Hop-On Hop-Off

Customise your own Hunter Valley wine tour choosing from the Central Pokolbin (operates x5 days Thursday – Monday) or Boutique Lovedale (operates on Saturdays) Timetables, exploring 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! Our handy “iGuide” (timetable/map/stop information) and interactive map (view/download below) provides tips and information with helping you plan your perfect day out!

Get the most out of your day hopping on and off as many times as you like with our unlimited Day Hopper Pass! Join the tour by boarding at any stop listed on the timetables or book complimentary transfers (only valid with a Full Day Hopper) from your accommodation in Pokolbin, Lovedale, Cessnock, Nulkaba and Rothbury (Note: transfers are prior to the service starting and after the service finishes only). Or if you are short on time, book a Half Day Hopper (valid for 3 hours incl travel time) for a “snap shot” tour by boarding at any stop listed on the timetables.

Exploring the beautiful Hunter Region has never been more affordable, flexible and enjoyable than aboard iHop Hunter Valley! 

For accommodation located outside the complimentary transfer area, please enquire on availability (additional costs may apply). Note: we do not travel to Sydney. 

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

iHop Day Pricing

Adult Full Day Hopper $49 (unlimited stops) / 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 (unlimited stops) / Half Day Hopper $18 (valid 3 hours incl travel time)
Adult One Way Hop $12 (transfer to any one stop) / Adult Return Hop $20 (visit any one stop and return to boarding point)
Child One Way Hop (4-12 years) $6 (transfer to any one stop) / Child Return Hop $10 (visit any one stop and return to boarding point)

FAQ’s / Terms & Conditions

Bookings are recommended to secure your seats (essential on Saturdays, Sundays and during peak periods). Book via the bookings page or over the phone. Payment is required at the time of booking by Visa or Mastercard (no surcharge).

Maximum group size of 7 applies on Saturdays and during peak periods.

Walk-on bookings are welcome subject to seating availability (groups of 4 or more required to book) – payments are accepted on the bus by Cash, eftpos, Visa or Mastercard.

Once your booking is confirmed/seats reserved, no refunds or discounts are given for non-attendees or change of mind. Transfers to another suitable day or a credit may be given with prior approval by management if notice given.

Sundays generally 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 and during peak periods) you will be required to book tastings in directly with the cellar doors.

Allow additional travel time during peak periods and events.

Some cellar doors may charge a tasting fee (generally redeemable upon purchase).

Comfortable footwear is recommended as some walking is required between cellar doors.

Only bottled water can be consumed on the bus at all times.

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.