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Hunter Valley Wine Tasting Tours

2-14 Kings Cross Road | Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia (City East)
+61 2 9357 5511
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Ranked #27 of 306 Activities in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Hunter Valley Wine Tasting Tours specialises in small personal wine tours to the Hunter Valley. We operate a daily wine tour from Sydney as well as a... more » Owner description: Hunter Valley Wine Tasting Tours specialises in small personal wine tours to the Hunter Valley. We operate a daily wine tour from Sydney as well as a daily local wine tour operating from within the Hunter Valley and also regular departures from Newcastle. Why not join us for a fun day touring the wineries of the oldest wine region of Australia? You’ll travel in comfort and style in one of our luxury Mercedes Benz vehicles and enjoy private wine tastings at a great selection of Hunter wineries, large and small, enjoy a choice of 3 lunch options at the Hunter Resort / Blue Tongue Brewery Cafe and also visit the local cheese and chocolate shops during the day. This tour is a great way to experience the Hunter. The tour will be conducted by one of our team of experienced drivers/guides; Brian, Geoffrey, Jenny, Keith, Max, Mike or Robert - all of whom have earned many favourable comments from other Trip Advisor members. « less
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Penrith, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

We really enjoyed our day trip with Hunter Valley Wine Tasting tours. Our driver Rob was fantastic. Funny and knowledgeable. The beef cheeks we ate at the Blue Tongue Brewery for lunch were really tasty. 4 boutique wineries, 1 brewery, The Smelly Cheese Shop and the distillery made for a really full day of tasting and shopping. All in all,... More

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Hampton, New Brunswick, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

We had such a wonderful time on our, very first, wine tour. We visited 5 wineries and met some pretty amazing people. All our hosts were very knowledgeable and a lot of fun. Our guide, Kalum, was awesome! Very patient and a great sense of humour. The lunch menu was a little pricey but overall very good.We would , definitely,... More

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Lawrence
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5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Visited 3 wineries and one brewery on this full day excursion. Coach was modern and clean with pleasant driver. Lunch was ok, those who had salmon on pasta suggested the salmon just swam through it. Would skip the $15 tasting of beers, no time to enjoy. The mcguigans winery at the end of the day was great. Trip to village... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We spend a weekend in the Hunter Valley every 3-4 months and try different tours each time. This was one of the best we have done. Travel to 5 different boutique vineyards as well as chocolate and cheese factory for a very enjoyable day out with friends. Our tour guide John was very knowlegdeable and his humour throughout the day... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

6th of August 2014. Driver Jim of Hunter Valley Wine Tasting Tours - excellent tour host, Loved the humor, the history lessons, and patience. He makes the tour memorable. Will definitely visit again, Highly recommended.

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Liverpool
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We booked a Hunter Wine Valley tour in July and had a great time. The journey was about 3 hours from Sydney (including a quick stop) but it was very scenic and nice to see another part of Australia. Our driver Callum was very good and ensured we had a great day. We visited quite a few vineyards and some... More

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Doha, Qatar
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Callum was an amazing guide and we amount of wine for the tasting was off the charts. Brace yourself for a fun alcohol filled day!

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Augusta, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed my day but a little disappointed in some of the small amount of wine tasted. Seemed very rushed My favorite winery was Blueberry Hill winery -very small boutique winery with very good boutique wine with interesting blends. Very old historic vines. I had the lunch option. It was marginal. No desert offered. Very I personnel. Food dropped in... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My husband and I had only a few days in Sydney and I really wanted to do a tour in the Hunter Valley to taste some good wine, chocolate and cheese. Our driver Jim, picked us from the Novatel Darling Harbour hotel...was on time. On pickup we ordered at lunch at 7am which saved so much time when we arrived... More

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Kuching, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Our guide, Tristan, was informative and friendly. The group was a nice size, approx 15 people. We set out pretty early, around 7 am but had a pit stop mid morning for some breakfast. We went to 5 different wineries. It was interesting to see the different set-ups; modern, traditional, big and small wineries. At each place, a guide or... More

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HVWTT, Front Office Manager at Hunter Valley Wine Tasting Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your thoughtful review of our tour. We appreciate your feedback and take note when planning our tours each week. The reservation team and drivers work hard to make sure you have the most enjoyable experience on our tours in the Hunter Valley. Thank you for the time taken to put a comment on Trip Advisor. More

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