Hunter Valley Travel Guide

The Hunter Valley is one of the most frequently visited weekend destinations in New South Wales. With its rolling hills and lovely weather conditions, Hunter Valley is a paradise for hundreds of thousands of travellers each year. This area near Sydney has hundreds of farms and vineyards. From splendid winery tours to soothing countryside walks, Hunter Valley never fails to impress its guests.

Things to do in the Hunter Valley

In addition to being a popular tourist area, the Hunter Valley is one of the most important wine regions in Australia. Vineyards, farms, and wineries in this area earn millions of dollars each year from selling produce and fine wines. Tourism is a secondary source of revenue, but it brings a high volume of funds to the region.

As the ultimate wine region in New South Wales, Hunter Valley offers many types of wine. Some local favourites are chardonnay, pinot noir, cabernet sauvignon, and shiraz. You may sample all of these at the Hunter Valley’s award-winning wineries and their cellar doors. There are over 150 vineyards in the Hunter Valley. After you have discovered your new favourite wine, enjoy a stroll through a vineyard. This peaceful rural environment is excellent for clearing the mind.

Pokolbin – Hunter Valley, New South Wales

Wild kangaroos touring a vineyard at Pokolbin in the Hunter Valley region.

If you love tasty foods, go to the town of Lovedale. Lovedale has an outdoor market that sells seasonal produce. Treat your taste buds by eating local fruits and vegetables. Food simply does not get any fresher than the produce sold in Lovedale.

For a day of thoughtful admiration, visit the Hunter Valley Gardens. This magnificent location in Pokolbin is characterised by gorgeous stone fountains, colourful flowers, and interesting architecture. You will also enjoy walking along an 8-kilometre path through themed gardens.

Hunter Valley weather this week

Now16ºCmoderate rain
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  • Fri 20/10heavy intensity rain
    14ºC16ºC
  • Sat 21/10light rain
    11ºC16ºC
  • Sun 22/10heavy intensity rain
    9ºC20ºC
  • Mon 23/10light rain
    12ºC17ºC
  • Tue 24/10light rain
    13ºC22ºC

Hunter Valley has an idyllic Mediterranean climate. You can expect warm summers and mild winters. Australians frequently visit Hunter Valley during the summer months to experience perfect weather conditions.