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Hunter Valley

  • A walk among the vines at Tinklers Winery
  • A picnic with wine and Cheese


Good times in the Hunter Valley

From fine wine and gourmet food to beautiful accommodation and fabulous events, a Hunter Valley getaway offers a taste of the good life. Australia's most visited wine region is home to more than 150 top-class wineries, vineyards and cellar doors as well as superb restaurants. Enjoy the perfect escape whether you're being pampered in one of the valley's day spas or teeing off from a championship golf course.

Must Do

Wine Tours

If you have a passion for wine, then a visit to the Hunter Valley is a must. Home to some of the oldest wine families in Australia, the Hunter Valley produces a range of tempting wines that utilise traditional methods and techniques. There is plenty for the more modern palate as well, with an abundance of young innovative growers offering up fresh new tastes.

There are a range of food and wine tours available around the region to help you take in all the delights of the Hunter Valley including the local areas of Pokolbin, Wollombi, Broke, Lovedale and Maitland. Tours can be arranged from Newcastle and Sydney and you can also arrange to be picked up from local accommodation if you decide to stay for a few days.


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  • Wine tasting, Hunter Valley Wine Region

    Cellar doors

    Taste some of Australias most outstanding wines in the Hunter Valley. Intimate cellar door experiences offer insight on the secrets behind creating the perfect drop.

  • Smelly Cheese Shop, Hunter Valley wine region. Image Lisa Maree Williams

    Local produce

    Food cultivated in the Hunter Valley complements the award-winning wine of the local vignerons. Taste exceptional gourmet produce including olive oils, dairy products and cured meats.

  • Couple dining at Roberts restaurant, Pokolbin, Hunter Valley. Image Anson Smart


    Hunter Valley chefs make the most of the region's oustanding local produce to create inspiring seasonal menus. Dine alfresco looking out on to rolling vineyards and the striking Brokenback Mountain Range.

  • Cycling through the vineyards

    Touring the Vineyards

    Take in magnificent vistas of the region on a vineyard tour with a difference. Ride a bike between cellar doors or drive through the picturesque countryside from one winery to the next.

  • Aerial view of Cypress Lakes Golf and Country Club, Hunter Valley


    There's nothing like the Hunter Valley to set the scene for a great round of golf. From world-class golf resorts to delightful local courses there are plenty of options for seasoned and amateur players alike.

  • Facial treatment at the  Spa at the Chateau, Hunter Valley


    Enjoy relaxation and rejuvenation when you escape to the Hunter Valley. Spoil yourself with a wide range of indulgent treatment options available in the regions many tranquil day spas.

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Local areas

  • Broke Broke offers a relaxed vineyard experience set against the dramatic backdrop of the Yellow Rock escarpment.
  • Cessnock Explore Werakata National Park and tour through Cessnock's many outstanding wineries.
  • Lovedale A small Hunter Valley town surrounded by wineries, quality guesthouses and charming B&B accommodation.
  • Maitland Visit the Maitland Regional Art Gallery and tour the historical Maitland Gaol that housed some of Australia's most notorious criminals.
  • Morpeth A former river port town that has retained its historic shopfronts, wharves and hitching posts along the main street.
  • Paterson Discover the historic sites of Paterson and enjoy a picnic by the river.
  • Pokolbin The picturesque country roads of Pokolbin are home to some of Australia's most well-known wine labels.
  • Singleton A historic town that offers plenty of activities for nature lovers in Yengo National Park and at Lake St Clair.
  • Wollombi Nature abounds in and around Wollombi, with national parks, great bushwalking trails and lookouts.

Explore Hunter Valley

Ballooning at Sunrise. Hunter Valley