Which is the Best Hunter Valley Wine Tour?

Which is the Best Hunter Valley Wine Tour?

Written by: Cameron Ward

Published: 06/05/2019

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Confused about which Hunter Valley tour suits you best? Take a look at our guide!

You may have recently stumbled upon our Hunter Valley‘ tours and been confused by the many activities and attractions offered, wondering what is the best fit for you. Here we will take you through the major differences on each of our tours, so that your trip to the Hunter Valley is as magical and unforgettable as you’d hope it would be. There’s truly a tour for all whether you are a wine lover, or the ultimate foodie, or even prefer a brew, we’ve got you covered!

  • Hunter Valley Wine Tour

    Hunter Valley Wine Tour

    The Hunter Valley Wine Tour is conducted on a 24-seater bus and operates on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. It departs around 7 am, picking you up from the Sydney CBD and returning back at 6:30 pm. You’ll visit 4 of the top wineries in the wine country and your tour price includes wine tastings at each as well as a delicious lunch at the Cypress Lakes Resort. If you fancy staying a little longer, you can even upgrade on this tour to choose an overnight stay in the Hunter Valley, heading back the next afternoon on the following day’s tour. Letting you explore a multitude of activities to explore in the Hunter Valley on your own such as hot balloon rides, discovering eateries and horse riding to name a few.

  • Hunter Valley Wine and Foodie Experience

    Hunter Valley Wine and Foodie Experience

    Next is our Hunter Valley Wine and Foodie Experience, the perfect choice for those who want an all-around trip to the region that includes both amazing local produce and divine wines. On this tour, you’ll join a maximum of usually 24 people on a Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday, starting bright and early at 7 am within the Sydney CBD. During the day’s adventure, your driver will whisks you through the stunning landscape of wine country to two wineries, a distillery and stop for lunch at the iconic Matilda Bay Brewhouse. Not to mention that this tour includes chocolate and fudge tastings at the Hunter Valley Chocolate Factory for a deliciously sweet finish. You don’t even need to be picked up from Sydney’s city centre, with pick up options within the Hunter Valley!

  • Hunter Valley Tour from Hunter Valley

    Hunter Valley Tour from Hunter Valley

    The third tour we offer is the Hunter Valley tour from the Hunter Valley, a perfect option for those who have decided to base themselves in the region. This tour only operates on a Sunday but leaves a little later at around 9am which gives you some more sleep in time. Pickups are available in Pokolbin, Lovedale, Rothbury, Broke, Nulkaba, Cessnock and Maitland and you’ll be picked up directly outside your accommodation. You’ll visit three amazing wineries and really spend your time there tasting and learning about the wines that make the region so famous. If you’re wanting something a little different to break up the wine tasting, this tour is perfect as it also includes some delicious flavoured vodka tastings for you to try. On this tour you’ll also visit the iconic Smelly Cheese Shop where you can purchase some of the unique and delectable cheeses on display.  

Related article: The Best Wineries to Visit in the Hunter Valley

Cameron Ward
Cameron Ward
Managing Director at Sightseeing Tours Australia

Cameron Ward turned his travel passion into a thriving Australian tourism business. Before he co-founded his own business, Sightseeing Tours Australia, he was enjoying being a Melbourne tour guide. Even now, Cameron delights in helping visitors from all around the world get the most out of their incredible Australian trip. You’ll see Cameron leading tours or writing about his favourite Australian places where he shares his local insights.

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