The Hunter Valley is the 6th most visited place in Australia and is popular all year round. Winter in the Hunter Valley offers foggy mountain ranges and rolling hills; an ideal romantic getaway. Summer months are great for families exploring the many town and villages in the Valley, with activities on offer including the weekly markets, the Hunter Valley Zoo and horse riding.
Wine tours are obviously the main drawcard to the region, famous for its rolling vineyards and cellar doors. There are a large range of companies to choose from most offering hotel pickup and drop off. Let your tour guide to the driving as you sample what one of Australia's best wine regions has to offer.
Many cellar doors also offer gift shops, restaurants and cheese and lolly shops, all locally produced. Some vineyards have been in the area for decades, and all offer different kinds of wines to choose and taste.