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Hunter Valley Wine Tours
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Located close to Sydney is the perfect place for a weekend getaway – Hunter Valley. Dating back to the 18th century, Hunter Valley is prominently known for its lush wineries that offer some of the best red and white wines in the country. Book a Hunter Valley wine tour to immerse yourself in nature, wine, and adventure. Read on for everything you need to know about planning your Hunter Valley wine tour.
Post-COVID-19 Safety Measures on Hunter Valley Wine Tours
- All wine tours can now be booked online.
- Guests displaying flu symptoms will not be allowed inside the premises.
- Social distancing must be maintained at all times where guests should keep a distance of 1.5 meters between each other unless they are from the same household.
- There will be COVID-19 Safety Marshalls around the premises, whose instructions must be complied with.
- If social distancing is not possible at any point in time, face masks must be worn.
- The facility as a whole is following strict safety protocols laid out by the NSW Government.
All Your Hunter Valley Wine Tour Options
Given the massive size of Hunter Valley and the various wineries in it, it makes sense to opt for a tour package to be able to make the most of your experience with the help of experts. You can either choose to tour only the vineyards, or opt for a tour that includes both wineries and distilleries.
Wine & Distillery Tours
Get ready for a fun and interactive day out, where you not only get to enjoy some of the best wine samples but munch on delicious treats throughout the day. The best part? You get to do this while enjoying the most scenic views across Hunter Valley.
Why go for this tour?
- Visit 3-4 wineries and sip on some delicious, locally produced samples of red and white wine.
- Enjoy round trip hotel transfers and avoid the hassle of planning your commute.
- Learn all about wineries and Hunter Valley with an expert local guide.
- Indulge in a light lunch at a nearby cafe.
This lively tour includes a generous spread of red and white wine samples, locally produced cheese, and chocolates, and top it all off with a visit to a local cafe for lunch.
Not only do you get to embark on a wine tour and taste locally produced wine, on this tour, you will also visit the Hunter Distillery and explore the science behind the art of spirit making with an expert guide. Get your hands on samples of gin, vodka, liqueur, and schnapps.
Why go for this tour?
- Visit wineries and taste premium samples of red and white wine as well as samples of cheese and chocolate.
- Visit Hunter Distillery to see the action unfold and get a taste of spirits like vodka, gin, liqueur, and schnapps.
- Indulge in a lavish lunch with 5 different wines at a local cafe nearby.
- Enjoy round-trip hotel transfers with your tour.
This truly is the complete package with wine, cheese, chocolate, spirits, and lunch, all under the Aussie sun spread across Hunter Valley. Don’t miss out on the chance to get a first-hand look at the action inside a distillery with an expert local guide.
Plan Your Hunter Valley Wine Tour
What are Hunter Valley wine tour timings?
The wine tour operates between 07:00 AM to 06:00 PM, while the wine and distillery tour operates between 07:00 AM to 07:30 PM. You will have the option of choosing your preferred travel date before booking your tour.
What is the best time to go for a Hunter Valley wine tour?
Autumn is a good time to go for a Hunter Valley wine tour which lies between the months of March and April. Cooler temperatures will allow you to truly enjoy each glass of wine. The summer months between December and February are also ideal for a visit, which includes a fun variety of outdoor events and activities for guests.
What is the duration of Hunter Valley wine tour?
On average, Hunter Valley wine tours last for a duration of about 11-12 hours.
Where is Hunter Valley located?
Hunter Valley Australia is located about 152 miles north of Sydney in New South Wales. It is spread across the Hunter region and includes a vast selection of vineyards and wineries.
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How do I get to Hunter Valley?
The best way to get from Sydney to Hunter Valley is by car, however, you can also make the commute by bus or train. Alternatively, you can also opt for Hunter Valley wine tours that include round trip return transfers.
Can I take the bus to Hunter Valley?
If you wish to travel by bus, you can get onto one of the Rover Coaches’ buses from Morriset station. You also have many local tour buses operating regularly.
Can I take a train to Hunter Valley?
Yes. A lot of people enjoy the train ride to Hunter Valley because of the beautiful countryside views. To get to Hunter Valley by train, you can hop onto the Express Wine train from Sydney Central Railway Station and get off at Hunter Valley’s Singleton Railway Station. You can also take the Cityrail service to Maitland or Morriset and catch a local bus from there to your destination.
Are return transfers included in my Hunter Valley wine tour?
Yes, all tours include round trip return transfers, allowing you to escape the hassle of planning your commute.
Are meals included in my Hunter Valley wine tour?
Yes. Along with your wine-tasting, you also get to munch on some delicious treats like chocolate, fudge, and cheese. For lunch, you will be dining at a cafe in Hunter Valley Garden Village for a special winery lunch.
How many visitors are a part of Hunter Valley wine tours?
Only 8-11 guests are allowed on each Hunter Valley wine tour.
Is a Hunter Valley wine tour wheelchair accessible?
Hunter Valley tours are accessible to all wheelchair users, whether it’s on transport, for accommodation, or exploring a winery.
What should I wear on a Hunter Valley wine tour?
Comfortable shoes, casual clothes, sunglasses, and/or a hat, is the ideal outfit choice for your visit to the Hunter Valley wineries.
Things to Do on a Hunter Valley Wine Tour
Hunter Valley Australia is one of the most popular weekend getaways from Sydney where you get to reconnect with nature and explore a wide range of activities for all ages! We’ve put together a quick list of things you can do on your Sydney to Hunter Valley tour.
Hunter Valley vineyards are so exquisite and popular that it has come to be known as the Wine Country in New South Wales. There are just so many options for you to choose from which will leave you very positively overwhelmed! Take your time exploring some of the best wineries at Hunter Valley and the generous spread of samples in each.
What better way to indulge in a spirit tasting than right at the source? If you’re a beer buff then head on over to Hunter Valley’s first-ever microbrewery, Hunter Beer Co. On the other hand, if you prefer a sweeter taste, hop into Pokolbin Cider House for a range of ciders from apple and pear to raspberry or passionfruit. For the old-fashioned spirit drinkers, Hunter Distillery is a great choice where you get a range of liquors including gin, vodka, and whiskey.
Hunter Valley Gardens
Spread across 60 acres of organized greenery, the Hunter Valley Gardens are a must-visit. Take a stroll through the colorful and diverse species of flora and simply unwind to reconnect with nature. The different areas including the Rose Garden, Oriental Garden, Italian Grotto, and Storybook Garden, make it a unique botanical marvel.
Dining at Hunter Valley is truly a treat! It comes with an exquisite selection of restaurants, each of which offers breathtaking views and picturesque surroundings. Many of them have the option of outdoor seating. Some must-try restaurants are Cafe Enzo, Hunter Valley Gardens Terrace Restaurant, The Mill Restaurant, and Lillino’s Bar and Trattoria, among others.
Hot Air Balloon Ride
Soar over the gorgeous landscapes of Hunter Valley on a massive hot air balloon and give your senses an unforgettable treat. A hot air balloon ride at Hunter Valley is perfect for special occasions like an anniversary or family vacation, where you can also avail special packages and discounts.
Why not choose a unique way to explore the beautiful landscape? On a helicopter tour, you get to soar the skies, getting a bird’s eye view of the picturesque valley. Aside from being a scenic treat for the senses, you can also choose from different packages where you can turn it into a tour, a picnic, drink some wine at the local wineries, and more.
Hunter Valley Wine Tour FAQs
Are Hunter Valley wine tours available now?
Yes. Hunter Valley wine tours are now available for guests.
What are the safety measures in place for a Hunter Valley wine tour?
Hunter Valley wine tours can now be booked online. Social distancing is mandatory between all visitors, and those with flu symptoms will not be allowed inside the premises. The entire facility will also adhere to the strictest measures of safety and hygiene.
Can I book a Hunter Valley wine tour online?
Your best bet is to book a spot for your Hunter Valley wine tour online. This way, you not only get the guarantee of a ticket, but you can also get special discounts and packages at affordable prices.
What are the different types of Hunter Valley wine tours?
You can choose to book a wine tour, or a wine and distillery tour.
Are meals included in Hunter Valley wine tours?
Along with your wine-tasting, you also get to munch on some delicious treats like chocolate, fudge, and cheese. For lunch, you will be dining at a cafe in Hunter Valley Garden Village for a special winery lunch.
Are return transfers included in my Hunter Valley wine tours?
All our Hunter Valley wine tour tickets will include a round-trip from your hotel.
How many guests are part of a Hunter Valley wine tour?
Only 8 - 11 guests are allowed on each Hunter Valley wine tour.
How long is the duration of a Hunter Valley wine tour?
The Hunter Valley wine tour lasts for about 11 hours.
What is the best time to go for a Hunter Valley wine tour?
The best time to go for a Hunter Valley wine tour is during the cooler months, between March to June. The valley is at its finest during this point.