Hunter Valley and Beyond

When visiting the Hunter Valley, most people don't want to leave, and why would you? With amazing wines, fabulous local produce & quality restaurants, cosy accommodation properties, quaint galleries showcasing talented local artists & gorgeous scenery. However, as with most holidays, you eventually have to find your way home. Make the most of your holiday & visit one of the areas below which are a short distance from the Hunter Valley & complete the start or end to your perfect getaway.


Newcastle -

Situated in the heart of the Hunter Region and bordered by a stunning coastline with beautiful beaches is the City of Newcastle. A top ten city in Lonely Planet’s ‘Best in Travel 2011’ guide, Newcastle is a city of rich history, eclectic culture and exquisite scenery.

For more information on things to do and see, accommodation and events in Newcastle please visit

Singleton NSW

Singleton -

Unwind and relax as you discover and explore the many wonders on offer in Singleton.

Tour a host of boutique wineries and fine dining restaurants, unearth the adventure filled National Parks and take a step back in history when you visit one of our museums or historical villages. Visit local markets and sample fresh regional produce or enjoy the range of local events held annually in the Singleton area.

As you explore the area you’ll discover the hidden gems, friendly locals and the indulgent temptations that Singleton has to offer.

Lake Macquarie NSW

Lake Macquarie -

'Beach, lake and mountains - Lake Macquarie, a unique city located on the shores of one of the largest coastal salt-water lakes in the southern hemisphere.' For more information, visit

Maitland Hunter Valley NSW

Maitland - 

Maitland, Hunter Valley is made up of a patchwork of places, townships, colourful communities and immense history. As you explore the various destinations on offer you will notice the uniqueness and warmth which makes Maitland, Hunter Valley the wonderful area it is. On arrival to the area, adventure, exploration, indulgence and relaxation await you. For more information, visit

Port Stephens NSW

Port Stephens - 

Port Stephens, an easy two and a half hour drive north of Sydney, and 1 hour from the Hunter Valley. Port Stephens is known for its nature and abundance of aquatic and land activities on its uncrowded sandy beaches, sheltered bays and unspoilt national parks. The aquatic reserves in and around Port Stephens are unparralled in terms of beauty, variety and ease.

Dungog NSW

Dungog -

Dungog Shire is in the Hunter Region of NSW and is renowned for its forests, mountains and picturesque river villages. Dungog Shire covers an area of 2248 sq kilometres. It is bordered in the north by the Barrington Tops plateau, which is part of the Great Dividing Range.

Great Lakes NSW

Great Lakes - 

Only three hours from Sydney & an hour from the Hunter Valley, but a world away, you will find the Great Lakes, where the magnificent eastern dividing range forms a backdrop to one of the most dazzling stretches of coast you will ever see.

So whether you're seeking relaxation, a family-fun packed stay or craving adrenalin fuelled adventure - the Great Lakes is the perfect holiday destination to visit all year round.

Upper Hunter NSW

Upper Hunter -

Go bushwalking, water-skiing or fishing at Lake Glenbawn, visit one of our local horse studs, enjoy our Upper Hunter wines, walk Burning Mountain and take in it’s amazing story, cast the line and reel in that big one, picnic by one of our rivers, stroll through the antique and bric-a-brac stores and visit one of the many National Parks in the Shire. We look forward to you visiting the Upper Hunter shortly – the welcome mat is out!

Central Coast NSW

Central Coast -

In the Central Coast, just one hour's drive north of Sydney, you will find yourself in a destination that has a distinctive change of place and pace, perfect for a short break or a longer escape.
Beaches, wildlife and wilderness - all the natural elements come together on the Central Coast. At the essence of the region is a world of beautiful coastlines, golden beaches, alluring lakes and pristine national parks.

Legendary Pacific Coast NSW

 the legendary pacific coast

The Legendary Pacific Coast stretches over 900km and is the popular touring drive between Sydney and Brisbane, Australia. 20 legendary experiences have been selected to showcase just some of the exciting points of interest for travellers along the way. Plan your next trip along the Legendary Pacific Coast.