Hunter Valley Stays, through our concierge service, can arrange with your stay any activities or experiences your heart desires. We can organise a wine tasting tour, private chef, catering, hot air ballooning and even a helicopter to land at the property and take you and your guests for a joy ride over the Hunter. Ask our Concierge and they will deliver it for you. Call our Concierge office on 0422 019 923 for details and bookings.
The Hunter Valley is not just about food and wine. Treat yourself to a day at the wonderful Hunter Valley Gardens or visit the many galleries and speciality shops. For all those foodies out there you will find a great choice of places specialising in olives, olive oil, chocolate, cheese, lollies and even some great breweries. For those adrenalin seekers why not take a plane, helicopter or a hot air balloon ride? For horse lovers, horse riding, for cyclists, hire some bicycles and take your own tour around the wineries, for the golfers, golf ! The Hunter has 4 amazing golf courses for the experienced or the beginner. We haven't forgotten about the kids - take them to the Hunter Valley Zoo or for a fun game of aqua golf. There is something for everyone.
Hunter Valley Zoo
Located within the Hunter's scenic and popular Wine Country, Hunter Valley Zoo has acres of both Australian and exotic animals. The zoo allows customers to feed the animals, view daily shows and includes free photo opportunities with the animals.
A key anchor attraction of the Hunter, Maitland Gaol has a vibrant history spanning more than 150 years. After housing some of Australia's most hardened and notorious criminals, Maitland Gaol closed as a Correctional Institution in 1998.
Visit the historic town of Morpeth, the Hunter Valley’s premier boutique shopping and dining venue. Wander down the gorgeous sandstone streets to find colonial buildings occupied by modern and inviting cafés, pubs, galleries, boutiques, antique shops and local businesses.
The Golden Door, Elysia
Reach new peaks, feel inspired to make lasting health choices and unveil a new more balanced you. The Golden Door Health Retreat Elysia is a place where tired souls can be restored, new goals set and a wealth of knowledge gained to unveil a healthier, happier and more motivated you.
Prue Essence Skin Body Tanning
Pure Essence has created a haven for you to leave your hectic schedule behind, whether your goal is therapeutic, beautification or relaxation, at Pure Essence skin body & tanning you can relax, unwind, be cared for and pampered in a serene and peaceful atmosphere.
Hunter Valley Horse Riding
Riding is available every day for the inexperienced and the experienced rider. The trail rides go for 1 hour and 1 1/2 hours. There is also 1/2 hour rides and personal rides of varying lengths including picnic rides.
Hunter Valley Cycling P/L
Tandem & mountain bike hire - a unique and fun way to see the wine country- free delivery service and collection of bikes to your accommodation in the local area. Bicycle hire and guided tours - helmets & maps included.
Grape Mobile Bicycle Hire
Central location within easy cycling distance to other wineries. Tandem & mountain bikes available. Full day only $25pp. Half day $20pp (up to 4 hrs). Bus & bike package $35pp*. Hire includes bikes, helmets, bottled water, sunscreen, suggested tour map.
Hunter Valley Ballooning
Balloon Safaris offers sunrise balloons flights seven days a week and all flights conclude with a traditional champagne celebration and gourmet breakfast. Flying high over Pokolbin and Lovedale, your pilot will guide you above one of Australia's premier vineyard regions.
Hunter Wine Helicopters
Hunter Wine Helicopters is the area's longest established Wine Country Helicopter Specialist. Their experience and local knowledge combined with a AAA safety record ensures that your helicopter adventure is everything you've dreamt of and more!
Sky Dive in the Hunter
Skydive the Hunter Valley is based at Australia's oldest and most established skydiving club in the heart of the gorgeous Hunter Valley region. Whether it's your first time (or your fifth), tandem skydiving is the ideal way to experience the ultimate thrill of freefall.
Safe and affordable warbird adventure flights in a super-charged radial warbird. Let our RAAF pilots show you the only way to see the Hunter Valley the right way up or upside down, by yourself, or in formation! Catering for mild to wild - fly with Aerohunter today.
Slattery Helicopters are an established locally based business and have a fleet of helicopters capable of facilitating all aerial transfer requests. Their friendly pilots have tremendous local knowledge, providing a gentle and enjoyable flight.
Hunter Valley Aviation
Hunter Valley Aviation is a centre for aviation training and other flying services, including private aircraft hire, charter and scenic flights. They train pilots for all levels of licenses and ratings in their wide range of aircraft.
The Wine Glass Gallery
Opening hours: Open 10am - 5pm, 7 days a week (Closed Christmas Day). Extended hours during Christmas Lights Spectacular: Closing 7pm Friday & Saturdays. In Wine Glass Gallery you will be amazed to find over 3,000 gifts in one venue.
Wilson and Hunter Emporium
At Wilson & Hunter Emporium you will find the same quality, selection and service that you have come to expect at Wilson & Hunter with an expanded range to include the whole family, from the tiniest tot to the blockiest bloke, and everyone in between.
Pepper's Creek Antiques
Peppers Creek Antiques is a haven for rare, imported European antiquities, handpicked by owners Vanessa Woods and Charles James. They have a lifetime of experience in bringing together an outstanding collection sourced from private collectors both in Australia, and from the four corners of the globe.
Candelabra is one of Australia's most famous boutique candle stores, nestled in the beautiful Hunter Valley Gardens Village. The huge range of stunning fragrances, colours, top name brands and candle holders, makes this a destination shop that you will never forget.
The Gate Gallery
Ogishi Craft Centre and Glass Blowing Studio
Come and see a real glass artist's studio or browse through the gallery. Setsuko and Yutaka welcome you and personally show the Australian craft works such as Leather bags, Ceramics, Glass works, Jewellery and more there is sure to be something for everyone.
Emma's Cottage Vineyard Gallery
Resident artist Megan Barrass started her art life as a graphic artist and 15 years ago converted to passionately producing fine art. Megan's works are now an integral part of corporate art collections as well as the many art lovers who have indulged in a bold, happy and colourful expression of life.
Set in a beautiful cottage garden and framed by the magnificent Brokenback Mountain Range, Butterflies Gallery provides an interesting diversion from your tour of the wineries. With our emphasis on service and quality, the ambience of Butterflies Gallery will delight you.
The Hunter Barn
Hunter Distillery commenced production of organic vodkas & spirits in 2001. As a result of the success of the Valli range of vodkas, not only in Australia but in the USA and United Kingdom, it was resolved to establish an expanded state of the art distillery in the heart of Pokolbin.
Blue Tongue Brewery Cafe
Quality wine and boutique beer are most compatible and what better way to finish a hard day of tasting in the Hunter Valley Wine Country than with a cleansing beer. A glass wall is the only separation between you at the bar and the brewery.
Pukara Estate - Now Open in Pokolbin
Pukara Estate’s Extra Virgin Olive Oils are amongst Australia’s best, winning over 40 awards in shows nationally, including the prestigious Australian Olive Association National Show. Enjoy a Tasting Platter, with your choice of Pukara Estate products, and Toby’s Estate Fine Coffee and Tea along with a selection of slices, all served in their Tasting Rooms in Musswellbrook or at 2347 Broke Road, Pokolbin, on the Ballabourneen Winery site.
Cheesemaker Simon Gough opened Binnorie Dairy in April 2003, after travelling and making cheese throughout Europe and previously working in the Yarra Valley. Binnorie Dairy Cheeses are the Hunter Valley's gourmet choice, featuring on many local menus.
Hunter Valley Cheese Company
Hunter Valley Liqueurs and Baerami Olives
At Baerami olives strive to create great olive oils, from the olive groves to harvest and cold pressing to packaging. They also offer a selection of quality hand crafted liqueurs all made in the Upper Hunter Valley of NSW.