Sydney Day Tours

Fantastic Sydney really does have it all – shopping, dining and sightseeing – in this fashionable, exuberant, jewel of a city. Soak up Sydney’s gorgeous harbour, seductive outdoor lifestyle and great natural beauty. Kayak under the Sydney Harbour Bridge, climb to the top of the Bridge or wave at the Opera House as you ride a ferry across the harbour to Manly. Learn to surf at Bondi Beach or swim in the calm waters of Coogee. Lose yourself in the cobblestone cul-de-sacs of The Rocks or in the markets, boutiques, cafes and pubs of Paddington. As well as a world-famous harbour and more than 70 sparkling beaches, Sydney offers fabulous food, festivals and 24-7 fun. Take time to get out of the city and spend a day visiting the beautiful Hunter Valley, home of some of the most popular vineyards in Australia, or take a day trip to meet the “Three Sisters”, a rock formation in the Blue Mountains.

Thrill Ride – 30 Minute Ride

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Board the Oz Jet Boating vessel at Eastern Pontoon Circular Quay to commence a 30 minute Thrill ride. Experience Sydney Harbour in a 9 metre, high-speed, solid jet boat with massive sideways slides like a race car, fish tails, and wave riding. Be amazed by awesome power brake stops, when the boat stops in twice its length and incredible 270 degree spins. It’s extreme and loads of fun. See Sydney’s famous sites including the Opera House, Fort Denison, Rose Bay, Goat Island, Taronga Zoo, Sydney Harbour Bridge and much more on one of Australia’s most exciting jet boats. Cruise concludes approximately 30 minutes after commencement at Circular Quay.
Notes & Information: Departs from Eastern Pontoon, Circular Quay. Guests must arrive 20 minutes prior to departure time.  Full weatherproof clothing is provided for passenger comfort. Tour is not suitable for those with back or neck problems, or who are pregnant.
Exclusions: Hotel pick up and drop off
From $71 per person

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Bridge Climb – 3.5 Hour Guided Journey

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Join your BridgeClimb at No. 3 Cumberland Street, The Rocks. This is the opportunity to climb the world famous Sydney Harbour Bridge. A comprehensive briefing and safety demonstration is conducted as well as being provided with a bridge-suit, communications equipment and a bridge harness that is linked to a static line throughout the climb. You will be led by one of BridgeClimb’s professional Climb Leaders, on a 3.5 hour guided journey (including preparation and briefing), to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The Climb takes you along the outer arch of the Bridge on catwalks and ladders all the way to the summit, 134 metres above Sydney Harbour. The steady incline to the summit leaves you free to focus your attention on the surroundings, with the opportunity to witness 360 degree views of Sydney including east to the Sydney Opera House, west to the Blue Mountains and the Harbour city surrounds. Upon conclusion receive a complimentary photograph of your climb group and personalised commemorative climber certificate. Tour concludes at the BridgeClimb office.
Inclusions: Guided climb, Safety briefing, All equipment including Bridge-Suit, Climber Certificate and complimentary group photograph
Exclusions: Hotel pick up and drop off
Bridgeclimb Sydney – Day            From $250
Bridgeclimb Sydney – Night         From $213
Bridgeclimb Sydney – Twilight    From $320

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The Sydney Opera House – One Hour Tour

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Join the Sydney Opera House Tour at the Sydney Opera House. Check in at the Cloak Room Desk located on the Lower Concourse level 10 minutes prior to departure, to exchange your voucher for your ticket and join the next available tour. See inside the world’s most recognisable sails and experience this miracle of architecture and engineering. A work of art that came into existence against impossible odds, to become one of the busie  st performing arts centres in the world. Working with new, rich audio-visual components, where images are projected onto the fabric of the building, your guide will take you on an emotional journey, engrossing you in a story to rival any opera plot with its dramatic twists and turns. Some 1,500 performances, from opera to circus, rock and cabaret, are staged each year to audiences of around 1.5 million. Tour concludes approximately one hour after commencement. There are approximately 200 steps on the guided tour.
From $38 per person

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Morning City Sights, Manly & Northern Beaches – Half Day Tour

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An Australian Pacific Touring coach will pick you up from your hotel for your transfer to the Coach Interchange at Pirrama Road, The Star, the departure point of your tour.  At 8.15am join your coach to commence a morning Sydney Sights, Manly & Northern Beaches tour.  Travel to Manly Beach for a stroll along The Corso to see the beach that has made Manly famous.  Along the way to Manly view Darling Harbour and then cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge stopping at Milsons Point for spectacular views of the Opera house and Harbour Bridge. En  joy views from Seaforth Lookout and stop at Arabanoo Lookout for a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean.  Enjoy time at Manly beach before heading back to Sydney via the exclusive and trendy suburbs of Neutral Bay and Mosman.  Tour concludes at approximately 11.45am at Circular Quay. (An earlier drop off at King Street Wharf may also be possible – please check with the driver on the day).
From $52 per person

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Blue Mountains – Full Day Tour including Lunch

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A Blue Diamond Tours vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence a full day Blue Mountains tour.   Before heading west, enjoy some of the sites of the Sydney Central Business District.  Head out of Sydney and visit Canada Bay area before arriving in the heart of the Blue Mountains district. Enjoy morning tea at the Conservation Hut at Wentworth Falls.  Arrive at Scenic World and join the Blue Mountains rides – Scenic Railway, Cableway and Skyway (own expense).  Experience Scenic Skyway with the thrill of walking on air with a see through glass floor showing views of the valley 200 metres below.  Or dare yourself to ride the steepest railway, with an incline of 52 degrees.  After enjoying a stroll through the ancient rainforest, ride the Scenic Cableway and see spectacular views of the Three Sisters and vase expanse of the Jamison Valley.  Re-board the coach and visit Echo Point, for the closest and best view of the Three Sisters.  Then visit the Waradah Aboriginal Centre, and watch them perform t  raditional song and dance whilst playing the didgeridoo.  Experience an exclusive behind the scenes look into Aboriginal Art & Culture which dates back 40,000 years and listen as they explain their way of life and living off the land.  Enjoy lunch at Royal Hotel Springwood. Return to Sydney via Featherdale Wildlife Park where you can encounter Australian native animals.  Cuddle up to a Koala or feed the baby Wallabies.  Last stop is Cabarita (Inner West) to board the Rivercat ferry and cruise along the Parramatta River to Circular Quay.  Enjoy a relaxing cruise into Circular Quay and view the Opera House and Harbour Bridge.  Tour concludes at approximately 5.15pm at Circular Quay.
From $188 per person

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Hunter Valley Vintage Winetasters – Full Day Tour including Lunch

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A Mount ‘N Beach Safaris vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence a full day Hunter Valley Vintage Winetasters tour. Cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge and continue north through ‘ritzy’ North Shore suburbs before joining the northern freeway. Passing through Ku-Ring-Gai National Park and then across the spectacular Hawkesbury River, the drive north contains a range of great scenery – sandstone cliffs, mountain, rivers and National parklands. Leave the hustle and bustle of towns and freeways behind to enjoy the peace and beauty of the Australian bush. Entering the famous Watagan mountains keep a sharp eye out for native wildlife such as kangaroos and wallabies, which are often seen in the fields. Enjoy a morning tea stop at Wollombi, a real one pub bush town. S oon after leaving Wollombi enter the scenic vineyard country which is now so well known around the world. Following the first winery visit in the Brokenback Range, arrive at San Martino winery and café to enjoy a superb tasting plate style lunch of four different plates plus wines. This is the famous ‘wine and food marriage’ lunch, a premier but still relaxed and casual dining experience. The Hunter Valley has numerous great wineries each with their own style; visit at least two more wineries this afternoon. A final winery visit is tailored to the group by your expert driver/guide. Depart mid-afternoon and return to Sydney via the freeway route. Tour concludes at approximately 5.30pm, at which time hotel drop offs will commence.
From $272 per person

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Morning City Sights & Magistic Lunch Cruise – Half Day Tour

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An Australian Pacific Touring coach will pick you up from your hotel for your transfer to the Coach Interchange at Pirrama Road, The Star, the departure point of your tour.  At 8.15am join your coach to commence a morning Sydney Sights, Manly & Northern Beaches tour.  Travel to Manly Beach for a stroll along The Corso to see the beach that has made Manly famous.  Along the way to Manly view Darling Harbour and then cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge stopping at Milsons Point for spectacular views of the Opera house and Harbour Bridge. Enjoy views from Seaforth Lookout and stop at Arabanoo Lookout for a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean.  Enjoy time at Manly beach before heading back to Sydney via the exclusive and trendy suburbs of Neutral Bay and Mosman.  Tour concludes at approximately 11.45am at King Street Wharf where you will then board the Magistic Cruises luncheon cruise.  Dine on Sydney Harbour’s luxury 50 metre catamaran and enjoy a buffet lunch offering an array of fresh local seafood, meat and vegetable dishes, salads, desserts, cheeses and fruits as you cruise around Sydney Harbour.  An informative commentary is included.  Cruise concludes at approximately 2.15pm at King Street Wharf.
From $130 per person

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Magistic Cruisesmart – One Hour Cruise

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Board your Magistic Cruises vessel at Jetty 6, Circular Quay to commence a CruiseSmart cruise, aboard a 50 meter motorized catamaran. This one hour cruise glides by the harbor’s major attractions including the Sydney Opera House and Harbor Bridge as well as Fort Denison, Shark Island, Watsons Bay and Circular Quay.  Featuring world class Global Positioning System (GPS) commentary that will cover the history of the harbor as well as present day sights of interest. Cruise concludes at approximately 3.45pm at Circular Quay.
From $20 per person

 
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Blue Mountains, Wildlife Park with Light Lunch & Rides Full Day

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An Australian Pacific Touring coach will pick you up from your hotel for your transfer to the Coach Interchange at Pirrama Road, The Star, the departure point of your tour. At 8.15am join your coach to commence a full day tour to the Blue Mountains. Travel past Homebush Bay, site of the 2000 Olympics before arriving at Leura village, with its delightful blend of groomed gardens and quaint shops. Enjoy some free time to wander the streets of Leura. A light lunch is included at Leura. Next visit Echo Point to see the famous Three Sisters rock formation and hear the ancient Aboriginal legends of this impressive rock formation. Arrive at Scenic World and join the Blue Mountain rides – Scenic Railway and Cableway. These rides are a great way to see the steep valleys, canyons and Three Sisters rock formation. Travel to Narrowneck and Cahill Lookouts for a short stop for impressive mountain scenery. Next enjoy an afternoon encounter at Featherdale Wildlife Park and have your photo taken with a cuddly koala, see kangaroos, wombats, dingoes and little fairy penguins. Last stop will be at Homebush Bay where you have the opportunity to catch the rivercat ferry back to Sydney and enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Parramatta River (own expense). If you do not wish to catch the ferry, the coach will continue back to Sydney where the tour will conclude at approximately 5.45pm, at which time hotel drop offs will commence.
Inclusions: Hotel pick up and drop off, a Light lunch, Entry to Featherdale Wildlife Park, Return rides at Scenic World on the Cableway and Scenic Railway
Exclusions: Skyway
From $150 per person

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Blue Mountains Canyon 4WD Wildlife Discovery Full Day incl. Lunch

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A Mount ‘N Beach Safaris vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence a full day Blue Mountains Canyon 4WD Wildlife Discovery tour. Travel across the Sydney Harbour Bridge through exclusive garden suburbs, past the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games site before enjoying morning tea in the Australian bush. You have the opportunity to see kangaroos, parrots and cockatoos. In the high Blue Mountains today see waterfalls, magnificent canyons and Australia’s most famous sight – the remarkable 3 Sisters. Travel along back country 4WD tracks leading to amazing lookouts, then continue on to your luncheon venue for an Aussie ‘country’ style lunch. This afternoon visit Katoomba, where yo u can ride the steepest passenger railway in the world (at own expense), or enjoy short walks to nearby lookouts. On the return to Sydney follow one of the original trails of the first explorers to cross the Blue Mountains, then make a stop at a premier wildlife park. At the park you will see koalas and kangaroos up close plus a friendly Dingo, Australia’s famous native ‘dog’. After experiencing all the animals rejoin your 4WD for the return to Sydney. Tour concludes at approximately 5.30pm, at which time hotel drop offs will commence.
Inclusions: Hotel pick up and drop off, Lunch & Entry to wildlife park
Exclusions: Scenic railway
From $254 per person

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Blue Mountains Bush Walk – Full Day Tour including Lunch

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A Mount ‘N Beach Safaris vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence a full day Blue Mountains Bush Walk in the World Heritage tour. Travel by luxury minibus across the Sydney Harbour Bridge, through exclusive garden suburbs to the Blue Mountains National Park at Glenbrook. Enjoy a morning tea stop (at own expense) before leaving the main roads behind and travelling deep into the bush to find wild kangaroos, parrots and kookaburras. This is a great time to find out all about Australia, it’s history, nature and culture from your expert driver/guide. Departing Glenbrook, continue into the heart of the Blue Mountains. Drive through the charming town of Leura to collect a freshly prepared picnic lunch. Travel the short distance onto the 3 Sisters lookout point where your driver/guide will show you the views plus provide you with your backpack (on loan), picnic lunch and self-guided  map kit. You have 3 hours to enjoy bushwalking around the magnificent 3 Sisters/Scenic World area of the Blue Mountains. The recommended tracks for your bushwalk today are very well marked and you’ll rejoin your tour vehicle this afternoon at Scenicworld – a distance of 2 miles. There’s time for you to do additional walks deep in the magnificent Jamison Valley by riding the Scenic Railway down and the Scenicsender back up (at own expense). This whole area has some of the most unforgettable views in Australia. Rejoin your vehicle for the return journey to Sydney this afternoon. On the way, stop at award winning Featherdale Wildlife Park to see, photograph and pat koalas and kangaroos. Tour concludes at approximately 5.30pm, at which time hotel drop offs will commence.
Notes & Information: Please ensure you take: comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunscreen, camera and jacket for cooler weather.
Inclusions: Hotel pick up and drop off, Lunch, Entry to wildlife park
Exclusions: Scenic World attractions
From $222 per person

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Blue Mountains Wilderness Experience – Full Day Tour incl. Lunch

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An Australian Wild Escapes vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence a full day Blue Mountains Wilderness Experience tour. Travel though the historical precinct of the Rocks, then cross the Harbour Bridge and head west towards the towns of Windsor and Richmond. Some of Sydney’s earliest history can be found in these villages. Enjoy morning tea at the foot of the mountains, then continue on across the Nepean River to the charming village of Yarramundi to view native Australian birds in their natural environment. Enter the Blue Moun tains National Park where you may have the opportunity to view Aboriginal Rock Art. The ascent of the mountains continues before arriving at Hawkesbury Heig hts for outstanding views over the Sydney basin. Next travel to the town of Blackheath, deep in the heart of the Blue Mountains for lunch. After lunch visit Wentworth Falls for a short walk to explore the area and view the beautiful scenery. Before heading back to Sydney, visit a hidden valley where you have the opportunity to roam and seek out kangaroos which graze in the wild (conditions permitting). Tour concludes at approximately 5.30pm, at which time hotel drop offs will commence.
Inclusions: Hotel pick up and drop off, Lunch & Park Entry Fees
From $238 per person

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Discovery Package – Blue Mt High Country & Essential Sydney Tour

The Australian Wild Escapes Sydney Discovery Package includes the Blue Mountains High Country full day tour and the Essential Sydney half day tour.
Tour descriptions are as follows :

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Blue Mountains High Country Eco Tour
An Australian Wild Escapes vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence a full day Blue Mountains High Country tour. Travel though the historical precinct of the Rocks, then cross the Harbour Bridge and head west towards the towns of Windsor and Richmond. Some of Sydney’s earliest history can be found in these villages. Enjoy morning tea at the foot of the mountains, then continue on across the Nepean River to the charming village of Yarramundi to view native Australian birds in their natural environment. Enter the Blue Mountains National Park where you may have the opportu  nity to view Aboriginal Rock Art. The ascent of the mountains continues before arriving at Hawkesbury Heights for outstanding views over the Sydney basin. Next travel to the town of Blackheath, deep in the heart of the Blue Mountains for lunch. After lunch visit Wentworth Falls for a short walk to explore the area and view the beautiful scenery. Before heading back to Sydney, visit a hidden valley where you have the opportunity to roam and seek out kangaroos which graze in the wild (conditions permitting). Tour concludes at approximately 5.30pm, at which time hotel drop offs will commence.
The Essential Sydney Tour
An Australian Wild Escapes vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence a half day Essential Sydney tour. Start in the historic Rocks precinct to see the birth place of Sydney and explore the convict built cottages, pubs and the first church in Australia. Climb Observatory Hill for views of Anzac Bridge and Darling Harbour. Next, cross the magnificent Sydney Harbour Bridge and travel through the leafy northern suburbs to Manly, a beautiful seaside suburb. Continue up to North Head for unrivalled views of the Harbour, then take a secluded walk along the rugged sandstone cliffs. Reboard your vehicle, and journey to the stunning Botanical Gardens situated right in the heart of Sydney. En route pass through Macquarie Street, named after the first Governor of Sydney, Lachlan Macquarie. Here see Australia’s first Parliament House, Mint, Hyde Park Barracks and St Mary’s Cathedral. Enjoy lunch in the Botanical Gardens. After lunch, continue down to Mrs Macquarie’s chair which is situated on the water’s edge. Travel through Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross and onto Darling Point, one of Sydney’s most affluent suburbs and see some of Sydney’s most sought after addresses. Continue past Double Bay, Rose Bay, Vaucluse and Watsons Bay, before traversing along the coastline to Sydney’s most famous beach, Bondi. Enjoy time to soak up the atmosphere of the beachside Mecca – stroll down the esplanade with the locals and maybe enjoy an ice cream (at own expense) before reboarding your vehicle. Return to Sydney via the vibrant Oxford Street and the suburb of Paddington and admire this boutique shopping precinct and the charming Georgian and Victorian architecture of the homes. Tour concludes at approximately 3.30pm, at which time hotel drop offs will commence.
Inclusions: Hotel pick up and drop off, Lunch, Blue Mountains High Country Eco Tour, The Essential Sydney Tour, Park Entry Fees
From $386 per person

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Blue Mountains & Australian Wildlife Park – Full Day incl. Lunch

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An Australian Pacific Touring coach will pick you up from your hotel for your transfer to the Coach Interchange at Pirrama Road, The Star, the departure point of your tour.  At 8.15am join your coach to commence a full day tour to the Blue Mountains. Travel past Homebush Bay, site of the 2000 Olympics before arriving at Echo Point to see the famous Three Sisters rock formation and have an opportunity to visit the Koomurri Centre (own expense).  Arrive at Scenic World and join the Blue Mountain rides – Scenic Railway, Cableway or Skyway (own expense). These rides are a great way to see the steep valleys, canyons and Three Sisters rock formation.  Travel to Narrowneck and Cahill Lookouts for a short stop for impressive mountain scenery.  Arrive at Leura village for lunch.  After lunch enjoy a small amount of free time to wander the streets of Leura, with its delightful blend of groomed gardens an  d quaint shops.  Next enjoy an afternoon encounter at Featherdale Wildlife Park and have your photo taken with a cuddly koala, see kangaroos, wombats, dingoes and little fairy penguins.  Last stop will be at Homebush Bay where you have the opportunity to catch the rivercat ferry back to Sydney and enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Parramatta River (own expense). If you do not wish to catch the ferry, the coach will continue back to Sydney where the tour will conclude at approximately 5.45pm, at which time hotel drop offs will commence.
From $135 per person

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Captain Cook Cruises – Hop On-Hop Off

3 Day Sydney Harbor Pass including Taronga Zoo

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Sydney’s most spectacular and popular attractions area all located on the Harbour’s edge.  Visitors now have the opportunity to discover Sydney the way the locals do – by water – with a fantastic value three day Discover Sydney Harbour Pass including:
-          3 Day Sydney Harbour Hop Hop Off ticket – these sleek red rocket ferries depart every 45 minutes with stops at Darling Harbour, Circular  Quay, Fort Denison, Taronga Zoo, Watsons Bay, Shark Island and Luna park with live commentary
-          National Park fees at two Harbour Islands – Fort Dension and Shark Island
-          Return Manley  Ferry ticket from Circular Quay
-          Entry to  Taronga Zoo including Sky Safari Cable Car
Price upon request

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2 Day Blue Mountains 4WD High Country

Includes 1 Night Mountain Heritage
Depart and Return: Sydney

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Day 1: A Mount ‘N Beach Safaris vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence a two day Blue Mountains 4WD High Country tour. Travel across the Sydney Harbour Bridge through exclusive garden suburbs, past the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games site before enjoying morning tea with wild kangaroos in the Australian bush. See kangaroos up close plus friendly parrots and cockatoos. In the high Blue Mountains today you will see waterfalls, magnificent canyons and Australia’s most famous sight – the remarkable 3 Sisters. Travel along back country 4WD tracks leading to amazing lookouts, which only small group vehicles can access……
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Hunter Resort – Overnight Wine Country Tour

Including 1 Night Hunter Resort – Hunter Room
Location: Sydney

Overnight Hunter Valley Wine Country Tour

Day 1: A Hunter Resort representative will pick you up at either your Sydney hotel or the McDonald’s Express on the arrivals level at Sydney International Airport, or the luggage carousel at Sydney Domestic Airport to commence an Overnight Hunter Valley Wine Country tour. Arrive at the Hunter Valley after a 2 hour journey from Sydney. Included in your package is the Hunter Valley Theater, Hunter Valley Wine School and a choice of one activity per adult. Overnight accommodation at Hunter Resort. (D)

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