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Hunter Valley Wine and Wildlife Reserve Tour from Sydney

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Starting with a special morning tea seeing kangaroos and koalas, enjoy a day of indulgence as you taste locally made chocolate, fudge, wine, cheese, gelato, olive oil, and beer. In a small group, have the opportunity to visit some very special boutique vineyards, all in the comfort of an air-conditioned minibus, with your personal experienced and friendly guide. It’s a Hunter Valley wine tour with a difference as it has the most diverse itinerary available, to give you the most out of your day. The tour leaves Sydney at 7.40am, returning usually by 6pm at the original departure point.
  • Combine a Hunter Valley wine and food tour with Australian wildlife viewing
  • Learn from your guide about the area's history, wine, and food specialties
  • Maximize your time with a comprehensive tour that covers a lot of ground
  • Travel with a up to 13 travelers on this full-day tour from Sydney
What to Expect
Get an early start to meet your guide and small group at the centrally located starting point, where you board your air-conditioned minibus. Head to the Hunter Valley and stop at the Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park to view native Australian creatures such as kangaroos and koalas up close, then followed by morning tea. Continue to the Hunter Valley Chocolate Company’s factory for decadent chocolate and fudge samples. Stop at a small boutique vineyard, one of 150 in the area, that is chosen based on the group's interests. Your first wine tasting takes place at the vineyard, followed by an on-site cheese tasting at the Smelly Cheese Shop at Roche Estate. Have time to purchase lunch at your choice of several eateries.  Head to another winery for a second tasting, then sip craft beers at Hunter Beer Co. After an indulgent day, your Hunter Valley tour ends upon return to Sydney.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Pitt St at Barlow St, Haymarket NSW 2000, Australia
Departure Time
7:20 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • National Park fees
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Wine tasting
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Tour escort/host
  • Transportation by an air-conditioned minibus
  • Entry/Admission - Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park
  • Entry/Admission - Hunter Valley Chocolate Company
  • Entry/Admission - Hunter Valley Smelly Cheese Shop
  • Entry/Admission - Roche Estate
  • Entry/Admission - Hunter Beer Co
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Dress code is smart casual, comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic, we’ll worth it. Sam our tour guide was knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and all around fun guy . He was always asking what our preferences were to try and make the experience more enjoyable. His care and concern, and his interactions with each of his charges...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JohnM19704
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a very special day in Hunter Valley with our guide, Sam. We were fortunate that our group was nice but Sam made it. He was funny but informative and knowledgeable. All in all a very nice, pleasant man. The day trip was great...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank PaulPaschali
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got back from a great day with Sam and our van-mates. Sam was very knowledgeable about the wines of Hunter Valley and kept things flexible for our varied tastes regarding which vineyards we visited. The wildlife park visit, the chocolate and cheese tastings...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank John B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I took this tour and absolutely loved it. Sam (tour guide) is kind and very knowledgeable. We loved the wildlife park where we got the chance to see a koala, kangaroos, and emus. Sam bases the wine tasting on people's preferences, which...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ImaniH118
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide Sam was very entertaining and looked after our group superbly. He took us to see Native Animals, Boutique Wineries, a Cheese Shop and a Brewery. Everywhere we visited was fabulous and did not disappoint. We even got dropped off at our Hotel...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Paul P
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Jasvin S
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Hi Jasvin, yes there are! Would be great to meet you then. Tours can be book directly from our Kangarrific Tours website
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