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I have highly recommended the tour, because once we actually did it, it was an amazing tour of the Hunter Valley and 3 of its boutique wineries, and the free lunch venue offered the opportunity of a little bit of shopping in small bespoke outlets. I would however, also recommend that the pick up details are made very clear to the company as we were left behind on our first attempt at this trip as they had us down as being picked up from another hotel. We did manage to reschedule our itinerary to fit in the trip a week later.
Had a fantastic day, tour was great, driver was extremely friendly and had a lot of knowledge about the wineries and the region. The day of our tour they had a lot of people delayed and there ended up only being 4 of us on it, they still took us which was great as they possibly would have run at a loss for the day. I totally recommend this tour.
I really loved Hunter Valley Wine Tour. We had beautiful weather; I adored the boutique wineries we visited, each stop was very different and educational. Also Mark our driver was fantastic. He was knowledgeable and friendly, which made the entire tour that much more enjoyable!
I cannot praise this trip highly enough. Our guide Rae was brilliant, not only was she highly informative and professional, she was also great company and really good fun. The wine tasting at three separate winerys was exceptionally well organised, lunch was lovely and we were well looked after. I just wish I still had it all to look forward to again. They even managed to lay on a group of wild Kangaroos. Our group age range was 21 - 77 and we all had a great day. Well done Viator especially Rae.
Very enjoyable day, Mark the tour guide and driver was extremely informative, friendly, and efficient. The wineries visited were all different, and interesting in their wine philosophies. Our companions were from various countries: U.K., Austria, Scotland, NZ (us), and even a couple from Queensland. A very worthwhile day out.
excellent tour, visited some very good wineries . got told some very interesting facts about wine and how it is made, also tasted some great wines!!!, met some interesting people on this tour. if you like wine you will like this tour, also driver / guide was very friendly
It was a wet old day as we left Sydney, but that didn't dampen any spirits. Steve the tour guide was great. A real pro.
We visited four vineyards, tasted loads of wines, learnt masses about the wineries and the wine making process and all got delivered back to Sydney in time for tea.
The tour is awesome!! Tour guide is really enjoyable and will definitely join viator again!
Loved the tour and the wine was pretty amazing, too. Although it was a bit rainy and cold throughout the trip I still really enjoyed it. And Nigel, the tour guide, was pretty funny. Also enjoyed seeing Kangaroos in the wild at one of the wineries.
Our driver was very knowledgeable and witty. Thoroughly enjoyable trip . Especially liked the IronGate Winery !
What a wonderful, wonderful tour!
Our tour guide Mark was lovely, funny and knowledgeable in one. He took us to three excellent wineries (each one was so different and yet I found something I loved in each one). We also quickly visited a cheese factory and had lunch at the Hunter Valley Gardens. :)
this review is actually quite funny as when we were getting ready to go our driver Nigel (who i fell in love with explain later) i thought the poor guy was gonna go into cardiac arrest he was so stressed. so at first i was like well lets just drink anyway, and not bother with him, however he turned around 100% within the first 20 min of driving and was so funny....he took us around and we had a great day at the last winery we even danced on the terrace together. so Nigel if you read this, loved yourr swing music, and our brief terrace dance!!! One thing i did not enjoy was the second winery (will not name names) they were very pushy and all they cared about was the sale, they rushed us through the entire presentation and we werent allowed to look around, it was rotten .....but its all made up at the last winery with those ladies great wonderful women!!!!!!