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Best Hunter Valley Wine Tasting Day Tour from Sydney

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  • Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Duration: 10 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2230S14
Leave the bustle of Sydney and spend a relaxing day in the beautiful Hunter Valley on a guided wine-tasting tour in Australia’s oldest wine producing region. Enjoy a delicious lunch paired with wine, take a private tour of a vineyard, and savor tastings at several wineries. Learn about the the wine making process from your experienced guide and have the option to sample locally crafted beers. Wrap up your day with a visit to the elaborately landscaped gardens and boutique village at Hunter Valley Gardens.

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Lunch included
  • Free drinks included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
You’ll leave Sydney in the morning and travel about two hours to the Hunter Valley, getting magnificent views of the Hawkesbury River as you approach the valley. Keep an eye out for the remains of a convict-built road that winds into the hills.

With a reputation for fine wine and other edible delights, the Hunter Valley is a wine and food lovers dream, and your knowledgable guide will show you the best spots. Your first stop will be Hope Estate where you can sample their award-winning wines and hear about their history in the region.

Head to Hunter Valley Resort for a delicious lunch with a selection of lamb, chicken, salmon or vegetarian dishes specially paired with wines to compliment the meal. The resort sits among 40-year old shiraz vineyards on 70 secluded acres in the heart of Hunter Valley. Enjoy the ambiance as you sip wine and take in the surroundings.

After lunch, visit McGuigan Wines to sample their wines. Established in the 1880's McGuigan Wines is now one of the most awarded wineries in the world having won 'worlds best best winemaker' three times.

Wrap up your day in Hunter Valley with a stop at Hunter Valley Gardens. Walk through some of the magnificently landscaped gardens, tantalize your taste-buds with artisan chocolates, or enjoy a coffee at one of the many cafes (own expense). You can even sample wine, beer or liquors at The Garden Cellars (own expense). After a full day, relax on the ride back to your Sydney hotel.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Tour departs from most Sydney hotels
Departure Time:
8am
Duration:
10 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 6:15pm

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Best Hunter Valley Wine Tasting Day Tour from Sydney

Hunter Valley Wine Tasting Day Tour from Sydney

Inclusions:
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Local guide
  • Three wine tastings
  • Lunch paired with matching wines
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vehicles are collapsible wheelchair accessible, however the driver is unable to assist passengers boarding and disembarking due to insurance regulations
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 18 years to consume alcohol.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
Itinerary:
Hotel Pickups:

6.50am Crescent on Bayswater
8.00am Four Seasons (Harrington Street entrance)
8.05am Four Points Sheraton
7.50am Hilton Hotel (Pitt St entrance)
7.25am Holiday Inn Darling Harbour
7.55am Menzies Hotel
7.35am Novotel Darling Harbour
7.40am Parkroyal Darling Harbour
7.45am Rydges World Square (Pitt St entrance)
7.05am Sofitel Wentworth
7.15am Vibe Hotel Sydney
7.20am YHA Sydney Central
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Thomas L, June 2015

Excellent - well organized and most entertaining

Reviewed by: Louise R, June 2015

Jam packed day. Try the flight of beers that come in little shot glasses. Those were extra cost but worth it!

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Tour code: 2230S14