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Guided Factory Tour

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Bookings are mandatory, no walk-ins are available. Please include your contact phone number in your booking so our team can get in touch if we need to cancel or reschedule your tour, thanks! You will need to have your own transport from our Factory at 3 Torridge St, to our Diner & Deli at 469 Thames Highway. 



Please book online to secure your spot or call 0800 892 433. Full payment must be made prior to the tour. 

Tours give guests a behind the scenes look at our cheese making process, all the way from; make to taste.  You will get to experience a cheese tasting, informative talk and guided tour of our factory through ou­­­­r viewing galleries, plus walk away with a goody bag sample.

For the more indulgent foodie, we have the opportunity to upgrade tours - to include a cheese and wine matching. 

So if you're wondering what to do while you're in Oamaru, look no further.

"Did the factory tour which included cheese tasting and cheese goody bag - factory tour was good and cheese tasted good- friendly tour staff - the Southland cheese rolls at the store are nice as well" - TripAdvisor review 5 stars.

Tour Details

Times:  Wednesday - Friday at 10am. Please allow 90 minutes for the tour and tasting. Meet our tour guide at our Factory at 10am, you will need to make your way to the Diner & Deli for the guided cheese tasting.

Adults: $35 each or upgrade to include 30ml wine pairing.

Children under 16: Free if accompanied by an adult (max of 2 children per adult, please note children do not receive their own tasting platter or goodie bag). A tasting platter can be arranged for children for $14, please enquire prior to your tour. 

Address: Tours begin at our Factory - 3 Torridge Street, Oamaru, and ends at our Diner & Deli - 469 Thames Highway, Oamaru. You will need your own transport to get from one site to the other. 

Please book online to secure your spot or call 0800 892 433. Full payment must be made prior to the tour.  

Large groups: (over 8 people) by prior arrangement only. 

  • A tour will only run if there is a minimum of 2 adults attending.
  • No photography during tour please.
  • No high heels or stiletto shoes to be worn.
  • Please be aware that there is walking and stairs involved, there is also no wheelchair access on the guided tour.
  • Those including wine pairing in their tour must be over the age of 18, please don't be offended if we ask to see ID.

Please email or free phone 0800 892 433 for further information and/or private bookings.