Tour ID: 10002138
A tour to the Hunter Valley is the perfect reason to have a break from the beautiful city of Sydney. The Hunter Valley has a charm of its own, the scenery will not disapoint. You will learn about wine making in one of the oldest wine regions in Australia and taste some of the most amazing wine. This tour is certainly a great day out!
You’ll head out over the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and through the leafy North Shore suburbs, heading to the beautiful Hunter Valley. Today you’re going to taste some of the finest wines this country has to offer, amid the stunning landscape of the Hunter Valley. Your Driver Guide will give you details of the day’s itinerary as you sit back and enjoy the view.
One of Australia’s most celebrated wineproducing regions, the Hunter Valley in country New South Wales attracts more than 2 million visitors each year. Much of the lush countryside is under vine, providing stunning views. There are extensive plantings of traditional varieties across the valley, including Shiraz, Semillon, Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Leogate Estate Wines
At our first vineyard, experience a guided tour of the winery to learn about the winemaking process whilst sampling some of their award winning wines.
Hunter Resort Lunch
This secluded country inn is nestled within its own 40 year old Shiraz vineyards in the heart of the Hunter Valley. You’ll visit their cellar-door and learn of the local wine-making techniques. You’ll also be treated to a tasting platter lunch of seasonal local produce along with a glass of wine to complement the food.
With a history in wine-making dating back to the late 1800s, the McGuigan family are respected pioneers of the industry both in Australia and overseas. At the McGuigan cellar-door you’ll be greeted warmly and welcomed to a tasting of their fine wines.
Hunter Valley Gardens Village
This village is a beautiful spot, brimming with boutique stores and majestic gardens. Before returning to Sydney, treat yourself to afternoon tea and some of the Hunter’s best homemade produce (own expense). Make sure you take a peek in the Hunter Valley Chocolate Shop – you simply won’t be able to resist the temptation. Please note: This tour will not visit Hunter Valley Gardens, the Hunter Valley Garden Village is outside of the Gardens.
After departing Hunter Valley Garden Village we head back to Sydney via Freeman's Waterhole and the Expressway.
Two-course lunch, 3 wine tastings and a wine appreciation tour.
Only passengers 18yrs or over are able to participate in wine tastings.
7:55 AM Tue, Fri, Sun
Hotel drop offs on request.
Departs: Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.
Selected hotel pick-ups are available.
Please visit this link for tentative pick up information.
Please note that reconfirmation is still required prior to departure as per your travel documentation.
The coach will not attend a location unless a pick-up is prearranged. Please note the times listed are approximate and ALL bookings MUST be reconfirmed with operator the day before departure.
Comfortable walking shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, water bottle, camera & jacket in cooler months
Children under 24months (2yrs) of age, are classified as infants, and travel free of charge whilst being nursed.
All children over the age of 24months must occupy a seat.
Child prices apply to children between the ages of 2 and 15 years inclusive.
Pensioner Fares apply to Australian and New Zealand Pension Card holders, Australian Senior Card holders, and full-time Australian Students.
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Sydney and Hunter Valley
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