Day trip

Hunter Valley: Wineries, Vodka, Cheese & Chocolate f/ Sydney

4.8 / 5

39 reviews

Hunter Valley: Wineries, Vodka, Cheese & Chocolate f/ Sydney

From US$ 138.75 per person

Explore the stunning Hunter Valley wine region tasting some of Australia’s best wine, food, cheese, chocolate, beer and distilled spirits. If you like small groups, great music, and a relaxed atmosphere, this is your tour.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 11 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Please wait on the sidewalk for the bus. Your driver will look for you and will have your name. Meet at 7:25 AM at Central, 812 George Street (outside St Laurence Church).
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Sample a selection of local white and red and fizzy varieties, guided by local experts at local and boutique Hunter Valley Wineries
  • Mix it up with an organic vodka, schnapps, gin and liqueur tasting at the Hunter Distillery
  • Enjoy a one course restaurant lunch with a glass of wine, beer or cider
  • Take an exclusive behind-the-scenes wine production tour
Full description
Can you picture yourself exploring the stunning Hunter Valley wine region, tasting some of Australia’s best wine, food, cheese, chocolate, beer and distilled spirits? Small groups, a great music playlist, a relaxed style and inside knowledge makes this experience feel like you are with a group of friends heading out for a fun day. Participate in three relaxed, educational wine tastings of reds and whites with local gurus and enjoy some free time to unwind over lunch with a glass of wine. Learn about the process of winemaking and see it firsthand on an exclusive behind-the-scenes wine production tour. Sample delicious cheeses and chocolate throughout the day and visiting the Hunter Distillery, where organic vodka, schnapps, gin, and liqueur tastings are served in test tubes. Try the mango, choc mint, or chili (if you’re brave enough), plus lots more. See why this stop has become a highlight of the tour for some.
  • Visit 3 wineries
  • Exclusive behind-the-scenes wine production tour
  • Local cheese tasting
  • Local chocolate tasting
  • 1-course lunch with a glass of wine, beer, or soft drink
  • Experienced and enthusiastic tour guide
  • Souvenirs
  • Extra food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Closed-toe shoes

Know before you go

  • Bring comfortable walking shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, water bottle, a camera, and a jacket in cooler months.
  • Available: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • You will return to Sydney at approximately 6:45 PM - 7:30 PM.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 39 reviews

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It was a memorable tour, thanks!

I was worried because it was my first time to participate, but in the end it was all right. Not to mention wine tasting, it was also a good memory to have the opportunity to interact with people who came from various countries to the sightseeing through the tour. The bus driver was to be the guide and coordinator, but he was a very nice and nice guy. The winery combination was appropriate and the guides were all kind. I hate being a little rushing overall, but it was acceptable. If you can afford a day, this is one of the tours I would definitely recommend. that's all

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February 19, 2019

Loved this tour! Our tour guide Billy was fantastic. So informative & knew so much about Australia as a whole, including so much knowledge about the various wineries & distilleries. I would highly recommend this. Also, the good at lunch was delicious! Prices of the wines to purchase is not bad either.

January 27, 2019

Well worth the price, fun day had by all!

Went with some of my girlfriends and had such a good time. Made friends on our tour too! Our driver Cheeks was charming, funny and informative. The wine tasting was very good and saw some beautiful wineries. Also the cheese tasting was soo good, we were raving about it the whole way home. The driver went above and beyond allowing us to stop for photo opportunities and even seeking out some kangaroos for us to see and photograph. Lunch was also very delicious, everyone was very happy with their meals. A good value, varied, well planned out day. Couldn't fault it.

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December 3, 2018

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