It’s not just wine and ballooning we do here in the Hunter Valley. Here are some of our favourite attractions in the vineyards. If you would like to leave some feedback about these, or see what others have to say, then please click on the photos.
Hot air ballooning over Pokolbin since 1999 The Pokolbin area is a wine-lovers paradise that has produced wines since the mid-1800s. Now home to the Hunter Valley Gardens as well as a hoast of other activities and adventures to experince while you are visiting the Hunter Valley. Wine country Ballooning meets in Pokolbin at the the Mercure resort, at the Hunter Valley Gardens for our hot air balloon rides above the vines. With a number…Read More
Lovedale, situated just 2 hours north of Sydney is the Heart of the Hunter Valley. It is a unique tourism destination & community. One of the oldest wine growing regions of the Hunter Valley, it is abundant with wildlife, winery’s and character. Once the new expressway opens in early 2014 getting to Lovedale will be easier, safer and quicker than ever before, making Lovedale the “Gateway to the Vineyards” Hot air balloons have been flying…Read More
Every year at the Hunter Valley Gardens, Wine Country is lit up with thousands of lights and decorations. There is always entertainment as well as food, drink and loads for the kids to do.
Glandore Estate Wines was established in 2005 after the procurement of the original Brokenback chardonnay vineyard on Broke Road. From day one, the aim of Glandore Estate wines has been to produce wines of great character, regionality and style from the traditional varieties of the Hunter.
Hope Estate is not only home of some of the Hunter’s finest wines, but also a world class venue for some fantastic concerts. Sky divers and balloonists often drop in on Michael and the team at Hope Estate.
Gartelmann Estate is located on Lovedale Road. They specialise in the classic Hunter Valley varieties of Semillon and Shiraz. Feel free to enjoy a picnic on the grass beside the duck pond, or on the deck, complete with a bottle of great Gartelmann Wine.
Adina Vineyard is a welcoming family-owned estate in the Lovedale area of the Hunter Valley. While wines are at the centre of their operations, they also have a very popular restaurant, 5 star self catering vineyard accommodation and the Adina olive processing facility.
Hunter Valley Gardens Discover 10 stunning feature gardens spanning over 60 acres in the heart of Hunter Valley Wine Country. Open 7 days from 9am to 5pm, it’s the perfect activity to follow your hot air balloon flight.
The Hunter Valley Smelly Cheese Shop has the most impressive selection of the finest produce from Australia and overseas. As the name suggests, choose from a huge number of other hard to find cheeses from Gippsland, King Island, Margaret River and many more to tempt your taste buds!