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Food and wine in Cessnock

Some of the finest wines in the world are created in the Hunter Valley and its towns, gourmet food is acclaimed and luxury, boutique accommodations are matched by the most beautiful natural scenery.

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About Cessnock

Cessnock provides easy access to the Hunter Valley, which is the oldest wine-growing region in Australia. The town has a number of fine restaurants, guesthouses and galleries. The Convict Trail is a conservation project that is restoring the convict-built Great North Road. This is one of Australia's national historic treasures.

Don't miss touring the vineyards in the Lower Hunter, the historic Marthaville Arts and Crafts Centre and the historic hamlet of Wollombi. Be sure to also visit Pokolbin and Lovedale.

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Fly into Newcastle Airport

Family at the airport

Newcastle Airport is located 15 km from Newcastle’s city centre. Choose from a range of transport services on arrival, including car hire, limousine rentals and door-to-door shuttle buses to make the short journey north into Newcastle. Port Stephens Coaches operate a public bus service from Newcastle Airport to Newcastle train station up to 11 times a day, as well as a service to the Nelson Bay area. Hunter Valley Buses operate a public bus service from Newcastle Airport to Maitland, Raymond Terrace, and Stockton.

Newcastle Airport services four flight operators to several major Australian cities. Regional Express operates direct flights to and from Sydney, Ballina and Byron Bay. Jetstar flies direct to and from Melbourne, the Gold Coast and Brisbane. QantasLink operates direct flights to and from Brisbane, while Virgin Australia flies direct to and from Brisbane and Melbourne.

Hunter Valley Wine and Food Month

Hunter Valley Food and Wine Month

Hunter Valley Wine and Food Month

Explore Australia’s most renowned wine region during the Hunter Valley Wine and Food Month.

In addition to great events, outstanding local produce and award-winning wineries and vineyards, the Hunter Valley is filled with other indulgent activities to enjoy including amazing restaurants, day spas and championship golf courses.

Save on your trip to the Hunter Valley with these great travel packages starting from $125pp. Book now and save!

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Ballooning at Sunrise. Hunter Valley
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