’s Hunter Valley is a fantastic place to enjoy the pleasures of life. Experience fine wine, boutique breweries, a variety of cuisines with an Australian twist, and beautiful mountain range views during pleasant country drives
. Located just two hours from the Sydney
, Hunter Valley has plenty of accommodations such as vacation rentals, apartment rentals, condo rentals and villa rentals are available.
A moderate Mediterranean-like climate
makes this a wonderful destination year round, with accessible accommodation. Vacation rentals offer close proximity to resort style golf
, including four 18-hole courses for every level of golfer. The Aqua Golf driving range is a favourite, where balls are hit in to a scenic lake.
The Hunter Valley Gardens offer eight kilometers of walking trails through ten gorgeous feature gardens
. Discover the Rose Garden with thousands of roses on display, or the Storybook Garden with fairy-tale characters children will love. Surround yourself with bright colours, enticing fragrances, and exotic trees and flowers.
World Heritage Site Barrington Tops National Park
is another must-see feature. Here you’ll find a rugged, beautiful park with some of the highest Antarctic beech trees in Australia. Near your accommodation, the essence of Australian rural life can be explored through villas, sheep and cattle farms, historic homesteads and rugged bush land
. These can be experienced by hot air balloon, steam train or river cruise.
The Hunter Valley is Australia’s oldest wine region with internationally acclaimed wines
from more than 110 wineries. Wine lovers can sample both aromatic white wines and age-worthy reds such as shiraz and cabernet sauvignon from wineries, both large and small. Boutique beers, liqueurs and spirits are also produced in Hunter Valley.
This appreciation for wine has led the region to truly embrace the unique Australian cuisine. Recently, the Hunter Valley has become known as a mecca for food culture, with an expansive restaurant scene, from fine dining to casual tapas and artisan cheeses. Many options are within close reach of lodging and accommodations, with your choice of vacation rental, villa rental or condo rental.