Sydney's Food & Wine Discovery
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Day 1: Welcome to Sydney
On arrival at Sydney Airport you will be transferred to your hotel (flights anytime). The rest of the day is at leisure.
Hotel: Rydges Central (Standard) or Hyatt Regency Darling Harbour (Superior), Sydney, 3 nights.
Day 2: Sydney Sights & Dinner at Sydney Tower
After time at leisure board your Captain Cook cruise for lunch on Sydney Harbour. Listen to informative commentary and take in the stunning harbour views while you enjoy a delicious buffet lunch. Later, join your Driver Guide onboard your coach to see the sights of the city. Travel through the historic Rocks district, a lively and popular spot brimming with boutique stores, art galleries and restaurants. Next stop is Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair in the Royal Botanic Gardens, for spectacular views of the Sydney Opera House. Continue east to the entrance of Sydney Harbour, known as the Gap, which will give you breathtaking views of the coastline. Your destination is Bondi Beach. You can wander along the shoreline and dip your toes in the cool clear water. Return to the city where early evening you’ll dine in the heart of downtown CBD at the Sydney Tower Restaurant. Enjoy banquet-style dining experience with uninterrupted revolving views of one of the world’s most picturesque cities. After dinner you are free to do as you choose.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: Hunter Valley Wineries with Lunch
You’ll be treated to magnificent views of the Hawkesbury River on your way to explore the fertile Hunter Valley and taste award-winning regional food and wine. Enjoy private vineyard inspections and learn of the winemaking process. Purchase some wines or just enjoy the beautiful Australian countryside. At the first vineyard experience a guided tour to learn about the winemaking process, while sampling some of their award-winning wines. Then visit Hunter Resort and enjoy a presentation on how the winery operates. Your lunch will be complemented by specially chosen wines. Further tastings include a visit to McGuigan Wines, with its history in wine-making dating back to the 1800s. Your last stop is the Hunter Valley Gardens Village, a quaint little township within the Hunter Valley, where you’ll have free time to explore its many hidden delights. You also have the opportunity for tastings at the Hunter Valley Cellars.
Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
4 Day Short Break
Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun from Sydney.
*Mon, Thu & Sat departures visit Hunter Valley on Day 2 and City Sights/Sydney Tower Dinner on Day 3. Ask us for details.
Morning of Day 4, Sydney
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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- Breakfasts (3)
- Lunch (1)
- Dinner (1)
- Experienced Driver Guides
- Detailed and informative commentary
- Travel in an air-conditioned coach
- Return airport transfers- flight details to be provided 14 days prior to travel
What to bring
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen
- Water bottle
- Jacket in the cooler months
Low level of fitness required.
Accommodation Standards & Prices
Choose from a range of accommodation standards below. AAT Kings has hand-picked a range of hotels in key destinations to suit all kinds of budgets and we’ve pre-negotiated amazing prices for you.
Tour with Standard Accommodation (SSFWR)
Where you'll be staying
- Rydges Central
Tour with Superior Accommodation (SSFWS)
Where you'll be staying
- Hyatt Regency Darling Harbour
Your choice of accommodation standards
Choose from a range of accommodation standards. AAT Kings has hand-picked a range of hotels in key destinations to suit all kinds of budgets and we’ve pre-negotiated amazing prices for you.
Rydges Central28 Albion St, Surry Hills
Hyatt Regency Darling Harbour161 Sussex Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
As one of Australia's largest hotel, we are a self-rated 4.5 star hotel with 648 rooms including 17 suites, we have what matters most to you like stylish rooms and a comfortable bed. Located in Sydney's Central Business District and overlooking the spectacular Darling Harbour, you'll be surrounded by all of Sydney's major entertainment and shopping districts including Pitt Street Mall and Queen Victoria Building with The Rocks, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House just a 15 minute walk away!
- Hair Dryer
- Flat Screen TV
- Wi-Fi (additional cost)
- In-room safe
- Mini Bar
- iPhone/iPad connectivity
- Newly Refurbished
Sydney is the biggest & most populous city in Australia, with 4.5 million people being accounted for in the 2009 census.
Commercial viticulture in the Hunter Valley began within 60 years of Australian settlement.
The local nickname for the Sydney Harbour Bridge is the 'Coat Hanger'.
Bondi is the Aboriginal word for ‘water breaking over rocks’ or ‘noise of water breaking over rocks’.
The Sydney Opera House was opened by Queen Elizabeth II on 20 October 1973.
Sydney holds just under 20% of the total population of Australia.