Volcanic Hills Tasting Room, Rotorua

The beautiful Volcanic Hills Tasting Room is located at the top of the Skyline Rotorua gondola and showcases stunning views across Lake Rotorua and its surrounds.


$12.00 - $50.00
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The Volcanic Hills range of outstanding wines are made in Rotorua. Grapes are sourced from the best wine growing regions in New Zealand, and skillfully crafted into wine by winemaker Brent Park, at the boutique winery at the bottom of the gondola.

Sample the wines Volcanic Hills has to offer while enjoying the breath-taking 180° panoramic views over Lake Rotorua and the surrounding city and vistas. The range includes Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Rosé, Syrah, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris. All wines available to taste are also available for purchase in the Tasting Room or online.

The Volcanic Hills Winery at the base of Mount Ngongotaha and is open by appointment.

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Physical address

176 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua Central, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $12.00 - $50.00
Age restriction:
Other charges:
Wine tasting fee does not include Gondola ride; combination ticket from Skyline is $50
Further pricing information:
Must be 18+ to participate in Wine Tasting, however children are welcome with their parent or legal guardian.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
9 km to Rotorua Airport
Proximity to town:
5km to central Rotorua

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Opening times

Business hours:
Daily 11am to 6pm, last wine tasting time 5.30pm. Closed Christmas Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday each year
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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