Hunter Valley


Cypress Lakes Golf Course and other nearby Courses

Ranked among the top resort golf courses in the country, Cypress Lakes Golf and Country Club is a picturesque 6,487 metre par 72 championship course. Experience panoramic views of Hunter Valley and the surrounding mountainside whilst enjoying a leisurely game of golf.
If you are thinking about playing a couple of courses then The Vintage is a Weekenda favourite and the Hunter Valley Golf Course at Crowne Plaza is an easier day out. Rounding out the 4 local courses is Stonebridge.

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Amazing Experiences

There is no better way to see the amazing Hunter Valley landscape than from a birds-eye view. Experience the beauty of the Hunter Valley Wine Country from high up above. Several hot air balloon companies offer free pick up from the resort for early morning balloonists. Ask us for more info.
We also have contacts with Bike Hire, Horse Riding, Helicopter Trip companies so plenty to do and don't forget to visit the spectacular Hunter Valley Gardens.

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In need of a recharge?

Heavenly Hunter - The perfect option for anyone looking to unwind.

Offering a range of services including Kahuna bodywork, Lomi Lomi, Theraputic massage, Aromatherapy massage, Hot stone massage and Seventh heaven healing.

Contact the lovely team of healers on 0438 010 359 or enquire at booking@heavenlyhunter.com.au today!

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Transport

We use "Vineyard Shuttle Service" for Wine Tours + Transport and Shuttles to and from Restaurants/Venues. Ask for Gary and tell him Pete sent you
Another new entrant and popular transport option is I-Hop which has a planned route over an hour taking you to multiple venues. Hop on and Hop off.

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Weddings

We now have capacity for 250 people to stay with us so we love brides and love looking after your guests for you special Hunter Valley Wedding. Ask us how.

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Restaurants & Bars

Enjoy 3-5 star dining at some spectacular local restaurants utilising the best and freshest local produce. In no particular order we love

Muse - 5 star the whole way and 2 SMH Hats say it all. Troy Rhoades-Brown sets the gold standard.

The Deck - is where we go for Breakfast and they have just opened for Tapas in the evenings. Matt Dillow and his team do an amazing job here.   

EXP - Frank & Emma Fawkner have built this little gem from scratch and now to the trip Adviser rankings. We know why. Come and find out.

HQ - Hunters Quarter is the new boy/girl on the block. We love its view over the ranges and elegant tasty food in good size portions.

Oiishi - is where us and half the Hunter Valley end up on a Friday night for tasty and inexpensive Thai & Japanese. The Massaman Beef wins.

Goldfish Bar - is a natural meeting point for people wanting upmarket bar food and a place to relax before or after a day in the vineyards.

Margan - Just a short trip out of Pokolbin but well worth the visit. A focus on locally grown produce (you should see their market garden)  is this iconic Restaurant which achieved a Chef hat in his first year. 

Baume - located at Ben Ean - formerly Lindemans is becoming sooooo popular you now have to book.  Big plates, Fab Pizzas + buy your wine at Cellar Door pirces and bring it in.  

Ironbark Hill - has been a Hermitage Road favourite for a while and now has thre fanciest Pizza Oven in the Valley and the best Pizzas. They tick all the food groups. Beer, Wine, Pizza.   

Bistro Molines - Last but far from least is the Godfather of the Hunter Restaurant Scene. Robbie Molines has the BEST place for a lazy lunch = End of story.

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Wineries we love in the Hunter

A trip to Hunter Valley is not complete without a visit to one of its famous wineries. With 140 wineries to choose from we love Tamburlaine (Organic) Wines, Brokenwood Wines, Small Winemakers Centre, Tulloch, Some other Weekenda favourites are Glandore Wines, Gartelmanns Wines, James Estate, De Iuliis Wines, Petersons Wines, Mount Pleasant and Moorebank Wines. Ask us and we can give you a steer in the right direction and all in the centre of the Hunter Valley Wine Country Region. Have a taste of the many gourmet foods on offer as well as some of the world’s finest Semillon and Shiraz. Once you get in the car the Valley really opens up. 

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Handmade in the Hunter Markets

About our Market

Handmade in the Hunter Markets is a meet-the-maker market.

As a meet-the-maker market, you will meet and talk with the grower, maker or artist behind each of the expertly-crafted and truly unique “Handmade in the Hunter” creations. When you visit our charming country market, you will see why we have the distinction of being the longest-running, genuine, handmade market in the vineyard area. In fact, many of our customers plan their visits to the Hunter Valley around our market schedule.

The markets are held in the rose-lined gardens of Kevin Sobels Wines. Conveniently located near the three major concert venues (Hope Estate, Bimbadgen, Roche Estate), numerous fine wineries, restaurants and Hunter Valley Gardens, Handmade in the Hunter Markets are held to coincide with concert dates and other major vineyard events.

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Hunter Valley Horses

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Hunter Valley Gardens

Hunter Valley Gardens was created by Bill Roche over a period of four years, with a dedicated team of over 40 landscape gardeners, architects, and engineers. The completion of the Gardens realised a long-held ambition to build a garden that would be enjoyed for many generations to come. A garden which would bring joy and excitement into many lives.

 

OPENING HOURS

 

The gardens are open 7 days a week from 9 am – 5 pm

Christmas Lights Spectacular hours:
Daytime: 9am – 4pm
Evening: 5:30pm – 10pm

Closed Christmas Day the 25th of December

 

 

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NSW Segway tours

Welcome to NSW Segway, if you are looking for a fun and exciting experience for families, couples, company staff and everything in between, you have come to the right place! Since 2010 Segway PT tours have been provided in a number of locations around NSW from vineyard, bush and beach terrain. With the help of guides you will explore the sights and sounds of Nature on your very own Segway PT!

Riding a Segway PT is like nothing you have done before – they are self-balancing. Segway engineers call it “closed-loop dynamic stability control.” YOU’LL CALL IT MAGIC!

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Go Karts Go - Kearsley

Welcome

Welcome to Go Karts Go Hunter Valley - The Hunter region's biggest, fastest and most exciting 4-stroke go kart hire track with a massive 850m long track!

Here at Go Karts Go Hunter Valley we have the biggest 4-stroke outdoor go kart track and the fastest 4-stroke karts in the whole of the Hunter Valley region.

Our Go Karts are the latest specification RIMO Go karts from Europe and we also have specially designed Junior Go Karts as well as twin seaters. This allows us to cater from as young as 5 years of age (depending on size) right up to 99 years of age!

 

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