COVID Update 12 August 2020
We have added some extra information due to Covid-19. Bookings are now required at certain places. Please read below:
1/ At present you will need to be aware of social distancing at all times (even in the buses)
2/ We strongly recommend you book lunch on the 12.55pm departure as the next bus comes past 1hour 15minutes later; plenty of time to eat.
3/ If you want to go to Kinross, please book directly with them, regardless of group size, as they are undergoing renovations.
4/ We do not provide itineraries, these must be done by yourself, so please pre-book where necessary.
5/ We recommend 4 to 5 stops on our full day tour and 3 to 4 stops on our half day tours. We have provided phone numbers for you to pre-book your day.
6/ Buses only leave from Queenstown at 10.30am on the Full Day Tour and at 12.55pm on the Half Day Tour. At present due to COVID and the lower volumes of visitors we are not coming into central Queenstown at the other two times unless pre-organised.
7/ Your tour start time is noted on your ticket confirmation. You can't change the start time unless otherwise stated.
Shotover Jet (03 442 8570)
Bookings required. Closed Wednesday-Thursday
World Famous as the ultimate jet boat experience like no other. The only way to experience the spectacular Shotover River Canyons.
Overlooking the mighty Shotover River, Canyon Food & Brew Co handcrafts award-winning beer in our open space micro-brewery.
StrikeBowl is the hub of entertainment in Queenstown. This 7 lane tenpin bowling alley is a fun and joyful experience.
Amisfield Bistro serves the signature Trust The Chef degustation menu – a 3 to 7 course gastronomic lunch or dinner experience designed to be matched with a selection of our famous wines.
Home of the World’s first Bungy, Kawarau Bridge Bungy is now a historic landmark.
Experience it all at Gibbston Valley Winery. Take a winery tour, explore NZ's largest Wine Cave, enjoy our seasonal menu.
Located within the stunning Waitiri Creek vineyard, Cargo Brewery has collaborated with Waitiri Creek Winery to create a unique tasting experience from aromatic gold lager to boutique cellar door wine.
Family owned and operated vineyard, winery & cellar door which produces limited quantities of iconic and finely-aged wines that truly represent the potential of this exceptional wine region.
Come and enjoy a fun and friendly wine tasting in our renovated woolshed. Enjoy great valley views with a platter.
Boutique Vineyard Hotel, Cellar Door & Bistro in the heart in the heart of Gibbston, Official Cellar Door for Coal Pit, Domaine Thomson, Hawkshead, Kinross, Valli & Wild Irishman.
The Gibbston Tavern sits in the heart of Central Otago in the deep south of New Zealand and has a rich history going back to the gold mining days of the 1800's.
Hop on Hop off Wine Tours run in conjunction with the daytime Hop on Hop off Beer Tours which means wine lovers travel with beer buffs in our buses.
Main pickup point: The Station Information Centre, Corner of Camp St and Shotover St, 25 Shotover Street, Queenstown
There are several other pick-up points around Queenstown, Frankton and Arrowntown. Please check the map and timetable for details and be sure to advise us at the time of reservation.
Buses currently only leave from Queenstown at 10.30am on our Full Day Tour and at 12.55pm on our Half Day Tour. At present due to COVID and the lower volumes of visitors we are not coming into central Queenstown at the other two times unless pre-organised.