Speights Brewery Tour

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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!

Adult $30.00 (Aged 18+)
Child $14.00 (Aged 5-17 years)
Family Pass $64.00 (2 Adults + 2 Children)

What's included

  • 50 minute tour of Speight's Brewery
  • up to 25 minute Beer Tasting experience

Duration

  • 1.25 hours

Location

  • 200 Rattray Street, Dunedin, New Zealand

Restrictions

  • Masks are required to be worn for the duration of the Brewery Tour.

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

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

    Family Pass is for 2 adults & 2 children -The full value price of the family rate is $88 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.

    Current Vaccine Pass & Photo ID required on arrival. We cannot guide customers who have experienced cold/flu like symptoms up to 14 days before the date of the activity. Temperature checks will be completed on check in; any guest/visitor with a temperature of >37.4C will be unable to participate in the Tour or Tasting..

  • 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 16 Aug to 22 Aug 2022

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  • Family Pass$62.00

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  • Child$14.00
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  • Adult$24.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$14.00
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  • Adult$18.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$14.00
  • Family Pass$62.00

  • Adult$24.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$14.00
  • Family Pass$62.00

  • Adult$24.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$14.00
  • Family Pass$62.00

  • Adult$24.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$14.00
  • Family Pass$62.00

  • Adult$24.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$14.00
  • Family Pass$62.00

  • Adult$18.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$14.00
  • Family Pass$62.00

  • Adult$24.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$14.00
  • Family Pass$62.00

  • Adult$24.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$14.00
  • Family Pass$62.00

  • Adult$24.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$14.00
  • Family Pass$62.00

  • Adult$24.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$14.00
  • Family Pass$62.00

  • Adult$24.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$14.00
  • Family Pass$62.00

  • Adult$24.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$14.00
  • Family Pass$62.00

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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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sjones from New Zealand wrote on 29 August 2021

Speights Ale House

Great tour. Guide was awesome full of information and made the tour fun..

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Naomi from New Zealand wrote on 05 August 2021

Enjoyed the tour

Learnt a lot on this tour, was very interesting. Our guide was very friendly & knowledgeable. Fave part of the tour was the beer tasting at the end.

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makik1 from New Zealand wrote on 24 July 2021

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Gemma Marshall from New Zealand wrote on 23 July 2021

Marshall experience

We had a great time

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