Full Day Hop on Hop Off Wine Tours - Marlborough - Departs Picton

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

  • Hop on and off at 18 popular Marlborough locations without having to drive yourself
  • Knowledgeable drivers provide all information, easy to use map and timetable
  • Enjoy the freedom of hopping on and hop off at as many destinations as you please - stay as long as you like!
  • See some of the best wineries, breweries, museums and much more!
  • An awesome idea for groups of friends, couples or singles alike

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

What's included

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

Duration

  • Allow approximately 7 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

  • Cancellation policy:

    Cancellations within 2 weeks (14 days) of travel are not refundable.

    *** 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.

    *We will not be allowing anyone who has entered the country within 14 days of their booking on our tours in accordance with government regulations.*

    The bus is not licensed to drink alcohol onboard.

Available Bookings from November 24 to November 30

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Tue 24 Nov
Wed 25 Nov
Thu 26 Nov
Fri 27 Nov
Sat 28 Nov
Sun 29 Nov
Mon 30 Nov

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$59.60
  • Child$29.50

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.75
  • Child$29.50

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.75
  • 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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Alan from Spain wrote on 21 February 2020

Hop On Hop Off Wineries

The discount we got on bookme made this outstanding value. Driver was really engaging, good conversation throughout the journey. Very knowledgeable. Bus is comfortable and there is plenty of space. All in a really good way to see the area and would definately recommend. You get about 40/45 minutes at each if you plan to get the next bus, which is long enough, or double up if you want to relax a bit. We stopped at Framington, which was excellent and a really nice space. The Vines Village, great stop for a coffee and the cheesecake was one of the highlights of the day! Moa brewing; decent beer, we had planned on eating but the food truck doesnt take non NZ card. Food looked and smelled really good though, but heads up - take cash if you want to eat here. Not an official stop but we went to Cloudy Bay which is amazing, across the road from the Allan Scott stop. Finished at Saint Clair, again really nice place, really good. All in highly recommended.

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Angela Ransfield from New Zealand wrote on 03 March 2020

Fantastic

Warren is a great asset to the business, he had good local knowledge and was very personable. We had a fantastic time.

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Emily Powis from New Zealand wrote on 02 March 2020

Great way to check a lot of places off your list!

If you're only in the area for a couple of days then I'd definitely recommend the tour. You get to visit a lot of the wineries and other attractions in Marlborough. The driver has a lot of local and interesting knowledge too!

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Houston from Hong Kong wrote on 05 January 2020

Good way to get around winery without a car

The Hop on Hop off tour provides a good selection of destinations, and we can decide exactly how much time we would like to spend at each stop. One thing to note, they have changed Highfield Wine to Fromm Organic Wine. Fromm is a must, the wine is exceptional.

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Ward Munn from United States wrote on 17 November 2019

Great trip

Friendly knowledgeable driver,Dennis. Good range of wineries. We needed to get back to Picton earlier that the scheduled bus and they coordinated our pick up and drive back effortlessly

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From Full Day Hop on Hop Off Wine Tours - Marlborough - Departs Picton

Hello Ward, 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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