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Wine Sampler

Wine Sampler

We know pinot. Join us on a classic and fun top-rated wine tour that has notes of fun, hints of bonding with an ever-lasting finish. Enjoy sampling 18+ wines across four of the finest and off the beaten track cellar doors around Gibbston.

We know pinot. Join us on a classic and fun top-rated wine tour in the Gibbston Region which has notes of fun, hints of bonding with an ever-lasting finish.

Visit four of Central Otago’s finest and off the beaten track cellar doors, including a visit to New Zealand’s famous Gibbston Valley underground wine cave. Look, smell and taste over 18 spectacular cool-climate wines and enjoy an optional scrumptious lunch (additional cost ordered on the day) whilst your charismatic guide and knowledgeable cellar staff educate and amuse you with local winemaking facts and stories.

Learn how to taste wine through on-board videos and make use of our complimentary WiFi and Spotify playlists.

We are all about pairing good people with good wine so whether you are an adventure junkie recharging your batteries after endless days of play, an avid sightseer hunting more jaw-dropping views, or a wine enthusiast eager to taste some world-class New Zealand wines, we will bring you a wine tour experience you’ll forget to pull your phone out for.

The 5 hour Wine Sampler tour departs Queenstown daily at 10am and returns around 3pm.

  • Enjoy over 18 tastings across 4 cellar doors in the Gibbston Region
  • Optional winery lunch (additional cost, ordered on the day)
  • Take home an Altitude branded red wine glass as a souvenir
  • Be hosted by a fun and friendly wine certified driver-guide
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and water onboard
  • Learn how to taste wine through fun onboard video
  • Complimentary Queenstown hotel transfers

  • Duration : 5 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $189.00

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Twilight Wine & Craft Beer Tour

Twilight Wine & Craft Beer Tour

It’s always 5 o’clock at Altitude Tours. Join us for an entertaining late afternoon adventure from Queenstown! Visit three unique locations around with at least 12 tastings of either local wine or craft beers.

It’s always 5 o’clock at Altitude Tours. Join our Twilight Craft Beer and Wine experience for a fun and entertaining late afternoon tastebud tingling adventure!

Visit three unique locations around Queenstown and Gibbston with a minimum of 12 tastings of some of the finest drops in the region. Now, here’s the twist, if beer is more your thing then bounce from vines to hops and taste some local craft beers instead.

Better yet, we depart at 3.45pm meaning you can still go out paddle-boarding or bungy jumping in the morning, or even fly in from out of town. Shared antipasto platters are also included at our final stop, a perfect starter for once you finish the tour and head into town for a meal (or more wine).

Travel in style with transfers in a luxury Mercedes van, enjoy learning how to taste wine through on-board videos and make use of our complimentary WiFi and Spotify playlists.

The 4 hour Twilight Craft Beer & Wine Tour departs Queenstown daily at 3:45pm and returns around 7:45pm.

  • Enjoy at least 12 tastings across 3 locations around Gibbston and Queenstown
  • Choose between local wines or local craft beers at each spot
  • Tuck into an included shared antipasto platter
  • A late afternoon departure means you can experience more of Queenstown in one day
  • Be hosted by a fun and friendly wine certified driver-guide
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and water onboard
  • Complimentary central Queenstown transfers

  • Duration : 4 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $189.00

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Glenorchy and Paradise Explorer

Glenorchy and Paradise Explorer

A magical half-day journey to Glenorchy and beyond. Take in some of the most famous and scenic sights of the region, tuck into a classic Kiwi morning tea and be entertained by the local stories and film history from your expert guide.

Join us for a magical half-day journey to Glenorchy and beyond. Located on the north shores of Lake Wakatipu, this small settlement is full of character and charm, both of the local and Middle Earth variety. Take in some of the most famous and scenic sights of the region, tuck into a class Kiwi morning tea and be entertained by the local stories and film history from your expert local guide.

Visit all of the best local and secret spots. Get a photo with the famous Glenorchy red shed, pretend to be a Hobbit in Paradise, take in the incredible snow-capped views over the Dart and Rees Rivers and Diamond Lake, and hear stories of the early Maori settlers. This is a truly iconic New Zealand destination, combining all of the top things which make the South Island what it is.

Travel in style in luxury Mercedes vans with unique onboard videos and complimentary water and Wi-Fi. Just sit back, relax and enjoy the stunning scenery and secret local sights.

The 4 hour Glenorchy & Paradise Explorer Tour departs Queenstown daily at 9 am and returns at 1 pm.

  • Visit Glenorchy, taking in the iconic sights and learn about the local history
  • Go beyond and visit Paradise, Diamond Lake and Lord of the Rings film locations
  • Enjoy a Kiwi style morning tea including cheese rolls, lolly cake, L&P and Whittakers chocolates
  • Enjoy Kiwi music onboard (download our Spotify playlist!)
  • Complimentary bottled water and Wi-Fi onboard
  • Complimentary central Queenstown transfers

  • Duration : 4 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $149.00

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Milford Sound Experience - Queenstown Departure

Milford Sound Experience - Queenstown Departure

On this top-rated Milford Sound day tour enjoy a guided commentary tour to and from Milford Sound from Queenstown with our experienced guide in a luxury 16 seater Mercedes van. In Milford join a 2-hour nature boat cruise on the fjord.

Our Milford Sound day tour was established in 1994 and is a top-rated small group Milford Experience. We allow our guests to escape the crowds and offer a truly unique day, showcasing this world famous region.

On this full-day tour to Milford Sound enjoy guided commentary touring to and from Milford Sound with our experienced guides. Our small group tours give our guests the ability to get to know the driver and each other, creating a more personal and memorable experience. 

Once in Milford Sound, we join a stunning two-hour small boat nature cruise on the fjord – see waterfalls, fur seals, penguins and occasionally dolphins. Enjoy fun and informative commentary from your nature guide, and plenty of off-the-beaten-track visits away from the crowds.

We have custom made, 16 seat, glass roof Mercedes touring vehicles. This is business class travel with extended legroom, leather interior, panoramic windows for the best views, and USB charging ports onboard. 

Travelling to Milford is a 12-13 hour day from Queenstown. Our smaller vehicles give us the opportunity to stay away from the crowds as well as more flexibility with where we stop on the journey.

The Milford Sound Day Tour departs Queenstown daily at 7:30 am and returns around 7:30 pm.

  • Luxury transport in a glass-roof Mercedes Sprinter van
  • A personal small group tour (max 16 passengers)
  • Multiple scenic stops on the famous Milford Road
  • Informative and entertaining commentary from an experienced guide
  • 2-hr small boat nature cruise in Milford Sound
  • Delicious picnic lunch (optional $25 extra)
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and water on board the vans

  • Duration : 12 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $209.00

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Milford Sound Experience - Te Anau Departure

Milford Sound Experience - Te Anau Departure

On this top-rated Milford Sound day tour enjoy a guided commentary tour to and from Milford Sound from Te Anau with our experienced guide in a luxury 16 seater Mercedes van. In Milford Sound, join a 2-hour nature boat cruise on the fjord.

Our Milford Sound day tour was established in 1994 and is a top rated small group Milford Experience. We allow our guests to escape the crowds and offer a truly unique day, showcasing this world famous region.

On this full day tour to Milford Sound, depart Te Anau at 10:30am and enjoy guided commentary touring to and from Milford Sound with our experienced guides. Our small group tours give our guests the ability to get to know the driver and each other, creating a more personal and memorable touring experience. 

Once in Milford Sound, we join a stunning two hour small boat nature cruise on the fjord – see waterfalls, fur seals, penguins and occasionally dolphins. Enjoy fun and informative commentary from your nature guide, and plenty of off-the-beaten-track visits away from the crowds.

We have custom made, 16 seat, glass roof Mercedes touring vehicles. This is business class travel with extended leg room, leather interior, panoramic windows for the best views, and USB charging ports onboard. 

Travelling to Milford is a 9-10 hour day from Te Anau. Our smaller vehicles give us the opportunity to stay away from the crowds as well as more flexibility with where we stop on the journey.

The Milford Sound Day Tour tour departs Te Anau daily at 10:30am and returns around 5:30pm.

  • Luxury transport in a glass-roof Mercedes Sprinter van
  • A personal small group tour (max 16 passengers)
  • Multiple scenic stops on the famous Milford Road
  • Informative and entertaining commentary from an experienced guide
  • 2-hr small boat nature cruise in Milford Sound
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and water on board the vans
  • Delicious picnic lunch (optional $25 extra)

  • Duration : 9 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $189.00

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Milford Sound Experience - Coach Cruise Fly

Milford Sound Experience - Coach Cruise Fly

Travel in style on a small-group tour along the famous Milford Road, embark on an incredible 2-hour nature cruise on the fjord and finish off with a spectacular 40-minute scenic flight back to Queenstown. A New Zealand must-do!

Our Milford Sound day tour was established in 1994 and is a top rated small group Milford Experience. We allow our guests to escape the crowds and offer a truly unique day, showcasing this world famous region.

On this full day tour to Milford Sound, depart Queenstown at 7:30am and enjoy guided commentary touring to Milford Sound with our experienced guides. Our small group tours give our guests the ability to get to know the driver and each other, creating a more personal and memorable touring experience. 

We have custom made, 16 seat, glass roof Mercedes touring vehicles. This is business class travel with extended leg room, leather interior, panoramic windows for the best views, and USB charging ports on board. 

Once in Milford Sound, we join a stunning two hour small boat nature cruise on the fjord – see waterfalls, fur seals, penguins and occasionally dolphins. Enjoy fun and informative commentary from your nature guide, and plenty of off-the-beaten-track visits away from the crowds.

Finish your day to Milford Sound with an unforgettable scenic flight back to Queenstown. Flights are by fixed wing aircraft and take approx. 40 mins. The scenic fly is a truly awe-inspiring way to complete your trip to Milford Sound and also provides a view of Milford Sound and its surroundings that you couldn’t possibly see any other way!

Upon arrival back to Queenstown, a complimentary hotel drop off service is provided. We guarantee this is a trip you will never forget!

The 9-10 hour Milford Sound Coach Cruise Fly tour departs Queenstown daily at 7:30am and arrives back in Queenstown around 5:00pm. Please note that this flight is weather permitting and in the case where the flight cannot depart, you will return to Queenstown by road at approximately 7:30pm.

  • Luxury transport in a glass-roof Mercedes Sprinter van
  • A personal small group tour (max 16 passengers)
  • Multiple scenic stops on the famous Milford Road
  • Informative and entertaining commentary from an experienced guide
  • 2-hr small boat nature cruise in Milford Sound
  • 40-minute scenic flight from Milford Sound to Queenstown
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and water on board the vans
  • Delicious picnic lunch (optional $25 extra)

  • Duration : 9 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $585.00

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Milford Sound Experience - Coach Cruise Heli

Milford Sound Experience - Coach Cruise Heli

Travel in style on a small-group tour along the famous Milford Road, embark on an incredible 2-hour nature cruise on the fjord and finish off with a spectacular 40-minute scenic helicopter flight back to Queenstown. A New Zealand must-do!

Our Milford Sound day tour was established in 1994 and is a top rated small group Milford Experience. We allow our guests to escape the crowds and offer a truly unique day, showcasing this world famous region.

On this full day tour to Milford Sound, depart Queenstown at 7:30am and enjoy guided commentary touring to Milford Sound with our experienced guides. Our small group tours give our guests the ability to get to know the driver and each other, creating a more personal and memorable touring experience. 

We have custom made, 16 seat, glass roof Mercedes touring vehicles. This is business class travel with extended leg room, leather interior, panoramic windows for the best views, and USB charging ports on board. 

Once in Milford Sound, we join a stunning two hour small boat nature cruise on the fjord – see waterfalls, fur seals, penguins and occasionally dolphins. Enjoy fun and informative commentary from your nature guide, and plenty of off-the-beaten-track visits away from the crowds.

Finish your day to Milford Sound with an unforgettable scenic flight back to Queenstown. Flights are by helicopter and take approx. 40 mins. The is a truly awe-inspiring way to complete your trip to Milford Sound, and also provides a view of Milford Sound and its surroundings that you couldn’t possibly see any other way!

Upon arrival back to Queenstown, a complimentary hotel drop off service is provided. We guarantee this is a trip you will never forget!

The 9-10 hour Milford Sound Coach Cruise Heli tour departs Queenstown daily at 7:30am and arrives back in Queenstown around 5:00pm. Please note that this helicopter flight is weather permitting and in the case where the flight cannot depart, you will return to Queenstown by road at approximately 7:30pm.

  • Luxury transport in a glass-roof Mercedes Sprinter van
  • A personal small group tour (max 16 passengers)
  • Multiple scenic stops on the famous Milford Road
  • Informative and entertaining commentary from an experienced guide
  • 2-hr small boat nature cruise in Milford Sound
  • 40-minute scenic helicopter flight from Milford Sound to Queenstown
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and water on board the vans
  • Delicious picnic lunch (optional $25 extra)

  • Duration : 9 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $1,150.00

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Mount Cook Experience

Mount Cook Experience

On this Mt Cook Day Tour from Queenstown, you will experience the unique alpine landscapes as you travel through Mackenzie Country and into Aoraki Mount Cook National Park. Enjoy approx. 3.5 hours of free time in Mt Cook Village to explore.

On this Mt Cook Day Tour from Queenstown, you will experience the unique alpine landscapes of the Southern Alps as you travel with us from Queenstown through Mackenzie Country and into Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, home to snow-capped mountains, impressive glaciers and New Zealand’s highest peak, Aoraki Mt Cook (‘Cloud Piercer’).

Departing from Queenstown at 7.30am, start the tour off with pick up from your Queenstown accommodation in one of our premium vehicles. Travel in comfort and style in a Mercedes van fully equipped with panoramic windows for superior viewing with complimentary wifi and bottled water so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the stunning scenery.

Visit iconic central South Island locations such as Cromwell, Lindis Pass, Omarama, Twizel and the bright turquoise waters of Lake Pukaki before entering Aoraki Mount Cook National Park. Enjoy 3.5 hours (approx.) in Mt Cook Village. Take this time to enjoy one of the many optional activities or walk available in the area.

Altitude Mt Cook tours are limited to a maximum of 16 passengers, ensuring small groups so everyone can enjoy the best New Zealand hospitality that we have to offer, as well as enjoying lots of fun and informative commentary from your local guide and plenty of off-the-beaten-track visits away from the crowds.

The 12 hour Mt Cook tour departs Queenstown on Friday and Sundays at 7:30am and returns around approximately 7:30pm

  • Unique day-tour allowing you to experience Mt Cook from Queenstown
  • Luxury transport in a Mercedes Sprinter van
  • A personal small group tour (max 16 passengers)
  • Multiple scenic stops throughout the spectacular central South Island
  • Informative and entertaining commentary from an experienced guide
  • Approximately 3.5 hours in Mt Cook Village to enjoy optional activities or local short walks
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and water on board
  • Complimentary Queenstown hotel transfers

  • Duration : 13 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $229.00

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Central Otago Full Day Wine Tour

Central Otago Full Day Wine Tour

Join an immersive, fun and educational wine tour from Queenstown. Sample 20+ wines at five of Central Otago’s finest and off the beaten track cellar doors throughout the BIG four wine regions of Gibbston, Cromwell, Bendigo and Bannockburn.

Join an immersive, fun and educational wine tour visiting five of Central Otago’s finest and off the beaten track cellar doors through the BIG four wine regions of Gibbston, Cromwell, Bendigo and Bannockburn. 

Enjoy sampling over 20 spectacular cool-climate wines and enjoy an (optional) exceptional lunch at a local renowned location (additional cost ordered on the day) whilst learning information, stories and facts about the region and wine from your charismatic guide and cellar staff. Travel in style with transfers in a luxury Mercedes van, and make use of our complimentary Wi-Fi, Spotify and bottled water.

We have regular cellar doors we visit however we have the flexibility to tailor the tour to suit where possible. If there is a specific winery you would like to visit, please request this at the time of booking and we will do our best to accommodate.

The 8 hour Central Otago Wine Tour departs Queenstown Thursday-Sunday at 9:45am and returns around 5:30pm.

  • Enjoy over 20 tastings across 5 unique cellar doors throughout Central Otago
  • Optional lunch at a local renowned location (at guests expense)
  • Take home an Altitude branded red wine glass as a souvenir of your day
  • Be hosted by a fun and friendly wine certified driver guide
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and water onboard
  • Learn how to taste wine through fun onboard videos
  • Complimentary Queenstown hotel transfers

  • Duration : 8 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $235.00

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Gin Tour

Gin Tour

Welcome to NZ’s first gin tour. In the 1980’s it was wine, then craft beer and now the gin-dustry is making its mark in Central Otago - let us take you on a journey into the world of gin.

This 6 hour gin experience departs Queenstown daily at 1pm and returns at 7pm. You will be picked up from your accommodation in one of our Mercedes vehicles by your guide and transported in luxury to our first location, the Cardrona Distillery. This beautiful distillery is located a few minutes past the famous Cardrona Pub and opposite the entrance to the Cardrona ski field. Here you will be taken through a full sensory, tactile tour of the facilities including gin & spirits tastings in the private tasting room.

Your next stop is an easy drive down the Crown Range into Arrowtown, to visit a wonderful cellar door experience called ‘The Winery’ where you will have a self guided experience, using the knowledge you have just gained to select your gin tasting paddle along with shared grazing boards. There will be time here for you to buy an additional drink, whether that be gin, wine, cocktail, beer or other. This location has the largest range of wines in all of Queenstown and is a delight to walk through and explore.

The last stop is a 15 minute journey to Arthurs Point where we visit the “Gin Garden by Broken Heart Spirits”. Here you will be guided through a range of local Broken Heart gins in a private room with traditional German Tarte Flambee to share.

This gin experience has been designed to be a nice mix of education, sightseeing and fun. It is perfect for couples, groups and there is some flexibility to try other spirits such as vodka, whiskey and of course wines throughout if you want to balance or restrict your gin intake.

Join the Gin revolution with Altitude Tours!

  • Duration : 6 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $199.00

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Heli Gin Tour

Heli Gin Tour

Welcome to the world's first heli gin tour. In the 1980’s it was wine, then craft beer and now the gin-dustry is making its mark in Central Otago - let us take you on a journey into the world of gin.

This 6-hour gin experience departs Queenstown daily at 1pm and returns at 7pm. You will be picked up from your accommodation by our heli partner and transported to their heli base in Frankton where after a safety briefing you will be whisked away on a 15-minute scenic flight to Mt Sale located in the Cardrona Valley. Here your pilot will open the hatch, present and pour your first gin of the day. This location on the mountain top provides privacy and panoramic views, a truly remarkable experience and a great way to kick off your afternoon. You will then be transported by helicopter to the Cardrona Distillery, landing right inside the grounds out the front of the property. Here you will meet your gin guide and be taken through a full sensory, tactile tour of the facilities including gin tastings and drinks in the private tasting room.

Your next stop is an easy drive down the Crown Range into the historic gold mining town of Arrowtown where we visit a wonderful cellar door experience called ‘The Winery’ where you will have a self-guided experience being able to use the knowledge you have just gained to select your gin tasting paddle along with shared grazing boards. There will be time here for you to buy an additional drink whether that be gin, wine, cocktail, beer or other. This location has the largest range of wines in all of Queenstown and is a delight to walk through and explore.

The last stop is a 15-minute journey to Arthurs Point where we visit the “Gin Garden by Broken Heart Gin”. Here you will be guided through a range of local Broken Heart gins in a private room with traditional German pizza to share.

This gin experience has been designed to be a nice mix of education, sightseeing and fun. It is perfect for all types of people and there is some flexibility to try other spirits such as vodka, bourbon, whiskey and of course wines throughout if you want to balance or restrict your gin intake.

Join the Gin revolution with Altitude Tours!

  • Duration : 6 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $599.00

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