Don't waste your time wondering what venues are open this weekend. Enjoy a hassle-free and fun-filled day out in the Hunter, using our guide to find out where you can grab a great meal, what’s on at the gardens, and which wineries are still operating - safely of course.
The best part is, you’ll basically have the whole place to yourself!
Here at the Ivanhoe Wines, you can enjoy so much of what the Hunter Valley has to offer in just one place. We specialise in boutique wine tasting experiences, guided by our friendly and knowledgeable cellar door consultants. Offering an unforgettable, personalized experience our Cellar Door Masterclass is specifically designed to introduce you to a range of premium Hunter Valley wines, that you’ll really love, complemented by a selection of local cheeses, hand-selected by us.
You’ll also have exclusive access to our famous cellar door verandah, the perfect place to sip and enjoy uninterrupted views of the Hunter Valley.
Hunter Valley Gardens
Located right in the heart of Pokolbin, the Hunter Valley Gardens is a 60-acre garden oasis featuring ten internationally themed landscape gardens, interconnected by 8km of paths.
Entertain the kids for hours, while they explore the gardens which transport you to all four corners of the globe. With a variety of local and exotic plants, topiary sculptures, formal gardens and the Storybook garden, this place is perfect for the whole family.
The complex also offers dining, shopping and rides and is an ideal destination for family holidays and quick weekends away.
The Vintage Golf Club
Nestled among rolling vineyards and overlooking manicured fairways, the award-winning Château Élan at The Vintage Golf Club is one of Australia’s finest integrated golf, spa and conference resorts located in the heart of the Hunter Valley.
Surrounded by vineyards and cellar door wine trails, the course features an 18-hole Greg Norman designed golf green, ranked among the best in Australia.
Life’s Flat Without Bubbles… So be sure to make a stop at the picturesque Peterson House property, home to the largest selection of sparkling wines in the region.
After you have indulged in their delicious bubbles, head on over to their award-winning Restaurant Cuvee. Where you can sample fresh, seasonal produce in the a la carte restaurant, or choose a more casual dining experience with the Weekend Oyster Bar.
Ivanhoe's Opening Hours
Monday 11am – 4pm
Tuesday 11am – 4pm
Wednesday – Closed
Thursday – Closed
Friday 11am – 4pm
Saturday 11am – 4pm
Sunday 11am – 4pm
* please note hours are subject to change. If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact our friendly team on 02 4998 7325
Due to the current COVID outbreak, we are asking all visitors to follow NSW Government’s advice.
All guests from Greater Sydney including the Blue Mountains, Central Coast and Wollongong are asked to follow the current stay-at-home orders.
Guests visiting from other areas must follow all the NSW Government guidelines and wear protective face masks while visiting our venues.
If you are feeling unwell, stay at home and get tested. Stay Covid safe.
Please be aware that each venue is subject to their own COVID procedures and restrictions, please contact each venue directly for more information.