Activities

Attractions

  • Binnorie Dairy
    Set right in the middle of the Hunter Valley’s fabulous Pokolbin vineyard district, Binnorie Dairy produces a range of cheeses with distinctive characters unavailable outside the region.
  • Bluetongue Brewery Cafe
    Try the unique Beer Tasting Paddle with accompanying tasting notes for each of the brews. Laze away the afternoon listening to great music. Maybe a quick game of pool, or something delicious off the blackboard menu.
  • Cypress Lakes Golf & Country Club
    Cypress Lakes offers a challenge for golfers of all abilities.It is proud to boast Australia’s longest Par 5, measuring a daunting 603 metres. Book at the pro-shop for a different experience 02 4993 1800
  • Gift Vouchers
    Why not purchase a Gift Voucher for birthdays, anniversaries or just to say ‘Thank You’ ! Available from a 2 night stay in a one bedroom villa at any time of the year (Subject to availability. Valid for 12 months)
  • Grapemobile Bicycle & Tandem Hire
    While visiting the vineyards you might like to get a bit of fresh country air and exercise while exploring the area at your own pace. Transport to and from Palmers Lane if required. Ring 02 4998 7660
  • Hunter Valley Cooking School 02 49987777
    Executive Chef Phillip Collis conducts the “Hands On” Cooking Schools, where he teaches in his own purpose built cooking school kitchen. A min 8 and max of 24 people- from $120 pp it’s a great experience !
  • Hunter Valley Gardens
    Spanning over 60 acres, be amazed by the sensational sights, colours, and fragrances of the ten stunning feature gardens. Hunter Valley Gardens caters for Weddings, Functions & Events.
  • Hunter Valley Golf & Country Club
    The Hunter Valley Golf and Country Club, next to Crowne Plaza, an 18 hole championship golf course that will test the experienced and rewards the novice. Book your game at the pro-shop 02 4991 4777
  • Hunter Wine Theatre 02 49987777
    Just a 5 min drive to learn a little of the Hunter’s wine heritage- open every day at 11am and 2pm -at just $30pp. After the 15 minute show – up come the lights and it’s down to the serious business of wine tasting.
  • Vintage Golf Course
    The Vintage features a 18-hole course which has been ranked among the best in Australia. This is the only publicly accessible Greg Norman-designed golf course in NSW. Pro-shop 02 4998 2208

Dining

Getting Around

  • Hunter Wine Tours
    For only $40 per day enjoy unlimited travel along the Pokolbin Hunter Valley Wine Trail with Rover’s Wine Rover tours to wineries, restaurants and attractions in Hunter Valley Wine Country.
  • Prestige Hire Cars
    For all your transfers to restaurants and concert venues. Or, your own private tour of the vineyards! Call Colin on 0419 283 347
  • Rover Coaches
    Explore unique scenery and the rich tastes of Hunter Valley … Rover Coaches will stop at our front gate and take you to a concert venue or on a wine tour- bookings are essential!
  • Slattery Helicopter Charter
    Slattery Helicopter Charter can create an incredible tour for couples, groups, honeymooners, marriage proposals or anyone looking to pamper themselves with an unforgettable day out in wine country.

Cellar Doors

  • IronBark Hill
    IronBark Hill Vineyard was first planted in 1993 and is located on Hermitage Road in the popular Pokolbin wine growing area. Offering premium individual vineyard estate wines, hand crafted by one of the most recognised families in the valley.
  • Macquariedale
    Just five minutes drive. Macquariedale Organic Wines, the first Certified Bio-dynamic vineyard in the Hunter, produces a range of award winning wines from grapes grown on the Estate.
  • Tintilla Estate
    Just 5 minutes away. A family-run vineyard and olive grove, established in 1993 with 18 acres planted to vine and an olive grove of 450 trees. A wide choice of wines to suit all palates.