Let the pros organise your wine country experience
There are a few ways to get around the Hunter Valley’s wineries, and if you don’t feel like driving, going on a wine tasting tour is one of the best ways to experience the region.
Whether you want someone to organise everything for you or you’d rather a more customised experience, there’s a Hunter Valley tour to suit you. To help you out, we made this guide to companies offering wine tours in the Hunter Valley. Go forth and get touring!
Want to get around the Hunter Valley in the air? Choose from one of Aero Logistics’ many tour options, and take to the skies before stopping off for wine tasting and lunch. It’s a luxurious (and incredibly scenic) way to get to know the Hunter, with prices starting at $110 per person.
All Around the Vines
All Around the Vines takes the hassle out of planning your Hunter Valley wine tasting. Whether you choose the half or full day pre-planned tour or customise your own, All Around the Vines will pick you up from your accommodation, making getting around wine country a breeze.
Boutique Tours Australia
Boutique Tours Australia offers a Hunter Valley wine tasting tour departing from Sydney, ideal for visitors who aren’t local to the Hunter region and don’t fancy an overnight stay. Visit three boutique cellar doors, and try local cheese at an organised tasting.
Experience the best the Hunter Valley has to offer with a tour by Cheers Bus. Whether you book a small group tour or a private, customised excursion, the friendly staff at Cheers Bus will make sure you get the most out of your Hunter Valley trip.
Cloud 9 Tours
Cloud 9 Tours offer totally private full or half day tours in the Hunter Valley. That means you’ll only spend time with your nearest and dearest, hopping between cellar doors tasting local wine, cheese, and chocolate. Cloud 9 Tours also offers an option for hens parties, for brides who want a getaway with plenty of wine, cheese, and chocolate.
Dave’s offers guided, small group full day Hunter Valley tours departing from the Hunter, Newcastle, and Sydney. Sample the best of the Hunter’s wine and beer on the $225 per person Grains & Grapes Tour, or try local cheese and chocolate (as well as wine and beer) on the Taste of the Hunter tour for the same price.
diVine Tours are all about showing visitors the hidden gems of the Hunter Valley that they might not find without experienced local guides. diVine Tours only offer private tours, whether it's a small group of up to five people or a larger group, so you can enjoy the company of your friends and family. diVine Tours also run tours on weekdays, perfect for a midweek getaway.
Grape to Glass Wine Tours
Grape to Glass Wine Tours are private and personalised for groups from two to 20, so you can really tailor your Hunter Valley experience to your liking. One of the best parts of a tour with Grape to Glass, apart from the outstanding hospitality and visits to boutique cellar doors? Tours are dog-friendly, so you can bring your furry friend along on your wine country adventure.
Group Wine Tours Hunter Valley
Paul and Margueriette are behind Group Wine Tours Hunter Valley, and they’re passionate about showing visitors the valley’s smaller wineries. On a tour with Paul and Margueriette, you’ll be able to explore cellar doors, distilleries, breweries, cheese shops, and a restaurant for lunch.
Are you after a unique way to experience the Hunter Valley? Try Hunter Trikes, where you’ll get to kick back on a trike while your experienced guide drives you through scenic wine country. Choose from eight different Hunter Valley tours, including a Gourmet Wine Experience, Brewery Dash, and Sunset Cruise.
Hunter Valley Amazing Wine Tours
Sometimes too much choice isn’t a good thing, so if you want a hassle-free wine country experience, choose from Hunter Valley Amazing Wine Tours’ three tour options – half day, full day (pick up from either Cessnock/ Pokolbin or Newcastle/ Lake Macquarie/ Maitland/ Broke), or a private full day tour.
Hunter Valley Classic Carriages
Slow right down and feel like you’ve gone back in time with a wine tour by Hunter Valley Classic Carriages. There’s stacks of tour options to choose from, like exclusive half and full day couples charters, small group tours, and even wedding carriage hire.
Hunter Valley Girls Getaway
The Hunter Valley is an ideal spot for a weekend away with your girlfriends, and why not remove the stress of organising by booking a tour with Hunter Valley Girls Getaway? Hunter Valley Girls Getaway packages include two-nights accommodation, a full day wine tour, complimentary wine on arrival, and a premium charcuterie board at your accommodation, with prices starting at $422 per person for a group of 10.
Hunter Valley Limo Wine Tours
If you want to go proper fancy for your Hunter Valley wine tour, book a tour with Hunter Valley Limo Wine Tours. With three packages to choose from, starting at $220 per person, it’s an ideal to relax, sit back, and enjoy the Hunter Valley in style.
Hunter Valley Tours
Hunter Valley Tours specialise in small group, personalised tours in wine country that are all about getting to know the valley’s winemakers and producers. Even better, Hunter Valley Tours operate tours for people with mobility requirements like wheelchairs or scooters, so everyone can enjoy what the Hunter has to offer.
Hunter Valley Wine Tasting Tours
Hunter Valley Wine Tasting Tours has been showing visitors the Hunter Valley for more than 20 years, with tours departing from Sydney, Newcastle and the Hunter. Want to go for something a little different? Choose a customised private tour, great for all occasions.
Hunter Valley Winery Tours
Hunter Valley Winery Tours provide a super comprehensive experience for your Hunter Valley trip. Choose a pre-made day tour, jump on the shared tour bus if you want to get social, or have a day specially crafted to your tastes. They also run transfer services daily between the Hunter, Newcastle, and Sydney.
While iHop offers a great range of guided tours and an on-demand bus service, its best offering is the region’s only hop-on hop-off bus. Operating on an hourly timetable with 14 stops to choose from, this might just be one of the most flexible ways to see the Hunter Valley.
Live Like a Local
Live Like a Local is a food and wine lover’s dream, and it might just be the most immersive tour experience in the Hunter Valley. As the name suggests, you’ll get to live like a local for four nights and five days, with stacks of unique, behind-the-scenes experiences like disgorging methode traditionelle sparkling wine, trying your hand at being a vigneron, blending your own wine, and plenty more.
Montebello Private Wine Tours
As well as being an estate with a winery and restaurant, Montebello Estate runs half day (both morning and afternoon) and full day private wine tasting tours in the Hunter Valley. You’ll get to sample some of the Hunter’s best wine, cheese, olives, and chocolate. With half day tours available for $100 per person, it’s a well-priced way to see the valley.
Taste of the Hunter Wine Tours
Experience the wine and food haven that is the Hunter Valley with Taste of the Hunter Wine Tours. Offering pickups from Hunter Valley accommodation and Newcastle, Taste of the Hunter Wine Tours aims to make your time in the Hunter easy and fun. Choose from a shared bus tour or private tour, or book a trip for your hens or corporate team.
Ted’s Tours by Chillout Travel
With six different tours on offer (including the option to create your own), Ted’s Tours knows what it’s doing when it comes to seeing the best of the Hunter Valley. Visit some of the Hunter’s hidden gems with the Boutique in Broke tour, check out the wineries that helped put the Hunter on the map with the Hunter Valley Greats option, or try the Beginners Guide to the Hunter, perfect for wine newbies.
TexTours have been running small group wine tours in the Hunter Valley for more than 15 years, so the team really know their stuff when it comes to showing visitors the best of the best in the region. Running tours primarily to boutique wineries, TexTours will give you an insight into the smaller producers that you might not otherwise have found in the Hunter Valley.
Expect knowledgeable and engaging tour guides and visits to the best wineries and restaurants in wine country on a tour with Two Fat Blokes. With eight tour types to choose from, there’s an option to suit everyone – go deluxe with a scenic helicopter flight on the Arrive in Style tour, or stick to beer with the half day Beer Belly tour.
Urban Legends Tour Co are indeed legends when it comes to touring the Hunter Valley. Whether you go for a day trip or pick one of the overnight packages, all groups big and small are catered to with a tour by Urban Legends Tour Co.
Wine D Road Tours
At Wine D Road Tours, your driver is a tour guide, not simply a bus driver, so you can rest assured that you'll get plenty of local knowledge on your tour. Offering small tours of up to 13 people only, you’ll have a fun day tasting wines with new and old friends alike.
Wine Party Tours
Are you celebrating in Hunter Valley wine country? Wine Party Tours can help you do just that. Whether it’s a birthday, hens, a family celebration, an anniversary, or just a weekend away, Wine Party Tours is all about making your day as memorable as possible. There’s also plenty of options for non-wine drinkers, with stops at breweries and distilleries.
Vino Paw Tours
Vino Paw Tours are all about bringing your dogs along for your Hunter Valley visit! The Vino Paw Tours package for two people includes two nights' accommodation, a wine tasting tour with a tour guide and bus driver, 3-course Persian fusion dinner, and breakfast on both mornings.
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