Conference Transport in the Hunter Valley
At the close of all our major Conferences and Events in the Hunter one important word is always apparent during the rounds of accolades - flexibility!
Our team specialises in Conference and Special Event transport and we are dedicated to providing professional and flexible transport arrangements with our fleet of the latest Mercedes-Benz coaches and mini coaches.
- Sightseeing and tours
- Wine Country Tours
- Site inspections and field studies
- Shuttle bus logistics
- Unique transport arrangements - Steam Trains, planes, ballooning, cruises
- Themed greetings (our famous Bushranger coach hold-ups!)
- Anything, anytime, anywhere
If you are looking for flexible transport partner with inexhaustible enthusiasm you're on the right bus!
Conference Winery Tours
Looking for an imaginative diversion to revitalise your team and add some enjoyment to your Conference? Breakout from the boardroom and be inspired by a wine tasting or function on the verandah of a rustic winery, perhaps a twilight vineyard walk or for something more challenging how a bout barrel racing and grape stomping.
There are over 70 wineries in Wine Country and no two are the same. We can make your Conference come alive with our special packages or we can arrange a unique package specially for you group.
- Private tours and tastings at any of the renowned wineries and vineyards
- Exclusive Conference packages at selected wineries
- Guided twilight vineyard walkabout at Peacock Hill, antipasto platters & tasting
- Exclusive membership for the day at Tamburlaine's Lodge with tasting of the Reserve wines accompanied by special cheeses
- McWilliams historic vineyard walk to the Old Hill, site of the oldest grapes in the Hunter, around 1880. Private tasting on the hill overlooking the valley with canapés
- Stroll the vineyard then a tasting at dusk on the rustic verandah at Reg Drayton Wines
- Sunset and twilight tastings in the courtyard of Farrell's Mount View Vineyard
- Take in the spectacular mountain and vineyard views over in the beautiful Lovedale region at Allandale or Allanmere wineries with the winemakers themselves at Rothvale Winery, handpicked classic Hunter wines
- Off site lunch and dinner function suggestions and transport, perhaps a horse and carriage ride one way?
- Your own Wine Rover to operate hourly from resorts to nearby wineries, restaurants, stores and attractions - ideal for larger Conference Group
Whatever you have in mind for your next Conference, you'll find we are the perfect blending partner.
Away from the wineries and vineyards of the Hunter discover a wonderful array of galleries and attractions. The Wine Country is bursting with a blend of sophisticated and country style art 'n craft galleries, gourmet food delights, jewellery, glasswork, wrought iron and a growing number of antique stores.
Within an hour's drive there's even more attractions. Relive our colonial days in the bush at Wollombi or down by the river in Morpeth, two historical towns seemingly unchanged by time. Get in touch with nature at the only Zoo in the Hunter or touring through a State Forest. There's so much to do and see - getting there is easy, it's leaving that's difficult!
Australian Woodwork Gallery
Just minutes from the Hunter Valley Vineyards, the Gallery has been purpose built to showcase the beauty and diversity of our native timbers, crafted with skill and imagination by the best Australian designer-makers. Walk through the Gallery and view the wide range of unique and hand crafted gifts. Items are also available at their Darling Harbour store in Sydney.
Simply d'vine Nursery is just across the road and can be included in your itinerary! Famous for fountains, the nursery boasts new and exciting ranges of high quality plants. Water features remain the major drawcards for visitors with over 50 of display and available. Add to this a fabulous range of gifts, jewellery and homewares to complete any home. Coffee and tea available at their café.
Wine Country Diversions
Follow the Brokenback Wine Trail to Pokolbin Gallery at Mistletoe Wines. The exhibits include original paintings, sculpture, ceramics, glassware and woodwork. If you have time try the premium Mistletoe Wines. Move down to Butterflies Gallery, set in beautiful cottage gardens with changing exhibitions of original art works and displays of contemporary, traditional and decorative work from Australian artists and craftspeople.
After browsing the gallery morningtea is served in Mallee's Café. Next stop Pepper Creek Antiques is sure to please. Here you'll find antique jewellery, colonial and Victorian antiques, china and silver and other fine collectables before returning to your accommodation.
Rusa Park Zoo
Discover the animals of Australia up close and personal. Rusa Park is a hands-on park where most of the animals can be patted and fed. Wander the 20 acres of farmland with Koalas, Kangaroos, Deer, Snakes, Lizards, Wombats, Monkeys & more. There's also a huge walk- through aviary of indigenous and overseas parrots.
Watagan Mountains Soar high into the towering Eucalypt Forest of the Watagan Mountains on the outskirts of the Wine Country. Take in spectacular sights from the many lookouts - some with views to the coast. Wander through lush green rainforest areas and across crystal clear creeks with water that fresh you can taste it! And the wildlife is abundant - lyrebirds, wallabies, goannas, wombats and more.
Follow the winding brook to Wollombi, a charming turn-of-the-century village steeped in Aboriginal, Convict and Bushranger legend. Enjoy a cuppa before a guided tour of the village. Hear tales from the past, Aboriginal Legends and infamous bushrangers who once roamed the area. Afterwards wander the village at your leisure visiting the many arts 'n crafts, antiques and specialty stores. For the adventurous wander down to the Wollombi Tavern and try their famous Dr. Jurds Jungle Juice, if you're game.
Step back in time at historic Morpeth, an enchanting 19th century village that in its day was the busiest inland port in Australia. Enjoy an old fashioned devonshire tea overlooking the banks of the Hunter River before a guided tour with one of the local identities, famous for welcoming visitors. Afterwards rummage through the many antique shops with collectables from colonial days, purchase linen and fine lace, there's arts 'n crafts stores galore, lollies and specialty stores to explore around every sandstone paved corner.
Take a Cruise
We can arrange cruises on all of the Hunter's famous waterways. From the wonderland paradise surrounding Port Stephens to the pristine waters of Lake Macquarie. We can arrange a cruise from 2hrs to a full day charter fully catered. You choose when, where and how long and we'll arrange an unforgettable cruising experience on two of the most beautiful waterways in the World.
There are many interesting and fascinating attractions in the Hunter to compliment our wineries and we can design any tour exclusively to your requirements. Your Hunter experience is but for the asking.