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Blog category: Wine
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 […]
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 […]
Explore Beautiful Bannockburn!
HoHo Special: $69.50! As we love our locals and appreciate your support over the previous 8 years we’d like to offer you $30 off our recently launched Bannockburn Wine Tour! Lived in Queenstown a while? Ready to explore a little further into the valley? Then this tour is perfect for you! Why Bannockburn? The stunning […]
Queenstown Winter Pride is back!
After being canceled last year due to Covid restrictions, we are delighted to announce that the largest Winter Pride in the Southern Hemisphere is back for 2022! Back with a vengeance and an amazing itinerary for all! Winter Pride supports the values of love, inclusion, safety, diversity, community and visibility. Winter Pride Queenstown will run […]
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 […]
Welcome to winter!
July in the Southern Alps! Snow capped mountains, crisp morning frosts and clear blue skies. What’s not to love about this time of year in Queenstown? Ski and snowboard enthusiasts arrive and head up the four ski areas within 20 to 90 minutes of the town centre, from first to last lift! Queenstown is not […]