6 Things to do in Hunter Valley

The Hunter Valley is the most popular wine-making region in New South Wales, boasting a landscape filled with lush green vineyards, amazing views and a number of cool, cultural activities to get stuck into. So, where do you begin?

Go Wine Tasting

Of course a visit to Hunter Valley would not be complete without a relaxing wine tasting session. Pick and choose from one of the many options and sample some of the local, Australian flavours. Don’t forget to grab a bottle or two to take home with you as well!

Hit the Skies in a Hot Air Balloon

The more adventurous traveller to Hunter Valley might want to view the scenery from a different perspective, and there’s no better way to do this than from a balloon in the sky. Imagine looking down on the dipping landscape and the rolling hills, picking out the people in miniature below. Get your adrenalin pumping during this once-in-a-lifetime activity.

Have Fun at a Festival

Thanks to its acres of land and luxurious surroundings, Hunter Valley is home to several top-notch festivals throughout the year. There’s something for every taste, whether you’re into classical opera, vintage rock music, or more modern R&B beats. The best way to enjoy a festival in Hunter Valley? Grab your friends and a picnic and soak up the beautiful scenery.

Live the High Life

Hunter Valley is full of relaxing activities for every season and every kind of traveller. If you’re looking for a bit of me-time, head to one of the on-site spas, where you can indulge in a range of beauty treatments and wellbeing exercises. Or, if the outdoors is more your thing, tee off at the local golf course whilst soaking up the sunshine.

Admire Artisan Goods

If you’re a fan of local, handmade goods then Hunter Valley is the perfect place for you. Throughout the lush landscape, there is the Australian Woodwork Gallery where you can watch carpenters in action and buy a selection of beautiful, ornate furniture and traditional Australian crafts. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, then the Hunter Valley Chocolate Company will be right up your street, serving up a selection of melt-in-the-mouth morsels. There’s also a fudge workshop on-site where you can watch and learn about the production process.

Say Cheese

Cheese and wine make the perfect pair, so head to the Hunter Valley Cheese Factory to pick up a wheel or two to go with the wine you bought at the vineyard. As well as selling a range of creamy, local cheeses, the factory also has hands-on workshops and tasting opportunities.

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