World-famous wineries, acclaimed restaurants, tantalising local produce and luxurious hideaways only two hours’ drive from Sydney.
Find out from winemakers what makes this iconic region so special.
House of Travel's Recommended Hunter Valley Experiences.
Our experienced consultants have compiled their Hunter Valley Must Do recommendations to help make planning your next holiday easier.
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HOP ON HOP OFF.
We highly recommend the Hop on Hop off bus – visit over 60 Hunter Valley venues at your own pace!
The most direct route to the Hunter Valley is via the M1 motorway which takes around 2 hours. Be sure to avoid peak traffic. Or take a more scenic trip - take the Calga exit for Tourist Drive 33 to historic Wollombi and then on to Pokolbin which is around 2.5 hours.
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Wine isn’t all that the Hunter region is renowned for – you’ll have to find room for scrummy local produce that ranges from figs to fudge, boutique beers to be sampled, dozens of great art galleries, craft and antique stores to peruse, and wine and cooking schools to attend.
The Hunter Valley has a Mediterranean climate with warm spring and summer days, and brisk nights in autumn and winter. In summer the average daily temperature is between 28-30°C and in winter 16-18°C, dipping to lows of 2-4°C overnight.
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