Travel Advice

We look forward to welcoming you to Hunter Valley Wine Country. A friendly reminder to please book ahead before your visit to ensure you don't miss out. For opening hours of individual businesses, health & safety requirements and how to book, please contact the business direct. Please ensure you stay up-to-date with the latest travel advice and any restrictions before and while you are travelling.

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Special Offers

We know that many of you are doing it tough under the current circumstances so we're sending our love to you all. To our friends in Greater Sydney and Interstate we’re thinking of you and hope to see you all soon when it is safe to travel again. To our local and regional NSW friends, we would still love to see you, whether it be to taste a new wine, visit a new coffee shop, relax over a long lunch that rolls into dinner or treat yourself and your loved ones to a much-needed staycation right here in the Hunter Valley.

Escape to the Hunter Valley with these special offers and discounted deals for locals.  You’ll find specials on wine and food pairings, dining experiences, wine tours, spa and golf deals and stay & play packages.  Temporary trading hours are available here so you can book ahead and plan your trip.

 

ONLINE DEALS | LOCALS OFFERS | EXPERIENCES HOMEPAGE

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Drive U Now

Drive U Now

Free extra hour!

Drive U Now is offering a FREE extra hour on all full day wine tours that are booked and taken in the months of July and August. So pay for an 8 hour full day tour package and we will give you the 9th hour absolutely FREE.

Local Offers
The Spa at Chateau Elan at the Vintage

The Spa at Chateau Elan at the Vintage

Locals 10% Discount

Introducing our LOVE LOCAL discount of 10% off full priced treatments for local residents of the Hunter Valley!

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Aqua Golf & Putt Putt

Aqua Golf & Putt Putt

WINTER ICE CREAM GIVEAWAY

Play Putt Putt and WIN a FREE Ice Cream. Open 7 Days 9.30am - 4.30pm. NSW Discover Voucher welcome

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Hollybrook Hunter Valley

Hollybrook Hunter Valley

Stay with us and get 50% off ART N SIP class!*

Book any of our accommodation for 2 nights or more and receive 50% off an ART N SIP class during your stay.

(*min 2 people)

Local Offers
Blaxland Inn

Blaxland Inn

Locals BYO Wine with Main Meal Purchase

Locals BYO Wine with Main Meal Purchase. 

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Glandore Estate Wines

Glandore Estate Wines

Wine & Chocolate Pairing

Glandore have been working with Adora for a few years now creating an unforgettable Hunter experience that will take your senses on a journey like no other. Be amazed as you experience new tastes and textures as the wine and chocolate work together to create harmony and balance on your palate.

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Hungerford Hill

Hungerford Hill

Epic Tasting Experience

The Epic Tasting Experience brings together the best of wine and food in perfect harmony… it’s a moment you’ll never forget. Featuring a mini-degustation of Hungerford Hill wines matched to bite-sized dishes created by award-winning two hatted Muse Restaurant. Tuesday-Saturday, by appointment only. $60 per head.

Local Offers
Oakvale Wines

Oakvale Wines

In-store offer

Oakvale is offering complimentary cheese platters to people who live in Pokolbin and the surrounding areas, provided we see their license on arrival.

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Hunter Valley Tours

Hunter Valley Tours

Discounted Tours

HV Tours is running a 10% discount on a full day wine tasting tour with fees and lunch included. Award winning Full Day Tour with lunch and wine tasting fees included reduced from $175 to $157. Use code CTBD10 and save 10% when booking online.

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Whispering Brook

Whispering Brook

Complimentary Rose

Join us for a gorgeous alfresco lunch + educational tour + tasting experience with complimentary glass of delicious Rose. Pricing $135pp, to book call or visit the website (subject to availability from Thursday to Sunday).

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Whispering Brook Guesthouse

Whispering Brook Guesthouse

Experience life on the Estate

Slow down with a stay at our guesthouse and experience life on a vineyard + olive grove estate. Immerse your senses in a complimentary tutored wine + olive tour & tasting. From $95 pp/night (10- 18 guests 2 night stay).

Local Offers
Cypress Lakes Golf

Cypress Lakes Golf

Golf + Beer + Burger Deal

Take Advantage of our $99 Golf, Burger, and Beer deal and see for yourself why we have been voted on one of the best golf courses in Australia.

Offer includes: game of golf; motorised cart with visage gps; burger; beer

Offer is valid Monday – Thursday

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Stonehurst Cottages

Stonehurst Cottages

Stay two nights, get the third free

Stay two nights in our private self-contained vineyard cottages and get the third night free. Includes hearty country breakfast hamper and complimentary port and chocolates. Valid for stays both midweek and weekend from 8/7/2021 until 31/8/2021.

Local Offers
Cypress Lakes Bistro

Cypress Lakes Bistro

Lunch Special

Take advantage of our $20 Bistro lunch special.

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Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort & Golf

Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort & Golf

Midweek Special Rates

Stay & Play Golf + Accommodation deal - we have special rates for our midweek visitors. Check out our website for more details.

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Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort

Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort

Uncover & Discover with Oaks Hotels

Stay at Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort from $202* per night. Minimum 2 nights stay. Wifi Inclusive. Book now & pay later. Flexible Cancellation

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Hunter Valley Horses

Hunter Valley Horses

Lockdown Discounts

1-hour bush and vineyard ride discounted from $75 to $60.

30-minute private family bush and forest ride discounted from $65 to $55.

30-minute scenic carriage ride discounted from $35 to $30.

Local Offers
Chateau Elan at the Vintage

Chateau Elan at the Vintage

Love Locals Offer

$99 SIGNATURE TREATMENTS

Don’t miss out on our biggest local special EVER! $99 for your choice of 50-minute treatments.

Choose from Relaxation Massage, Signature Facial or why not mix it up and book in a Sugar Glow Exfoliation?!

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Brokenback Bar

Brokenback Bar

Estate Tuscany

Located on the grounds of Estate Tuscany. Take a drive and use your Dine and Discover Voucher today. Bookings Essential.

If a casual dining option is your preference The Brokenback Bar is perfect for afternoon coffee and cake, charcuterie style tasting board, wood fired pizza and a range of light and substantial meals to tempt all tastes.

Local Offers
Margan Wines & Restaurant

Margan Wines & Restaurant

Locals Dine Offer

Enjoy a 3-course menu for only $90. Book online at margan.com.au or by calling 02 6579 1317.

PLUS for the month of July we're offering complimentary transfers in and around Pokolbin & Singleton through Lucky's Hunter Valley Tours. Book your dining experience today and then call Lucky's on 0458 079 232 to book in your free local transfer!

Local Offers
Margan Restaurant

Margan Restaurant

Regional Travellers Offer

Treat yourself to a winter degustation for only $110 and receive a complimentary Vermouth Cocktail or glass of Margan Blanc de Blancs on arrival. Please mention this offer when you book to be eligible.

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The Mill Restaurant

The Mill Restaurant

Estate Tuscany

Take a drive and use your Dine and Discover Voucher today. Bookings Essential.

The award-winning signature restaurant, The Mill most recent achievement being a Chef’s Hat for 2020, boasting a seasonal menu with optional courses of fresh shucked oysters and a selection of local cheeses. The menu is designed to be a three course offering or indulge in the tasting menu of five courses with the option of wine pairing, if you are seeking a lighter meal there is the two course option available.

Local Offers
De Iuliis Wines

De Iuliis Wines

Locals Special Offer

Receive a free cheese board when booking a premium wine tasting at our Cellar Door throughout this lockdown period.

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Estate Tuscany

Estate Tuscany

Escape to the Country

NEED SOME FRESH AIR?

Escape to Tuscany in the Hunter Valley for 59% off the regular price; two-night getaway for two includes breakfast, canapes, late checkout+ more $289

Local Offers
eRemo @ Spicers Guesthouse

eRemo @ Spicers Guesthouse

2 or 3 Course Locals Dinner

Something special for our locals. Treat yourself to our éRemo taster menu. 2 courses for $50 or 3 courses for $60.

Local Offers
Restaurant Botanica

Restaurant Botanica

3 Courses for $70pp

Join us at Restaurant Botanica this weekend for Menu du Jour. 3 courses, $70 per person - matching wines from $30 per person.

Local Offers
Colourful Collective Travel

Colourful Collective Travel

20% off for Locals

Get ready to explore the Hunter Valley wine region, tasting some of Australia’s best wine, food, cheese, chocolate, beer, and distilled spirits. We keep our wine tour groups small, share our insider information and visit some local hidden gems.

Use code LASTMINUTE20 at checkout!

Departs Pokolbin, Cessnock, Lovedale between 10.00am & 10.15am
Returns Pokolbin, Cessnock and Lovedale: Approx 4.15-4.30 pm

Local Offers
Margan Wines and Restaurant

Margan Wines and Restaurant

Truffle Degustation at Margan

In the spirit of winter and wine our much-anticipated Truffle Menu is now available Friday, Saturday and Sundays until at least Sunday 8th August with the truffle season in full flight. 5 courses of truffle decadence $175pp. Book Saturday lunch or dinner and receive complimentary transfers within the local area Pokolbin to Singleton.

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Margan Restaurant - Transfers

Margan Restaurant - Transfers

Let us take care of Plan B! Complimentary Saturday transfers to Margan Restaurant…

Long been meaning to dine at Margan? There’s never been a better time. Love Local and experience one of the region’s best dining experiences without having to drive. Transfers for Saturday lunch and dinner with any Winter Degustation or Truffle Degustation booking. We’ll pick you up from Singleton, Branxton, Pokolbin and Broke!

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Truffle Kerfuffle Cooking School at Margan

Truffle Kerfuffle Cooking School at Margan

Margan Wines & Restaurant

Join Margan Head Chef Joey Ingram for the ultimate foodie experience with a truffle cooking school and 5 course Truffle Degustation lunch on Saturday 8th August. Learn how to care for and store truffles as well as prepare truffle infused honey, truffle veal jus and truffle butter to take home. The ultimate truffle day out.

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Margan Wines

Margan Wines

Matching Morsels with Tasting Flights in July

Pre-book one of our Wine Tasting Flights of premium sustainably farmed wines for just $10 per person and we’ll dish up a complimentary trio of matching morsels from our kitchen for you to enjoy. Enjoy the time while its quiet and savour our little corner of the Hunter Valley.

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Balloon Aloft

Balloon Aloft

Save $40 per person

Purchase a 3 year Gift Voucher for just $249pp (Usually $289).

Voucher includes:

Sunrise Balloon Flight Adventure over the Hunter Valley;
Gourmet Breakfast & Sparkling wine tasting at Peterson House winery;
Valid for 36 months.

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Pukara Estate Pokolbin

Pukara Estate Pokolbin

Flavour. Our Passion

Experience our range of distinctive Australian Olive Oils, Vinegars and Condiments at our Pepper’s Creek Village Tasting Room in the heart of the Hunter Valley.

Local Offers
Grand Mercure at The Vintage

Grand Mercure at The Vintage

Locals Offer

Minimum 2 nights mid-week during winter for $249.00 per night, in a 2 bedroom apartment including a bottle of local Hunter wine! 

Limited time & subject to availability.

Local Offers
McLeish Wines

McLeish Wines

Locals special offer

Pre-book your McLeish experience and receive a complimentary cheeseboard with your tasting.

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Mount Broke Wines

Mount Broke Wines

Pizza night

Friday Night Pizza and Bar from 5.30pm.

The Mount Broke Wines Restaurant and Cellar Door is open and sitting customers in accordance with COVID-19 requirements. Phone (02) 6579 1314, booking in advance is advised.


Local Offers
Lovedale Smokehouse

Lovedale Smokehouse

Low and Slow Smoking Class

This Low and Slow Smoking Class will give you all the knowledge and skills you need to make top-grade, mouth-watering slow smoked meats. You will also learn to make your own rubs and barbecue sauce as well as a selection of side dishes.

Once the smoked meats are ready, you will enjoy a meat-sweat inducing meal complete with the sides you create.

Includes a demonstrative and hands-on lesson, meal, a complimentary drink, souvenir apron and recipes. 

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Twine Restaurant

Twine Restaurant

Christmas in July Winemakers Dinner

Enjoy a perfect winter's evening amongst family and friends on Saturday 31 July. Be wined and dined with a Sumptuous 7 course dinner with perfectly matched wines by Xanthe Hatcher - Audrey Wilkinson's chief winemaker.

Exciting wine games, fire pit, live music & dancing it's set to be a fantastic night. 

Local Offers
Calais Estate

Calais Estate

Local's Night, Sunday 1st August at 5.30pm

This month’s "Local's Night" menu is designed around the classic Hunter Shiraz. Bring your favourite bottle of Shiraz with you or purchase a bottle of Calais Estate wine on the night with a 20% discount. Bookings Essential.

Local Offers
Wine House Hunter Valley

Wine House Hunter Valley

Hunter Discovery tasting

For a limited time we are waving the tasting fees for locals on our Hunter Discovery tasting experience.