Here are some popular attractions worth visiting in the Hunter Valley and Newcastle area.
Hunter Valley + Newcastle
Hunter River Country Tourism
Bolwarra, Largs, Lochinvar, Lorn, Luskintyre, Morpeth, Paterson, Rosebrook, Tocal, East Maitland.
Only 2 hours north of Sydney is Hunter River Country, a country setting that has it all. There is an endless supply of attractions catering for a variety of tastes. Here are 10 things you must see and do during your stay in Hunter River Country; Maitland Gaol, Morpeth Township, Wine Trail, Regional Gallery, Antiques Trail, Fresh Produce, Camelot Lavender Farm, Walka Water Works, Tiger Moth air flight, Old George & Dragon.
Hunter Valley Cheese Factory
McGuigans Complex, McDonalds Rd, Polkolbin
You've experienced the wine tasting, now you can move on to cheese tasting at this very popular cheese factory in the heart of the McGuigans winery. View the cheese making process from the viewing windows and learn more about the range of hand made varieties on offer. Also available for purchase are fresh breads, preserves and other gourmet delights.
Hunter Valley Hot Air Ballooning
20 Stirling St, Abernethy Polkolbin Vineyards
For a touch of magic, experience the wonder and sights of the Hunter Valley at sunrise or sunset by balloon. Accommodation and flight packages are available.
Hunter Valley Tandem Skydiving
Lot 210, Allandale Rd, Cessnock (at Cessnock Airport)
Tandem freefall skydiving is the ultimate exhilaration and adventure you can experience in the Hunter Valley. Skydiving and accommodation packages are available.
Hunter Valley Wine Country
Cessnock, Wollombi, Broke, Muswellbrook, Singleton, Branxton and Kurri Kurri
Hundreds of small and large wineries are littered throughout the Hunter Valley Wine Country for you to wine taste at. Also to be enjoyed are many bed and breakfast retreats and boutique hotels, gourmet restaurants, cottages, galleries, plus quaint gift and food shops. For the more adventurous visitor, try some sky diving or ballooning.