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Hop on Hop off Beer Tours run every Thursday - Saturday night from 5pm - 10pm with easy pick-up and drop-off in Queenstown centre. This evening beer tour allows all you beer buffs to have x4 1hr stops at some great locations and trial some delicious local brews.


Check out some of the great specials and discounts offered exclusively to Hop on Hop off customers at each stop!

COVID Update – as at 12 August 2020
It’s nice to be able to tell you that the Hop on Hop off Wine & Beer Tours are still operational under the Level 2 COVID restrictions. But of course with the move to Level 2, there are some adjustments regarding advance booking for tastings and distance socializing.

Please make advance bookings at the following venues so they can ensure they are set up to take the visitor volumes:

  • Gibbston Valley Cheese   masks are recommended

  • Cargo at Gantleys                +64 3 428 2569

  • Strike Bowl                            +64 3 409 2135

  • Atlas Beer Café                     +64 3 442 5995

  • Smith’s Craft Beer House   +64 3 409 2337

Distance socializing will be necessary everywhere, including on our vehicles. Please stick to your bubble and keep at least one seat between you and the next bubble. You’re welcome to wear a mask and please, wash your hands, wash your hands, wash your hands.

The Hop on Hop off team of drivers and administration thank you for your support; we can’t do this without you. Have fun and stay well. We’ll update you on any further changes which might affect your booking.

Kia kaha



Atlas Beer Cafe

At Atlas Beer Cafe you’ll find a hub of craft beers served up in an unpretentious fashion, combined with some amazing tapas and gorgeous juicy steaks. Their views of the lake make them a great first stop.

Special! - Buy 2 pints or 2 glasses of wine and get a free bowl of chips


Fork & Tap

In Arrowtown we stop off at the Fork & Tap where you can mix with the locals and enjoy a free food platter with your pint when you travel with us.

Special! - Every beer platter bought receives a beer pairing snack.


Strike Bowl

Just across the road from Cargo is Strike Bowl if you fancy making your own entertainment and hitting the lanes for a stop with your mates.


Smith’s Craft Beer

Hop off in the centre of Queenstown at Smith’s Craft Beer House and try some of their amazing craft beers and delicious sharing platters.

Special! - Flight of 4 x 200ml beers for $20


Altitude Brewing

Altitude Brewing is an innovative boutique brewing company located at the Marina Heights, right on the lakefront and they have received several awards for their beers in the past few years.

Special! - Beer flight 5 x 150ml glasses for $14


Gibbston Valley Cheesery

Gibbston Valley Cheesery recently relocated to Arrowtown and offers some delicious cheese platters accompanied with your choice of beer or wine.

Special! - Beer (or wine) tasting with cheese normally $20 NOW $15


Cargo Brewery

Why not hop off at Cargo Brewery’s newest addition at Gantley’s? Stop by and visit their taproom which often hosts entertainment on the weekends.

Special! - Pulled Pork Sandwich and Brewer’s Batch Beer for $22 or with a Cargo Tap Beer $20


Beech Tree Craft Beer

Beech Tree Craft Beer & Wings is a laid back local with 23 taps pouring the best New Zealand brewers have to offer.
Special! - Flight of 5 x 200ml beers for $20 plus 20% OFF growler refills



Akarua is one of Queenstown's finest vineyard restaurants.

Friday Dinner ONLY. Bookings Required +64 3 442 1090


Canyon Food & Brew Co.

At Canyon Food & Brew Co. they serve fresh, flavourful food and award-winning beer crafted onsite alongside the iconic Shotover River. With four regular brews and two rotating seasonally, their hand- crafted beers strike the perfect balance between easy drinking and interesting flavours.


Searchlight Brewery

Visit Searchlight Brewery an independently owned and operated craft brewery in Queenstown with 18 taps of their own beers.

Special! - 50% off empty growlers and 20% off growler refills and/or takeaway bottled beer!

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