Queenstown Ultimate Luxury Wine Tour

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Experience Queenstown’s finest wineries, breweries, and wonders in luxury, with Queenstown’s original Hop on Hop off wine tour company. This is the same formula as our regular hop on hop off tour but with additional comforts and twists to make your experience unique.

Full Day Tour

Start Times: 10:30 am

Duration: 6 - 7 hrs (approx.)


    1. AJ Hackett bungy – Home of the worlds first iconic bungy jump.

    2. Waitiri Creek Wines – One of the original wineries within the Gibbston Valley

    3. Mt Rosa Wines – Fun and friendly wine tasting atmosphere in a renovated wool-shed.

    4. Brennan Wines – Family owned and operated vineyard, winery & cellar door producing limited quantities of finely-aged wines representing the potential of this exceptional wine region. You will find a unique and tasteful experience at Brennan.

    5. Kinross Cellar Door & Bistro – Kinross’s boutique Vineyard Hotel, Cellar Door & Bistro is the official Cellar Door for a fantastic selection: Coal Pit, Hawkshead, Kinross, Valli & Wild Irishman.

    6. Gibbston Tavern – Historically rich tavern with world class wine and craft beer.

    7. Rockburn Wines – In the art gallery space of the iconic Gibbston Tavern, Rockburn offers award-winning Pinot Noir as well as exceptional quality Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Riesling & Rose.

    8. GT Tasting Room – A new gin tasting venue

    9. Gibbston valley wines – Amazing wine, tasting and tours in NZ’s largest wine cave.

    10, Nockie’s Palette & Stoneridge Cellar Door – Neighbours with a passion for art and making wine, have come together to open a cellar door. As an artist has a palette of paint, they now have a palette of hand crafted wines. Queenstown’s newest cellar door is Nockies Palette.

    11. Cardrona Distillery (On request) – Creating the finest spirits with pure Alpine water sourced from the heart of Mount Cardrona.

    12. Cardrona Hotel (On request) – Its rustic charm, spectacular mountain setting and rich history make it a must see while in Central Otago.

    13. Amisfield Bistro & Cellar Door – Known for their gastronomic lunch and dinner experience.

    14. Mora Wines & Kitchen by Artisan – One of Queenstown’s premier winery restaurants. Proud to offer an outstanding wine and food experience, located within a beautiful cottage and gardens. Inside and alfresco dining, child friendly.

    15. Arrowtown – This little village is an historical gold mining town. Wonderful place to relax, dine and shop. Attractions include the famous Chinese Settlement and Lakes District Museum.

    16. The Winery Arrowtown – The largest New Zealand Wine store in the world. Over 80 wines to taste along with whiskey and gin. Tapas and cheese boards available.

    17. Broken Heart Gin Garden – Queenstown’s first boutique gin tasting room! Recently winning Best New Zealand London Dry at the World Gin Awards 2021. Gin tastings, delicious food, cocktails, Broken Heart flight boards and more available at the Gin Garden.

    18. Cargo Brewery at Gantleys – Open for coffee, beer or wine. They have a tap room menu which you can enjoy in their wonderful beer garden.

    19. Strike Bowl – A 7 lane ten pin bowling and entertainment centre.

    20. Canyon Food & Brew Co – Overlooking the mighty Shotover River, Canyon Food & Brew handcrafts award-winning beer in their open space micro-brewery.

    22. Searchlight – Known to locals as the hidden gem of Queenstown.

maps and timetable

Queenstown Luxury Hop On Hop Off Tour MapQueenstown Luxury Hop On Hop Off Tour Timetable

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 or beer. We recommend booking for meals 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 you 8 guests please contact us directly. More than 8 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 8 people are in one group (and we have not been informed) 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.

We recommend no more than 8 guests hop off at any given winery/brewery – 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).

Cancellation Policy:

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.