Wanaka Wines & More

Journey over the Crown Range Highway into the Cardrona valley, stopping to take in panoramic views of the Wakatipu Basin before descending to The Cardrona Distillery.

Witness a pure spirit being made from grain to glass, finishing with a tasting of artisan gin, whisky and liqueurs.  A short trip from the distillery taking in quintessential New Zealand views of paddocks and peaks before arriving at Wanaka where photo opportunities abound, an electric blue Lake Wanaka with Mount Aspiring and the Southern Alps showing you the very best of New Zealand scenery.

Enjoy a luxurious hamper lunch filled with locally sourced meats, cheese and chutneys, accompanied with wine to match, this intimate picnic experience will ensure you are fuelled and refreshed for the latter half of the trip, which includes a cellar door wine tasting at the iconic Rippon vineyard followed by stop at one of Wanaka's funkiest and most flavoursome craft brewers.

This trip is a fun and varied day excursion, ideal for those wanting to experience a wide range of Central Otago’s finest wines, beers and spirits, without having to worry about a thing.

Wanaka Wine Tour Includes:
Departs at 10:00 am.
Pick up and drop off from your property at Millbrook Resort.
A Wine & Spirits Education Trust qualified host.
Enjoy tastings at a distillery, brewery and cellar door.
Approximate return time from the Wanaka Tour is 5h 30 mins after departure.
A luxurious hamper lunch filled with locally sourced meats, cheese and chutneys, accompanied with wine to match. 


Or upgrade to a bespoke private tour.


To book your Wanaka Wine Tour call our Excursions Manager today.

NZ: 0800 800 691 | Australia: 1 800 830 384 | International: +64 3 441 7000


Booking Conditions:
This tour is available to guests staying at Millbrook Resort and subject to availability. 
Bookings are essential.
For group enquiries or child prices please email our Excursions Manager for details.
The Wanaka Wine Tour must be booked during the 'stay dates' of your Millbrook accommodation.
View Millbrook's tour conditions including the refund and cancellation policy here.
Prices quoted in NZ Dollars and inclusive of GST.