The distillery and cellar door are open 7 days a week, with tours on the hour from 10am-3pm every day of the week. The Cardrona Family Cask Tour will run Tuesday - Friday from 10.30am-1.30pm.
The Classic Tour: NZD $25 per person / 75 minutes
The Cardrona Family Reserve Tour: NZD $350 per person / 3+ hours
Taking approximately 75 minutes you will discover the secrets to Cardrona’s artisan spirits, starting with our water source, malted barley and yeast. You will see where the malt is milled, mashed, fermented, distilled and matured before tasting the wares with a tutored spirit tasting of Cardrona spirits
Immerse yourself in the art of whisky tasting and enjoyment. This exclusive experience will further your Whisky tasting skills, while providing you with deep insight into Whisky making and maturation. You will be hosted by a senior member of our distillery team.
Our time will focus deeply upon warehousing and maturation.
We will explore the impact temperature, foods and texture have on the Whisky drinking experience, with an in-depth nosing & tasting experience, truly a feast for the senses.