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WT01 – Explore Christchurch and the Waipara Wine region includes wine tasting at vineyards and lunch.

Trip Includes:

Tastings at Canterbury Wineries
Lunch at winery/bistro/cafe
City sights including Cathedral Square
Tastings at ‘She Chocolate’ cafe
Travel by deluxe 4WD mini-van with a maximum of 8 passengers
Fully escorted with informative commentary and stunning scenery
Pick up 9.30 am and drop off 4.30pm

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Description

Explore Christchurch and the Waipara Wine region includes wine tasting at vineyards and lunch.

Wine Tours Christchurch

Having picked you up we drive to Christchurch and by the city’s centre. Here you can assess the progress of the rebuild following the 2010/2011 earthquakes. We will discuss the reasons for the event, its impact and the exciting plans for the future. .

There are a number of boutique vineyards within easy reach of the Christchurch. The region is renowned for producing aromatic whites and Pinot Noirs. We will visit a selection of wineries for tastings which will demonstrate why New Zealand’s wine and its makers are so highly regarded around the world. Canterbury also prides itself in being serious about food and promoting local produce. Lunch at a winery/bistro and the wine tastings are included.

During the day we will head to the Port Hills which overlook Christchurch and present stunning views of the city, Canterbury Plains, Lyttelton Harbour and the distant Southern Alps. Before we return you  to your accommodation we visit ‘She Chocolate’ a chocolatire cafe. Here we hope to tempt you with the pleasures of ‘The Food of the Gods’ .

Please note the order of activities will be dependent of pick up/drop off points and weather

Additional information

What to bring

What should we wear and take on our Day Tour CLOTHING Check the weather, dress accordingly and if necessary carry extra appropriate clothing. If you think that the clothing you have with you in New Zealand is inadequate/ unsuitable for your tour let us know, at least, the day before departure, so we can lend you some. South Island weather is extremely variable. Sudden changes are not uncommon! As we include walks on our tours it is advisable that you wear comfortable clothing suitable for being active and, as you will be in the mountains or on the ocean, a wind proof top is a must. It is advisable to wear layers of clothing that can be added and/or removed. The following is recommended: wind/shower proof jacket that will keep you dry in a sharp shower Sweater or jacket suitable for cooler weather, made of material that retains warmth when damp from sweat or drizzle). hat (type depending on weather) Guests on hiking tours should have a rainstorm proof jacket. DAY PACK (or bag you can carry and have both hands free) sunscreen (high SPF) sunglasses water bottle lip balm camera with extra card, spare batteries.

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