New: Wine Hopper Bus - Queenstown (Gibbston Valley)

Wine Hopper Bus is an exciting new wine tour option proudly brought to you by Queenstown’s original wine tour company, Queenstown Wine Trail


For the independent traveller, this service allows the freedom to roam and enjoy the beautiful Gibbston wine region at their own pace. This hop-on and off style wine tour is a well-established tour format found in most major cities and wine growing regions around the world. It allows people the freedom to plan their own itinerary and choose where and when they want to go, and even better, at an affordable price.


Your wine adventure takes in an array of winery restaurants and tasting rooms all highlighting our stunning Central Otago Pinot Noir. You will be well entertained with lots of flexibility in transport timings and lots to do such as cheese tasting, walking & bike ride adventures or enjoying a craft beer at the Gibbston Tavern. 


Wine Hopper Bus departs from outside The Station Building in central Queenstown at 10am, 12pm and 2pm. Once in the wine region, we circulate the vineyards every 60 minutes throughout the day. Clients are able to return to town whenever they are ready, arriving back at either 1pm, 3pm, 5pm or 6pm.


Tour Includes: 

  • Hop-on & off style shuttle service to Queenstown Wine Region
  • Map and Timetable
  • Wine Hopper wristband
  • Friendly and helpful on-bus guide


Unique Selling Points: 

  • A professional on-bus guide is there to help clients discover the region.
  • This is an express shuttle service from Queenstown to the Gibbston wine region. 
  • Our all-day pass is for transport only, so clients pay for their own wine, craft beer, cheese, food, bike hire or anything else they want. The choice is theirs!
  • Clients can choose wineries, pubs, cellar doors, cave tour, restaurants, walking track, cheesery visit or bike hire. We will be stopping at all the following great places on an hourly circuit throughout the day. 

Contact details:


Wine Hopper Bus

PO Box 733


New Zealand


Managing Directors: Lance Benseman & Heather McDonald 

Business Manager: Andrew Bisset

Phone: 64 3 409 0808