Heli Wine Tour to Mt Difficulty & Cloudy Bay Shed

Duration:

4.5 hrs

Time:

10am to 2.30pm

Includes:

Accommodation transfers, private guide, private Helicopter, lunch at Mt Difficulty, wine tastings

Available:

Year round (weather dependent)

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Combine jaw dropping scenery with world-class Pinot Noir on this all-inclusive heli wine tasting experience

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.

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.

Mt Difficultly
Mt Difficultly
Private tasting room
Private tasting room

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Wow!!! What an outstanding day

We have fallen in love with Queenstown after this tour. Lee is so knowledgeable and passionate about the area and adding his passion for gold mining and vast historical knowledge of the area we had an unbelievable personal Queenstown experience. We drove down into Skippers canyon and were surprised with a delicious morning tea at the school house. This was followed by panning for gold at deep creek and a stone skimming competition. Both Lee and Paul were so amazing with our young children (both pre school) that this was their highlight (as well as ours) of the trip. Highly recommend Alpine Luxury Tours to anyone. AMAZING........

Mike
Incredible Service and Great People

We spent a week in Queenstown using Lee and Alpine Luxury Tours to book several outings: two hikes (one on the famous Routeburn trail) one helicopter day trip to Milford sound with lunch, and an afternoon of wine tasting. Lee was friendly, professional and accessible at every stage of the trip, particularly as weather changes called for flexibility in our itinerary with the helicopter tour and also to change a planned hike on a particularly rainy day to a driving tour of Wanaka. On the walking days we were guided by the delightful and knowledgeable Lisa who shared so much about the flora, fauna, history, culture and adventure sports in the Queenstown area. Lee personally guided us on the wine tour and his deep local relationships and great knowledge of the region and local wines made for a fun, informative, and indulgent afternoon. The heli tour to Milford Sound with Craig was a highlight - memorable views and a picnic lunch in an unbelievably scenic spot - waterfalls, snow-capped peaks, a delicious wine and sandwiches — we didn’t want to leave. Highly recommend choosing Alpine luxury tours.

IndyBee
Milford Sound Private Tour 10 Pax

Excellent!!! The communication with Lee on this booking for 10 of us was prompt and informative. Our driver/guide, Rob who drove us to Milford Sound is a very good driver. On top of that his knowledge of the region is amazing. Alpine Adventures even managed to book us a last minute scenic flight back to Queenstown for half of us. I highly recommend Lee and his amazing team.

CindyBeezeebee, Malaysia
Amazing heli picnic surprise

The private picnic at Middle Earth Waterfalls was really the icing on the cake of a surprise holiday to Queenstown for my wife and 2 young girls (4 & 2yo). Such an amazing experience. All the staff were so friendly, helpful and professional. Our pilot Craig was outstanding, talking to us throughout the flight, pointing out areas of interest, managing everything including my 2 young children with ease. After a magical glacial flyby we landed at Earnslaw Burn where the kids had such a fun time skipping rocks in the water. Craig setup a wonderful picnic for us and unobtrusively made himself scarce whilst we enjoyed and soaked up the scenery. Words cannot describe the majestic beauty of this place and whilst all the photos you will take will be stunning even they cannot do it true justice. I cannot recommend it highly enough.

Sim Turner Sydney, Australia