Thursday – Saturday Nights

Start Times: 5.00pm and 6.00pm
Venues: 5 one-hour stops
Duration: 4-5 hours

Stops with some great special offers exclusively to you!

 

Have a close look at all the stops below as a lot of them require bookings in advance. We have attached all their contact details for you. We always recommend pre booking dinner. We would also recommend pre booking some tastings.

 

Groups of 6 or more are welcome on our tours but please call us on 0800 6937 2273 and let us know which wineries you have booked. This is due to logistics and numbers in our buses. We advise larger groups to pre book tastings in order to avoid disappointment.

 

1.Altitude Brewing  (+64 3 442 4507) or (beerplease@altitudebrewing.co.nz)

Altitude Brewing´s award winning lakeside tap room looks out to the Remarkables. The ideal spot to plan your next adventure over a beer. 

Opening Hours: Friday and Saturday: 12noon – 10pm. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday: 12noon until 8pm

HoHo Special: Beer flight 5 x 150ml glasses for $14

 

2a) Akarua Wines (021 023 72489) For tastings please TEXT.

Tastings: $10 for five tastings. The fee is waived with a bottle purchase. Akarua can host groups of up to 6 people for tastings.

2b) Akarua Artisan Kitchen (+64 3 442 1090) or (bookings@akarua-artisan.nz)

Dinner on Fridays only. Bookings required. Larger groups are welcome.

Akarua Wines and Kitchen by Artisan is 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, kid friendly. 

 

3.The Winery – Arrowtown (+64 3 428 2572) or (online@thewinery.co.nz)

Open 6 days (Closed Sunday): 10am – 7pm. Bookings are not required unless there is a large group. 

The world’s largest New Zealand wine store. Taste over 80 wines, whiskies, spirits and gin at The Winery Arrowtown. Enjoy one of their cheese Boards or a selection of tapas. 

HoHo Special – 20% OFF tastings and 10% OFF purchases. 

 

4.Fork & Tap (Arrowtown) (+64 3 442 1860) or (jeannie@theforkandtap.co.nz)

Open Wednesday – Sunday 12 noon – 11pm. Bookings are not essential except for larger groups. 

Enjoy mixing with the locals over a beer and a snack at this rustic country pub with a hige beer garden.. A charming and historic restaurant. They often have live music and a vast selection of craft beers. Recently renovated and a listed heritage building. An Arrowtown fave! 

 

5. Cargo Brewery at Gantley’s (+64 3 428 2569) or (hello@cargobrewery.co.nz)

Open Monday – Friday: 3pm – 9pm & Thursday – Sunday: 12 noon – 9pm. Bookings are not required unless there is a large group. 

Open for coffee, beer or wine with Cargo at Gantley’s tap room menu and beer garden. 

HoHo Special: Get 10% off Food and Beverages.

 

6. Strike Bowl (+64 3 409 2135) or (strikebowlsrcp@swiss-belhotel.com)

Open 7 days until 10pm.  Bookings required

The hub of entertainment in Queenstown. This 7 lane tenpin bowling alley is a fun and joyful experience. 

 

7. Canyon Food & Brew Co. (+64 3 442 8692) or (hello@canyonbrewing.co.nz)

Open Wednesday – Sunday: 10am – 8pm.  

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

HoHo Special: $20.00 per beer tasting paddle. Save $5.00. 

 

8. Searchlight Brewery (+64 3 409 0377) or (info@searchlightbrewery.co.nz)

June 2018 saw Searchlight open its doors to the public and the first pints poured. It now features 18 taps, a beer garden, kitchen and taproom. 

Open Thursdays until 9pm and late Friday/Saturday. 

HoHo Special: 10% discount of Growlers and bottled beer

 

9. Beech Tree Craft Beer (+64 3 442 8240) or (manager@beechtree.co.nz)

Open daily from 12 noon till late. Bookings are not required unless in a large group. 

Beach Tree is a laid back local with 23 taps pouring the best New Zealand brewers have to offer. If it’s all about the bass, the brews, and the board games. Burgers and wings available. 

HoHo Special: Flight of 5 x 200 ml beers for $20

 

10. Atlas Beer Café (+64 3 442 5995) or (hello@atlasbeercafe.com)

Craft beers served in an unpretentious fashion, combined with amazing tapas and juicy steaks at reasonable prices. Atlas is a local favourite and a great stop for views of the lake. 

Open: Monday – Thursday: 3pm – Late. Friday – Sunday: 12noon – Late. Bookings advised. 

HoHo Special: Free bowl of chips when purchasing two alcoholic beverages (wine or beer)

 

11. Smiths Craft Beer (+64 3 409 2337) or (gm@smithscraftbeer.co.nz)

Open till late. Bookings are not essential except for bigger groups. 

Smiths is a Queenstown staple. Try some of their amazing craft beers and delicious sharing platters. 

HoHo Special: Flights of 4 beers x 200ml for $20

 

12. The Winery – Queenstown : (+64 3 409 2226) or (online@thewinery.co.nz)

At The Winery taste over 60 wines, whiskies and spirits from across New Zealand including boutique wineries that don’t have cellar doors. A great place to finish your day! 

Open 7 days from 2pm – 9pm. 

HoHo Special: 20% off tastings and 10% off purchases

 

Be sure to show your Hop on Hop off wristband at selected stops to claim our great special offers! Click here for more details on specials.

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