Hunter Valley - New South Wales
Average Winter Temps: 18.4℃
Average Summer Temps: 31.3℃
Traditional Land of: Wonnarua People
If you’re coming to Hunter Valley in New South Wales, there’s a good chance you already know about the wine. This is, after all, wine country! Of course, there’s more to the region than just wine – there’s also cheese to taste along with your wine, and food to go with both!
Since you’ll need things to do between tastings, the area is also home to a wide variety of natural attractions, historical areas, and cultural experiences. It also includes some of the most wonderful flora and fauna in the world, and plenty of arranged tours to help you take it all in. You can even hop in a balloon and take an aerial tour of the region to really gain a new perspective on things.
As a top ten tourist destination in Australia, Hunter Valley has everything you need to fill several weeks’ worth of vacation time. There always seems to be some event or festival going on in one of the many towns of the valley, and more outdoor and indoor activities than you can possibly hope to experience in a single stay.
When you’re in New South Wales, be sure to venture into Hunter Valley to experience all that this vibrant area has to offer!
Mount Royal National Park
Yengo National Park
Werakata National Park
Watagans National Park
Wollemi National Park
Attractions & Activities:
Wine Glass Gallery
Marthaville Arts and Cultural Centre
Great North walk - Watagans National Park
Big Yango loop trail
Vinden Estate Wines
Deadmans mountain bike loop
Richmond Vale Railway Museum
Maitland Regional Art Gallery
Singleton Historical Society and Museum Inc
Pokolbin Estate Vineyard
Hunter Valley Candymaking Class
Mortels Sheepskin Factory - Thornton
Hunter Valley Zoo
Bulga Bridge over Wollombi Brook
Hunter Valley Chocolate Company
Starline Alpaca Farm and Boutique Alpaca Shop
Morpeth Trading Post and Horse Carriage
Swim with the Dolphins
Scone Caravan Park
Scone, New South Wales
As the oldest continuously-run caravan park in this area, Scone Caravan Park can be the perfect place for your camping needs. The site is clean, and provides the basic amenities you expect from any quality holiday getaway. They have plenty of room for getting your caravan in and out of your site, and even accept pets - though you should call in advance if your best animal friend is along for the trip. Call them today to discover their rates and book your reservation!
Wyland Caravan Park
Singleton, New South Wales
This quiet little getaway is located at the edge of the town of Singleton - just close enough that you can get into town in a few minutes of walking, yet far enough away that you can enjoy the remote atmosphere most people want in their camping experiences. And since it is located off the main roads, you won't be bothered with the sounds of traffic during your stay! The park offers a full range of amenities, and has powered grass or concrete sites for your camping needs. Call for rates and booking information.
Sandy Hollow Tourist Park
Sandy Hollow, New South Wales
This park is located just below the Giants Leap hills in Sandy Hollow, and covers 20 acres of bushland. Its full range of accommodations and amenities includes powered sites and standard campsites for tourists from around the world. The park has a pool, trampoline, playground area, BBQs, enclosed kitchen, laundry, and clean amenities area. There's internet and you can even rent DVDs if you just feel like staying in and watching a movie!
$25/night for 2 persons, unpowered site; $32/night for 2 persons, powered site
$6/night each additional child; $10/night each additional adult
Free Camping / Low Cost Camping:
There are a number of good free camping sites in the Valley, including McNamara Park, which allows free camping for up to 3 nights at a time. There is a toilet, and fires allowed, so if you don’t mind roughing it a bit you’ll have a great camping experience!