Hunter Valley Holidays Guide
New South Wales, Australia
The Hunter Valley is famously known as New South Wales' great wine country. Home to almost 100 different wineries and some of the finest restaurants in the country, this wonderful piece of New South Wales is truly an indulgence of a fine lifestyle and every holiday makers dream come true.
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The Hunter Valley is an attractive two hour drive north of Sydney, with picturesque scenery amongst the peaceful valleys. The sleepy town of Cessnock is the gateway to the Lower Hunter Valley with the majority of the wine cellars being in a flattish region of the valley known as Pokolbin. Here you'll find some famous wine-makers such as Lindeman's, Rosemount and Wyndam along the many small cottage wineries producing Australia's finest Semillons and earthy Shiraz's. The Hunter is also home to some of Australia's oldest wineries which can be toured by bicycle or on an old fashioned horse-drawn carriage.
To compliment all the good wine and to make use of the fine growing conditions, entrepreneurs have opened olive tasting outlets and cheese factories to sample the regions other produce. You can even partake in some cooking lessons with some of the finest chefs in the country..
It's not just wine and good food the Hunter Valley is known for. The valley is home to some of Australia's more prestigious golf courses and the rich farming lands are a feasting fields for kangaroos that run a mock here. A good way to experience the beauty is by taking a scenic helicopter flight or a hot air balloon ride with an early morning champagne breakfast. Walk through the picturesque fields of Barrington Tops National Park. And if you wondered why there were so many cargo boats at the nearby port of Newcastle, the answer lies here: The Northern Hunter Valley has some of Australia's richest coal mines!
The Hunter Valley is a place to be pampered, a place to relax, and a place to enjoy a taste of the rich and famous lifestyle.
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There are accommodation choices in the Hunter Valley to suit everyone's taste or budget, from boutique motels to B&B mansions! The dining is exquisite in this region, boasting a number of fine dining choices. The following Hunter Valley hotels provide some of the best deals for a holiday in New South Wales please search below for availability and get the very best room rates sourced from over 100 local and online booking agents: