Reviews and Guest Comments

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July 15, 2018

"We had a great time on this Napa tour. We took the ferry from SF and Jarred was waiting for us when we disembarked. He did a great job with introductions and filling us in on how the day would go. Platypus Tours were highly recommended to us and we will do the same for anyone we know planning a SF/Napa trip!"

Ellen Mitchell, Memphis, TN

July 8, 2018

"This was my first trip to Napa/Sonoma and your service was fantastic. Tim did a great job, very friendly and knew the area well. For my next trip, I wouldn't hesitate to use your service again and would be happy to recommend you to anyone I know headed out there."

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June 28, 2018

"Very nice tour with TK. The bus was lovely and met some very nice people from all over the country. Loved Nicholson Vineyards and the two smaller wineries were ok. TK, our tour guide, made sandwiches and salad for lunch."

Jean, Phoenix, AZ

June 28, 2018

"I went on this tour with my mom and sister as part of our weekend getaway. Platypus tours did not disappoint! We had such a great experience and Jerri was gracious and fun. Our tour day was a hot one and jerri made sure we stayed cool, arranging for some of our tours to head in doors and having the ac ready for us before we made it to the next stop. Thank you platypus for a memorable day. Looking forward to trying out the Sonoma tour next trip!"

Rachel Barton, Los Angeles , Ca

June 28, 2018

"We enjoyed our trips. One was the Napa trip which came after our balloon ride (which we also book through Platypus) and the other was the Sonoma valley one. Different driver guides who were both super friendly and informative. Some of the wineries are a bit too crowded and they did not make time for us, whereas others gave us tours and explanations and the tasting was worth the $15. It is a great way to get around and have a drink without worrying about driving. Because of the time constraints they stick closer to the southern end of the valleys. We had a great group on both days. I would not like to go on the trip if the bus is at full capacity as it would be too many people on tour. The only downside was that there is a long wait between the finish of the balloon ride and Platypus picking you up at Yountville but it does give you time to go around the town. The other is that we were told that corkage was reasonable so no problems buying a few bottles. When we got back to SF we found out the corkage was $20 plus !"

Melissa Wilson, London n, London

June 24, 2018

"We had Kelly As our guide on 4 wineries. She did a great job taking care of everyone and we had a fantastic time. Excellent choice if you want to see several wineries. Would do it again. "

Rob and Denise, Greer, SC

June 14, 2018

"We had a great day with Platypus Tours and would recommend this to others visiting the area! The bus picked us up right at our Airbnb location on time and it was very clean. The tour guide was extremely personable and welcoming, not to mention knowledgeable about the area and wines. The lunch was a great benefit, fresh sandwiches, fruit, salads, etc. plus a surprise dessert at the end! "

Jessica, Boston, MA

June 12, 2018

"I came to Napa Valley to celebrate my twenty-first birthday, and Platypus made the trip truly unforgettable. Our tour guide Kira was incredibly welcoming and knowledgeable, and went out of her way to accommodate us for the lunch, as I am a vegetarian and my mother is vegan. I will definitely be doing another Platypus tour during my next trip to Napa Valley."

Shelby, Litchfield Park, Arizona

June 10, 2018

"I had such a wonderful time! It was so great to go to Luca’s personal home and have the tasting on his patio looking over his vineyard at Bennett Valley Cellars."

Lauren Fleming, West Palm Beach, Florida

June 8, 2018

"Couldn't have asked for a better day! Kira was our guide, and she was very fun and accommodating. She took care of everything including shipping our wine to us so we didn't have to bother. We had special dietary needs that were met also which we really appreciated. AND, Kira proved me wrong by offering a couscous salad that actually tasted great. Didn't see that happening. Overall, I'll be recommending Platypus to anyone and everyone."

Thomas Garrison, Phoenix, AZ