Hunter Valley half day wine tours | Morning and afternoon wine tasting tours

HALF DAY HUNTER VALLEY WINE TOURS

Half Day Hunter Valley Wine Tours


We operate under the NSW Govt COVID-19 Regulations for Tour Operators & Cellar doors for wine tastings as at July 2021.

Half day Hunter wine tour visiting 3 Hunter wineries/cellar doors. Fun, small group experience.

Join us for a fun & leisurely half day Hunter Valley wine tour, morning or afternoon – your choice. Visit a great selection of 3 wineries/cellar doors and sample award winning wines.  All wine tastings fees are included in your tour price – nothing extra to pay at the wineries!

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$75 pp Morning Tour

$85 pp Afternoon tour

Normal Price $80 per person – Morning Tour
Normal Price $90 per person – Afternoon Tour

Winter Special – Book and travel in June, July & August 2021 and save!

Wine tasting fees – all included – no extra to pay at the wineries.
 

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HALF DAY MORNING TOUR

HALF DAY AFTERNOON TOUR

Half Day Morning or Afternoon Wine Tour – available everyday.
Duration: approx. 3.5 hours

NO HIDDEN CHARGES
All wine tasting charges are included in our tour price.

Your half day Hunter Wine Tour – Join us for a half day morning or afternoon wine tour and enjoy visits to 3 wineries/cellar doors.

 

Half Day Hunter Wine Tour - Your choice of Morning Tour or Afternoon Tour

Enjoy a small group experience with one of our knowledgable and friendly driver/guides.   Maximum of 17 guests per tour. Lunch options are available for half day morning tours. After your tour we will transfer your group to your pre-booked restaurant. This transfer must be pre-arranged before the day of your tour. This transfer service is only available for groups. After your lunch is completed we will transfer your group from your restaurant to your accommodation. A small transfer fee will be incurred for this service.

Complimentary pick up & return to your Hunter Valley accommodation

Half day tour accommodation pick ups available from Cessnock, Pokolbin, Rothbury & Lovedale – subject to location.  Other areas by arrangement. Contact us for more details, or join us at a central meeting point such as the Pokolbin Village General Store.

Wine tastings at leading Hunter wineries

On our smll group half day tours you’ll visit a mixed seletion of 3 great wineries/cellar doors.  You will sample approximately 5-6 wines at each winery/cellar door.

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Direct internet booking prices are:
$80 per person – Morning tour
$90 per person – Afternoon tour
 
All prices are stated in Australian dollars (AUD$)

Check out our Winter 2021 Special – June, July & August 2021.  Get $5 per person off the above prices.

* The internet special rate does not apply on public holidays, long weekends and periods of peak demand e.g. Australia Day, Easter weekend, Queen’s Birthday weekend and the Christmas-New Year period 2021-2022. Check the calendar for prices for your preferred tour date.  $10 surcharge added on all public holidays.

Please Note: Itinerary and timings may change or vary without notice.

For further information about this tour, click on the + icon to right of each heading below.

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HALF DAY MORNING ITINERARY

Half Day Morning

9:20am-10:00amCheck out our detailed pick-up list here. We will pick you up to join your morning tour from your Cessnock, Pokolbin or Lovedale accommoadtion – subject to location. Other areas by arrangement. Or, you are welcome to meet us at Pokolbin General Store in Pokolbin for a convenient pick up.

You will visit a mixed selection of 3 top wineries / cellar doors in the Hunter Valley where you will enjoy private group tastings and smaple award winning wines and time after to purchase some of the best wine in the Hunter directly from the cellar door at great cellar door prices.

1:15-1:45pm – We will drop back to your pick up location or accommodation. We assure you that you will be feeling a little sleepy and mellow after a fabulous morning in the Hunter!

HALF DAY AFTERNOON ITINERARY

12:30-1:15pm – We will pick you up to join your tour afternoon tour from Cessnock, Pokolbin or Lovedale – subject to location, or you are welcome to meet us at the Pokolbin Village General Store for a convenient pick up.

You will visit a mixed selection of 3 top wineries / cellar doors in the Hunter Valley where you will enjoy private group tasting with time to purchase some of the best wine in Australia directly from the cellar door at great cellar door prices.

4:00-4:30pm – We will drop back to your pick up location– we assure you that you will be feeling a little sleepy and mellow after a fabulous afternoon in the Hunter!

TOUR OFFERS MANY PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES

Your Hunter wine tour includes plenty of time to take photos and selfies with the stunning scenery of the Hunter Valley as your backdrop.

 

McGuigan Wines Hunter Valley 450
Hunter Girls on Barrell 600

Your Guide and Transport

Hunter Wine Tour Fleet
You will be picked up by one of our professional driver/guides from convenient central Sydney locations/landmarks or your Sydney accommodation.  Check out our list of pick up points from Sydney. Your knowledgeable driver knows the wineries and wines of the regions enhancing your experience as you tour the beautiful Hunter Valley.

Frequently Asked Questions about our Half Day Hunter Wine Tours

What is the duration of this tour?

The half day tours are around 3.5 hours duration.  The morning tour is available from around 10:00am to 1:30pm, with pick ups commencing from 9:30am.  The half day afternoon wine tour is generally available from 1:00-4:30pm with pick ups from around 12:15pm.

Is lunch included on the half day tour?

The half day tours do not include lunch. If you wish to have a tour with lunch included please book a full day Hunter wine tour.

If you book a private group half day tour, we can look at arranging a cafe/restaurant transfer for you and offer a number of lunch options and suggestions for you. Contact us for details.

What wineries do we visit?

We aim to ensure our guests experience  a mixed selection of wineries/cellar doors.  We select some of the best wineries available in the Hunter Valley. The selection can vary from day to day, driver to driver. If you want to visit a specific winery, please consider a private Hunter Valley wine tour.

How many people can book?

You can book for just one person, or up to 10 people. For a group more than 10 people we suggest a private Hunter Valley wine tour. We can customise a tour to suit for groups of up to 10, 14 or 20 people.

How often does this tour depart?

The half day Hunter wine tours 7 days per week but does not operate on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. The afternoon wine tour also does not operate on a Sunday afternoon except on long weekends.

PLEASE READ OUR TERMS & CONDITIONS

Hunter Valley Wine Tasting Tours Terms

Terms & Conditions Cancellation Policy:

1. Within 24 hours of tour date – 100% cancellation fee.
2. Within 48 hours of tour date – 50% cancellation fee.
3. Cancellations or changes to numbers must be received in writing / email as early as possible and no later than 48 hours before the tour date.

Small Groups (5 or more people):

For a person booking a group of people on a wine tour, you must advise us in advance us of any changes to your numbers going on the tour as the above cancellation policy conditions will apply. e.g. If you book for 5 people, you pay for 5 people, if you booking for 7 people, you pay for 7 people etc. unless you advise us of a change to your numbers in advance. We want to give you maximum flexibility for possible changes to your numbers but retain the right to sell any unwanted seats at least 7 days prior to the tour.

Payment:

Payment is collected on the tour date by the driver / guide. You can choose to pay by cash, eftpos or credit card (Visa, MasterCard. No AMEX).

Winter Special
$75 or $85

Per Person Online Price

Wine Tasting Fees Included

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HALF DAY MORNING TOUR

HALF DAY AFTERNOON TOUR

What is included in your tour?

Complimentary pick up & return to your Hunter Valley accommodation,

Travel & transport on an air-conditioned mini-coach

Pickup & drop-off from convenient designated meeting points

All wine tastings

Who goes on this tour

Friends & solo travellers for a fun day out

Women – hen’s, girls’ or mums’ day out

Couples – for anniversaries or date nights

Corporate teams

Tourists and holiday makers