Queenstown Helicopter Gin Tour With Tastings

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Highlights & inclusions

Join the World's first-ever heli gin tour around Queenstown
Enjoy a 25-minute scenic helicopter flight and an exclusive, award-winning gin tasting on a mountaintop
Visit three tasting rooms in Cardrona, Arrowtown, and Queenstown
Embark on a distillery tour to learn how gin is made at The Cardrona Distillery
Taste over 12 unique gins and spirits, including gin, whiskey, vodkas and liqueurs
Indulge in shared grazing platters and a traditional German tarte flambée
or 4 payments of $160.77 with more info

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Mon, Jul 15, 2024

What you can expect

Book the world's first helicopter gin tour in Queenstown with a magical scenic helicopter, visit three boutique cellar doors and embark on a distillery tour; generous gin tastings and a shared grazing board are included.

The gin-tasting adventure begins with a 25-minute scenic helicopter flight over Queenstown. Be whisked away to a secret location before landing on the top of a mountain. Here, the pilot will present, pour and serve the first gin and tonic of the day, a very exclusive gin in a remarkable location with complete privacy and stunning panoramic views of the snowcapped alpine landscape.

Next, it’s time to fly to Cardrona Distillery where you’ll land right in front of the property to enjoy the VIP experience with hosts as you tour the facilities and sit down for a gin tasting in the private tasting room. The tour continues in our premium Mercdes van with a visit to the historic mining town of Arrowtown to visit ‘The Winery’ for another round of gin tasting and a shared grazing cheeseboard. The final stop of the day will see you sampling the local ‘Broken Heart’ gins at Arthurs Point with tarte flambees before returning to Queenstown.


What you need to know

  • 25-minute scenic helicopter flight with mountain stop
  • A knowledgable local guide
  • Tastings at three locations
  • Distillery tour at The Cardrona Distillery
  • Shared grazing board and tarte flambees
  • Transport in a premium vehicle
  • Complimentary wifi onboard
  • Meals
  • This experience is six hours in duration
  • Departs Queenstown at 12:45 pm and returns at 7 pm
What To Bring
  • Dress Code: Smart casual.
Additional Information
  • If the helicopter cannot fly due to weather, you will be partially refunded for the helicopter portion of the tour, and instead be transported via road in one of our premium vans. Venues are not affected by the weather, all venues have indoor and outdoor seating locations.
  • We do not have any facilities to lift you into our vans, please get in touch to discuss your requirements, we will do our best to accommodate you. Certain areas of the tour may not be available to you.
Terms And Conditions
  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older to consume alcohol; a photo ID is required. Only NZ drivers license and international passports are accepted as identification.
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking 
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience 
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction 
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control 
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher 
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements 

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