DURATION: Half or Full day
TIME: 9am to 4:30pm or 1pm to 5:30pm or on request
INCLUDES: Accommodation transfers, private guide, honey spinning experience with tastings and wine tastings
ADDITIONAL: Lunch (various options available)
Your adventure begins when you’re picked up and transported to the beautiful Grant family Bee Farm in the comfort of your own private Mercedes vehicle.
Indulge in a honey tasting experience and enjoy a selection of five artisan honeys from different parts of New Zealand, including local raw honey and premium manuka honey. Uncover the rich history of the region, its diverse flora, and unique geography, and get up close and personal with these industrious bees in their large see-through observation hive.
You can then choose one of three hands-on private experiences with a bee keeper. Make your own beeswax candles and honey soap, spin and bottle your own honey to take home with you. Or climb into your own protective bee suit and experience what it’s like to be a beekepper (occasionally unavailable during colder months as the hive can’t be opened).
Your personal guide will then transport you through picturesque Queenstown landscapes to the Gibbston Valley wine region – known as the ‘Valley of the Vines’ — furthermore for an afternoon of relaxation and indulgence. Nestled between rugged schist mountains and the rocky Kawarau River gorge, the region is renowned for world-class Pinot Noir and breathtaking vistas.
Following this guests on half day tours will then begin the scenic drive back to Queenstown. Those on full day tours will continue to visit some of the best wineries and cellar doors in the region. Where they can sample diverse tasting lists, indulge in a winery lunch or sit back to enjoy an artisanal cheese board.
Our local guides love to being able to personally tailor each tour to suit your interests, tastes and abilities. Contact us to customise your special day and ensure your Queenstown adventure leaves no stone unturned.
We’re lucky to have some of the best gourmet dining, award-winning vineyards and charming local cafés in New Zealand. We can tailor lunch options to suit every taste.
An honest, comforting and social winery lunch experience with individual and shared plate options. Mora is the perfect choice for those looking for hand-crafted cuisine that’s made from scratch with a focus on quality, taste and seasonality.https://mora.co.nz/restaurant
Mt Rosa Wines
A relaxed, rural setting nestled amidst rows of vines, surrounded by hillsides dotted with wild herbs and dramatic mountain landscapes. Delicious locally sourced fare to complement the wines and the views…and the good jokes!
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: Queenstown Sweet Escape Wine and Honey Tour