Lovedale Hunter Valley

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 over Lovedale on sunrise flights since the late 1970s. Wine Country Ballooning is situated on Lovedale road and Daren (owner & operator) and his family have an active role in the local community.  ”living here is like having our own piece of paradise, The quietness and unspoiled landscape provide the perfect location to indulge my passion of flying hot air balloons as well as a great community to bring up a young family”.

Whatever you are looking for in your Hunter valley getaway you will find it in Lovedale.  World class restaurants, award winning wineries and places to stay to suit all tastes and budgets, and of-course there is also Hot air ballooning.