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Hunter Region, NSW: Experience Rural Life with the Family

Discover the beauty of the Hunter region in New South Wales with your family. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure in the great outdoors!

Lunch in the Hunter Valley vineyards Image Yumi Stynes
Lunch in the Hunter Valley vineyards Image: Yumi Stynes


The NSW Hunter region is comprised of the Hunter Valley, the Upper Hunter and Barrington Tops and is nestled in fertile plains, vineyards, and national parks between the Central Coast and Newcastle, less than three hours’ drive north of Sydney.


Pokolbin, Cessnock, Wollombi, Singleton, Broke, Scone, Maitland, Muswellbrook, Dungog, Murrurundi, Merriwa.

Famous for...

Vineyards of the Hunter Valley, lush countryside perfect for walking, bike rides, and horse riding trails, fabulous fresh produce, historic villages and towns, World Heritage-listed Barrington Tops National Park, and more, the Hunter is famous for its crisp, clean air and rolling countryside that undulates from gentle hilltops to rich green valleys, and for its diverse towns, dining, entertainment, and attractions.

iew from Thunderbolts Lookout Barrington Tops National Park Image Hamilton Lund
View from Thunderbolt’s Lookout, Barrington Tops National Park. Image: Hamilton Lund

5 of the Best Family Attractions

Mad Hatters Tea Party in Storybook Garden Image Hunter Valley Gardens
Mad Hatter’s Tea Party in Storybook Garden. Image: Hunter Valley Gardens

Stay and Play

More Information

For more information on the Hunter region of NSW, including events, click here.

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