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 visit 27 stops with access to over 60 venues throughout the Pokolbin and Lovedale Regions – exploring all at your own pace! With a choice of two different timetables the “iGuide” details a map of all the stops, provides handy tips and information with helping you plan your perfect day out! 

Plan and Book your Tour in 3 easy steps

Step 1 – Choose your preferred Timetable by clicking on each of the links below:

Central Pokolbin Timetable and iGuide

Boutique Lovedale Timetable and iGuide

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

Central Pokolbin online Map of Stops

Boutique Lovedale online Map of Stops

Step 3 – CLICK HERE to proceed with booking and Hop to planning your perfect 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 (pick-ups occur prior to each service starting and transfers back at the end of the tour) to join the tour when booking a full day pass from accommodation in Pokolbin, Lovedale, Cessnock, Nulkaba and Rothbury. 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.
  • Service operates 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 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.

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.

Adult: Full Day Pass: $55
(unlimited stops/complimentary accommodation transfers) / Half Day Pass: $35 (valid 3 hours from start-finish, by boarding at any stop). 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 3 hours from start-finish, by boarding at any stop). Children under the age of 4 years are complimentary.

Operating Days: Central Pokolbin operates: Thursday – Monday, 10:00am – 5:00pm and Boutique Lovedale operates: Saturdays, 10:30am – 4:30pm (if booking transfers you will be picked up prior to this time and returns at the end of the tour).

How to Book: Click Here to Book or subject to seating availability walk-on bookings are welcome 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.

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