1. Australia
  2. New South Wales
  3. Newcastle, Australia

From Newcastle: Hunter Valley Brewery Tour with Lunch

Product ID: 111679
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The Hop Hunter Tour takes you on a day exploring three great craft breweries in the Hunter Valley.
About this activity
Duration 7 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore three great craft breweries between Newcastle and the Hunter Valley
  • Get a behind the scenes tours of each brewery
  • Discover the amazing scenery of the Hunter Region
Full description
The Hunter Valley Brewery Tour takes you on a day exploring three great craft breweries between Newcastle and the Hunter Valley.  Includes transportation, lunch, and plenty of fresh craft beer and cider!
Hope Estate:

Already famous for its wines and providing a spectacular venue for world-class concerts within the vineyards,  in 2014 Hope Estate made a foray into the world of beer brewing. Hosting major performers such as Bruce Springsteen, the inspiration behind their beers stems from their passion to create the perfectly matched craft beer and concert experience.  With up to 12 different beers on tap, Hope Brewhouse has a variety of  award-winning beers to be sampled while taking in the beautiful Hunter Valley scenery.

Lovedale Brewery:

Located within the Hunter Valley Crowne Plaza, the 12 + award-winning Lovedale Brewery is a must see. Showcasing up to 7 craft beers at any one time, there is always something to satisfy the beer connoisseur and the beer curious. The brewery also has its own bottling line, meaning take away beers from Lovedale are some of the freshest in the region.

Potters Brewery:

Located at Potter's Resort, surrounded by the old brick remnants of the pottery kilns, Hunter Beer Co is the oldest operating brewery in the Hunter Valley. The brewery produces a range of world-renowned, award winning beers, and a visit here is an experience no beer lover should miss. Hunter Beer Co produces several signature beers, such as their German-Style Kolsch, and their crowd favourite; the Slaked Magpie Vanilla Porter.

Please note, while this is the usual itinerary, the order may change slightly due to brewery operations. Start times are fixed, however drop off times can change slightly depending upon traffic and other factors. The guides/drivers do everything they can to have you back as close to the drop off time as promised.
Includes
  • Behind the scenes tours of each brewery
  • A good number of beer and cider tastings throughout the day
  • An amazing lunch
  • Transport in
  • Air-conditioned buses
  • Snacks and water
  • Tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Take away beers

When you get there

Meeting point

Newcastle - 10:30am - 81 Maitland Rd, Islington NSW 2296 (Car Park next door to Peaberry's Coffee Roasters)

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Know before you go
There are 2 pick-up locations for this tour.

When: Saturdays. Check the calendar on the right for upcoming available dates in bold.

Pick-up Location: Newcastle - 10:30am - Queens Wharf Tower at the undercover bus zone.

Drop off: approximately 6:00pm at the Gardens Cellars, or Queens Wharf Tower depending on your pick-up point.

Hunter Valley - 11.30am - The Garden Cellars - Hunter Valley Gardens, 20-21 Broke Rd, Pokolbin

Duration: approximately 7 hours.

Number of guest per tour: maximum 10 people per tour (contact the supplier for information on larger groups).

What to bring: sturdy closed shoes, camera.