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The Yellow Brick Guide

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Address: Pokolbin, New South Wales 2325, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 8005 1480

The Yellow Brick Guide is your own personal Hunter Valley tour led by...

The Yellow Brick Guide is your own personal Hunter Valley tour led by award-winning Hunter Valley winemakers.In your own car. At your own pace.It uses GPS to weave together stories, music and directions that you hear over your car stereo as you drive. You get the insight and knowledge of a guided tour with the freedom and flexibility of doing your own thing. Plus a lot of laughs along the way. It includes 3 half-day driving tours of the Hunter Valley. Just $39 for the length of your stay.


The Yellow Brick Guide will be unavailable for some months while we do a major update of the tours.

We are not able to take pre-bookings. Please check back in March for an update. Apologies for the inconvenience.

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What great fun!

My sister and I rented the Yellow Brick Guide from the Hunter Valley Visitor Center... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 January 2014
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

Unfortunately this audio tour is no longer available. I rang the Hunter Valley Visitors Centre (July 2014) as the Yellow Brick Guide website was down and they confirmed it. What a shame as we would have liked to do it again.

2 Thank Angel_Traveler_2
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2014

My sister and I rented the Yellow Brick Guide from the Hunter Valley Visitor Center (http://www.visitnsw.com/visitor-information-centres/hunter-valley-wine-country-tourism-visitors-centre), picked one route and had so much fun! It was well worth the money especially since it leads you to vineyards well off the main road. The Yellow Brick Guide is incredibly accurate at giving you fair warning on when to turn. Keep in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013

We had time to do the three routes but didn't finish the last one. This is a great way to see the Hunter Valley at your own pace and not get lost. We would not have found some of these great wineries and lookouts without the Yellow Brick Guide. The narrator is quite amusing and the wine makers very informative.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2013

Really need to spend more than a day trip going to Hunter , keep promising myself this so that can use the full extent of the information contained in this fabulous guide . This time we had our full compliment , including grown up ( drinking) kids and they also loved the idea , the information and the humor...everyplace we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2013 via mobile

This being our fifth visit to the Hunter Valley, we were looking for something different to do. Discovered this guide on Trip Advisor and thought we would give it a try. Booked the guide online and picked it up when we arrived at the Visitors' Centre. There are three tours in all and we completed one each day, beginning with... More 

Thank 29plymouth
Crows Nest, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2013

Used the yellow brick road guide over the weekend and I absolutely loved it! I love how it brings you off the beaten track and tells you things only locals know. It was so interesting to hear info from local wine makers. If you are going to the hunter to do some wine tasting and want to take the day... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2013 via mobile

We loved the whole concept of this as we'd much prefer to explore on our own, at our own pace rather than with a bus load of others. This guide took us to some seriously beautiful spots that we definitely wouldn't have found on our own. What a fantastic product, easy to use and fun. All towns could use one... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2013

After reading positive feedback on TripAdvisor, we decided to give the "Yellow Brick Guide" GPS system a go and we're so glad we did! We booked and paid for it online for our 3 day visit (it's the same price regardless if you have it for one day or more). The GPS was ready for us to collect when we... More 

Thank Brissy2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2013

Just wanted to congratulate you on your innovative and entertaining guide to Hunter Valley wineries! I've been visiting the Hunter for over 40 years, and, thanks to your Guide, discovered a part of the valley I've never visited. The Guide is entertaining and easy to use, and the host and guest wine growers very informative and easy to listen to.... More 

Thank RichardCSydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2013

This was a present for my parents and it was a great way to spend time with my family and taste some yummy wines at our own pace. I'd definitely use the yellow brick guide again, but over a few days so I could do all 3 tours.

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