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  1. Burning Mountain walk

    You would expect a fire sizzling below ground for 5,500 years to have some fairly dramatic effects on the vegetation, and the remarkable phenomenon of Burning Mountain is reflected in the plants and animals adapted to life around it. As you…

  2. Aberdeen Golf Club

    Aberdeen Golf Course is a nine hole (18 tee) course set on the banks of the Hunter River in Aberdeen NSW. The par 70 course provides a good challenge to all levels of golfer. Although some holes are quite short in distance, the challenge i…

  3. Belmore Hotel Scone

    Located in picturesque Scone, the heart of Thoroughbred country, The Belmore is the Upper Hunters favourite place to sit back and unwind. At the northern end of Scone’s main street, almost opposite the tourist info centre, you will find th…

  4. James Estate Mountain Bike Trails

    The ride from the James Estate cellar door takes you back down the driveway and though the working winery and vineyard. All trails are suitable for most ages and fitness levels although some mountain bike experience is recommended. Rider…

  5. St Albans Anglican Church

    St Alban's Church of England was built 1864-69 to the design of famous English Architect Sir George Gilbert Scott, under the supervision of E.T. Blackett and J.H. Hunt. It is unique as the only known church of his design to be built in Aust…

  6. Pukara Estate

    Pukara Estate is an accomplished and proudly owned Australian business. Their business is entirely focused on sustainable agriculture and the production of their unprecedented range of premium products. They aim to exceed consumer expe…

  7. James Estate Wines

    Surrounded by the Wollemi National Park, James Estate enjoys an enviable position with sweeping views of the Goulburn River from their spacious cellar door sales and tasting area. The property and winery cover 1,560 acres with planting ca…

  8. Washpools waterhole

    It doesn’t really matter how hot the weather gets when you’ve got a place to cool off. Washpools waterhole is a natural swimming hole in Middle Brook, only 500m from Washpools picnic area and viewing platform. Take a dip following a challen…

  9. Muswellbrook Aquatic Centre

    Muswellbrook Aquatic Centre has three outdoor pools for the summer season and a 25 metre heated indoor pool, which is a beautiful 28 degrees Celsius all year round. The aquatic centre also boasts modern change facilities, creche and fitness…

  10. Burning Mountain Nature Reserve

    Burning Mountain Nature Reserve Get directions Home to Australia’s only naturally burning coal seam, Burning Mountain Nature Reserve is great for school excursions and is packed with day walks, scenic views, birdwatching and picnicking oppo…

  11. Small Forest Wine

    Discover Small Forest, guided by Atsuko herself, and enjoy having an insight to her winemaking visions at the Cellar Door. At the Cellar Door, you can enjoy "Sake" tasting with Atsuko who is International Wine Challenge Sake Panel Chair Ju…

  12. Polblue Swamp track

    The Polblue Swamp track will take you on a short journey through the wetlands and high altitude forests of the Barrington Tops Plateau. You’ll see the smooth dark trunks of black sally, snow gums with scribbles on their bark and be dwarfed …

  13. James Estate - Ridge Walk

    The Ridge Walk showcases the natural beauty of the region with commanding views in all directions, overlooking James Estate winery, Wollemi National Park, Goulburn River National Park and Mount Dangar. The full trail is a signed four kil…

  14. Lees Pinch Lookout Walking Track

    If you don’t have a lot of time to explore Goulburn River National Park, this easy walking track takes you through Lees Pinch lookout and is a simple option with rewarding scenic views over this outstanding national park. Relax while absor…

  15. Muswellbrook Heritage Walk

    Muswellbrook Heritage Walk is approximately 4.5 kilometres long and may be commenced from M.M. Hyndes Bailey and Co Surveyors, 208 Bridge Street, or the Railway Station, Market Street. You can start and stop at any point and pick up aga…

  16. Towarri National Park

    Camp, swim and hike in Towarri National Park where you’ll find sandstone outcrops, secluded waterholes, diverse birdlife and scenic lookouts, just 25 kilometres from Scone. Towarri is a diverse landscape of various vegetation types. Pocket…

  17. Two Rivers Wines

    Since 1988 Two Rivers have specialised in making quality wines from premium grape varietals. Under the watchful eye of award winning Viticulturist Brett Keeping and his wife Linda, Two Rivers is now among the premier vineyards of the Hunte…

  18. Hunter Belle Cheese

    Treat your tastebuds to a selection of creamy camembert, washed rind, marinated feta and gourmet yoghurts, or a crumbly cheddar, Swiss or blue cheese and butter, all handmade with the finest milk of local Brown Swiss Cows at Hunter Belle C…