Waipara Wine Trail Afternoon Tour from Christchurch

5 hr, 30 min

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Enjoy an afternoon Wine Trail tour exploring four of North Canterbury's boutique vineyards including Waipara Hills, Greystone, Pegasus Bay and Waipara Springs, all producing a fine selection of both white and red wines for tastings. Afternoon tour also includes the option of a delicious lunch at Waipara Springs.
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Itinerary Details

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Pass By: Waipara, Waipara, Canterbury Region, South Island

From your accommodation in Christchurch, travel 45 minutes north to the picture-esque Waipara Region - famous for its dry climate and rich soils, making it ideal for superior wine production. This beautiful area of Canterbury hosts over 40 vineyards and wineries, with Pinot Noir, Riesling, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc dominating the valley. It is here where your wine tour will begin!

(Please note that this schedule may change depending on the availability of the wineries)

Stop At: Waipara Springs Winery, State Highway 1 North, Waipara New Zealand

Your first stop is Waipara Springs, a founding winery in the Waipara Wine region which remains an entirely owned and operated Family Estate. Here you can sample a range of their famous Waipara Springs wine collection and even pick up a bottle or two for home...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Waipara, Waipara, Canterbury Region, South Island

From your accommodation in Christchurch, travel 45 minutes north to the picture-esque Waipara Region - famous for its dry climate and rich soils, making it ideal for superior wine production. This beautiful area of Canterbury hosts over 40 vineyards and wineries, with Pinot Noir, Riesling, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc dominating the valley. It is here where your wine tour will begin!

(Please note that this schedule may change depending on the availability of the wineries)

Stop At: Waipara Springs Winery, State Highway 1 North, Waipara New Zealand

Your first stop is Waipara Springs, a founding winery in the Waipara Wine region which remains an entirely owned and operated Family Estate. Here you can sample a range of their famous Waipara Springs wine collection and even pick up a bottle or two for home. For those doing the lunch option, your stay here will be extended to an hour which gives you time to enjoy a delicious gourmet lunch.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Greystone Wines, 376 Omihi Road, Waipara 7483 New Zealand

Your next stop is Greystone for tastings of their popular organic, handcrafted, exceptional wines.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Waipara Hills, 780 Glasnevin Road, Waipara 7473 New Zealand

Your third stop is the stunning property of Waipara Hills who offer a premium selection of wines that showcases the very best varietals of the South Island regions of New Zealand.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pegasus Bay Winery, 263 Stockgrove Road RD2, Amberley, Christchurch 7482 New Zealand

Finally make a stop at Pegasus Bay, owned by the Donaldson Family who have been seriously involved in wine production since the 1970s and were one of the pioneers of wine making in the region. Enjoy some unique wine from this winery.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Christchurch, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, South Island

Upon completing your wine trail, your driver will return you to your Christchurch accommodation after your 4 hour to 5.5 hour tour (depending on whether lunch is included).

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Waipara Springs Winery
  • Entry/Admission - Greystone Wines
  • Explore four of North Canterbury's boutique vineyards
  • Live commentary on board
  • Lunch (if option selected at time of booking)
  • Wine tasting
  • Entry/Admission - Waipara Hills
  • Entry/Admission - Pegasus Bay Winery
Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Departure Point
Christchurch, New Zealand

Traveler pickup is offered
We pickup from most Hotel's, Motels & Backpackers in Christchurch, If you are staying elsewhere we will suggest a suitable pickup place.

Return Details
Returns to original departure point
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
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.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 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.