World acclaimed Australian wines from the vineyards of the rolling hills and valleys of the Hunter region, delight both the palate and the eye in this green and fertile land dotted with villages and over fifty wineries.
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 morning tea, scones, jam, cream with tea/coffee (own expense)
Tour Cessnock and the lower Hunter Valley
See early Australian townships
Visit McWilliams Mount Pleasant Estate for a guided tour and tasting
Enjoy a sumptuous two course lunch complimented by fine Australian wine
Visit McGuigans Wines for another wine tasting session
Travel through the central and lower Hunter passing many famous wineries
Enjoy a leisurely afternoon at the awe inspiring Hunter Valley Gardens
Wander throughout 12 spectacular themed gardens spanning over 25 hectares
Experience a stimulating journey through flowers, trees and shrubs
Be astounded by the magnificent displays, colours and delicate scent of the spectacular feature gardens
NOTE: The 2013 - 2014 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2013 to the 31st March 2014. The 2014 - 2015 season rates commence on the 1st April 2014.
Tour departs: 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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