Award Winning Wineries, Fresh Local Produce & Natural Beauty

Hunter Valley Wine Tours - Private

From fine wine and gourmet food to beautiful panoramic and countryside views, our Hunter Valley Wine Tours offer a taste of the good life. Australia’s oldest wine region is home to more than 150 world-class wineries, vineyards and cellar doors. All things delicious and fine come together in the Hunter Valley, and it’s only a three hour drive from Sydney. Whether it’s a rustic long lunch, or authentic fine wine tasting experience, the Hunter Valley is primed to satisfy your senses.

Some of Australia’s finest wines are produced in the region, with many of the top labels offering cellar door tasting experiences. Taste and buy exceptional local produce in the Hunter Valley and surrounding towns like Broke, including jams, chutneys and cheeses, olive oil, cured meats and confectionary. This region includes many historic village, showcasing its rolling scenery, sweeping landscapes, mountain backdrops, native animals and all with an authentic Aussie country feel. These are private small-group Sydney tours.

Tour Details

  • Duration
    10 Hours
  • Pickup 
    8:30 am From your City/ Manly/ Kings Cross/ Haymarket/ Glebe accommodation, or from pre-arranged pickup points
  • Returns 
    Back to the front door of your Sydney accommodation
  • Tour Price 
    Full Day Hunter Valley Wine Tours : From$160 Children: $145 (ages 5 to 12 – no charge for infants)
  • Add On 
    See all of Australia’s many unique Native Animals, at the award winning Australian Reptile Park on the Central Coast
  • Special 
    Contact us Now for our Group/ Family discounts.
  • Tour Highlights 
    • Our Hunter Valley Wine Tours from Sydney have friendly local guides. See spectacular the Hawkesbury River Sightseeing around all the gorgeous scenic sights of the Hunter Valley.
    • Learn about the wine specialities of the region and the history of wine making, plus the Hunter’s extensive mining and horse breeding industries.
    • After some wine tasting and time to stroll amongst the vineyards. For Lunch you can purchase your own choice of meal at Hunter Valley Gardens Village, with its many gourmet and other delightful shops.
    • Purchase the fruits of the vineyards and other gourmet delights from the region. Indulge in the magic of the Hunter Valley grape – made into award winning delicious wines.
    • Learn how to match food and wine. Feast on the gourmet produce and take the chance to buy wine from the cellar doors at great prices. Spot kangaroos on the return journey at scenic Lake Macquarie
  • Activity Level 
    A small amount of walking is involved
  • What’s Included
    • Led by professional private local guide – Mike Bryant
    • Pick up and drop off at your Sydney hotel, cruise or airport
    • Personalised service & Private customised touring in new air conditioned minibus
    • Visit three or four wineries
    • Sample award winning cheeses and chocolates
    • Visit the Olive Centre to taste Olive Oil varieties, chilli plus delicious chutneys and dips
    • Explore local village gourmet stores
    • Private Sydney Tours in an air conditioned minibus.
    • Hotel pickup.
    • Cold Bottled water
  • What’s Not Included
    • Wine Tasting fees
    • Lunch
    • Entry to Australian Reptile Park
    • Optional gratuity
  • Optional Activities 
    Visit Australian Reptile Wildlife Park to hand feed kangaroos, emus, pat a koala, see dingoes, Tasmanian devils, a massive crocodile, or enjoy a personalised experience up close & personal with some of Australia’s most fascinating reptiles.

We will pick you up to join the tour from your city hotel / accommodation, or you are welcome to meet us at one of our general city pick up locations.

First stop is at Oliver’s Café en route to the Hunter for a comfort stop, stretch of the legs and time to purchase your morning wake-up coffee before you start your day’s wine tasting!

If the Add On is chosen, we will next visit the Australian Reptile Park with its entertaining native animal demonstration shows, and you will even have the opportunity for a private Koala experience with your very own Zoo keeper!

Visit a selection of up to 4 wineries/cellar doors on our Hunter Valley Wine Tours and enjoy private group wine tastings to sample the many red and white varieties. Take the opportunity to purchase some of the best wine in Australia directly at the cellar door at great prices!

We stop at the Hunter Valley Village for a chance for you to purchase a sit down lunch in a charming local café. After a delicious meal we then visit the tempting Olive Centre to sample Olive oil varieties, Chillis, chutneys and some amazing dips. We also get to experience some local award winning Cheese and Chocolate tastings.

After a delightful day in the countryside we start our return journey to Sydney,