World acclaimed Australian wines from the vineyards of the rolling hills and valleys of the Hunter region. This tour will delight both the palate and the eye in this green and fertile land dotted with villages and over fifty wineries.
This is the place to be if you enjoy a good drop of wine. The Hunter Valley is Australia's oldest commercial wine producing district with over 7000 acres under vine. Famous wine styles include semillon, shiraz, chardonnay, gewurztraminer, cabernet sauvignon and earthy pinot noirs.
Cross Sydney Harbour Bridge
Cross the Hawkesbury River - renowned for its superb oysters
Visit historic Wollombi and the Old Tavern
Perhaps enjoy a morning tea, scones, jam & cream, tea/coffee (own expense)
Tour Cessnock and the lower Hunter Valley
Known for its early Australian townships
Visit McWilliams Mt Pleasant Estate for a guided tour and tasting
Enjoy a sumptuous two course lunch complimented by Australian table wine (vegetarian meals available upon request)
Visit world renowned Lindemans for a private wine tasting and cheese platter
Travel through the central and lower Hunter passing many famous wineries
At McGuigan Wines enjoy a third wine tasting
Opportunity to sample locally made cheese at Hunter Valley Cheese Company
Continue to Hunter Valley Garden Cellars for futher wine tasting
Enjoy time at leisure at Hunter Valley Gardens village for additional wine tasting or visit the boutique shops
Discount off wine purchases
NOTE: The 2013 - 2014 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2013 - 31st March 2014. The 2014 - 2015 season rates commence on the 1st April 2014.
Tour departs from The Star Coach Terminal, Darling Harbour. This tour visits Hunter Valley Wineries
New South Wales
Operates: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Full Day Tour
Child prices are applicable for children aged between 4-14 years. Adult fares apply to persons 15 years and over. Children 3 years and under are free if not occupying a seat (ie. must sit on parent's/carer's lap). If a seat is required, child fare applies.
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