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Full Day Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Marlborough - Departs Blenheim

Leave the car at home and we’ll drive you through NZ’s largest wine region! Your choice of 19 venues including 13 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 full 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. The Wine Station - Taste from a selection of over 80 wines with many from wineries without cellar doors.

2. Marlborough Museum - including a wine exhibit

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

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

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

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

7. FROMM Winery - Crafting single vineyard wines since 1992 and staying true to the roots of their European founder.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

16. Rock Ferry Wines - Taking its name from the site where early settlers crossed the Wairau River, Rock Ferry makes 15 wine styles sourced from three organic vineyards in Marlborough and Central Otago.

17. 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.

18. 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.

19. Makana Chocolate - Manufacturers of gift quality chocolate at this boutique factory.



Short on time? Click here for our half day option!

Adult $79.50
Child $29.50 (Aged up to 13 years)

What's included

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

Duration

  • Allow approximately 7 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

  • Please Note: A minimum of 6x people is required for tours to proceed.

    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.

    Cancellations due to COVID will be put on hold for up to 48 months for use by yourself or can be gifted to someone else.

    *** 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.

    The bus is not licensed to drink alcohol onboard.

Available Bookings from October 01 to October 07

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  • Adult$39.75 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$29.50

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  • Adult$39.75 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$29.50

  • Adult$39.75 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$29.50

  • Adult$39.75
  • Child$29.50

  • Adult$39.75 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$29.50

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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amandap8 from New Zealand wrote on 08 June 2021

Thoroughly recommend

Wonderful welcome at all the wineries we visited and Wayne our driver was very accommodating. I would definitely recommend this tour.

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From Full Day Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Marlborough - Departs Blenheim

Hi Amanda, thank you for your lovely review and great to hear that you really enjoyed your day out on the wine tour.

Chi Nguyen from New Zealand wrote on 24 April 2021

Hop on hop off wine tours

Very enjoy our trip, the driver is very friendly and knowledgable, helping us a lot during the trip.

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From Full Day Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Marlborough - Departs Blenheim

Thank you! We are so happy to hear you had a good day with us and that our drivers could provide you with a great service! Please join us again!

Penny Savage from New Zealand wrote on 17 April 2021

Hop on hop off winery tour

Lovely day out sampling wines from a few of the vineyards. Very knowledgeable staff at the wineries. Had lunch at Cloudy Bay which was exceptional. Great to talk with bus driver as I was by myself. He even dropped us off back at our accommodation. Highly recommended.

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From Full Day Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Marlborough - Departs Blenheim

Hi Penny, thank you for your review. We are thrilled that you had such a good day out and that you made friends with our bubbly staff! We hope to see you on board again some day!

Meryem Amrani from United States wrote on 05 September 2021

Host canceled but did not get a refund

Host canceled but did not get a refund

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From Full Day Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Marlborough - Departs Blenheim

Hello, we are sorry we can not find any correspondence, not one email about this, we will ask Bookme to refund asap as this was prior to covid, and maybe sending an email and following procedure might have been the thing to do as we went into lock down on the 17th and your tour was booked for the 15th Im sure others reading this would realize the company has had alot to deal with due to lockdown.

AMIE MILNE from New Zealand wrote on 15 March 2021

Full Day Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Marlborough

Awesome service, will use again.

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From Full Day Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Marlborough - Departs Blenheim

Hi Amie, thank you for your review, please do come again!

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