Banks Peninsula Wine tour

What a better place to taste wine and cheese than in the most French village of New Zealand! Explore Akaroa harbour and visit our local award-winning vineyards. Learn about our French history and the geology of the area creating unique wines.




On this tour you will taste a selection of wines from 3 of Banks peninsula’s prominent vineyards.

You will discover how the geology of the area contributes to the flavor of those unique wines. The scenic beauty of this area is breathtaking as we stop “A la French” to enjoy a glass with a view, you will learn the history of the original French settlers and how they planted their first vines in this unique terroir, creating today the distinctive flavors from our region.

Enjoy wine tastings at with delicious locally made seasonal accompaniments including our award-winning local cheeses. If you are a wine connoisseur, then this tour is a must-do while you are in the area.

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Physical address

Banks Peninsula Wine tour, 8 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa, Christchurch - Canterbury, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $115.00
Age restriction:
Cancellation policy:
No refunds within 24 hours of departure. Exceptions are made if operator cancels the activity due to waterway, road or weather conditions (a full refund would be then given). A 10% service charge applies to all other cancellation refunds.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
1.5 hours drive from Christchurch airport.
Proximity to town:
Tours leave from Akaroa, near Christchurch. If you do not have your own vehicle shuttle can transport you to Akaroa.

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Opening times

Months of operation:
All months of the year

Language support

  Written Spoken
French YES YES

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