. This tour is ideal for travelers on the lookout for hobbits and elves, or those who just want some serenity in an incredible landscape.
Visit ‘The Lord of the Rings’ filming locations in Glenorchy, traveling by 4WD with an informative guide. Departing Queenstown for Middle-earth in the morning or afternoon, this half-day tour includes stunning countryside landscapes chosen by director Peter Jackson. See where famous scenes were filmed, such as the Fortress of Isengard, Lothlorien, Ithilien Camp and Forest of Amon Hen. Enjoy light refreshments and personalized attention on this small-group tour, limited to six passengers per vehicle.
With a winemaker as your guide; your tour starts with an informative vineyard stroll, followed by a behind-the-scenes look at a modern working winery where you can taste grape juice fresh from the press, sample a young Pinot Noir from the barrel, or try a freshly filtered Sauvignon Blanc. You can ask all those curly questions, and capture the best behind-the-scenes winery photos.
Next, we’ll get up close and personal with the Marlborough wine region and you’ll taste any delight that isn’t tied down. In our full day tour you visit 4-6 wineries which can include local breweries, with over 40 cellar doors to choose from, if you’ve got a favourite we’ll do our best to get you there. Lunch at a vineyard restaurant is always a highlight. There is opportunity to do a Cheese tasting, Olive oil tasting or a visit to Makana Chocolate Shop.
BEER|GEEK combines the Wellington subcultures of Film & Craft Beer, with a side of natural beauty. In this all-inclusive private day tour we explore some icons of the local film industry, and enjoy some delicious beer tasting, and other pop/nerd culture spots along the way.
For those who want only the finest! This is a premium group tour experience, with all the extras! Stopping at only the best Marlborough wineries. The tour includes a vineyard walk and talk, to explain the yearly growth cycle, with an opportunity to taste grapes straight off the vine. You will then be taken on a private winery tour where you may taste fermenting grape juice or finished wines, we will educate your mind and palette as you receive “advanced tastings". A winery restaurant gourmet lunch and wine match is also included in this taste Marlborough tour. Visit 4-6 wineries.
Afternoon cellar door tour with a lunch stop. A good option for people who are passing through with less time to spare who still desire the expert knowledge and connections that a winemaker tour guide can offer.
On our half day tour you get up close and personal with the Marlborough wine region. You visit 3-4 wineries which can include a local brewery on request or a visit to Makana Chocolate Shop. Lunch at a vineyard restaurant is always a highlight for our half-day customers.
Contact us to upgrade to a "Full-day Winemaker's Tour" which includes an informative vineyard stop, followed by a behind-the-scenes look at a modern working winery! 0800 478 868
The most exhilarating and unique way to tour the region with nothing in the way to impede your view - all on the back of a 3-seater cruising trike! This tour is designed to showcase some of the region’s historic pubs and more.
Central Otago boasts stunning landscapes, vineyards, and historic buildings from the gold rush era. This tour takes you over the Crown Range, through the Kawarau Valley and Cromwell Basin passing by some of the regions stunning vistas with photo opportunities at some lookouts along the way.