Small-Group Hunter Valley Wine and Cheese Tasting Tour from Sydney

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  • Duration: 11 hours (approx.)
  • Location: Chippendale, Australia
  • Product code: 5558HVV
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Itinerary
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Pass By: Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney, New South Wales 2060 Australia

Cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge as you leave the city behind and head north to Australia's oldest wine making region.

Stop At: Hunter Valley, New South Wales Australia

Enjoy a selection of wines from local Hunter Valley cellar doors. We typically visit three wineries, giving us the time and space to enjoy each glass without being rushed.

Duration: 5 hours

Pass By: Ku-Ring-Gai Chase Road, Sydney, New South Wales 2004 Australia

Enjoy the scenery as we travel through the Ku-Ring-Gai Chase

Pass By: Hawkesbury River, Point Rd, Mooney Mooney, New South Wales 2083 Australia

Cross over the Hawkesbery River and the Mooney Mooney Bridge


Inclusions

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide
  • Wine tasting
  • Cheese tasting
  • Cafe lunch with hot and cold options
  • Pickup and drop off from designated meeting points or contact the operator to request a hotel pick up (many central hotels)
  • Entry/Admission - Hunter Valley

Exclusions

  • not applicable

Schedule Details

Departure Dates:

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Departure Point:

1: Mercure Sydney, 818-820 George St, Chippendale NSW 2007, Australia
2: Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Darling Harbour, 55 Shelley St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
3: Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, 93 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
4: Holiday Inn Potts Point-Sydney, 203 Victoria St, Potts Point NSW 2011, Australia

Duration

11 hours(approx.)

Return details

Returns to original departure point

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Additional Information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Pick-ups are from designated meeting points. Some additional central hotel pick-up may be possible by request

Small-group tour with a maximum 20 participants

Must be 18 years or older to taste wines

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

Infants must sit on laps

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Most travelers can participate

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers

Posted By : chakratanu

We started from CBD. The driver cum guide was awesome. We loved his commentary. He shared all the information in advance before we reach the Wineries. It was a quite comfortable tour. We covered 3 Wineries and 1 Cheese and Chocolate testing area. Lunch was awesome. Before leaving the Hunter Valley, our guide surprisingly brought us to the Kangaroo lookout place. Highly recommend this tour.


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Posted On : 2019-12-30


Posted By : David H

Had time in Sydney to finally take a wine tour in Hunter Valley! We live close to the Napa Valley and wanted an opportunity to try some Australian Wines. It was a great tour! Booked online. Very concise instructions on where to meet and the bus arrived on time. Knowledgeable guide. 3 wineries on the tour and we were very pleased with the with all of them. Great wines with super nice people at the wineries. I highly recommend this perfect day!


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Posted On : 2019-11-14


Posted By : Emily L

I cannot recommend this tour enough! Activity Tour's manager, Tish, and our guide, Jim, were both phenomenal. I've never been on such an interactive and wonderful tour. Tish and Jim were so accommodating to our whole group and answered every question with such kindness. The wines tasted were beyond me and I ended up having to make more luggage space for the ones I loved most! The wineries were selected with great taste and the people showcasing their wines were absolutely amazing. 15/10 would tour again.


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Posted On : 2018-07-26


Posted By : Carol A

We saw Kangaroos!! It was a small group and the guide was very knowledgeable. Enjoyed the day very much and the wine was great!!


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Posted On : 2018-05-26


Posted By : Ann J

Fun day and good wine


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Posted On : 2018-04-29


Posted By : marcus.vettise

Excellent tour, tour guide and choice of wineries. Great value for money and a fun day which provided great insight in to the Hunter Valley and boutique wine operation.


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Posted On : 2018-04-15


Posted By : Noel G

Great day. Good wines, decent lunch in a nice setting, a little cheese and a little chocolate plus the opportunity to purchase if you liked any of that. O pressure at all though. Pretty scenery, a few kangaroos along the way as well. Our driver/guide was excellent, the van was comfortable and the number in the group was also. All in, well worthwhile.


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Posted On : 2018-04-06


Posted By : Laverne A

This was an excellent tour, as the group was small enough about 16 people. Our driver was the guide and he did a great job. The wineries we visited gave excellent presentations and the wines were great, and they provided a nice selection of their collection. The lunch was great, too as I had the fish. The cheese and chocolate tasting was okay.


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Posted On : 2018-04-02


Posted By : Colleen M

My sister and I did this trip in July and it was wonderful. A hidden bonus of the trip was seeing a group of wild kangaroos as we travelled between two wineries and, for someone not from the area, it was a wonderful highlight! Jim, our guide and driver, was very friendly and knowledgeable. With such a small group 4 in total! he was able to get to know each of our interests and hopes of the trip. We visited three wineries and each as fantastic. Tasted many different types of wine crafted on site, and there was no pressure to make any purchases though many in our group did because the wines were so good and unique. The lunch provided had many options to meet any dietary needs and tastes. The cheese tasting was a bit informal and something I believe any traveller who stopped at the store would also recieve, but the wines were tasty and there was a small cooler in the back of the van that kept any purchases cold for the remainder of the trip. I would highly recommend to anyone who likes wine and wants an easy day trip into the country side outside busy Sydney.


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Posted On : 2018-07-20


Posted By : Kristin V

The wine component of the trip was great; however, the tour guide knew little about wine and was candid about his lack of knowledge. The cheese tasting was hardly a cheese tasting. We went to a shop where we were told to not have too many people in the group go in at the same time. It was cheese that any person could trial, similar to going to a whole foods and trying cheese before you buy it. This is how it was for the chocolate tasting, too. The lunch was good and the other tourists were great.


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Posted On : 2019-11-15