Welcome to Lonely Mountain Tours

Lonely Mountain Tours is a boutique family run tour company based in idyllic Lake Wanaka, New Zealand.

We specialise in gourmet food, wine and Lord of the Rings day tours with a focus on providing a high quality, small group experience. We also cater for group incentives and customised single or multiday trips, both locally and around the South Island.

Our knowledgeable guides have lived in Wanaka for many years. They are passionate about the area and have extensive guiding experience both locally and around New Zealand.

Whether you are a foodie, a wine lover, a Lord of Rings fan or just want a true taste of our awesome Central Lakes region we have a tour for you…

Lord of the Rings – Ring of Gold Tour

Re-live the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the gold rush, try some liquid gold wine, explore historic Arrowtown and admire the golden landscapes. Whether you are a hard core LOTR fan or just loved the scenery and want to see more, this tour offers a true taste of Central’s character and charm. More »

Gourmet Tour – Roving Taste Sensation

Central Otago is a foodies paradise! Roam the region discovering a range of mouthwatering morsel and tasty tipples. Indulge in a gourmet mutli-plate lunch at an acclaimed local restaurant and take in Central’s magnificent scenery, stories and sights on route. More »

Wine Tours

Central Otago has a reputation for the world’s best Pinot Noir and is also home to a range of other award winning varieties. Choose from two tour options visiting a selection of friendly, boutique vineyards in different sub-regions. Whether you are a connoisseur or a novice our knowledgeable guides and passionate vintners will give you true taste of both the region and it’s wines. More »

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Rugby World Cup Activities

Don’t miss out on a visit to Lake Wanaka on your Rugby World Cup trip.  For all the reasons why you should visit check out the video on this page. Whether you head for Wanaka or Queenstown make the most of your time here and contact us about personalised transport... Read more...

Lonely Mountain Tours ~ John Wellington, Tour Director ~ Wanaka, New Zealand
Freephone: 0800 663 7464 ~ Mobile: +64 (0)21 027 90039 ~ Email: tours@lonelymountain.co.nz