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Jump on the Wine Hopper Bus - Queenstown's flexible Wine Tour!

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Join us on the ultimate wine & food adventure around the finest wineries in Arrowtown, Queenstown & Gibbston Valley.

Join us on the ultimate wine & food adventure around the finest wineries in Arrowtown, Queenstown & Gibbston Valley.


  • Flexible winery shuttle service, with no set timetable or loop - your day, your way!
  • Enjoy fine wine, beer & cheese tastings from renowned taverns & wineries
  • You choose which wineries you'd like to visit
  • Wineries are close together so it's easy to shuttle you around
  • Take your pick from the delicious vineyard & winery lunches
  • Enjoy the best of 15+ winery stops in Arrowtown, Queenstown & Gibbston

Explore an array of cellar doors, wineries, restaurants and tasting rooms, on this flexi-tour, all highlighting the stunning Central Otago Pinot Noir!

Plan a fantastic day with your friendly on-board wine guide who will take care of your drop off and pick up times, with no set timetables enjoy this relaxing experience, exploring the wineries of Queenstown. There are options for cheese tasting, walking and bike ride adventures, or enjoy a local craft beer.

Our Wine Hopper Bus is ideal for the independent traveler, or perfect to enjoy with friends and family, as you explore the Arrowtown, Queenstown and Gibbston Valley wine region.

Venues we visit:

  • Ayrburn Winery - Queenstown's newest Food & Wine destination
  • Gibbston Valley Wines - First & largest Winery in Gibbston
  • Kawarau Bungy Bridge - The Worlds Original Bungy
  • Mt Rosa - Be amazed by the true southern wines & hospitality
  • Brennan Wines - Unique wine varietals, wine not try something different
  • Kinross - Offering exclusive wine presentations on the hour or half hour
  • Gibbston Tavern - Relaxed atmosphere with craft beer & wood fired pizza
  • Rockburn Wines - Sample bespoke quality wines amongst local artworks
  • The Church Cellar Door - Mt Edward Wines tasting room with plenty of outdoor seating
  • Arrowtown - Historical gold mining village, very quaint & picturesque
  • The Winery Arrowtown - Wine tasting, Whisky Tasting, Gin Tasting
  • Mora Wines & Kitchen - Wine tasting or book a table for a winery lunch
  • Whitestone Cheese at Gibbston Valley Wines - Awarded worldwide
  • Amisfield - Popular Bistro & Cellar Door
  • Nockies Palette - Boutique tasting room in beautiful garden setting

Hop aboard our convenient and stress-free local winery shuttle service! Departing daily from Queenstown at midday (12:00 pm), we offer a flexible experience with no set timetable. Simply chat with our friendly onboard wine guide to discuss your preferred drop-off and pick-up locations.

Indulge in the freedom to explore a variety of winery restaurants and tasting rooms, showcasing Central Otago's amazing wines. With options like wine and cheese tastings, walking and bike ride adventures, or even enjoying a local craft beer, there's something for everyone.

All wineries are conveniently located close together, ensuring you have the best day out. We'll have you back in town by approximately 6:00 pm.

Join us for the easiest way to enjoy the wineries at your own pace, your way, on the day. Check out our reviews and feel free to give us a call if you have any questions about the wineries or bookings.

Wine Hopper Bus is proudly locally owned and operated. We can't wait to welcome you aboard!

Adult $79.00

What's included

  • All winery shuttle transport
  • Pick & choose the wineries to visit with the help of our friendly onboard Wine guide


  • Our meeting point is outside The Station Building
  • corner of Camp and Shotover St in Queenstown CBD.

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.


  • Price is for transport only. All wine tasting fees and food purchases are at your own cost, paid directly to the wineries you visit on the day, so you control your budget.

    Pick up location: The Station Building - Corner of Shotover & Camp Streets, 25 Shotover Street, Queenstown. Other options available, please discuss when booking.

    Departure Time: 12:00pm midday

    Return to Queenstown: 6pm (approx)

    Minimum 4 people for the departure to confirm.

    Please note: our bus is not licensed to have alcohol being consumed on board.

  • The boutique wineries recommend no more than a group of 8 people for wine tastings at any one time. This service is not suitable for infants.

Available Bookings from 26 Jun to 9 Jul 2024

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Adult$59.20 Less than 6 at this price!

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  • Adult$59.20 Less than 6 at this price!

  • Adult$79.00

  • Adult$59.20 Less than 6 at this price!

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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reacelinar from New Zealand wrote on 15 May 2024

Best Winery Tour Service

Ed our tour guide was fantastic. He gave us recommendations on which winery to visit, which wines to try and which food to eat. We all loved and enjoyed our winery tour and having the only group on that day was a bonus. It felt like a private tour. Thanks Ed for making this experience very memorable!

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Chantal from New Zealand wrote on 14 April 2024

Wine Hopper tour

Our driver, Ed, was great. Nothing was too much trouble. We visited several vineyards of our choice and he took us to Ayrburn which was new and a great way to finish the day. Would definitely recommend and will use this service again in the future.

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buba from New Zealand wrote on 14 April 2024

Great day out

Ed was fantastic. Very knowledgeable. We loved all the wineries on the tour. Would do it again next time.

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Jacqueline from New Zealand wrote on 24 February 2024

Fab tour with the Yorkshire people

Andrew was a great host . Easy relaxation tour well worth it 😊

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Karen J from New Zealand wrote on 01 February 2024

Fun day out

We didn't know what to expect on the wine hopper but Angus was an excellent tour guide and we are thankful we followed his lead. Was a great day out. Would highly recommend. Thx

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