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Hunter Valley Vintage Wine Tasting – Small Group Tour from Sydney

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Key Highlights

  • Tour with a small group of not more than 12 visitors
  • Chat with the owners of boutique wineries, admire their cottage locations and let them show off the best of their vintages
  • Enjoy the scenery of brilliant sandstone outcrops of Ku-ring-gai National Park and the mighty Hawkesbury River
  • Stop in the Historic Wollombi where you can try the famous local brew – Dr Jurds Jungle Juice
  • Savour a wonderful buffet lunch at the foothills of the Broken Back Range
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Monday, Wednesday and Friday

    Duration

    Approx. 10 hours

    Start time

    8:00am

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Sydney(Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)

    Ending Point

    Your hotel in Sydney

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    This Hunter Valley tour will take you just 2 hours drive North of Sydney but a million miles away from the stress of city living. The Hunter Valley is Australia's oldest and one of its greatest wine areas, though it produces only a tiny proportion of the countries wines - about 2 per cent. First established more than 150 years ago, it is home to some 80 wineries ranging from famous labels to very small 'boutique' winemakers. The Hunter Valley is renowned for its full-bodied white wines, 'medium weight reds' and some excellent ports.

    On this Hunter Valley Tour you will taste some of the regions fines wines and get the chance to meet some of the owners of the wineries and enjoy a wonderful lunch in the foothills of the Broken Back Mountain Range.

    Itinerary

    You will be picked up from your hotel and accompanied by a guide, will travel in a luxury vehicle on this Hunter Valley Tour.

    A trip to Sydney is not complete without a visit to the world class wineries of the Hunter Valley. Leaving Sydney, you will travel through the historic Rocks area before crossing the magnificent Sydney Harbour Bridge. From here journey through the leafy Northern Suburbs, and then escape through the brilliant sandstone outcrops of Ku-ring-gai National Park to reach the mighty Hawkesbury River.

    Here you will stop for a traditional Aussie morning tea deep in the bush before continuing on to the Hunter region.

    From Mt View begin the descent into the Hunter Valley for your wine tasting at a few of the very special boutique wineries in the area. Chat with the owners, admire their cottage locations and let them show off the best of their vintages.

    At the foothills of the Broken Back Range, there is time to enjoy a sumptuous lunch and then spend the afternoon visiting some of the larger vineyards for more superb wine tasting.

    As the afternoon approaches, begin the return to Sydney to conclude this relaxing and enjoyable day. The tour ends at your hotel.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Touring by luxury air-conditioned vehicle
    • Comprehensive commentary by qualified guide
    • Wine tasting sessions
    • Homemade morning tea
    • Buffet lunch, including wine
    • Refreshments

    Exclusions

    • Anything not specified
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    If a car seat is required, a fee of AU$50.00 is payable direct.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have