Our pick of things to do in the Hunter Valley
The Hunter Valley is famous for its beautiful wedding venues, incredible wine tours and cellar door experiences as well as world-class dining. But that’s not all the area has to offer. A visit to the Ivanhoe Cellar door is a must but if you are visiting for a weekend or a week, why not also visit one of the popular attractions below.
Spirit & Liqueur Tasting
The only certified organic distillery in the Hunter Valley. This locally owned and operated business produce an exceptional range of top-shelf spirits, including Vodkas, Liqueurs and Schnapps.
Beer lovers will enjoy a visit to the IronBark Hill Brewhouse to drink handcrafted beers and ciders. Don’t worry - they serve wine too!
You’re going to need some amazing cheese to go with all that wine you bought! Visit the Hunter Belle cheese room for handmade cheese, decadent fudge, famous gelato and giftware and more.
Visit their tasting room to sample products made from the finest olives and other quality produce, grown and sourced in the Hunter Valley.
Wander the Gardens
These spectacular gardens feature eight kilometres of walking paths winding through 14 hectares of gardens consisting of over 6000 trees, 600,000 shrubs and over 1 million ground cover plants, plus waterfalls, statues, murals and much more. A wonderful day out for the whole family.
That’s right, you can segway your way through our gorgeous wine county. A fun and unique way to experience nature and learn about the Hunter wine region.
Scenic Helicopter Flight
The best way to appreciate the patchwork beauty of the vineyards is from the air. Local helicopter services offer a range of scenic flight and package options.
Hot Air Ballooning
There is nothing more romantic than a sunrise balloon ride with your love, floating over the picturesque Hunter Valley wine country. Just be prepared to wake up early!
Talk to the Animals
Looking for a fun, family-friendly outing? With animal welfare a priority, and a focus on education and conservation, the Hunter Valley zoo is a great place to visit. BBQ and picnic facilities are also available.