Know before you go

Who can I chat with for local advice and expertise?

A: The Hunter Valley Visitor Information Centre team are local destination experts available to assist 7 days. Ph: 02 4993 6700

What is the Hunter Valley famous for?

A: Picturesque Hunter Valley is the oldest premium wine producing region in Australia and renowned for worldwide as a gourmet getaway.

When is the best time of year to visit the Hunter Valley?

A: The picturesque landscape changes with the seasons, the Hunter Valley is inviting anytime of the year with many activities to explore.

Where can I get a map of the Hunter Valley?

A: Hunter Valley Official map

Where can I find 'What's On and upcoming events?

A: Find what's on this week or all upcoming events HERE

What appetising gourmet favourites are available?

A: You won't be disappointed! A delicious profusion of cheese, chocolate, olives, condiments and a dessert bar beckons you!

Are the wineries and cellar doors within walking distance?

A: With more than 150 unique Cellar Doors to explore, travel is best via vehicle or jumping aboard one of our many available tours - bus, cycle or helicopter...

Which wine variety is Hunter Valley renowned for?

A: Semillon and Shiraz are perhaps the most iconic wines, however, an abundant choice of delicious wine varieties to sip and savour awaits you!

Which are the best and most popular wineries?

A: You will be spoilt with choice! With more than 150 unique Cellar Doors, the interpretation of 'best' is definitely for your personal opinion and palate... Come and try!

I love beer & spirits, where can I go?

A: Hunter Valley boutique breweries and distilleries are a must to explore! See all of our brewers and distillers HERE

Should I book wine tastings, experiences and dining options prior to my arrival?

A: Yes, it is highly recommended to make bookings ahead of your arrival. See HERE for tours, experiences and accommodation.

I need more information, is there a destination Hunter Valley Regional Guide?

A: Yes! Find our Regional Guide HERE.

Where can I spot a Kangaroo?

A: The Hunter Valley is a top spot to sight a mob of kangaroos, often in open areas at dusk. Visit our local wildlife park to get up close and pat a kangaroo!

I am planning for a large group to visit the Hunter Valley, do I need to pre book?

A: Yes, large groups require a booking prior to arrival. The Hunter Valley Visitor Information Centre team can assist with your itinerary and the best places to go.

What can I experience in the Hunter Valley?

A: To name just a few... Hot Air Ballooning, scenic flights, live music, art galleries, pampering retreats... for more see HERE.

I want to explore the surrounding villages and historic towns, what is there to see?

A: The Hunter Valley is a tapestry of rich history, explore more.

I am planning a conference, what does the Hunter Valley offer?

A: Our dedicated conference and business events specialist is available to assist with all of your conferencing enquiries. Contact Erin Ph: 0413 163 690

Are there Hunter Valley wineries and dining options that are dog friendly?

A: Yes! your fur babies are more than welcome. See our Dining, Cellar Door and Accommodation options.

Is the Hunter Valley a family friendly destination?

A: Yes definitely! The Hunter Valley caters for all ages, the kids will enjoy Aqua Golf and Putt Putt, Go Karting, Segways, Horse Riding, Animal Encounters, The Wildlife Park, Playgrounds and so much more! Book a child friendly tasting experience at a cellar door too.

Where can I see the wine making process?

A: Several Cellar Doors offer tours sharing the vine to wine aspects, however a pre booking is required.

I am planning a special occasion, is assistance available?

A: Yes! The Hunter Valley Visitor Information Centre team provide local expertise to assist with all requirements for your special occasion including birthdays, proposals, anniversaries, etc. 


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