The Hunter Valley offers a range of exhilarating exploits for the adventurous. There are a variety of bush walks to explore, golf courses to conquer, aviation activities, a speedway as well as traditional sports and leisure.
The local community have a positive sporting culture, with strong linkages to traditional sports such as Rugby League and Football. There are a range of local venues, and codes to participate in locally. If you prefer cycling there are many on and off road routes to journey, just ask the visitor centre for more information. Motor sports also have a home in the Hunter Valley.
Balloon Aloft sunrise flights depart daily, all year round and take in beautiful views of some of the state's most spectacular regions.
26 Lodge Road, Lovedale
Cessnock Aerodrome is the home base for Hunter Valley Joy Flights, Helicopter tours, tourist charters and some hot air ballooning.
455 Wine Country Drive, Pokolbin
Welcome to Go Karts Go Hunter Valley - The Hunter region's biggest, fastest and most exciting 4-stroke go kart hire track with a massive 850m long track!
OPENING HOURS: Monday - Friday: 10:00am-5:00pm, Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am-5:00pm SCHOOL HOLIDAYS; 9:00am-5:00pm
202 Neath Road, Kearsley
Aqua Golf and Putt Putt is the number one activity in Wine Country. Ideal for family and friends of all ages.
OPENING HOURS: 7 days a weeks from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm
Hunter Valley Gardens Village, Broke Rd, Pokolbin
Hunter Valley Helicopters is a locally owned and operated company based at Cessnock Aerodrome in the Heart of Wine Region.
Cessnock Airport, 455 Wine Country Drive, Pokolbin
Ride the unique and beautiful Molly Morgan Range, experiencing the spectacular views of the Hunter Valley Wine Country, Lower Hunter and as far North as Barrington Tops, the northern boundary of the Upper Hunter.
288 Talga Road, Rothbury
Get behind the wheel or just simply relish the ride as you enjoy a rally driving experience like no other in our Turbo 4WD rally cars. We have over twenty turbo gravel rally cars and every one of them is designed to make you smile. Ideal birthday, Fathers day or Christmas gift, or just shout yourself!
Corner of Quarrybylong & Macfarlane Streets,
Slattery Helicopters is the Hunter Valley's leading experienced helicopter company.
Cessnock Airport, Wine Country Drive, Cessnock
Watagans State Forest offers the perfect place to get away from it all and explore Australia’s native plants and wildlife. Just 30 Minutes from Cessnock it offers several well defined walking trails.
Watagans State Forest
Escape to natural scenery, enjoy a picnic, bush walk or challenge your skills on a mountain bike.
Lomas Lane, Nulkaba
Only two hours drive from Sydney or Newcastle, yet remarkably secluded, Yengo National Park offers spectacular views, remote wilderness and Aboriginal cultural heritage.
Yengo National Park
Grapemobile Bicycle Hire
307 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin . PH: 02 4998 7660 .
Richmond Vale Railway Museum
Leggetts Drive, Richmond Vale. PH: 02 4937 5344.
Skydive Hunter Valley
74 Range Road, Whittingham. PH: 1300 663 634.