Explore Bannockburn and Cromwell on your own timescale as we showcase its scenic locations, iconic activities and the finest wine, craft beers and cuisine! By joining us on one of our Hop On Hop Off Wine Tours you get to discover the area at your own pace. Experience all the beautiful activities, retail, history and wineries that the region has to offer, whilst enjoying the gorgeous scenery, and of course the wine!
Hop on Hop off Wine Tours Bannockburn runs every Saturday and Sunday from 9.50am - 6pm with easy pick-up and drop-off at the Station Information Centre in Queenstown!
Become your own guide for the day and enjoy having the freedom to explore the best parts of Bannockburn, and Cromwell.
No need to make an itinerary and drive yourself. Our friendly drivers will look after you and provide you with information on each location.
Hop on and off as you please, visiting as many destinations as you like and choosing the duration of your stay at each spot - it's as simple as that!
- Explore over 20 amazing stops throughout the Bannockburn, Cromwell and Gibbston Valley area.
- Visit some of the best wineries and breweries in the region!
- Have the freedom to hop on and hop off at as many destinations as you like and stay as long as you like!
- Some great special offers & discounts just for HOHO customers!
- Knowledgeable local guides, free map, bus timetable and stress free experience!
- We store your wines on the bus as you buy them.
Full Day Tour
Start Times: 9:50 am
Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)
Prior to the day:
This is a self guided tour – All tastings are the guests responsibility and at the guests expense. Some wineries will waiver the tasting fee when purchasing wine. We recommend booking lunch prior to the day and bringing water with you to stay hydrated.
All tours have a minimum number of 6 guests for the tours to run. We reserve the right to cancel the tour if this number is not met. A refund or alternative date for the tour will be offered to all guests.
If you would like to book for more than 6 guests please contact us directly. More than 6 people cannot travel together on our tours without prior arrangement due to logistical reasons and the intimate nature of our selected wineries. We do not allow parties to merge together. If more than 6 people are in one group you will either a) be asked to leave the bus or b) be driven back at a cost of $200.
Anyone under the age of 18 is welcome, however – to consume alcohol you MUST be over the legal drinking age. You may be asked to produce a Government issued ID to prove your age. A child’s tickets can be purchased for those under 13 years.
On the Day:
Please be at your pick up stop 5 minutes prior to the departure time. Hop on Hop off does not take any responsibility for lateness.
Tour Departure Point: The Station Building, Queenstown
We recommend no more than 6 guests hop off at any given winery – this is to ensure a more intimate and enjoyable experience.
Our buses are not licensed which means alcohol cannot be consumed whilst on the bus. We follow strict duty of care protocols which may result in the stoppage of a guest’s tour when not followed. The removal of the offending passenger in the event of consuming alcohol, intoxication or disrespectful behaviour may occur. A fine will be charged for any event which causes cleaning such as spillage or soiling the bus ($200).
You will be provided with a wristband and a map of the stops/the route on the day with the allocated timetable. Use the wristband to unlock Hop on Hop off specials at selected venues (see the website for further information).
Cancellations received more than 14 days prior to departure are fully refunded.
Cancellation received less than 14 days prior to departure will be charged full price. Upon communication with the booking team, we will endeavor to offer a new date for your Hop on Hop off Wine Tour.
If you cancel within the 14 day period your tickets are non-refundable, if you cancel outside this time frame, you will receive a full refund.