Customise your own Wine Tour (or we love to assist with suggestions) aboard the regions only Hop-On Hop-Off Hunter Valley Buses that visits 30 designated stops accessing over 60 venues throughout the Pokolbin and Lovedale Food and Wine Trails – all at your own pace! With a choice of two different timetables the “iGuide” (download below) 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
Important Notice: due to Covid Restrictions with limited seating capacity and due to being a busy time in the area, pre-bookings are required at all the venues you wish to visit on the day. To start planning your day, download a copy of the Timetable/iGuide to decide on which stops and venues you are wanting to visit, planning your stops in order of the timetable to get the most out of your day! Then contact the venues directly to make a booking (either online or via phone) at the time the bus is due in that location (or as close to). You can stay at that location for 1 stop or as many hours as you like!
Step 1 – View the Timetables by clicking on each of the links below:
Central Pokolbin Timetable and iGuide – Operates: Thursday – Monday (5 days per week)
Lovedale & North Pokolbin Timetable and iGuide – Operates: Saturday (currently closed)
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 before 10:00am 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!
Adult: Full Day Pass: $65 (unlimited stops/complimentary accommodation transfers) / Express Pass: $39 (visit any x2 single stops & a return trip to your boarding point – up to 3 hour tour) 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) / Express Pass: $18 (visit any x2 single stops & a return trip to your boarding point – up to 3 hour tour) by boarding at any stop/transfers not included. Children under the age of 4 years are complimentary.
How to Book: Currently operating by bookings only. Walk-On’s are welcome on the day (if the service is operating due to prior bookings) at any stop listed on the timetable. Phone ahead to confirm.
Refer to Bookings page for Availability, Tour Terms & Conditions and Cancellation Policy.