Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours

Customise your own Hunter Valley Wine Tour (or we love to assist with suggestions) aboard Hunter Valley’s only Hop-On Hop-Off Buses that visits 30 designated stops accessing over 60 venues throughout the Pokolbin and Lovedale Regions – all at your own pace! With a choice of two different timetables the “iGuide” details the operating timetable, map of all the stops, along with handy tips and information with helping you plan your perfect day out! 

Plan and Book your Tour in 3 easy steps

Step 1 – View/choose your preferred Timetable by clicking on each of the links below:

Central Pokolbin Timetable and iGuideOperates: Thursday – Monday (5 days per week)

Lovedale & North Pokolbin Timetable and iGuideOperates: Saturday

Step 2 – Confirm your Boarding Location or if Transfers are required by clicking on the Map links below and entering in your accommodation address (transfers are only valid with a Full Day Pass if staying more than 500 meters from any stop):

Central Pokolbin online Map of Stops Transfers From: Cessnock, Lovedale, Rothbury & Pokolbin

Lovedale & North Pokolbin online Map of Stops Transfers From: Nulkaba, Cessnock, Lovedale, Rothbury & Pokolbin

Step 3 – CLICK HERE to proceed with booking and Hop To planning your day out!

Tour Inclusions:

  • Unlimited access to the bus throughout the duration of the service.
  • Local experienced driver and guide on-board to assist with trip planning and venue recommendations.
  • Complimentary return transfers to join the tour when booking a full day pass (pick-ups occur prior to each service starting and transfers back at the end of the tour). Your allocated pick-up time will be advised via text or email the day prior to your tour date. 

Tour Features:

  • Flexibility to join the service at any stop listed on the timetables.
  • Both services operate on a continuous loop.
  • Pick and choose which stops and venues you want to to visit.
  • Stay for one stop or for as many stops as you like!
  • Offering a personalised service with recommending the best suited stops for you.
  • Download before your trip, or will be provided on arrival an “iGuide” which details the map, timetable and information on each stop and venues; as well as some informative facts about the local area.
  • Complimentary storage and cooler boxes on-board for purchases throughout the day (allocated to same bus throughout the duration of the tour).
  • Book a full day or half day pass (max travelling group size of x7 Adults applies to all bookings).
  • Suited to all ages and family friendly.

Adult: Full Day Pass: $59
 (unlimited stops/complimentary accommodation transfers) / Half Day Pass: $39 (valid up to 3 hours from start-finish, by boarding at any stop/transfers not included). Children aged 13+ years are at an adult ticket price.

Child: (4-12 years): Full Day Pass: $25
(unlimited stops/complimentary accommodation transfers) / Half Day Pass: $18 (valid up to 3 hours from start-finish, by boarding at any stop/transfers not included). Children under the age of 4 years are complimentary.

Operating Days: Central Pokolbin operates: Thursday – Monday, 10:15am – 5:00pm and, Lovedale & North Pokolbin operates: Saturdays, 10:15am – 4:45pm.

How to Book: Click Here to Book or subject to seating availability walk-on bookings are welcome (phone ahead to confirm) and payment can be made to the driver on arrival (cash, Eftpos, Visa or Mastercard). It is highly recommended to pre-book in advance on a weekend and during peak times as the service can book out.

Location: Tours run throughout the Pokolbin and Lovedale Region which is located 183km’s (approx 2 hours drive) North of Sydney CBD and 50 minute’s drive West from Newcastle CBD. Driving is the most convenient transport option with getting to the Hunter Valley or for Interstate visitors the nearest airport is located in Newcastle/Williamstown Click Here for Further Information or to plan your trip using public transport Click Here for Online Trip Planner. Note: we do not travel to Sydney or Newcastle.

Refer to Bookings page for Availability, Tour Terms & Conditions and Cancellation Policy.