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Full Day Hop on Hop Off Wine Tours - Queenstown

Discover Queenstown, Arrowtown, and Gibbston Valley on your own timescale as we showcase its scenic locations, iconic activities and the finest craft beers, wine, and cuisine...

Highlights

  • Explore 20 of the most stunning and popular locations in the Queenstown region
  • Knowledgeable drivers provide all information, map and bus timetable to ensure a fantastic, hassle-free day
  • Have the freedom to hop on and hop off at as many destinations as you like and stay as long as you like!
  • Visit some of the best wineries and breweries in the region
  • An awesome idea for groups of friends, couples or singles alike

Become your own tour guide for a day and enjoy having the freedom to explore the best parts of Queenstown, Arrowtown, and Gibbston Valley without being rushed or constricted by any timeframes!

We take the stress and hassle out of the experience and leave you to just enjoy the fun and soak up the amazing sites of spectacular Queenstown.

No need to make an itinerary and drive yourself - our friendly drivers will look after you and provide you with information on each location.

Hop on and off as you please, visiting as many destinations as you like and choosing your duration of stay at each spot – it’s as simple as that!


Stops include:

1. Shotover Jet - New Zealand's most thrilling jet boating ride.

2. Canyon Food & Brew Co - Queenstown's newest family-friendly restaurant and micro-brewery.

3. Strike Bowl- Queenstown’s only full size 7 lane ten pin bowling and entertainment centre.

4. Cargo at Gantley’s - One of the newest on our run Open for coffee, beer or wine in the morning with their tap room menu in their wonderful beer garden which opens at 12.00pm.

5. Arrowtown - A perfectly preserved historical gold mining town.

6. Gibbston Valley Cheese - Specialising in European cheeses, offering complimentary cheese tastings.

7. The Winery - Arrowtown - The largest New Zealand Wines store in the world. Over 80 wines to taste along with whiskey and gin. Tapas and cheeseboards available.

8. Akarua Wines & Kitchen by Artisan - one of Queenstowns premier winery restaurants.

9. Amisfield Bistro & Cellar Door - Known for their gastronimic lunch and dinner experience.

10.Nockie’s Palette & Stoneridge Cellar Door - Queenstown’s newest cellar door.

11. Wet Jacket Wines - Modern wine industry reverencing local farming history.

12. AJ Hackett Bungy - Home of the worlds first iconic Bungy.

13. Gibbston Valley Winery - Amazing wine and tours in NZ's largest wine cave.

14. Cargo Brewery & Bald Hills Cellar Door - Located within the stunning Waitiri Creek vineyard, Cargo Brewery has collaborated with Waitiri Creek Winery to create a unique tasting experience from aromatic gold lager to boutique cellar door wine.

15. Brennan Wines - Family owned offering iconic, finely aged wines.

16. Mt Rosa Wines - Fun and friendly wine tasting atmosphere in a renovated woolshed.

17. Kinross Cellar Door & Bistro - Boutique Vineyard Hotel, Cellar Door & Bistro in the heart of Gibbstton.

18. Gibbston Tavern - Historic tavern with world class wine and craft beer.

19. Gibbston Valley Wines - Amazing wine and tours in NZ's largest wine cave.

20. Altitude Brewing - Boasting award-winning craft beer. (closed Mondays and Tuesdays)

21. The Winery – Queenstown - More than 60 wines to taste, including boutique wines and spirits from around New Zealand.

There are also Hop on Hop off specials available at selected stops!

Don't have enough time for the Full Day? Try out our epic Half Day Hop on Hop off Wine Tour!

Start your day earlier with a Full Day Reverse Wine Tour! Starting at one of Queenstown’s premier vineyard restaurants for brunch.

Adult $79.50
Child $29.50

What's included

  • Knowledgable driver guide
  • All transport
  • Information map with bus timetable

Location

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

  • Cancellation policy:

    Cancellation received more than 14 days prior to departure are fully refunded, unless due to a COVID lockdown.

    Cancellation received less than 14 days prior to departure will be charged full price. Upon communication with the booking team, we will endeavour to offer a new date for Hop on Hop off Bus.

    Covid Cancellation Policy:

    If any part of the country is in lockdown level 2 or above, tickets will be non-refundable, and we will put tickets on hold for 48 months.

    You can use these tickets, gift them to someone else or part use them, any time in the 4-year window provided.

    If there are no lockdowns anywhere in New Zealand and we are in level 1. Our policy reverts to our 14-day cancellation policy.

    If you cancel within the 14-day period your tickets are non-refundable, if you cancel out with this time frame you will receive a full refund.


    $1 tickets are strictly non-transferable and non-refundable.

  • We are the original Hop on Hop off Wine Tour in Queenstown and our bus is the only one of its kind in Queenstown.

    *** Important - Please Note ***

    Buses only leave from The Station at 10:30am, 11:25am and 1pm.

    Wine tastings & tours of the wineries are not included in this ticket - these are additional and at the customer's own expense.

    Child Age 13 years and under.

    The bus is not licensed to drink alcohol onboard.

    Tour Departure Point: The Station Information Centre, Corner of Camp st and Shotover Street, 25 Shotover Street, Queenstown. Other Pick-up points: One Mile Car Park, Rydges Hotel, Crown Plaza Hotel, Frankton Bus stop, Arthurs Point and Arrowtown.

    * If you wish to start from Arrowtown please be aware the buses finish in Queenstown, contact the operator after booking to discuss return options.

    Schedule: Sunday to Friday Departures from 10.30am, Saturday Departure from 9.55am, last bus arrives back to Queenstown Info Centre at 5.45pm. Ticket time must be adhered to due to seating numbers. Please check the timetable for important information. Please check your online map for return times.

    The tour can be cancelled if there are not more than 6 bookings.

Available Bookings from December 07 to December 13

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All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Adult$79.50
  • Child$29.50

  • Adult$39.50 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$29.50

  • Adult$39.80 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$29.50

  • Adult$39.80 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$29.50

  • Adult$39.80 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$29.50

  • Adult$39.80 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$29.50

  • Adult$39.80 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$29.50

  • Adult$39.50 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$29.50

  • Adult$39.80 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$29.50

  • Adult$39.80 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$29.50

  • Adult$39.80 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$29.50

  • Adult$39.80 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$29.50

  • Adult$39.80 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$29.50

  • Adult$56.00
  • Child$21.00

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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Bele from Chile wrote on 09 January 2021

Super fun!

Lore was very very nice! Keep everybody entertained in the bus! Wonderful day to relax and have some good wines and food ?❤️

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From Full Day Hop on Hop Off Wine Tours - Queenstown

Thanks for the review Bele. I'll pass that on to Lore.

ktc from New Zealand wrote on 05 February 2021

Fun day out

With a bit of pre planning you can really enjoy your day at several vineyards. We managed to tee up with a cave tour at one stop and even tried one vineyard not on our original list! Bus driver went over and above to collect a phone that was left behind at one of the stops.

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From Full Day Hop on Hop Off Wine Tours - Queenstown

Yes a little bit of pre planning does make a difference to get the best out of your day. Great that you had a fun day out. cheers from the HOHO team

Sophie Cooper from New Zealand wrote on 07 January 2021

Best wine tour

Awesome experience so worth it!! And lovely drivers!

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From Full Day Hop on Hop Off Wine Tours - Queenstown

Thanks very much Sophie.

colind from New Zealand wrote on 28 April 2021

Like clockwork

This is our second trip with Hop on Hop off and it is well organized and easy to plan what you want to do. We did two favorites from last time and two new ones. There are still plenty more for us to try next time. The ride is comfortable and the drivers knowledgeable and get the pickups and drop offs right on time. We will do this again and again. Many thanks.

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From Full Day Hop on Hop Off Wine Tours - Queenstown

Thank you Colin! So pleased to see you've been with us a few times now and plan to come again! We appreciate your review and your repeat custom! HOHO

Alison Lemon from New Zealand wrote on 20 April 2021

Great Day Out

Great day, knowledgeable helpful drivers. This needs to be a 2 day tour, so I'll be back to finish it off and do some of it again.

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From Full Day Hop on Hop Off Wine Tours - Queenstown

Hi Alison, so many fantastic places to see and things to do and we look forward to seeing you again on one of our wine tours.

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