Learn about the brewery’s history and get some tips from our expert brewers on our award winning interactive and informative guided tour.

Highlights

  • Learn about Speight's extensive history and legendary status
  • Explore the brewery and the brewing process, with recently upgraded brewing equipment
  • Taste and appreciate samples of Speight’s finest beers

The Speight’s Brewery Tour is a must do for locals and visitors to Dunedin alike.

For over 141 years Speight’s have been brewing a range of beers from the original Rattray Street Brewery, here in Dunedin.

A fully guided tour through the Brewery gives you a chance to learn about their extensive history before learning about their brewing process and how they became a legend not only in the south but right around the country. The Brewery was recently upgraded so you get a chance to see the old and the new.

We will take you from the top of the Brewery through the various levels of this heritage site (please note that there are over 200 stairs on this tour - but don't worry, we take it slow); introducing you to some characters and core ingredients along the way. You will touch, taste and smell the key ingredients that go into our award-winning beers, as well as experiencing our diverse history.

The tour finishes in the Tasting Room where you will get a chance to taste and appreciate samples of Speight’s finest beers. We will even teach you how to pour the perfect beer - this is a great opportunity for some photographs!

Additional Tickets: Additional full priced tickets may be purchased as you proceed to checkout.

Adult $25.00
Child $10.00 (5-17 years)
Family Pass $70.00 (2 Adults + 2 Children)

What's included

  • 40 minute tour of Speight's Brewery
  • up to 20 minute Beer Tasting experience

Duration

  • Allow approximately 1 hour for the whole experience

Location

  • 200 Rattray Street, Dunedin, New Zealand

Restrictions

Legal Drinking Age Enforced

  • To consume Alcohol you must be over the legal drinking age. You may be asked to produce Government Issued ID to prove your age.

Notes

  • Family Pass is for 2 adults & 2 children.

    *The full price of the family rates is $70 if purchased individually - Discounts are shown from this rate.

    Alcohol will not be served or supplied to anyone under the legal drinking age of 18 years.

  • Child price applies to ages 5-17 years

    Under 5: Free

    IMPORTANT:

    Wear covered shoes for the tour and turn up 10 minutes before the tour time to check-in.

    This tour includes 200 steps, so we recommend a moderate level of fitness.

    Always drink responsibly

    Host responsibility applies

    Soft drink alternative available for alcohol

    Those under 18 years of age must be accompanied by and supervised by an adult

Available Bookings from November 25 to December 01

Change Dates

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  • Adult$15.00
  • Child$10.00
  • Family Pass$55.00

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  • Child$10.00
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10spaces priced from:

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  • Child$10.00
  • Family Pass$55.00

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  • Child$10.00
  • Family Pass$55.00

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  • Child$10.00
  • Family Pass$55.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$20.00
  • Child$10.00
  • Family Pass$5.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$20.00
  • Child$10.00
  • Family Pass$55.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$20.00
  • Child$10.00
  • Family Pass$55.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$25.00
  • Child$10.00
  • Family Pass$55.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$21.70
  • Child$10.00
  • Family Pass$55.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$21.70
  • Child$10.00
  • Family Pass$55.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$25.00
  • Child$10.00
  • Family Pass$55.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$21.70
  • Child$10.00
  • Family Pass$55.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$21.70
  • Child$10.00
  • Family Pass$55.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Phillip Perfitt from Canada wrote on 18 February 2020

Fascinating Tour of NZ's Iconic Beer Brand

This priced-right tour of Speight's historic brewery takes you through the process of brewing started by the founders in 1876. Along the way down the floors of the brewery, a little of the colourful history of Dunedin is told. The tour ends in the tasting room where the Speight's beer varieties are explained and sampled. Very enjoyable, especially if the weather is not so great outdoors! There are several tour times each day, and there's (literally) a Speight's-branded something for everyone in the souvenir shop. Note: 200 stairs to descend in 4 or 5 flights, after elevator ride to the top floor of the brewery. Also 1 or 2 short flights to ascend at times.

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dannyd2 from Belgium wrote on 08 December 2019

Gold medal winner

The tour starts with a bit of history, founding of Dunedin, gold rush at Queenstown, start brewery, etc. At the top floor you will get the process of beer making explained, water, barley & hops, running through the old museum, with copper water stills, old milling machines, copper steep, mash, lauter, destillation & fermentation stills, and cats drinking beer. Then history again, Christchurch earthquake, new investors, tv advertisement. And a quick look at the new installation. Next rush off as the workers did to the taproom where you can get a taste of free ales & lagers until the bell for quick last order.

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Karteek Rayakota from New Zealand wrote on 23 November 2020

Very informative

Very friendly staff. Ken our tour guide, was pretty amazing. Very friendly, had a great knowledge about local history and about brewery. Great value for money. We missed beer tasting for personal reasons, but they also have great non alcoholic beverages. Definitely going to this place again and can't wait to taste some beers. The retail store has got good variety of Speights souvenirs to buy for good price. Overall it's a good experience and a must do activity in Dunedin... Cheers mate..

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markh9 from New Zealand wrote on 19 November 2020

Great tour

Great tour, great information on the brewery and Dunedin.... and some samples to boot. Really enjoyed this

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Neil from New Zealand wrote on 18 November 2020

Great tour

Really good tour, very informative, our guide Graeme was a retired brewer and knew his stuff. A must do when in Dunedin.

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