TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN THE HUNTER VALLEY

A holiday in the Hunter Valley promises to be a feast for the senses. Tempt your tastebuds with locally produced wine and cheeses, marvel at lush vineyards and colourful gardens or get your heart racing with some more adventurous activities. There are so many things to see and do in the region including:

Food & wine tours

The Hunter Valley is famous for its wineries and delicious local produce. Leave the driving to someone else and join a food and wine tour such as Two Fat Blokes Tours, which can pick you up right from the park. There is sure to be an option to suit whether you are interested in the winemaking process, want to learn to match cheeses with the perfect drop or just want to taste your way around the region.

Explore the region's wineries during your stay at Ingenia Holidays Hunter Valley

Hunter Valley Zoo

The Hunter Valley Zoo is home to both Australian and exotic animals, right in the heart of wine country. Enjoy a great family day out feeding the farmyard animals, birds and kangaroos and see animals from around the world including white lions, meerkats and ring-tailed lemurs. Pack a picnic and enjoy lunch in the barbeque area.

Hot air ballooning

Experience the beauty of the Hunter Valley as you float peacefully above picturesque vineyards and lush surrounds in a hot air balloon with award winning Balloon Aloft Hunter Valley. Top off the spectacular flight with a gourmet champagne breakfast at Peterson House Winery and Restaurant.

Take in the view from a hot air balloon during your Ingenia Holidays Hunter Valley getaway

Rally School Hunter Valley

When you are ready to get the adrenalin pumping, pay a visit to RallySchool Hunter Valley. Let one of the experienced drivers take you for a hotlap ride to feel the thrill of rally driving or take your experience to the next level and get behind the wheel of a real turbo rallycar, under the guidance of an experience instructor.

Hunter Valley Gardens

Be enchanted by the magnificent colours and creative landscaping of the Hunter Valley Gardens. Stroll along the 8km of walking paths as you explore the ten feature gardens. Breathe in the scents of the fragrant Rose Garden, see fairytales come to life in the Storybook Garden and enjoy designs inspired by every corner of the globe from the Oriental Garden to the Italian Grotto.

Enjoy the facilities at Ingenia Holidays Hunter Valley

Ingenia Holidays Hunter Valley offers cabin, caravan and camping options along with an onsite Thai restaurant, wood-fired pizza oven and resort style pool, making it the perfect base to explore the region.