Private Hunter Valley Day Trip from Sydney Including Wine, Chocolate and Cheese Tasting

Explore Australia's oldest wine region, the beautiful Hunter Valley, on a small group private day trip from Sydney. Sample some of the region's best wines, cheeses and chocolates and learn about wine making from the passionate and inspiring local wine makers. Soak up the beautiful scenery of lush hills and spectacular views as you indulge in a delicious gourmet lunch at a local Hunter Valley restaurant or cafe.

per adult from

$593

AUD

Duration

10 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private and personal tour
    • Wine tasting
    • Cheese and chocolate tasting
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney, New South Wales 2060 Australia

    Cross over the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge, locally known as the “Coast Hanger” as you head north out of the city.

    Pass By: Hawkesbury River NSW Brooklyn NSW, New South Wales 2083 Australia

    Take in the lovely water views as you cross over the the Brooklyn Bridge and pass by the town of Brooklyn. This region is famous for its Sydney Rock Oysters.

    Stop At: Wyong, Wyong, New South Wales

    You will make a whistle stop morning tea break along the way, for that essential cup of coffee and refreshment break.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Hunter Valley, Hunter Valley, New South Wales

    We arrive at your first boutique winery around 10.30 am. The winery staff will dazzle you with the finer points of the art of wine appreciation. You will learn how to look, smell, sip and identify the amazing tastes and differences of each wine and grape style.

    All of the small exclusive wineries you visit, grow their own grapes, and the wines you try are produced on site. Many of the wines you will sample are medal award winners, and the vignerons are naturally proud to show off their produce.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Hunter Valley, Hunter Valley, New South Wales

    Visit your second stunning winery and sample up to 10 different wines. The Hunter Valley is famous for its Shiraz and Semillon grape varieties so you will be sure to sample these two specialties. Between the sipping and spitting, make sure to keep an eye on the vineyards, for the odd wild kangaroo. They are well known for relaxing in the heat of the day among the vines.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Hunter Valley Smelly Cheese Shop, 2188 Broke Rd Shop 3, Pokolbin Village, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320 Australia

    As all wine connoisseurs know, if there is one thing that complements wine to perfection, it must be fromage. The Hunter Valley Smelly Cheese Shop is a famous local institution packed to the brim with cheeses of every variety, as well as a wide selection of gourmet delights. You will try a selection of locally made cheeses and learn the finer points of cheese from a dedicated cheese expert.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Hunter Valley, Hunter Valley, New South Wales

    Choose a cafe lunch or a fine dining experience payable directly to the venue. Perhaps enjoy a bottle of that special wine that you’ve just bought direct from the Wine Cellar Door while you enjoy your meal. Take a stroll around the delightful Hunter Valley Village and taste the locally made chocolates at the Hunter Valley Chocolate Company.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Hunter Valley, Hunter Valley, New South Wales

    After lunch it is time to visit the third winery of the day. Each of the charming boutique wineries you visit are very different and specially chosen to give you an intimate experience, away from the large commercial wineries. Take the chance to wander among the vines, so that you can and be sure to get that perfect photo!


    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    You will be picked up from your Sydney Hotel or other central location within 5km of the city centre. We can also meet you as you arrive at Sydney International or Domestic Airports.You will need to load and unload your own luggage. Our guides are not professional porters and under Work, Health and Safety regulations are not permitted to lift heavy bags. Airports
    • Sydney Airport, Airport Dr, Mascot, New South Wales 2020 Australia
    Ports
    • Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay, Sydney, Australia
    • White Bay Cruise Terminal, Balmain, Sydney, Australia
    Departure Time :
    7:45 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Minimum drinking age is 18
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Trading As: Runaway Tours

Activity ID: V-14172P2

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