Wine, Food & Brews


Central Otago is blessed with an abundance of fresh produce, boutique vineyards and craft breweries that are right on Wanaka Trike Tours doorstep.  Let us take you on an unforgettable journey on the back of our cruising trikes to sample some of the region’s world class wine, food & beer while taking in some of New Zealand’s most stunning scenery. Riding on our spectacular trikes is truly a unique way to travel. All our tours include any wine or beer tasting fees. Our tours are limited to 2-4 guests for very personal experience.

Taste of Central Food Tour

Indulge in a food sensation on a Taste of Central Food Tour.  We have chosen some of our favourite places to share with you. You will savour delights from the Cardrona Valley, Gibbston Valley & Wanaka.  Our all-inclusive price includes morning tea, lunch paired with wine or coffee/tea, and afternoon tea. 

(Departs from Wanaka)
from $299.00 per person – allow 5 hours 

Food Tour Lunch

Wanaka Wine Tour

A Wanaka Wine Tour includes visiting three local boutique vineyards in and around the Wanaka region. You will sample some exceptional wines and hear the history of the wines and the land they are produced from. Organic, unfiltered, bio-dynamic, hand-crafted, family-run are a few of the words used to describe these vineyards. From award-winning Pinot Noirs, summery Rosés to crisp cool whites there is something to tempt your taste buds. You will experience excellent cellar door service with people who are very passionate about their wines.

(Departs from Wanaka)
from $199.00 per person – allow 3 hours 

Bannockburn Wine Explorer

Bannockburn is a small historic gold mining town located in Central Otago. The area was first made known as a rich gold field and was mined extensively in the 1860s. Now with its uniquely warm, dry climate it is the home of many superb vineyards. From award-winning Pinot Noirs, sensational Aromatics to Method Traditional wines, we have chosen three stunning boutique wineries for you to taste some of the areas best wines. 

(Departs from Wanaka or Queenstown)
from $235.00 per person – allow 4.5 hours

Gibbston Wine Tour

The Gibbston Wine Tour heads out to the lovely Gibbston Valley also known as the ‘Valley of the Vines’. Gibbston is a narrow valley enclosed by mountains where about 250 hectares of vines are planted on the south bank of the Kawarau River. More than 70% of the grapes grown here are Pinot Noir. You will also find Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc as well as a few other varietals. We visit three very special vineyards to try some of their unique wines. An experience to be remembered.

(Departs from Queenstown)
from $230.00 per person – allow 3.5 hours

Vineyard Picnic Tour by the River

Changing it up is what we like to do at Wanaka Trike Tours. This vineyard tour has a private picnic added to the mix. Starting with an exhilarating ride out of Wanaka by trike, we drop you off at a fabulous cellar door to enjoy a tantalising wine tasting experience. You’ll then be transported to your personally prepared picnic at a secluded spot near the mighty Clutha River. After enjoying your leisurely picnic lunch, we ride out to a second vineyard for another delightful wine tasting. You will finish the day with a burst of adrenaline riding back to Wanaka on the back of a trike.

(Departs from Wanaka)


from $235.00 per person – allow 3 hours

Wanaka Craft Brewery Tour

From humble beginnings an amazing craft brewing industry has popped up in Wanaka. There are more craft breweries in this town than anywhere else in the country (per capita). A Wanaka Craft Brewery Tour includes visiting three local craft breweries, you’ll get to try some very distinctive beers from their ever-expanding range along with some special one-off brews. Handcrafted beers made with passion – what else would you expect in the best little town in the world!

(Departs from Wanaka)
from $175.00 per person – allow 2 hours 

Taste of Central Wine Tour (by van)

For up to 6 people

Wine, Food & Brew tours by Trike include:

  • All wine or beer tastings.
  • An exhilarating way to travel!
  • An informative commentary through our Bluetooth intercom system attached to the trike helmets.
  • Jackets and gloves available to keep you warm, if required.
  • Passengers must be of NZ legal drinking age of 18+ to participate in wine/beer tastings.
  • Tours operate daily subject to availability.
  • A minimum of 2 passengers; maximum 4 passengers.
  • Several departure times.
  • Pick-up & drop-off at central Wanaka or central Queenstown accommodation.
  • Cancellation policy click here
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