Love great wine, good company and a fabulous bird’s eye view?
Then sign up for the Ultimate Heli Wine Tasting Experience at The Rees Hotel Queenstown hosted by the congenial general manager, Mark Rose.
Guests will enjoy 180-degree panoramic views of Queenstown from a six-seater helicopter, a gourmet lunch and sample a variety of award-winning wines from local regions.
This bucket-list experience is for either two or four people and includes accommodation at The Rees Hotel and is a rare opportunity to literally heighten all the senses in a spectacular series of locations.
The Heli Wine Tasting Experience includes a glass of champagne and a luxury transfer from The Rees Hotel to Queenstown International Airport from where a six seater helicopter from the Helicopter Linewill provide breathtaking views of the renowned Gibbston Valley and Kawarau Gorge on the way to your first tasting and lunch at Mt Difficulty Winery. Onward and upward to spectacular views of Lake Wanaka and the world renowned Rippon Vineyard to taste some of the best organic wines from this award-winning winery before a last stop (and drink) at the historic Cardrona Pub from where you will return to Queenstown. Package offerings are for either 2 or 4 people and include two night’s luxurious accommodation at The Rees Hotel.
Mr Rose, a passionate wine expert with extensive knowledge of wines both locally and globally, has successfully nurtured the hotel’s strong wine and culinary program.
The property is now well established as having one of the best wine cellars in New Zealand and offers a prized collection of Bordeaux and Central Otago wines and a wine list globally recognised in the annual Wine Spectator Awards since 2012.
The package for two includes:
Two night’s accommodation in an Executive Lake View One Bedroom Apartment, cooked breakfasts daily, complimentary late check out until 12 noon, complimentary fruit bowl on arrival,
complimentary car parking and wifi, inclusive of all car and heli transfers, inclusive of lunch at Mt Difficulty Winery, inclusive of all selected wines/beverages at each Winery and the Cardrona Pub
The package for four includes:
Accommodation in an Executive Lake View Two Bedroom (2 bathroom) Apartment
inclusions as above
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The Rees Hotel Queenstown blends chic five star accommodation with all the comforts of home and the service and facilities of an elite international hotel. Situated on the absolute lakefront, The Rees’ terraced construction delivers complete privacy and showcases panoramic views overlooking Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables Mountains in Queenstown, New Zealand.
Its landmark restaurant is the True South Dining Room.
For Hotel bookings and enquiries phone:
+64 3 450 1100