Hunter Valley Private Tour

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Hunter Valley is the best-known wine producing region in New South Wales and the oldest commercial wine producing area in Australia. Famous for its Semillon, Shiraz, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Verdelho, home to more than 150 wineries. In addition, there are bountiful of breweries, distilleries and restaurants that incorporate the freshest ingredients from local producers.

Your Hunter Valley Private Tour will stop by some of the best vineyards on the rolling hills of Hunter Valley, take your time to taste the aroma and flavour intensity of the wine while adore the stunning scenery of the Hunter Valley region.

  • Australian Reptile Park

  • Hunter Valley Wineries

  • Hunter Valley Garden (optional)

  • Watch beautiful sunset at Long Jetty (May-September)

Start Time

9 am

Finish Time

7 pm

Inclusions

  • Transport
  • Hotel Transfers
  • Friendly Guide
  • Bottled Water
  • Child Safety Chair (if required)
  • Heaps of Fun

Hotel Transfer

Our guide will greet you at the hotel in the morning. Upon return to Sydney, you can choose to be transferred to either hotel or any restaurant within CBD

Price

$669AUD

for 8 seater Mercedes

(Suitable for 1 to 7 passengers)

$869AUD

for 12 seater Mercedes

(Suitable for 8 to 11 passengers)

For a group booking of more than 11 people, please contact us for a quote.

Have more questions?

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions.

TOUR ITINERARY

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Hunter Valley

Early morning, your friendly guide will greet you at hotel or airport.

Head north from Sydney CBD, the Hunter Valley wine region is located approximately two-hour drive from Sydney, the journey will take you through the scenic Central Coast. Located at the foot of the Great Dividing Range, Hunter Valley is home to more than 120 wineries and acclaimed restaurants, our Hunter Valley private tour will bring you a wonderful wine and dine experience like no other.

Between May and September (off daylight saving), our Hunter Valley day tour concludes at the Long Jetty to watch one of most beautiful sunset in the country.

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Australian Reptile Park

Australian Reptile Park was established in 1948 by Australian naturalist Eric Worrell. Located on the Central Coast north of Sydney, as its name suggests, Australian Reptile Park displays one of the largest species of reptiles in Australia, such as: spiders, snakes, lizards, turtles and many more. In addition, you will also find lots of native Australian animals here, including: platypus, koalas, wallabies, kangaroos, Tasmanian Devils and etc. The Reptile Park offers interactive exhibits and playgrounds for children of all ages, even opportunities to have close encounters with animals, e.g. hand feed kangaroos and learn about in-house Venom Program.

Key performances timetable:

09:45 am: funnel-web spider milking (Spider World)

10:45 am: Galapagos tortoises feeding

11:00 am: Dingo walk

11:30 am & 02:30 pm: Reptile Show

12:00 pm: Tasmanian Devil Talk

12:00 noon, Tasmanian demons

12: 00 -12: 30 pm: Lorikeet feeding

Tickets: Adult $ 39 / Child $ 21

For more show time information, please see Australian Reptile Park

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Hunter Valley Wineries

With its vines planted in 1800s, Hunter Valley is the oldest commercial wine producing region in Australia. Nurtured by humid subtropical climate, Hunter Valley is world-renowned for its iconic semicolon and classic cooler-climate Australian shiraz. No matter what your taste for wine is, with more than 150 cellar doors to choose from, there will be one that gratifies your palate.

To complement your tasting experience, there are a variety of cheeses and gourmet cuisines from Hunter Valley’s acclaimed restaurants to match your chosen wine.

Hunter Valley wineries are generally open from 10 am to 4:30 pm

Suggested wineries:

Lindeman’s

Founded in 1843 by Dr Henry John Lindeman, a vigneron and former surgeon. With more than 170 years of rich history, the winery focuses on crafting wine for everyday moments, made to open. Its award-winning Hunter Valley shiraz, burgundy and chardonnay have won the hearts of many wine lovers in Australia, Lindeman’s growing popularity and unrivalled quality have its wines exported to more than 100 countries around the world.

Brokenwood Wines

Brokenwood Wines is one of best premium estates in Australia. Established in 1970 by three lawyers, the winery consistently produces some of the best bottles in the country, including: ILR Reserve Semillon, Cricket Pitch Range and Graveyard Vineyard Shiraz which was rated as “Exceptional” by the Langton’s Classification of Australian Wines. It was selected as one of the top 100 wineries in the world for 3 consecutive years between 2009 and 2011. The new cellar door is currently the largest complex in the region, it consists of a circular tasting pods, outdoor terrace, private tasting and dining rooms and even a wine museum. The eatery in the vineyard makes yummy casual dishes, wood-fired pizzas, charcuterie and cheese boards to pair with those impeccable wines.

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Hunter Valley Gardens  (Optional)

Set on 25 acres, Hunter Valley Gardens comprise of ten themed gardens created by Bill Roche. Each with its sensational colours and fragrances, including: fairy tales in the Storybook Garden, waterfall in the Sunken Garden which provides an overlook over the entire gardens, romantic Rose Garden that is akin to an ocean of colours. With 8 km of footpath, visitors would be awed by the outstanding landscape that is made up of 6,000 trees, 600,000 shrubs and 1 million ground covers. The cafeteria onsite provides appetising snacks and refreshments.

Admission Tickets:

Adult: $ 29 / Child: $18 (aged 4 – 15 years old)

Free for children under 3

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Long Jetty Sunset

Long Jetty on the Central Coast is one of the most photographed spots at sunset. Derived its name from its local town, the historical jetty was first built in 1915, spans 351 metres into the waters of Tuggerah Lake. At sunset time, the combination of gorgeous waterscape and tranquil ambience is simply amazing!

This attraction is recommended between May and September, off day light saving time.

ADDITIONAL TOUR OPTIONS:

Central Coast is situated north of Sydney, a short one-hour drive from Sydney CBD. It is a popular holiday spot thanks to its beautiful soft-sand beaches, azure water and sun-kissed weather. The Entrance is a great stop along the journey, pelican feeding takes places at the waterfront every afternoon by local fish shops and the ocean-pool is a hot hang-out place during summer.

Mortels Sheepskin Factory in Thornton exhibits the world’s largest UGG boots, erected on 20 April 2015, these UGG boots are approx. 13 times the size of a women’s size 8 UGG boot and weight 600 kgs each. Take a guided tour to learn about its production process and the history behind those popular boots. You may even pick up some bargains in its direct-factory UGG boots shop.

Hunter Valley Helicopters are located in Cessnock Airport, right in the heart of Hunter Valley. Experience breathtaking bird’s eye views over Hunter Valley from 2,000 feet above. Price starts from $60 AUD/ 6 minutes, multiple flights and event options available.

Sweet and Personal

Sweet & Personal

A Petite Tour creates fun and memorable travel experience by providing quality tour services! Every trip is bespoke to what you would like to see and do. With flexible itinerary and attention for detail, we want to create happy moments for more families, a trip that is right for everyone!

Local Expertise

Travel Experts

Our guides are friendly and fun, tap into our expansive knowledge about Australia and travel, tailor an unforgettable travel experience. English, Mandarin & Cantonese tour service are available.

Comfort & Convenience

Comfort & Convenience

Travel in comfort and style, Mercedes Benz luxury vehicles , free hotel & airport transfers on full-day tour. Ticket pre-booking to secure your spot in advance, restaurant recommendations and more!

Family Oriented

Inclusive Culture

Organise a holiday for a big group is hard-work, we do our best to help, no overtime surcharge or compulsory tips,  bottled water, child safety chairs/wheelchair, umbrellas and more. You can count on us!