Queenstown & Gibbston Valley Wine Hopper Bus

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Join our flexible & hassle-free local winery shuttle service. With no set timetable & no stress, you simply discuss with your friendly onboard wine guide to plan your day.


  • Explore the best of the Gibbston wine region at your own pace
  • Gain insider knowledge of what's on offer from your friendly on-board host
  • Learn about wine making by asking the local cellar door staff
  • Discover winery restaurants, tasting rooms, Kawarau River walks, hire a bike to go cycling, or just relax at the local tavern
  • Taste some world class wines amongst spectacular scenery


Climb aboard the Wine Hopper bus for a wine adventure at your own pace hopping on and off at wineries in the Queenstown and Gibbston Valley wine region. Departing daily from central Queenstown at 12pm, a friendly onboard host will help you get the most out of your day. Enjoy a 20-minute scenic drive out to the wine region showcasing the very best of Queenstown's countryside amongst picturesque surroundings. Taste award-winning wines at cellar doors, learn all about winemaking by taking an underground wine cave tour, enjoy a leisurely winery lunch. You’ll have plenty of time to sip and dine or try a brew at the local tavern. Walk or hire a bike to wander along the Kawarau River as you soak in the stunning views - river on one side and vines on the other. With no set timetable & no stress, you simply discuss with your friendly onboard wine guide, the options of where you'd like to be dropped off to & picked up from. You will be well entertained with lots of freedom at an array of winery restaurants & tasting rooms, all highlighting our amazing Central Otago wines. There’s lots to do, such as wine & cheese tastings, walking & bike ride adventures, or enjoying a local craft beer. All the wineries are very close together making it easy to give you the best day out & we'll have you back in town by 6pm (approx.). Our Wine Hopper service offers you the easiest way to enjoy the wineries at your own pace, in your own way, on the day. Check out our reviews & give us a call if you have any questions.


All-day Wine Hopper Bus ticket Pick-up from central Queenstown meeting point Free Wifi on all vehicles

Important Information

  • Tasting fees may apply at some wineries. All wine tasting fees, wine and/or food purchases are at your own cost.
  • Chose from 3 departure times per day. No need to book a return time - enjoy the freedom to decide on the day!

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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