Hunter Valley Tours

Activities in the Hunter Valley

Wine tasting at McGuigan Wines cellar door Pokolbin Hunter Valley

Hunter Valley Wine Tours

Visit the best wineries, breweries and distilleries. Delight your palate as you savour the vast array of flavours to be experienced throughout the Hunter Valley vineyards. Meet the passionate winemakers and learn about the winemaking process.

Recommended time half day or full day.

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Horse Riding

Horse riding adventures. See the Hunter Valley at a leisurely pace on a variety of horses and ponies. Experience spectacular views whilst riding over the Molly Morgan Range or Chapman Valley. Suitable for beginners through to experienced riders.

Recommended time 2 hrs to 3 days.

inflating hot air balloons at sunrise in the hunter valley

Hot Air Ballooning

Drift over Australia’s oldest wine growing region at dawn. Float over breathtaking scenery, followed by a champagne breakfast. There’s no better way to start your morning than an unforgettable hot air ballooning experience.

Recommended time 4 hrs.

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Helicopter Scenic Flights

See the spectacular Hunter Valley like you’ve never seen it before. Scenic flights, picnics, breakfast and lunch tours and weddings. Soar over the breathtaking scenery in the ultimate scenic flight experience.

Recommended time 0.5 to 3 hrs.

steam train with period green carriages

Steam Train Rides

Take a trip back to the age of steam with a steam train ride in the picturesque Hunter Valley. Steamfest, Hunter Valley parallel run and Richmond Vale rail museum all await to transfer you back to a simpler time.

Recommended time 2-3 hrs.

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Hunter Valley Wildlife Park

Hunter Valley Wildlife Park is set among 10 acres, caring for Australian native and exotic animals, with a walkthrough kangaroo and bird aviary. Picnic areas and free BBQ facilities help make it a family day out.

Recommended time 2 to 4 hrs.

Hunter Valley Tours

Discover the picturesque Hunter Valley Vineyard Region with one of our half day or full day Hunter Valley tours. At Classic Tours we understand that the region has so much more to offer. Explore the stunning Hunter Valley by mini-bus or tick off the bucket list and take in the sights with one of our Mustang tours.

If you have a taste for adventure have you considered trying:

  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Scenic or aerobatic plane flight
  • Helicopter flight
  • Horse Riding
  • Smash Room or Axe Throwing

Maybe a slower pace is more your style. Why not visit:

  • Hunter Valley Gardens
  • Hunter Valley Wildlife Park
  • Richmond Vale Railway Museum

The Hunter Valley is the oldest wine growing region in Australia with many award winning wineries producing arguably the worlds best wine. Must do activities include:

Let us design the ultimate Hunter Valley experience for your group or jump on one of our set itinery Hunter Valley tours experiences! Call us now on 1300 687 622 for a quote.

About the Hunter Valley

The Hunter Valley is Australia’s premier wine growing district, an easy two hours drive north of Sydney and about 60 minutes from Newcastle. The beauty and tranquility of the Hunter Valley makes it a perfect escape for a weekend or an extended stay. Stroll through picturesque vinyards, sampling some of Australia’s finest wines from the best wineries Hunter valley has on offer and enjoy exquisite cuisine from any one of the many award winning restaurants. Spending time in Wine Country is a must-do experience you’re sure to want to repeat.

The Hunter Valley offers a huge range of places to stay for every style and budget from intimate guesthouses to major resorts, with many rated four and a half and five star. The Hunter Valley also boasts several world class golf courses, wellness centres and day spas.

Pokolbin is the centre of Hunter Valley Wine Country, and a great base for exploring the many cellar doors, cheese factories, distilleries, artisan produce outlets, cafes and restaurants the Hunter Valley has to offer. See an abundance of wildlife in a world class National Park, take a trike or segway tour, visit a wildlife park or try horse riding in the stunning Chapman Valley. Why not take a scenic helicopter tour of the region, a nostalgic steam train ride or a majestic hot air balloon flight over the sleepy vinyards at dawn?

There’s an abundance of things to see and do in the Hunter Valley, no matter what your taste. Let Classic Tours help make your stay in Wine Country a memorable one on one of our awesome Hunter valley tours.

golden sunrise silhouette of two hot air balloons conducting hunter valley tours drifting over hunter valley at dawn