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Half Day 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...

Highlights

  • Visit 16 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 planning an itinerary and transport 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:

Akarua Wines & Kitchen by Artisan - one of Queenstowns premier winery restaurants.

Arrowtown - A perfectly preserved historical gold mining town.

Amisfield Bistro & Cellar Door - Known for their gastronimic lunch and dinner experience.

Wet Jacket Wines - Modern wine industry reverencing local farming history.

AJ Hackett Bungy - Home of the worlds first iconic Bungy.

Waitiri Creek & Cargo Brewery - Offers unique tastings from gold lager to boutique wine.

Brennan Wines - Family owned offering iconic, finely aged wines.

Mt Rosa Wines - Fun and friendly wine tasting atmosphere in a renovated woolshed.

Kinross Cellar Door & Bistro - Boutique Vineyard Hotel, Cellar Door & Bistro in the heart of Gibbstton.

Gibbston Tavern - Historic tavern with world class wine and craft beer.

Gibbston Valley Winery - Amazing wine and tours in NZ's largest wine cave.

Gibbston Valley Cheese - Specialising in European cheeses, offering complimentary cheese tastings.

Shotover Jet - New Zealand's most thrilling jet boating ride.

Canyon Food & Brew Co - Queenstown's newest family-friendly restaurant and micro-brewery.

Strike Bowl - Queenstown’s only full size 7 lane ten pin bowling and entertainment centre.

Altitude Brewing - Boasting award-winning craft beer. (closed Mondays and Tuesdays)

 

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 are not suitable as pick up points for our Half day tour, unless you are making your own way back, due to the bus finishing its circuit in Queenstown).

Schedule: Bus for Half Day Tour departs Queenstown Information Centre at 12.15pm. Last bus arrives back to Queenstown Info Centre at 5.15pm. Allow approximately 1.5 hours for a full bus circuit.

 

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

Full Day Hop on Hop Off Wine Tours - Queenstown

Adult $59.50
Child $19.50 (Child Age 13 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

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.

    YOU MUST BOARD THE BUS AT YOUR CHOSEN TIME

    Please be at your stop 5 minutes before departure time. We are not responsible for any delays due to traffic or if you are late.

    Bus is not licensed to drink alcohol onboard. Allow approximately 1.5 hours for a full bus circuit.

  • We do not accept bookings of groups bigger than 8 customers. It is because only 8 or less people are guaranteed the best possible experience at the cellar doors. (It also prevents customers from jumping on & off due to the buses only having 20 seats). Any groups found to have booked separately and numbered over 8 people will be returned to your original location.

    Child Age 13 years and under. Allow approximately 1.5 hours for a full bus circuit.

Available Bookings from November 13 to November 19

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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Tue 19 Nov

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$29.80
  • Child$19.50

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$29.80
  • Child$19.50

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$44.60
  • Child$19.50

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$44.60
  • Child$19.50

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$29.80
  • Child$19.50

7spaces priced from:

  • Adult$29.80
  • Child$19.50

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$29.80
  • Child$19.50

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$29.80
  • Child$19.50

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$29.80
  • Child$19.50

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$29.80
  • Child$19.50

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$29.80
  • Child$19.50

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$29.80
  • 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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Jane from Australia wrote on 25 April 2019

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Totally worth it

We did the half day tour. The bus was clean and the driver was really friendly. The stops were easy to navigate. Would recommend deciding what stops you'd like to get off beforehand.

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From Half Day Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Queenstown

Hello Jane, Thank you very much for sharing your experience with Hop on Hop off Wine Tours, we are glad you enjoyed your day with us. Beautiful pics :) Cheers, Lucia

Gavin Convery from Australia wrote on 23 October 2019

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Awesome service

You'll get provided with a timetable telling you where all of the stops are and what time you can be picked up from each one, theres normally a 45 min to an hour wait in between stops which is enough time to get some quality wine tasting in. Ask the drivers for recommendations 😁

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From Half Day Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Queenstown

Hello Gavin, 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

David from Australia wrote on 03 October 2019

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Loved it

We loved it, easy way to get around, nice drivers and cheap. I have read a couple of reviews and can quite believe some think tasting might be included. The bus comes around every 45 minute and was really on time. The full loop and we added it up is 1 and half hours so for the price its a scenic tour with the benefit of being able to pick where we wanted to go. Wonderful and great to have in Queenstown

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From Half Day Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Queenstown

Hello David, 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

Paulina from Poland wrote on 13 October 2019

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3 stops

I took half day, 13:30 as it was last moment booking and rest was booked out. It allows for 3 stops, bus coming every 45 min. Drivers dont talk too much about area, just if you ask but bus is so noisy that i coudnt hear properly sitting in first row. I was more into nice views and they adbvised me winery where i can walk around, see creek, when i started walking i was told that is private properly and i can only be on winery area so sat on banch and wait for other bus. Good that i took it on discount and paid less than 30, full price wasting of money.

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From Half Day Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Queenstown

Hello Paulina, We are very sorry you didn´t enjoy your day. The 1.30 pm run always allow the clients to go to 3 stops, you should have done the full day trip if you wanted to go to more places. We will talk with our drivers and figure out what happened that day, they always should talk about the area and the wineries. Thank you, Lucia

Catherine Browne from Australia wrote on 02 October 2019

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Great Day!

Fantastic day. We did the half day option. Managed to visit four wineries including a magnificent lunch at Akura winery. Loved Brennan and Mt Rosa. Shout out to Chris at Brennan who was very knowledgeable and made our visit. Bus drivers were great...full of recommendations and knew exactly where we were for pickups. Worth every penny and highly recommend. Highlight of our holiday so far.

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From Half Day Hop on Hop off Wine Tours - Queenstown

Hello Catherine, 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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