Discover just why Queenstown and Central Otago are known as the home to some of the world’s best wine (particularly Pinot Noir) on this tour! This tour includes a special helicopter flight to the Gibbston wine region, and will take you to the back of the Remarkables mountain range with a landing on Slapjacks point. Visit three of the area’s finest vineyards and take the time to taste, learn, and soak in all that the wine county has to offer. Learn exactly how the unique ‘shaly’ soil and the climate provide excellent grape growing conditions, resulting in wines of exceptional taste and longevity. Whether your palate is well-developed or just simply enthusiastic, as long as you love wine, this tour is perfect for you!

Itinerary

  • Time: 10:30
  • Tour starts
  • Begin your private journey to your first vineyard by road and enjoy an introduction to the wine region
  • Take part in tastings at 3 premium vineyards from both the Gibbston and Bannockburn/Cromwell wine sub-regions
  • After the first tasting experience, be met by the helicopter for a spectacular one-way, scenic flight over wine country in an Airbus H120 helicopter
  • Enjoy an a la carte lunch and a glass of premium wine at a vineyard restaurant (typically Mt. Difficulty)
  • An optional visit to historic Arrowtown
  • Time: 15:30
  • Return to Queenstown

Validity

  • The voucher is only valid on the specified date and time

Additional Information

  • Only participants aged 18+ are allowed to participate in the wine tastings
  • Please indicate any dietary requirements at checkout
  • Please note that the tours operate with a minimum of 2 bookings
  • The tours are not available on Christmas Day (25 Dec), ANZAC Day (25 Apr) and Good Friday due to vineyard closures
Prohibitions & Limitations
  • This activity is not recommended for those with medical conditions (high blood pressure, epilepsy, etc.), pregnant women, or seniors
  • The activity is operational in all weather conditions except during storms or typhoons. In case of cancellation, you will be given the option to book an alternative date or request a full refund
Sample Menu

Lunch Menu:

  • An artisan platter style lunch showcasing regional cuisine with a selection of antipasti, local charcuterie, a selection of cheeses, cured salmon, fresh seasonal fruit & nuts, dips and toasted artisan breads. This extensive selection of delicacies is accompanied by a glass of premium wine

Pick Up Information

Hotel Pick Up Information
  • Location: Any Queenstown CBD accommodation or the Station Building (28 Shotover Street)
  • Please indicate your preferred pick up location/hotel address upon checkout
  • The operator will reconfirm your pick up time prior to the departure day
Queenstown Private Helicopter and Wine Tour

Discover just why Queenstown and Central Otago are known as the home to some of the world’s best wine (particularly Pinot Noir) on this tour! This tour includes a special helicopter flight to the Gibbston wine region, and will take you to the back of the Remarkables mountain range with a landing on Slapjacks point. Visit three of the area’s finest vineyards and take the time to taste, learn, and soak in all that the wine county has to offer. Learn exactly how the unique ‘shaly’ soil and the climate provide excellent grape growing conditions, resulting in wines of exceptional taste and longevity. Whether your palate is well-developed or just simply enthusiastic, as long as you love wine, this tour is perfect for you!

Itinerary

  • Time: 10:30
  • Tour starts
  • Begin your private journey to your first vineyard by road and enjoy an introduction to the wine region
  • Take part in tastings at 3 premium vineyards from both the Gibbston and Bannockburn/Cromwell wine sub-regions
  • After the first tasting experience, be met by the helicopter for a spectacular one-way, scenic flight over wine country in an Airbus H120 helicopter
  • Enjoy an a la carte lunch and a glass of premium wine at a vineyard restaurant (typically Mt. Difficulty)
  • An optional visit to historic Arrowtown
  • Time: 15:30
  • Return to Queenstown

Validity

  • The voucher is only valid on the specified date and time

Additional Information

  • Only participants aged 18+ are allowed to participate in the wine tastings
  • Please indicate any dietary requirements at checkout
  • Please note that the tours operate with a minimum of 2 bookings
  • The tours are not available on Christmas Day (25 Dec), ANZAC Day (25 Apr) and Good Friday due to vineyard closures
Prohibitions & Limitations
  • This activity is not recommended for those with medical conditions (high blood pressure, epilepsy, etc.), pregnant women, or seniors
  • The activity is operational in all weather conditions except during storms or typhoons. In case of cancellation, you will be given the option to book an alternative date or request a full refund
Sample Menu

Lunch Menu:

  • An artisan platter style lunch showcasing regional cuisine with a selection of antipasti, local charcuterie, a selection of cheeses, cured salmon, fresh seasonal fruit & nuts, dips and toasted artisan breads. This extensive selection of delicacies is accompanied by a glass of premium wine

Pick Up Information

Hotel Pick Up Information
  • Location: Any Queenstown CBD accommodation or the Station Building (28 Shotover Street)
  • Please indicate your preferred pick up location/hotel address upon checkout
  • The operator will reconfirm your pick up time prior to the departure day

Note:

  • All prices are quoted in Australian Dollars and include GST
  • If purchase one ticket only – Please email us to arrange it for you (Email address: info@delightfultravelaus.com)
  • Please read the terms and conditions below the website before you purchase
  •  This product  non-refundable once booked
  • Children under the age of 16 years must be accompanied and supervised by an adult (18+) for the duration of the tour

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