Wollombi

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Nature in Wollombi

Nature abounds in and around Wollombi, in the Hunter Valley region. Nearby are national parks with great bushwalking trails and lookouts and ancient Aboriginal rock carvings.

  • General Store, Wollombi
  • Wollombi Wines, Wollombi

About Wollombi

Wollombi has always been an important centre for travellers along the Great North Road. Today it retains its fine architectural heritage bolstered by cafes, wineries and comfortable guesthouses. Nearby are national parks with great bushwalking trails and lookouts and ancient Aboriginal rock carvings.

Be sure to admire the well-preserved Aboriginal rock engravings in various locations – Devils Rock, Flat Rock Lookout and near Finchley Trig. You can also go bushwalking to see native birds and animals in the Watagans and Yengo National Parks near Wollombi. Nearby, Cessnock, Lovedale and Maitland are worth a visit.

Fly into Newcastle Airport

Newcastle Airport is located 25km from Newcastle’s city centre. Choose from a range of transport services on arrival, including car rental, limousine, and door-to-door shuttle buses to make the short journey south into Newcastle. Public buses operate from Newcastle Airport to Newcastle train station approximately every hour (Monday to Friday). Public bus services are also available to Nelson Bay, Greenhills, and Raymond Terrace. 

Newcastle Airport offers up to 50 direct flights a day to cities along the east coast. Jetstar flies direct to and from Melbourne, the Gold Coast, and Brisbane. QantasLink operates direct flights to and from Brisbane. Virgin Australia flies direct to Brisbane and Melbourne. FlyPelican operates direct flights to and from Canberra, Sydney, and Ballina/Byron Bay, while Regional Express flies to and from Sydney.

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