iHop Hunter Valley

Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours

iHop the Hunter Valley Day and Night Tours!

Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours – Customise your own Hunter Valley tour experience, choosing from a variety of stops and over 40 venues to visit – exploring at your own pace.

Progressive Night Tours – Indulge in the Hunter night life on a progressive dining and educational adventure showcasing the region’s sought after wineries, dining and brewery destinations.

Taste ‘n’ Graze Tour – Sample the iconic Hunter Valley as you uncover the art of Food & Drink Pairing on a selected range of tasting experiences with a difference!

Facilities

Air Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours Basic Caters for limited mobility Evening Family Friendly Food & Wine Food and Wine Tours Full Day Land - Motorised Nightlife Tours Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Sightseeing Tours Visitor Information Centre

Services

$55

Customise your own Hunter Valley wine tour experience choosing the stops and destinations you want to visit, all at your own pace! The iHop operates a Central Pokolbin (Thursday – Monday) and Boutique Lovedale/Palmers Lane (Saturdays) Timetable, offering a range of over 40 attractions consisting of breweries, cellar doors, chocolate shops, cheese shops, smokehouse, organic distillery, cafes, restaurants, pubs, shopping villages, Hunter Valley Gardens and more!

Get the most out of your day hopping on and off as many times as you like with a unlimited Day Hopper Pass! Simply join the tour by boarding the bus at any stop, or book complimentary return transfers from your accommodation in Pokolbin, Lovedale, Rothbury and Cessnock. Exploring beautiful Hunter Region has never been more affordable, flexible and enjoyable than aboard iHop Hunter Valley!

Family Friendly

$140

Explore the Hunter after Dark on a progressive tasting and dining adventure!
Complimentary pick-up/return transfers from your local accommodation (Pokolbin, Lovedale, Rothbury and Cessnock.
Exclusive after hours access and “behind the scenes” insight into a working family run winery.
Learn the art of cheese and wine matching while indulging in seven courses with additional tastings from one of the largest boutique wine lists in the Hunter!
Enjoy an Al-a-Carte Entrée and Main located at restaurant/vineyard and a choice of beverage from the selected drinks list.
Finish the night on a sweet note with an indulgent dessert and a choice of beverage from the selected drinks list.

$120

Savour the Hunter after Dark with this wine and beer lovers progressive tasting and dinner tour!

Complimentary pick-up/return transfers from your local accommodation (Pokolbin, Lovedale, Rothbury and Cessnock).
Commence your evening with a guided wine tasting and cheese plate at an award-winning cellar door.

Boutique brewery educational, tasting and food matching experience; of beer tasting paddles/or ciders.
Enjoy a selection of shared gourmet wood fired pizzas, salads and sides, matched with a beverage of choice.

From $109 to $144

Explore the highlights of the Hunter Valley with a joint Hop-On Hop-Off Day Hopper Pass and Helicopter Flight.

Choose Your Air Adventure!

Your designated pilot will whisk you off on a “snapshot” flight to remember around beautiful Pokolbin or Lovedale and beyond! Then when you are ready, simply join or re-join the iHop Service to continue exploring from on the ground; choosing from a variety of stops and over 40 attractions to visit – at your own pace!

Duration: six minute flight and unlimited Day Hopper Pass valid for day of travel.

$159

Uncover the art of Food and Drink Pairing as you progressively Taste and Dine your way around the scenic Hunter Region, indulging in a selected range of tasting experiences that celebrates beautiful local produce, that have been paired with premium Hunter Valley wines and aged whiskies on a tasting adventure with a difference!

The first stop for the day you will learn the art of cheese and wine matching, as you are guided through a selected range of local cheeses each matched with wines, along with additional tastings.

Then progress on to a winery restaurant for their signature ‘Chef’s Tasting Plate’ where each dish is paired with premium wines, finished with tastings at the cellar door.

Explore the adventurous world of Whisky and Food Pairing, tasting three distinct whisky flavour profiles that have each been specifically matched to three taster sized dishes.

Finally end on a ‘sweet note’ with selection of local artisan chocolates that have each been paired with its very own premium wine at a cellar door that has been crafting wines in the Hunter for over 120 years!

Now that’s a long lunch!

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