Hunter Valley Half Day Delights Tour | Morning and Afternoon wine and spirits tasting tours

Hunter Valley Half Day DElights TOURS ~ Saturdays only

Hunter Valley Half Day Delights Tour


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

Don’t want to spend all day on a wine tour?  No problem!  We have just the tour for you.  Our half day Hunter delights tours are the perfect way for you to experience some of the best the Hunter Valley has to offer in a limited amount of time.
Enjoy a small group tour to experience 3 premium venues for a wine tasting, a spirit tasting of gin, vodka and liqueurs and either a wine & cheese tasting (morning tour) or a wine & gourmet chocolate tasting (afternoon tour). 
Let the tastings begin!

** WINTER SPECIAL **

$85 pp  Morning tour
$99 pp Afternoon tour

Normal Price: $95 (AM tour) and $105 (PM tour) per person.
The normal rate applies on public holidays and long weekends.

Other dates can be arranged for private groups. Please enquire with us!

DELIGHTS MORNING TOUR:    Wine, Spirits & Liqueurs and Wine & Cheese

9:30am to 1:30pm   (Approx. 4 hours) 

You’ll enjoy a small group morning tour complete with exclusive tastings of wine, wine & cheese, and a gin, vodka & liqueur tasting at three premium venues hand picked by Hunter Valley Wine Tasting Tours. All wine, wine & cheese and spirit tastings fees are included in the tour price. Normal cost $95 per person.  Winter Special = $85 per person (for bookings and travel in June, July & August)


DELIGHTS AFTERNOON TOUR:     Wine, Spirits & Liqueurs and Wine & Chocolates

12:30pm to 4:30pm    (Approx. 4 hours)

You’ll enjoy a small group afternoon tour complete with exclusive tastings of wine, a gin, vodka & liqueur tasting as well as a wine & gourmet chocolate tasting at three premium venues hand picked by Hunter Valley Wine Tasting Tours.  All wine, spirit & liqueur and wine & chocolate tasting fees are included in the tour price. Normal cost $105 per person. Winter Special: $99 per person (for bookings and travel in June, July & August)

BOOK NOW, PAY LATER!

HALF DAY HUNTER DELIGHTS MORNING TOUR

BOOK NOW, PAY LATER!

HALF DAY HUNTER DELIGHTS AFTERNOON TOUR

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Half Day Hunter Delights Morning Tour

Don’t want to go on an all-day wine tasting tour? Have limited time or maybe you have plans for the afternoon? A half day morning tour of some Hunter delights sounds like just the tour for you!

Our half day Hunter delights morning tour itinerary will include three hand picked venues where you’ll enjoy a wine tasting at a top winery/cellar door, a wine and cheese tasting at a second cellar door as well as a spirit tasting at one the local Hunter distilleries.  Plus we’ll have back on time to enjoy your afternoon plans!

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • Visits to 3 top Hunter venues.
  • All tasting fees are included.
  • Pick up and return to your Hunter accommodation in central Pokolbin or Cessnock – subject to location.  Or join at the Pokolbin Village.  (Other pick up locations by arrangement)

ITINERARY:

9:20am-10:00am – Hop on board! We will pick you up to join your half day Hunter delights morning tour from Cessnock or central Pokolbin – subject to location.  Other areas by arrangement. You are welcome to meet us at Pokolbin Village for a convenient pick up.

10:00-1:00pm – You’ll enjoy a delightful morning, visisting our seletion of three Hunter venues including top wineries/cellar doors/local distilleries in the Hunter Valley. At each location you will be hosted by passionate providers and enjoy tastings of a range of quality Hunter wines, spirits & liquors and wine with cheeses.  You’ll have the opportunity to purchase some of the best wine, spirits and cheese etc in the Hunter directly from the cellar door / venues at great prices!   All tasting fees at the 3 venues are are included in the tour cost.

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 delightful morning in the Hunter!

COST:

 

Direct internet booking price/cost is:
$80 per person – Morning tour *
All tasting fees are included
 
Normal Price is $90 per person.

* 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. Check the calendar for prices for your preferred tour date.

All prices are stated in Australian dollars (AUD$).

Half Day Hunter Delights Afternoon Tour

Don’t want to go on an all-day wine tasting tour, have limited time or you’re arriving to the Hunter that morning? Our half day afternoon delights tour of some top Hunter venues sounds like just the tour for you!

Our half day afternoon Hunter highlights  tour itinerary will include 3 hand picked venues where you’ll enjoy a wine tasting at a top winery/cellar door, a spirit tasting at one the local Hunter distilleries as well as wine &  gourmet chocolate tasting (6 wines and 5 delicious gourmet chocolates!)

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • Visits to 3 top Hunter venues.
  • All tasting fees are included.
  • Pick up and return to your Hunter accommodation in central Pokolbin or Cessnock – subject to location.  Or join at the Pokolbin Village.  (Other pick up locations by arrangement)

ITINERARY:

12:15pm-1:00pm – Hop on board! We will pick you up to join your half day afternoon Hunter delights tour from Cessnock or central Pokolbin – subject to location.  Other areas by arrangement or you are welcome to meet us at Pokolbin Village for a convenient pick up.

1:00-4:00pm – You’ll enjoy a delightful afternoon, visiting our selection of three Hunter venues including top wineries/cellar doors/local distilleries.  At each location you will be hosted by passionate providers and enjoy tastings of a range of quality Hunter wines, spirits & liquors and gourmet chocolates. You’ll have the opportunity to purchase some of the best wine, spirits and chocoloates etc in the Hunter directly from the cellar door / venues at great prices!   All tasting fees at the 3 venues are are included in the tour cost.

4:15-4:45pm – We will drop back to your pick up location or accommodation. We assure you you will be feeling delighted after you Hunter delights afternoon tour!

COST:

Direct internet booking price/cost is:
$99 per person – Afternoon delights tour *
All tasting fees are included.
 
Normal Price is $105 per person.

* 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. Check the calendar for prices for your preferred tour date.

All prices are stated in Australian dollars (AUD$).

Please note:  The tour itinerary and timings may change or vary without notice.

Your Guide and Transport

Hunter Wine Tour Fleet
You will be picked up by one of our professional driver/guides from your local Hunter accommodation in central Pokolbin or Cessnock and some parts of Lovedale (excluding Talga Road)Other locations are subject to location. Alternatively join the tour at the Pokolbin General Store at the Pokolbin Village, a central location in the Hunter wineries area.

Frequently Asked Questions about our Half Day Hunter Delights Tours

What is the duration of this tour?

The half day Hunter delights tours are around 3 to 3.5 hours in duration. 

The half day morning tour is available from around 10:00am to 1:15pm, with pick ups commencing from 9:15am. 

The half day afternoon wine tour is generally available from 1:00-4:30pm with pick ups commencing from around 12:15pm.

Is lunch included?

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.

What winrieres & venues do we visit?

We select some of the best wineries available in the Hunter Valley. You’ll enjoy visits to two wineries from our selection and a visit to one of the local distilleries such as the Hunter Distillery or Pokolbin Distillery. 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 of more than 10 people we suggest a private Hunter Valley wine tour. We can customise a tour for groups of up to 14, 17 or 20 people.

How often does this tour depart?

The half day Hunter delights tours are available on Saturdays only.  Other days may be available for private group tours i.e. for groups of 10+ people.  Enquire with us for details.  This tour does not operate on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Hunter Valley Wine Tasting Tours Terms & Conditions

Payment:

Our policy is “Book Now, Pay Later”.  All bookings must be made via our website with valid credit card details.  Payment is collected on the tour date by the driver/guide. You can choose to pay by eftpos, credit card (Visa, MasterCard. No AMEX) or cash.

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.
4. No-shows on the day must be paid for.

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. Please advise any changes to your numbers by email.

 

Winter Special
$85 – AM Tour
$99 – PM Tour

Per Person Online Price

Normal Price $95 / $105 Per Person

BOOK ONLINE!

HALF DAY DELIGHTS MORNING TOUR

HALF DAY DELIGHTS AFTERNOON TOUR

What is included in your tour?

Pick up & return to your Hunter accommodation

3 venues –  all tasting fees included. No extra to pay.

Travel & transport on an air-conditioned mini-coach

Knowledgeable driver/guide

Who goes on this tour

Friends for a catch up & fun day out

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

Couples – for anniversaries, dates etc

Families – gatherings, celebrations, birthdays etc

Corporate teams & events

Tourists and holiday makers