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  • Sydney Opera House

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Wine tasting among the vines

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  • Hunter Valley

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  • Sydney Harbour

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  • The Macleay

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • The Macleay

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Wine tasting

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Kangaroos in the Hunter

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  • The Queen Victoria Building in Sydney

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  • Sydney Harbour Bridge

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Enigma X Harbour Cruise

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Enjoy cheese with paired wine

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Sydney Opera House

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Wine tasting among the vines

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Hunter Valley

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Sydney Harbour

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • The Macleay

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • The Macleay

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Wine tasting

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Kangaroos in the Hunter

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • The Queen Victoria Building in Sydney

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Enigma X Harbour Cruise

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Enjoy cheese with paired wine

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Hunter Distillery

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
   

5 Day Sydney Food & Wine Tour

  • Taste your way through Sydney & Hunter Valley
  • Sample sensational local wines, cheese & spirits
Includes tour guide, accommodation & more

Good food, great wine, and an indulgent cruise on one of the world’s most famous harbours. Sound like your kind of holiday? This five day gourmet odyssey taking in the beauty, the passion and the tantalising flavours of Sydney and the Hunter Valley wine region has your name on it.

Basing yourself in Sydney’s trendy Potts Point neighbourhood for four fabulous nights, you’ll enjoy a full day flitting among the celebrated wineries of the Hunter Valley, sampling crisp whites and full-bodied reds, and unleashing your inner foodie with visits to a local cheese factory and distillery. Back in the big smoke, you’ll get to tick off your holiday hit-list with plenty of free time, plus enjoy a half day cruising through the glittering waters of Sydney Harbour aboard a catamaran. Includes four nights 4-star hotel accommodation at The Macleay, A/C transportation, tour guides and more.

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Make your own way to Sydney for an early afternoon check-in to your centrally located hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.

Overnight: Macleay Hotel, Sydney
Meals included: None

Today you will visit three wineries, sampling red and white wine varieties, guided by local experts at boutique Wineries. Taste local cheese and chocolate paired with wine (one of the three venues). Your day starts nice and early with your pick up at the Obelisk, Macquarie Place Park, one the corner of Loftus St and Bridge St for a 7.45am departure. Soon you will cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge and be on your way to the Hunter Valley!

First stop is an internationally recognised working winery where you have the chance to go behind-the-scenes on a wine making tour. Learn all about the processes and knowledge that goes into making wine. *Please note, as this is a working winery, we cannot take a guided tour during wine production.

Throughout the day, visit several wineries where you taste a variety of different wines, only available at the cellar door. You learn about the story behind each winery, walk amongst the vines, and taste local produce. 

At the Hunter Distillery you will have the opportunity to taste organic vodka, schnapps, gin and liqueur served in test tubes. Enjoy lunch together at a lovely Hunter Valley restaurant, relaxing with a beer or, of course, a glass of wine whilst taking in the beautiful scenery.

Overnight: Macleay Hotel, Sydney
Meals included: Lunch

Today is a free day to explore Sydney and surrounds at leisure. There is so much to see and do in this vibrant, cosmopolitan city you will be spoilt for choice! You could walk around Circular Quay and view the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, take a ferry across to Manly, follow the coastal walk from Coogee to Bondi Beach, visit the Taronga Zoo, or shop till you drop.

Overnight: Macleay Hotel, Sydney
Meals included: None

Today join a half day tour cruising Sydney Harbour and discover the natural beauty of the harbour as well as the city sights from a unique perspective. Experience this intimate guided tour, with harbour stops in peaceful locations, including Lane Cove River and Taylor’s Bay, where lunch and afternoon tea will be served.

Enjoy plenty of prime photo opportunities amongst the views of the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and other iconic landmarks, as this small vessel allows you to get up close and personal like no other.

The intimate 4-hour guided harbour cruise is aboard a 10-metre motorised catamaran (Enigma x), with maximum passenger numbers of 14. The food served for lunch is a cold buffet. For afternoon tea there is a selection of biscuits and cake. Drinks included are white/red wine, juice, soft drink, and water. Departing from Darling Harbour Marina, Cockle Bay Wharf. Cruise departs 12:30PM sharp (please arrive 15-20 minutes prior), returns 4:30PM. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.

Overnight: Macleay Hotel, Sydney
Meals included: Lunch

Enjoy your last morning at the hotel before checking out and making your own onwards travel arrangements. 


Meals included: None

Tour Inclusions

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  • A delicious gourmet experience from Sydney
  • Enjoy a full day tour in the beautiful Hunter Valley
  • Taste local red and white wines at 3 boutique wineries
  • Delve into the winemaking process with local experts
  • Indulge with cheese and chocolate paired with wine 
  • Sample vodka, gin and schnapps at Hunter Distillery
  • Spend a free day at leisure to explore vibrant Sydney
  • Enjoy a half day lunch cruise on Sydney Harbour
  • Witness iconic sights aboard a 10-metre catamaran 
  • Stay 4 nights at a 4-star hotel in trendy Potts Point
  • 1 lunch in the Hunter Valley with a glass of wine, beer or cider
  • 1 lunch onboard the Sydney Harbour Cruise
  • Tour guides
  • Transportation by private A/C vehicles

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On purchasing this Travel Offer you are bound by the General Terms and Conditions, in addition to the specific terms and conditions outlined in this Important Information.
 
Booking Guarantee

Booking is subject to final confirmation from the accommodation provider. If you do not receive an email from the accommodation provider within 7 Business Days please contact TripADeal. If the selected dates cannot be secured an alternative date can be selected. In the event no available dates are suitable, a full refund will be provided.  
 
Please refrain from booking travel arrangements prior to final email confirmation from the accommodation provider. If booking flights, we recommend purchasing a flexible fare, so in the instance of a minimum number or Covid related issues prior to departure, you may be able to arrange an alternative travel date.
  
CANCELLATION POLICY
Covid-19 Booking Policy
 TripADeal Tour packages are non-refundable. If your Tour package is affected by Covid-19 related travel restrictions and you are unable to travel, you will receive either a free date change (credit that is specific to your original package and purchase value) or an open credit less any non-recoverable supplier fees to the value of your original purchase for use on any other package available via the TripADeal website. Please note: Date change credits are subject to availability and not guaranteed until confirmed by TripADeal, not the property you are due to stay with.
 
Please note: all additional charges are payable direct to your Travel Consultant in AUD (unless otherwise stated)



Travel offer is valid for travel on selected dates until the 20th of December 2021.
 
This travel offer is priced for one person based on twin share.
 
Single Traveller Supplement
For solo travellers a mandatory single supplement of $380 applies.
 
Departure Dates
2021
April: 5, 12, 19, 26
May: 3,10, 17, 24, 31
June: 7, 14, 21, 28
July: 5, 12, 19, 26
August: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
September: 6, 13, 20, 27
*October: 4, 11, 18, 25
*November: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
*December: 6, 13, 20
 
Surcharges
Please note: dates/months with a * incur a land high season surcharge of $120 per person.



Accommodation Used


4 Star (self-rated)

Sydney: Macleay Hotel 

Please note: Accommodation/rooms offered are based on a District View, self-contained studio apartment, and are subject to availability based on seasonality.

 

About the Macleay Hotel
- Located in Sydney’s stylish Potts Point area, The Macleay offers accommodation with Sydney Harbour, Opera House or city views. It features massage services and barbecue facilities. Macleay Hotel is located just 5 minutes’ walk from the beautiful Woolloomooloo Bay, and 15 minutes’ walk from the Royal Botanic Gardens. Sydney International Airport is a 20-minute drive away. All air-conditioned studios include a fully equipped kitchenette with a microwave, refrigerator and cooking facilities. Each room features an iPod docking station and a 48-inch flat-screen TV.
- Guests have free access to a local fitness centre, 10 minutes’ walk away. The tour desk can provide sightseeing advice and help guests with travel arrangements. There are a number of restaurants, cafés and bars within a 2-minute walk.
 
Extra Nights
Not available.
 
Maximum Room Capacity
2 people.
 
Child Policy
- No child discounts. Full price applies for all children travelling with their parents.
- Valid for children 18 years old and over.
 
Triple Share
Not Available
 
Bedding Configuration
Double or twin bedding (subject to availability).
 
Adjoining Rooms (Interconnecting Rooms)
Subject to availability and at the hotels discretion. Please enquire on booking if you require this option.



Minimum group size 6, maximum group size 20 per vehicle.



- Flights / Domestic transfers
- Meals/beverages not stated in the deal offer
- Optional gratuities/tipping
- Optional activities/tours
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance (Strongly recommended)



Climate & Average Temperature
The climate of Sydney, lying on the southeast coast of Australia, sees mild winters and warm summers. The wind blows frequently, especially from October to April. The average temperature ranges from 23 °C in January and February to 13 °C in July.
 
Luggage
You will be responsible for all your personal belongings whilst on the tour. With regards to luggage, you must carry your own luggage from the coach to the hotel room and back to the coach. The driver will assist with the uploading and off-loading of the luggage from the coach.
 
OTHER
Fitness Level Required / Mobility
Our vehicles are not equipped with wheelchair access, so unfortunately our tours are currently not suitable for wheelchair users and those less mobile. 
Please note: a general level of fitness will be required. If you have any concerns please consult your healthcare provider prior to purchase/travel.
 
Sightseeing
Please note: In the event entrance to a site is affected by changes in operating hours or public holiday closures, your itinerary where possible, will be adjusted or a similar activity will be offered in its place (subject to availability).



Voluntary Changes


This includes booking changes requested by you, including but not limited to those changes requiring an airline ticket, date/accommodation changes or a Purchase Confirmation reissue.

· Changes - $100.00 per booking + any additional charges applied by the airline/accommodation/other travel provider.

 

Supplier Fees
In the event the Travel Offer you have purchased is unable to proceed, and/or a travel Supplier is unable to fulfil the Travel Offer due to external circumstances (Limitation of Liability e.g. a Force Majeure event), there may be a fee or amount of money that is withheld by our Suppliers and is unrecoverable. This may be due to non-refundable airline tickets, cancellation penalties with cruise cabins or unrecoverable payments with our land/accommodation partners. TripADeal has committed to these costs as your Agent and will endeavour to recover all funds committed and/or paid for your Travel Offer, but this may not be possible in all circumstances. If refunds are not available from Suppliers, we will endeavour to obtain a travel credit on the best terms available and communicate these outcomes to you. In the event, TripADeal is unable to obtain a refund or travel service credit, or part thereof, this cost is passed on to the customer as a Supplier Fee. This fee is not revenue-raising and is paid to or withheld by our suppliers when recovering payments.
 
Name Changes Due To Passenger Error
·   If the incorrect name has been advised to TripADeal, charges of $100 per booking + any additional charges applied by the airline/cruise company/accommodation/other travel provider