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Afternoon Tour Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Marlborough - Departs Blenheim

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Leave the car at home and we’ll drive you through NZ’s largest wine region! Your choice of over 20 venues including 14 wineries a brewery, Omaka Aviation Centre, Omaka Classic Cars, a chocolatier and more.

Leave the car at home and we’ll drive you through NZ’s largest wine region! Your choice of over 20 venues including 14 wineries a brewery, Omaka Aviation Centre, Omaka Classic Cars, a chocolatier and more.

Highlights

  • Explore over 20 venues in New Zealand’s largest wine region
  • Knowledgeable drivers provide all the information, map and bus timetable to ensure a fantastic, hassle-free day!
  • 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 way for groups of friends, couples or singles to spend the day

Become your own guide for a half day and enjoy having the freedom of a relaxed timetable to explore Marlborough’s world-famous Sauvignon Blanc region.

We take the stress and hassle out of the experience and leave you to just enjoy the fun and soak up the scale and sights of Marlborough. Leave the car at home! Our friendly drivers will look after you and provide you with information on each location.

Use our easy timetable without any pressure to be on the bus; there’ll be another one! Hop on Hop off as you please and enjoy the discounts and specials we’ve arranged in advance.


Stops Include:

1. Fidelio Cafe and Wine bar -European-style cafe and wine bar featuring a comprehensive wine list with live music.

2. The Blue Penguin Gift Store- New Zealand's best gift store!

3. Town Stop (Seymour Square)- A picturesque park of carefully tended gardens.

4a.Marlborough Museum -Wine exhibition and includes the famous Jim Eyles Collection

4b.Brayshaw Heritage Park-Home to the Marlborough Historical Society, Marlborough Vintage Farm Machinery, The Vintage Car Club of NZ and many more.

5.Omaka Classic Cars- A unique collection of New Zealand vehicles that were popular during the 1950-1980 period.

6.Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre- Two fascinating collections of rare aircraft brought to life in powerful displays created by internationally famous Weta Workshop.

7.Wither Hills- Producing under the philosophy that the finest wines are always created from exceptional vineyards.

8. Rimpere Cellar Door & Vineyards -Situated in the heart of Marlborough region named Rimpere meanng '5 Arrows', come enjoy their own Sauvignon Blanc.

9.The Fancy Cow Restaurant/ Winery/ Brewery- Range of wines with balance and character for everyone to drink! A brewery called DNA Brewery and Taproom.

10. Hunters Wines- Positioned in the original farmhouse and retaining the original villa characteristics, Hunters have tastings inside or out in the gardens. Visit the artist in residence and enjoy a light lunch.

11. Saint Clair- Enjoy a locally sourced lunch in the middle of the vines with wines from one of Marlborough’s most awarded family owned wineries.

12. Moa Brewery- Enjoy the view from a beautiful patio along with a tasting of their award winning range of craft beers

13.Cloudy Bay- A stunning prestige vineyard with delightful wines.

14.Allan Scott- Exclusive wines and gifts, relaxing dining indoors or out, delicious seasonal menu and giant chess.

15. Jackson Estate- 100% Kiwi owned! Concentrating on low cropping yields and small batch fermentation with fruit from a single vineyard.

16. Runway Cafe- A cool cafe with a big plane and a full bar inside!

17. Spy Valley Wines- Seek Spy, find why.

18. Woodbourne Tavern- The 'Woody' is a family pub in the middle of Renwick

19. Cork & Keg- An English style tavern, serving beer, cider, wine and great food; warm fire in the winter.

20. Gibson Bridge- A boutique family owned vineyard nurtured on the banks of the fast flowing, alpine fed, Gibson Creek.

21. Forrest Wines- Situated just outside Renwick in lush gardens.

22. Framingham- They make aromatic styled wines to accompany food. They have won several awards including 2018 New Zealand winery of the year.

23.Nautilus- A relaxed and informal tasting.

24.Boom Town- Relaxed atmosphere, chilled vibes and great beer.

25. The Vines Village- Home to Golden Mile Brewing, Roots Gin and a cafe and deli all with a lakeside deck.

26. Whitehaven Wines- Located in the Vines Village, Whitehaven Wines have a singular vision of making wines from 100% Marlborough fruit.

27. Makana Confections -Manufacturers of quality chocolate and gift-quality confections - all handmade!

Adult $79.50
Child $49.50 (Aged up to 12 years)

What's included

  • All transport
  • Knowledgeable driver/guide
  • Information map and bus timetable

Duration

  • Allow approximately 4 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
  • 8 Sinclair Street
  • Marlborough 7201
  • New Zealand

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

  • *** Important - Please Note ***

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

    Child Age 12 years and under.

    The bus is not licensed to drink alcohol onboard.

    Cancellations:

    Cancellation within a 14-day period will not be eligible for refunds.

    If you miss your tour, no refund will be available.

Available Bookings from 26 Jun to 9 Jul 2024

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Adult$45.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.50

  • Adult$45.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.50

  • Adult$45.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.50

  • Adult$45.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.50

  • Adult$45.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.50

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

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Anthea from New Zealand wrote on 10 January 2023

Warren

Great got 4 vineyard done and chocolate factory in half day

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From Afternoon Tour Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Marlborough - Departs Blenheim

Hi Anthea, Thank you for your review! We are delighted you enjoyed your day and Warren! All the best, The HoHo Team

camerony from New Zealand wrote on 14 March 2022

Birthday Celebration

We highly enjoyed the day out on the hop on hop off bus. Our driver was fantastic, very fun and professional. Each stop is less than five minutes from each other so it flows very well. 10/10 recommend.

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From Afternoon Tour Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Marlborough - Departs Blenheim

Kia Ora Camerony, Thank you so much for your kind words, we appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us. The team at HOHO are gald the birthday celebrations went well and we look forward to seeing you again in the future!

Wendy from New Zealand wrote on 11 January 2021

Fun and great wines

A great way to explore some wineries. We liked the flexibility this tour offers as there are many choices for at which wineries to stop. The downside to it is the rigid schedule, which worked out fine for us, but I can imagine it might not work out if one needs to wait before a tasting can be started. It probably would be best to book ahead for tastings at the chosen wineries (we didn't do that).

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Thanks for the review Wendy and glad you liked the flexibility. That's one of the big points of difference Hop on Hop off has. We do run to a timetable and people are welcome to miss a bus and stay on at a vineyard to get more of a particular experience. We do recommend to book at a vineyard for a scheduled arrival time if there's one or more or all you particularly want to go to.

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