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Afternoon Tour Hop on Hop Off Wine Tours - Marlborough - Departs Picton

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

Highlights

  • Explore 19 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. 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 (Child age 12 years and under)

What's included

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

Duration

  • Allow approximately 4 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Picton i-SITE Tourist Information Centre
  • The Foreshore
  • Picton.

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 14 Apr to 27 Apr 2024

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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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tunalover from New Zealand wrote on 18 February 2021

Good experience!

Our first time to experience this. nice and friendly people. the bus ia wee bit late at times and this is understandable with the distance and the number of people to be picked up. we enjoyed the museum, organic wine and the chocolate!! ??????

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From Afternoon Tour Hop on Hop Off Wine Tours - Marlborough - Departs Picton

Thanks very much for the review. So glad you enjoyed your time with us.

James McConnell from New Zealand wrote on 15 March 2020

Great experience

Friendly service, great driver. Will be recommending.

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Yvette from Netherlands wrote on 19 February 2020

Great afternoon with delicious wine

We booked the half day tour from picton. We started at 12.00 and we're first brought to Blenheim to start the tour. The driver Gary was really friendly and explained us a lot about the different stops. We received a booklet with the bus timetables and stops. Basically you get around 40 min. Per stop. That does mean you will have to select a few places to go as you can't do them all. We stopped at Witherhills (wine tasting for 5 /10 dollar), Fromm (tasting 10/15 dollar), Cork and Keg (we expected a free tasting here but that was no longer the case, dissapointing. But nice beers anyway) and our final stop was Framingham! Tasting 5 dollar (reimbursed upon purchase of a bottle). I would recommend to do some research on where you want to stop upfront as you will have to decide without much time and info about prices etc. Overall we had a great day!

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Patrick Roberts from United Kingdom wrote on 06 December 2019

Varied venues, good service

We were running slightly late for the start, the driver waited for us. Good communication from the office. Good service, with some cool spots.

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Hello Patrick, Thank you very much for sharing your experience with Hop on Hop off Wine Tours, we are glad you enjoyed your day with us. Kind regards, Lucia

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