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Hunter Valley Harvest Wine Experience

  • Winery Barrel Room

    Winery Barrel Room

  • Hunter Valley Vineyards

    Hunter Valley Vineyards

  • Hunter Valley Wine Tasting

    Hunter Valley Wine Tasting

  • Vineyard

    Vineyard

  • Sunset, Hunter Valley

    Sunset, Hunter Valley

Tour codes: J14

Prices From

$159

adult ?

$80

child ?
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Language devices are bookable in Mandarin at no additional cost.

Itinerary

En Route

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.

Hunter Valley

One of Australia’s most celebrated wineproducing regions, the Hunter Valley in country New South Wales attracts more than 2V 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.

Hope Estate

First stop is Pokolbin to visit the internationally renowned Hope Estate, one of the Hunter’s premier wineries. Family owned and operated, the winery covers 170 hectares and is a Hunter icon. You'll be greeted by one of their cellar-masters and taken on a guided tour of their winery while sampling some of their award-winning wines, whose varieties include Shiraz, Semillon, Chardonnay and Verdelho. *

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 range of wine tastings to complement the food.

Included Meals: Lunch

McGuigan Wines

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.

*Leogate Estate Wines will replace Hope Estate Winery from 2 October 2016.

Full Day Tour

Approximately 10.5 hours

Departs

 

Tue, Fri & Sun from 6.50am from Sydney (pick-ups at selected city hotels)

Returns

6.45pm approximately, Sydney

Need Accommodation?

Our special discounted rates make booking accommodation with us during your holiday both easy and affordable at selected AAT Kings hotels and resorts.
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Language Devices

MandarinNon-English commentary language devices can be requested at no additional cost however may be subject to availability. Please enquire after your booking is confirmed.

Inclusions

  • 3 Wine Tastings
  • Lunch
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach

What to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Jacket in the cooler months

Fitness requirement

Low level of fitness required.

Prices

Tour (J14)

 
FROM
   
Base Tour
$159
Adult ?
$80
Child ?
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Total

Prices above may vary according to your departure date.



Please Note: Itinerary, departure dates & prices may be subject to change.

Free hotel pick-ups

Hotel pick-ups are available free of charge if you do not wish to meet at the main departure point. Hotel pick up times vary so please use the tool below to find your hotel and pick up time. Hotel pick-ups must be requested with your booking.

Pick-up points

The following pick-ups will be in effect from 1st April 2016.

Hotel    Pickup Location    Pickup Time
Crescent on Bayswater    Front of Hotel    6.50am
Four Points Sheraton    Front of Hotel    8.00am
Four Seasons    Level 3 – Harrington Street entrance    8.05am
Hilton Hotel Sydney    Pitt Street entrance    7.50am
Novotel Darling Harbour    Front of Hotel   7.35am
Parkroyal Darling Harbour   Front of Hotel   7.40am
Rydges World Square   Front of Hotel - Pitt Street entrance   7.45am
Sofitel Wentworth    Front of Hotel   7.05am
Vibe Hotel Sydney    Front of Hotel   7.15am
YHA Central    Front of Hostel    7.20am


In Sydney, you will be picked up by your specific touring vehicle an commence your day tour without the need to go to a centralised departure point to swap vehicles.

Please use the tool below to find the nearest pickup location from your hotel and advise your chosen pickup with your booking. Alternatively, please ask at time of booking.

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Traveller Reviews

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Hunter Valley Harvest Wine Experience
"Hunter Valley Day Tour"
Review by , 7 May 2013
Just finished a day tour to the Hunter Valley today it was good food and wines. This is the second tour we have done with them last year we did the Yarra Valley. Great tours.
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