Things to do in the Hunter Valley Garden Village

The Hunter Valley Garden Village is tucked away at the bottom of the Brokenback Ranges in the very centre of the picturesque Hunter vineyards. Here, there is more than 60 acres of well-manicured, themed gardens to explore, as well as a range of activities for all the family to enjoy.

From restaurants and cafes to antique shops, galleries, and clothing stores, there is a little something for everyone at this amazing destination.

Here are some of the best things you can get up to there:

Wander through the gardens

The gardens span 60 acres and include more than 8km of trails for visitors to meander along. With ten individual feature gardens decked out in different designs, there is a world of beauty to soak up.

Amongst thousands of flowers, trees, and shrubs, you can explore the lavish display of colour and smell in the Rose Garden, marvel at the 10m high waterfall in the Sunken Garden, and look out for all your favourite fairytale characters in the Storybook Garden.

The gardens are a great place to take the kids, as well as set up a picnic in the picturesque surroundings.

Grab a coffee

The Garden Village is home to a few coffee shops where you can kick back and refuel with a hot drink. Spoil yourself with a Hunter Valley handmade cookie, or another sweet treat.

Have some lunch

At the award-winning restaurant in the Village, you can try a number of local and international dishes in a lively, bustling environment.

Hit the shops

One of the most popular activities are the Hunter Valley Garden Village is shopping. With a huge collection of shops, ranging from homeware stores, cute galleries, gift shops, antique sellers, and everything in between, it is the perfect place to browse what’s on offer and pick up a souvenir.

Wine Tasting

There is also a cellar door in the Garden Village, so you can taste some of the locally made wine and learn more about the winemaking process in Hunter Valley.

Relax with a massage

The on-site salon and spa gives you the chance to really unwind. Sign yourself up for a massage to take all the stresses of daily life away.

Play some golf

The Aqua Golf driving range is the ideal hotspot for golf lovers, where you can practice your swing, or simply use the barbecue facilities that are on-site.

Explore our Hunter Valley Wine Tour from Hunter Valley if you’re in the region.