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Hunter Valley

New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #243 of 1,157 Attractions in New South Wales
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Type: Valleys
Activities: Wine tasting, Group tours/helicopter tour, Getting married, Dining
Traveler Description: Hunter Valley . Getting There : Driving from Sydney takes approximately two hours. Once you are on the Sydney – Newcastle freeway continue north... more »
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Newcastle, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had a beautiful day on Saturday in the hunter valley we drove through the beautiful country side went to there local markets the cheese factory and had great food and we went to the chocolate factory which was great the people and staff at these places are very friendly had a great time

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South Coast
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48 reviews 48 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We were staying nearby at Bimbadeen Estate (lovely accommodation with fantastic views) and had visited Savannah Estate some years ago and enjoyed their wines so we decided to make this winery our first stop of the afternoon. Somehow we didn’t get to any more wineries that afternoon and managed to purchase a few cases of lovely wine. Joe at the... More

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Sydney
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We had a great day with Dan who is the quintessential Aussie but he knew his wines. He took us to a couple of boutique wineries where we were treated to private tasting and full explanation about the grapes and process of making the wine. We also visited a few of the well known well established vineyards. Dan is obviously... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Spend a full day visiting Hunter valley from Sydney city. Take 2.5 hours drive from city to the wine yards. A pleasent drive. Quite a number of wine yard and I especially like mountview, Lindemann and Tallavera. Both have great scenery and views. I ended up buying 6 bottles at of red at brokenwood. there is a reptile park along... More

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Charming, romantic, picturesque are few of the words I can think of to describe Hunter Valley which is situated at the backdrop of stunning Brokenback Mountain Ranges. What better way to spend a long weekend than to go for multiple wine tastings accompanied by some yummy boutique cheese while looking at amazing vista!! It took us close to 4 hrs... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The new motorway has reduced travelling time to the Hunter Valley so it is now an easy day trip from Sydney. You can get there within 2 1/2 hours easy drive from the centre of Sydney.

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Burbank
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We took the Newcastle, Hunter Valley Wine Tour with a group from our cruise. Our guide, Mike, was very personable and knowledgable. We visited 4 wineries and a chocolate shop and each stop got better and better. The wines in this region are quite delicious with some different varietals. If you like beautiful scenery, good wine, a smaller group atmosphere,... More

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Edinburgh
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Visited Hunter Valley in December 2013 and were shown around by a local family from Newcastle who have been frequent visitors to this place over the years. The views were absolutely stunning and the staff at the wineries we visited were extremely hospitable and explained the origins of the wine we were tasting, nothing was a problem to them. We... More

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Spent 2 days on a recent visit to Australia in Hunter Valley. For anyone who loves mountains, trees, flowers and birds, this is a lovely area. Then add in the wine! And some first class restaurants, too. It is really worth a visit. We stayed in Goosewing Cottage which was delightful. And in the evenings, a few kangaroos joined us... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We toured the Hunter with Red Carpet Luxury tours earlier this week. We really enjoyed the small group atmosphere rather than a large tour bus. We got to know our 15 or so new friends as the day progressed which made the tour even more fun. My wife is still talking about petting the baby kangaroos which was a quick... More

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