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Capture the perfect Spring content: Insta-hot spots in the Hunter Valley

Spring is in the air, and it's the perfect time to visit the Hunter Valley for a day trip or weekend getaway. Not only is the Hunter Valley known for its award-winning wineries and picturesque landscapes, but it also boasts some of the most Instagrammable spots in Australia! To help you capture the perfect spring Instagram shot, we've compiled a list of the most Instagrammable spots in the Hunter Valley.

First on the list is the Hunter Valley Gardens. With over 60 acres of beautifully manicured gardens, this is the perfect place to capture some stunning spring shots. From the Rose Garden to the Storybook Garden, there's no shortage of photo opportunities here. Be sure to snap a photo of the stunning Oriental Pagoda, which offers sweeping views of the entire garden.


Next up is the iconic Audrey Wilkinson lookout. Perched atop a hill, this winery offers panoramic views of the Hunter Valley. The best time to visit is during sunset, where you can capture the golden hour in all its glory. Snap a photo of the vineyards, with the rolling hills in the background, or pose for a photo on the winery's balcony.

Audrey Wilkinson

Venture out to the historic town of Wollombi to discover Redleaf Wollombi, a magnificent country retreat set on 100 acres. A private property, mostly utilized for accommodation and weddings, this estate boasts 10 acres of manicured gardens and an elegant, Italian style villa, the perfect backdrop to capture memories of a weekend away with friends.

Redleaf Wollombi

Settle in for a luxurious stay or dining experience at Spicers Guesthouse and discover the impressive wine wall located within award-winning restaurant eRemo. Take the sliding library ladder for a spin and discover some of the many historically impressive vinos on display.

eRemo Wine Wall 

Take a trip out to Broke Fordwich and discover all things naturally beautiful at Krinklewood Wines. Championing organic and biodynamic wines, the estate itself will draw you in with its beauty regardless of whether or not you’re a wine drinker. Be sure to roam the property to discover the local peacocks who call this estate home or the impressive gardens spread throughout the estate.


Last but not least, is the Hunter Valley's very own hot air balloon rides. Take to the skies and capture the Hunter Valley from a unique perspective. A hot air balloon ride during sunrise is a must-do, where you can capture the stunning colours of the sky as the sun rises above the horizon. Don't forget to snap a photo of the balloon itself, with the Hunter Valley landscape in the background.

Balloons IG

So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags, charge your cameras and head to the Hunter Valley for the ultimate spring Instagram shot!

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