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Hunter Valley - Food, Wine & Great Conversation

4 Days  |  Departing Friday 11th November 2022 and returning Monday 14th November 2022

Prices & Options

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Final Payment: $ 1649 1849 by 11 Oct 2022
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A great way to start your Sisterhood Travels!

Highlights

4 Day Discovery Tour of the beautiful Hunter Valley
DIning at some of the Hunter Valley's Best Restaurants including Leaves & Fishes, Cuvee and CIrca 1876
Visit to Petersen's House - Life's Flat without Bubbles including Lunch
Visit to Kevin Sobel's Wines including a visit to the Handmade in the Hunter Artisan Markets
Visit to the Award Winning Hunter Valley Gardens and Rose Spectacular
Visit to Smelly Cheese Shop, Hunter Valley Chocolates and other local produce stores
Visit to the small village hamlets of Wollombi and Morpeth - explore, shop and eat!
Fabulous Time Away with Friends!

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES (Please advise at time of booking)
Spa Treatment at Elysia Spa at the world famous Golden Door Health Retreat - CLICK HERE for options
Sunrise Balloon Ride including Gourmet Breakfast - fm $289 (subject to availability and weather conditions)



 

Inclusions

Fully Escorted by a Sisterhood Tour Hostess who is on hand to ensure your holiday is a memorable one
Return Economy Airfares including 23kg luggage ex Melbourne with Virgin Australia (other departure cities upon request)
3 Nights Accommodation - Mercure Hunter Valley Gardens Resort
All meals as detailed in itinerary
All sightseeing as detailed in itinerary
All coach transportation as detailed in itinerary

During our stay we have the opportunity to visit the Elysia Wellness Spa at The Golden Door.

Notice

Flight Details subject to change:

Depart Melbourne at 12.50pm / Arrive into Newcastle at 2.20pm
Depart Newcastle at 3.10pm / Arrive into Melbourne at 4.35pm

Please note - sightseeing may be enjoyed in a different order than described and will be subject to weather conditions.

Please note - our itinerary is subject to COVID-19 travel restrictions being lifted and may be adapted to suit where applicable.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Friday 11 November 2022

Melbourne - Newcastle - Hunter Valley (D)

Welcome to Sisterhood Womens Travel!  Meet your Tour Hostess and fellow travellers at the Melbourne Airport for our flight to Newcastle.  Upon arrival we'll be transferred to the beautiful Hunter Valley region; a lovely place to enjoy with all the ingredients of a perfect getaway.  With gourmet regional produce, acclaimed gardens, galleries and heritage towns we'll check into our accommodation and have an afternoon free.  Our hotel is perfectly located nearby the Hunter Valley Gardens Shopping Village, a small boutique collection of shops to browse at leisure.  

Tonight we'll regroup for dinner at the beautiful Leaves & Fishes Restaurant.  An excellent introduction to the amazing dining on offer in the Hunter Valley.

Overnight - Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens

Day 2 - Saturday 12 November 2022

Exploring the Hunter Valley (B,L)

This morning we start our day with a visit to the Handmade in the Hunter Markets in the picturesque gardens of Kevin Sobels Wines - where we'll discover the variety and quality of goods grown, made and crafted by Hunter Valley artisans.  We'll have the chance to see, taste, try, buy and marvel at what the vibrant Hunter Valley artistic and creative community has to offer.  We'll then continue on to visit the Hunter Valley Smelly Cheese Shop, the Hunter Valley Chocolate Company and the small Polkobin Shopping Village another small group of boutique shops just waiting to browse. 

With their "Life's flat without Bubbles" ethos we'll kick off a delicious lunch at Peterson's Winery with a glass of Sparkling Blush.

This afternoon we visit the beatuiful Hunter Valley Gardens.  Explore 10 internationally themed feature gardens and you'll understand why this garden was Winner of NSW Best Tourist Attraction. And if you're a lover of roses you are going to love the Rose Spectacular with over 50 varieties of roses in bloom.  It will be an incredible sensory explosion of colour and fragrance!.  After exploring you are welcome to take the short walk back to our hotel for free time.

Tonight we'll regroup for a relaxed dinner at Goldfish Bar & Restaurant (own cost)

Overnight - Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens

Day 3 - Sunday 13 November 2022

Exploring the Hunter Valley (B,D)

Today we'll travel a short distance to the village town of Wollombi, a small picturesque and historic village that has always been an important base along the Great North Road and today retains its fine architectural heritage.  With time to wander and explore at leisure before heading back to Pokolbin for a free afternoon or you might like to indulge in an optional Spa Treatment at the famous Elysia Spa located at the Golden Door Health Retreat.  This activity must be prebooked.

Tonight we'll regroup for dinner at the Circa 1876 Restaurant part of the Peppers Convent.  A beautiful ambient restaurant with amazing food.  A fabulous way to end our Hunter Valley stay.

Overnight - Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens

Day 4 - Monday 14 November 2022

Home (B)

What better way to start the day with a beautiful sunrise balloon flight (OPTIONAL) Enjoy panoramic views of the beautiful Wine Country from a moden colourful hot air balloon.  Priced from $289 including a gourmet breakfast at Petersens.  This activity must be prebooked.

This morning after breakfast we'll check out of our hotel and head off to the small village town of Morpeth enroute to the airport.  Morpeth has some lovely shops including antiques, clothing boutiques and gift shops.  Also an array of places to enjoy an early lunch before heading to the airport for our flight back to Melbourne.  

We thank you for joining us and look forward to welcoming you back for your next adventure.

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