DURATION: 4.5 hrs
TIME: 10am to 2.30pm
INCLUDES: Accommodation transfers, private guide, private Helicopter, lunch at Mt Difficulty or Carrick winery and wine tastings
AVAILABLE: Year round (weather dependent)
Your wine tasting adventure begins as your personal guide transports you to Queenstown Airport to board your privately chartered helicopter. Enjoy breathtaking views across Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu before landing at Cloudy Bay shed at North Burn station.
Sample their award-winning collection in the exclusive Lakeview Room, where your personal Cloudy Bay ambassador illustrates the complexity and elegance synonymous with this celebrated winery. Learn about the trials and tribulations of winemaking in this challenging region and meet the people behind the wine as you delve into Cloudy Bay’s fascinating winemaking philosophy.
Our next stop is Mt Difficultly Wines perched high above Felton Road in Bannockburn, Sample some of the region’s best wines before enjoying lunch at its picturesque winery restaurant. Choose any Entrie and main from their locally-sourced menu and enjoy with a glass of wine as you take in dramatic views across Lake Dunstan and the Cromwell basin, or indulge in a decadent cheese board with the chef’s selection of local cheeses and artisan accompaniments before we continue our wine tasting adventure.
Please Note — Cloudy Bay Shed and Mt Difficulty are only open Wednesday – Sunday
Lunch at Carrick Winery lunch if we cant get into Mt Difficulty for lunch
At the conclusion of your tasting, you will board your private helicopter to enjoy a scenic flight back to Queenstown.
Our local guides love being able to personally tailor each tour to suit your interests, tastes and abilities. Contact us to customise this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ensure your Queenstown adventure is unforgettable.
Our private, luxury fleet is available during your stay. We can assist with:
• Airport Transfers
• Transfers to your Accommodation
• Transport for Dinner Reservations and Appointments
• Golf or Activity Transfers
Enquire here or add a transfer request to your booking form.
TOUR: Heli Wine Tour to Mt Difficulty and Cloudy Bay Shed