The Hunter Valley has a range of activities suitable for families and children. If you’re seeking to break up your day or entertain the kids, this is a list which should provide hours of entertainment.
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
Beyond Ballooning is the Hunter Valley’s premium hot air balloon flight company, catering for small or large groups with first class equipment and an experienced team. Beyond Ballooning is a family business, locally owned and operated in the Hunter Valley.
406 Wilderness Road, Lovedale
Buttai Barn is a 300 seat restaurant and dance hall where we offer a great night of food and fun. Fabulous three course country-style meal, mechanical bull rides, bush dancing, not to mention the hilarious games.
Lings Road, Buttai
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 - Sunday : 9 :00am -6:00pm, SCHOOL HOLIDAYS; 9:00am - 6:00pm PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: 10:00am - 5:00pm
202 Neath Road, Kearsley
The longest running, meet the maker markets in the vineyards.
OPENING HOURS: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Kevin Sobels Wines, 5 Halls Road, Pokolbin
Enjoy the latest movie releases in the outdoor ambiance of Heddon Greta Drive In.
Off Heddon Street, Heddon Greta
An easy 1km walk that takes in the historic buildings and surrounds of Wollombi. A map is available at the Wollombi Museum. You can also enjoy a gentle walk that follows the Wollombi Brook, beginnning at the Wollombi road west of cemetry (sign posted).
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
Established in 1999, Hunter Valley Chocolate Company has become a premier Hunter Valley attraction. We invite you to visit one of our three wine country locations to indulge in our fine range of unique handmade chocolate products and huge variety of freshly made fudge.
OPENING HOURS: 09:00am - 5:00pm
2320 Broke Road, Pokolbin
Set in the heart of Pokolbin, NSW, Hunter Valley Gardens has established itself as a diverse tourist attraction, complementing Australia’s oldest wine producing region.
OPENING HOURS: Daily 9:00am - 5:00pm 4th November to 26th January: 9:00am - 400pm & 6:30pm - 10:00pm
2090 Broke Road, Pokolbin
Hunter Valley Gardens Shopping Village features a variety of boutique specialty shops, restaurants and cafes, General Store, Chemist plus many attractions such as Aqua Golf, a pristine wedding chapel and so much more.
2090 Broke Road, 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
If you are looking for a fun and family day out in the Hunter Valley then look no further , Hunter Valley Zoo is located just out of Cessnock, only one hour from the Central Coast and 45 minutes from Newcastle.
OPENING HOURS: Thursday - Tuesday 9:00am - 4:00pm Open every day during school holidays.
138 Lomas Lane, Nulkaba
A park with picnic tables, shady areas, a walking trail and barbecue facilities welcomes you at Kitchener Poppet Head.
Quorrobolong Road, Kitchener
Kurri Kurri has over 50 outdoor public artworks on display.
Residents and visitors have the opportunity to view a pictorial journey showcasing the history and heritage of this region through our guided Mural tours.
Lake St Clair is nestled among the undulating hills at the foot of Mount Royal Range, approximately 30 minutes north of Singleton.
Carrowbrook Road Singleton NSW
Mortels Sheepskin Factory located in the Hunter Region of NSW is home to The Big UGG Boots. We are a multi-award winning Australian owned and family owned business. The Mortel family has been making their brand of UGG boots in Australia since 1958 making them one of the longest and continuously running UGG boot manufacturers in the world. Mortels diverse product range includes UGG boots, slippe...
OPENING HOURS: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm, Saturday 9:00am - 2:00pm, Sunday 10:00am - 2:00pm
1 Weakleys Drive, Thornton
Peace Park is a beautiful community park, with an excellent playground, BBQ facilities and amenities as well as a unique walking trail.
Cessnock Road, Weston
Pearls of Australia offers tours to the only pearl farm on the East Coast of the country where the world's rarest and most valuable Akoya pearls are grown at Broken Bay Pearl Farm off the coast of Woy Woy, NSW one hour north of Sydney.
SEA SCOUT'S HALL, 2 North Burge Road, Woy Woy
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
Starline Alpaca Farmstay Resort is nestled in picturesque Broke, the tranquil side of the Hunter Valley. Our comfortable self-catering 1, 2 and 3 bedroom cottages and suites are spread over our 100 acre working Alpaca farm. All 16 cottages offer rural views and are fully equipped with everything you will need for your stay.
Guests: 1 - 80
1100 Milbrodale Road, Broke
Planning a visit to Hunter Valley Wine Country and hoping to take the road less travelled? Why not enjoy a scenic drive on Tourist Drive 33, along the Great North Road or Convict Trail, and through the beautiful NSW countryside. Tourist Drive 33 is the scenic gateway to the spectacular Hunter Valley stretching from the Peats Ridge exit on the M1 near Sydney, to Branxton in the heart of wine cou...
Calga - Wollombi - Cessnock - Pokolbin - Branxton
Wallis Creek Watergarden is a specialist nursery and open garden. We specialise primarily in Water Lilies, Lotus and Water Plants. Our gardens and nursery open to the public include many ponds and rare plants on display.
Opening Hours: Friday - Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
47 Wallis Creek Lane, Mulbring
Escape to natural scenery, enjoy a picnic, bush walk or challenge your skills on a mountain bike.
Lomas Lane, Nulkaba
Australian Army Infantry Museum
Range Road, Singleton. PH: 02 6575 0257.
. PH: 0427 404 009.
East Cessnock Bowling Club
Cnr Neath and Victoria Street, Cessnock. PH: 02 4990 1444.
Grapemobile Bicycle Hire
307 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin . PH: 02 4998 7660 .
Hunter Valley Horses
Hunter Resort, Hermitage Road, Pokolbin. PH: 0431 337 367.
Hunter Valley Resort
Hermitage Road & Mistletoe Lane, Pokolbin. PH: 02 4998 7777.
Ogishi Craft Centre
540 Wilderness Road, Rothbury. PH: 02 4998 7979.
Red Zebra Babysitting & Childcare
. PH: 0419 411 636.
Richmond Vale Railway Museum
Leggetts Drive, Richmond Vale. PH: 02 4937 5344.