Hop-On Hop-Off

***iHop will be closed for an annual break from 19/12/17 – 26/12/17 (refer to Contact Us page for Christmas/New Years Trading)***

Customise your own Hunter Valley wine tour choosing from the Central Pokolbin or Boutique Lovedale Timetable and explore the region’s sort after Cellar Doors, Breweries, Vodka Distillery, Cheese Shops, Smokehouse, Chocolate Shops, Casual to Fine Dining Restaurants, Shopping and more – all at your own pace! 

Get the most out of your day hopping on and off as many times as you like with our unlimited Day Hopper Pass! Or book a Half Day Hopper (valid for 3 hours incl travel time) for a “snap shot” tour. Simply join the tour by boarding the bus at any stop listed on the timetable or book complimentary transfers (only valid with a Full Day Hopper) from your accommodation in Pokolbin, Lovedale, Cessnock, Nulkaba and Rothbury (transfers are prior to service starting and after service finishes only). For accommodation outside this area, please enquire on availability (additional costs). Note: we do not travel to Sydney. Exploring the beautiful Hunter Region has never been more affordable, flexible and enjoyable than aboard iHop Hunter Valley! 

The iHop difference:-

  • Plan your own itinerary or we can assist you plan your day
  • Enjoy the full cellar door tasting menu (not a group tasting list)!
  • Join us for a full day, half day or a couple of stops – start and finish when you want!
  • Continuous loop – visit as many stops as you like in your day!
  • Explore in your time – stay for one stop or for as many stops as you like!
  • Unlimited access to bus with complimentary storage boxes/esky on-board
  • Central Pokolbin operates Thursday – Monday and Boutique Lovedale operates on Saturdays
  • Enjoy a full day out for $49pp and purchase more Hunter Valley gems to enjoy back home!
  • Pre-book to secure your seat on the bus (bookings essential Saturdays, Sundays & peak times)
  • Walk-On’s welcome (subject to seating availability) – we accept; cash, Eftpos, Visa or Mastercard
  • Professional, knowledgeable and experienced designated drivers

iHop Day Pricing

Adult Full Day Hopper $49 / Half Day Hopper $30 (valid 3 hours incl travel time)
Fly ‘n’ Hop (joint Day Hopper and Helicopter flight) From $109 (refer packages page)
Child Full Day Hopper (4-12 years) $25 / Half Day Hopper $18 (valid 3 hours incl travel time)
Adult One Way Hop $12 / Adult Return Hop $20 (visit any one stop and return boarding point)
Child One Way Hop (4-12 years) $6 / Child Return Hop $10 (visit any one stop and return boarding point)

Terms & Conditions

  • For groups of 5 or more bookings are essential (maximum group size of 7 on Saturdays, long weekends and during peak periods and events).
  • Subject to seating availability, payments can be made on the day by cash, eftpos, visa or mastercard, or to guarantee your seat, bookings can be processed via our website or over the phone by credit card (regrettably, no refunds or discounts given for non-attendees or change of mind – transfers to another day may be accepted with prior approval by management if notice given).
  • Sundays operate by appointment (minimum numbers required in order for tour to operate). Walk-ons are welcome if the bus is operating.
  • For groups of 8 or more (N/A Saturdays, long weekends and during peak periods and events) it is advisable to book tastings in directly with the cellar doors.
  • Allow additional travel time during peak periods and events.
  • Note: some cellar doors may charge a tasting fee.
  • iHop Hunter Valley endorses RSA (responsible service of alcohol) and behaviour on and off the bus at all times and reserves the right to refuse ongoing service due to reasonable non-compliance.