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Afternoon Tour Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Queenstown


Hop on and off as you please and experience the best of Queenstown, Arrowtown, and Gibbston Valley in just half a day on the Wine, Beer, Food & Wonders Tour...


  • Visit 20 of some of the best Queenstown locations in just half a day
  • Hop on and off at any stop and stay for as long as you like!
  • See some of the best wineries, breweries, eateries, and iconic hot-spots in the region
  • Knowledgable guide provides all information, map and bus time-table for a stress-free experience

Want to experience the best sights, beverages, food and iconic locations in the Queenstown region but limited on time? We've got you covered!

Take the stress out of your day with a convenient hop on hop off half-day Queenstown wine tour pass, complete with a knowledgeable driver who provides you with everything you need for the day!

With your map and bus timetable in hand, there's no need to rush. Choose where you want to spend more time, hop-off at any destination and spend as long as you like - 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!

Want more time on the Tour? Try out our epic Full Day Hop on Hop off Wine Tour!

Travel against the crowds with a Queenstown Half Day Reverse Hop on Hop off Wine Tour!

Adult $65.50
Child $19.50 (Child Age 13 years and under)

What's included

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


  • Allow approx. 4-5 hours for the whole experience


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.


  • 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 12.55pm.

    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: First bus departs Queenstown Information Centre at 10.30am, last bus arrives back to Queenstown Info Centre at 5.45pm. Departure Time is 10.30am. Please check the time table after booking for important information. We only have 3 return buses to Queenstown. The tour can be cancelled if there are not more than 6 bookings.

Available Bookings from 22 May to 28 May 2022

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Sun 22 May
Mon 23 May
Tue 24 May
Wed 25 May
Thu 26 May
Fri 27 May
Sat 28 May

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  • Adult$59.50 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$19.50

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  • Adult$29.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$19.50

  • Adult$29.00 Less than 6 at this price!
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  • Adult$46.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$19.50

  • Adult$46.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$19.50

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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Tasha from New Zealand wrote on 10 January 2021

Awesome day

Drivers were friendly and hospitable, will go again next time!

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From Afternoon Tour Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Queenstown

Great news Tasha. Going again! See you in Marlborough or Queenstown. Thanks for the review.

hayleyd9 from New Zealand wrote on 11 December 2020


Great fun and awesome driver

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From Afternoon Tour Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Queenstown

Thanks Hayley.

Jason Buckley from New Zealand wrote on 06 December 2020

Lore and Larry superstar drivers

Great drivers , we did everything we wanted. Lore and Larry were superstars.. offered advice and music ‘ to get the party started’

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From Afternoon Tour Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Queenstown

Thanks very much for the review Jason. Our drivers are a big part of the experience and we're so pleased you got that.

Chelsea T from New Zealand wrote on 25 September 2020

Fantastic Experience!

The Half Day tour was just perfect! We managed to plan it well so we were able to get to 4 wineries (Akarua, Amisfield, Wet Jacket & Gibbston Valley). The buses we’re pretty much bang on time each stop which was fantastic as the weather wasn’t the best. We had amazing drivers who had all the right information to help us plan the day accordingly. We would 100% do this tour again and visit several other wineries and probably some of the same again too. Absolutely recommend this to all!!

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From Afternoon Tour Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Queenstown

Hello Chelsea, Thank you very much for your fantastic review we look forward to seeing you again. Thanks Hop on hop off Wine tours

harriets2 from New Zealand wrote on 03 June 2021

Great afternoon out

Lori was an excellent driver/guide. Very knowledgeable and her recommendations were spot on on where to stop. Will definitely be back next time we are in Queenstown

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From Afternoon Tour Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Queenstown

Hi, we will pass on your lovely comments to Lori. Will look forward to seeing you next time you are in Queenstown, Cheers from the HoHo team.


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