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Blog category: Marlborough
Our Hints and Tips for Wine Country during the Festive Season!
The weather is warmer, the holidays are nearing, the Rose is plentiful and the excitement is mounting! You can really feel the buzz around wine country and it’s incredibly joyous to be a part of! Here at Hop on Hop off we love this season! Everyone is excited to be spending the day in wine […]
Escape to Picton
Have you heard about our sister property? New Zealand Business Entrepreneur Juliearna Kavanagh is not only responsible for the Hop on Hop off Wine and Beer Tour success but she also owns the stunning Escape to Picton Boutique Hotel and Restaurant. Situated in the previous Bank of New Zealand building, Escape to Picton has one […]
Marlborough is noted as one of the worlds best regions for producing wine – particularly that crispy delicious little number which smells like ‘summer in a glass’ that we like to call Sauvignon Blanc! And trust us….. Summer can’t come quickly enough! Marlborough took centre stage for the production of ‘Sauv’ in the 1980’s ad […]
Private Group Tours!
Hop on Hop off Company Update Due to increases in diesel, staff wages and the cost of living, we have made the decision to increase the prices of our Private Group Tours in the Queenstown and Marlborough region. As of 1st November our updated prices will be: Full-day private hire is $1250 for 6.5hrs 2/3 […]
Welcome Back Cruise Ships!
The town of Picton (where our HoHo head office is located) has been rather quiet over the previous few years due to it being a major cruise ship destination port and so we are extra delighted to hear that cruise ship travel is back on our shores!!!!!! A big welcome to our familiar vessels such […]
Winter in Wine Country!
Marlborough may not have the snowfall and winter wonderland feel of our Queenstown destination in July but there is still plenty to do and some beautiful bluebird skies for those looking to enjoy a slightly milder winter.The large wine country region is JUST as beautiful in winter and rolling through the vineyards on one of […]