Christmas in July in the Hunter Valley (Jul 2024)

Dedicated over-60 group getaway
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    4 days, 3 nights
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    4 days
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    21 July 2024
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    24 July 2024
  • S​pecial "Christmas in July" dinner
  • Includes wine tastings, festive dinner & more
  • Make new friends & m​eet like-minded over 60s
  • Book by 31 May & s​ave $50 per person

Join fellow over-60 travellers for four days of great food, great wine and great company! This holiday package includes 4.5-star accommodation, a full day of wine tastings, a three-course “Christmas in July” dinner, and plenty of space to explore the beautiful Hunter Valley region with new like-minded friends!

Solo travellers, couples and groups are all warmly welcome to join the fun. Get some friends together, or make plenty of new ones!


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Mercure Resort Hunter Valley



Your holiday package includes:

  • 3 nights' accommodation at Mercure Resort Hunter Valley
  • Daily breakfast
  • Welcome dinner with live entertainment
  • Full-day Winery Tour including lunch and wine tastings
  • 3-course Christmas in July dinner including a glass of sparkling wine with live entertainment



Sunday 21 July 2024:

Enjoy a relaxing drive to the Hunter Valley and stop along the way to enjoy the stunning scenery and sample the local produce. Complimentary car parking (one car per room) is available during your stay. Tonight, meet your host and fellow group travellers with a Welcome Dinner at the resort.

  • Overnight: Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens
  • Included Meals: Dinner

Monday 22 July 2024:

Today join your fellow Travellers and explore some of the local wineries and local producers in the Hunter.

Your tour today will feature cheese tasting at Hunter Valley Cheese, wine tasting and a two course lunch with glass of wine at Brokenwood Estate followed by wine tasting at Hungerford Hill.

Tonight, the evening is yours to dine locally (own expense)

  • Overnight: Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens
  • Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Tuesday 23 July 2024:

After a relaxing breakfast, make your way to the Hunter Valley Gardens which you can explore at your own pace. The peaceful gardens are an easy 10-minute walk from the resort. Built over four years with a dedicated team of over 40 landscape gardeners, architects and engineers, the Hunter Valley Gardens is a beautiful, nature-based experience with 8km of walking paths winding through 14 hectares of gardens consisting of over 6000 trees, 600,000 shrubs and over 1 million ground cover plants, plus waterfalls, statues and murals. The 10 individually themed gardens showcase the artistry of gardens around the world and use both native and exotic varieties of plants.

Relax and enjoy the country air this afternoon or ask us about optional touring this afternoon – choose from a game of golf or maybe relax with a beer or wine while sampling the local delicacies.

Tonight, celebrate Christmas in July at our fabulous festive Christmas banquet which includes a 3-course alternate drop dinner and a glass of sparkling wine.

  • Overnight: Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens
  • Included Meals: Breakfast, Christmas Dinner

Wednesday 24 July 2024:

Enjoy a relaxing breakfast before checking out of the resort and heading home with great memories and new-found friends.

  • Included Meals: Breakfast

T​he above itinerary is subject to change without notice.

Call our local travel team on 1300 414 198 to book any pre nights accommodation in Sydney and or flights as required.

Dates and Prices


B​ook by 31 May 2024 and save $50 per person*

Sunday 21 - Wednesday 24 July 2024 -ONE DEPARTURE ONLY!

  • Twin share $999 $949 per person
  • Sole use $1299 $1,199 per person

One carpark is allocated per room at the Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Garden

Are you flying into Sydney? Call our local travel team for a price from your preferred city. Call us today on 1300 414 198 to secure your place!

Please note: prices are subject to availability at time of booking and may change or be withdrawn without notice. Minimum numbers are required for this group to operate.


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Mercure Resort Hunter Valley

Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens is a premium 4.5-star property boasting the prime Hunter Valley central location. Walk to the Hunter Valley Gardens, 5 cellar doors, restaurants, cafes and shops all from the convenience of your resort. The resort features Elements Bar & Dining, a pool, sauna, spa and tennis courts. Take a break in the Hunter Valley to enjoy fine food and wine with Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens.

The property is just a 2.5 hour drive north of Sydney or 45 minutes from Newcastle airport, nestled amongst rolling vineyards and is a great base to explore the region and visit local cellar doors and fresh produce stalls.



Willing to share:
One of the advantages of travelling on a dedicated group departure is that we have the ability to match solo travellers, so that you can avoid paying the single supplement. Please note this is subject to availability of another guest of the same gender willing to share, otherwise a single room rate will apply.

Hotel Check-In / Check-out times:

  • Check-in - 3.00pm
  • Check-out - 10.00am

Call our local travel team on 1300 414 198 for flights prices from your preferred city.



Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply. Please note minimum numbers are required for this group to operate.

A non-refundable deposit of $300 per person is due within 7 days of booking. Full payment is due no later than 06 June 2024.

D​iscount applies to new bookings only.

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