Hunter Valley Gardens Tours
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Situated in the gorgeous Hunter Valley wine region of NSW, the Hunter Valley Gardens boast more than 60 acres of displays designed to showcase various vibrant colors and fragrances. There are 10 feature gardens, each individually planned and planted to create a stunning view and experience for visitors. The garden names lend themselves to the imagination: Sunken Garden, Storybook Garden, Rose Garden, Oriental Garden, The Lakes Walk, Italian Grotto, The Indian Mosaic, and the Formal, Chinese and Border gardens.
Each is superbly landscaped to represent its chosen theme, with water features and other attractions included to present the most immersive experience. Hunter Valley Gardens is such a large site that the area includes its own village, complete with shops, restaurants and cafes full of local delicacies. Aside from the lush greens, Aqua Golf, the Hunter Valley Train and more than five miles of walking tracks within the gardens keep even the fussiest visitors entertained.
The Hunter Valley Gardens are located in the town of Pokolbin, a 2.5-hour drive north of Sydney. They are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, with the exception of Christmas Day. Entry costs $26 for adults and $15 for children between the ages of 4 and 15. The gardens are fully wheelchair-accessible.
Address: Broke Road, Pokolbin, Melbourne, Australia
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, with the exception of Christmas Day.
Admission: Adults $26, Children between the ages of 4 and 15 $15
4 Tours and Activities to Experience Hunter Valley Gardens
Go beyond the offerings of a typical wine tour and experience all the tantalizing tastes of the Hunter Valley. Nibble gourmet Belgian chocolate, sample top-shelf spirits at a distillery, and indulge in a rustic brewhouse lunch paired with craft beers. Of course there's plenty of time for wine, too, with cellar door tastings and lawn games at some of Australia's original vineyards. Leave the driving to a professional and enjoy a day in heritage wine country that seems a world away from the urban bustle of Sydney.
Swap Sydney’s city streets for the rolling vineyards of Hunter Valley on a private day trip that lets you skip the hassle of car hire. As well as receiving the undivided attention of a private guide during several tasting sessions, you’ll be able to enjoy ample glasses of wine without having to worry about driving between dispersed wineries.
Discover the secrets of Australian wine on this private, full-day tour of the Hunter Valley, including hotel pick-up. Travel in style in a luxury vehicle, stopping for tours and tastings at up to four boutique wineries. Indulge in wine and cheese tastings, and sample a range of semillon, chardonnay, verdelho, and Shiraz wines.
See more, taste more and experience more of the Hunter Valley - Australia's oldest wine region. In addition to seeing the sights of Pokolbin, the main hub of the Hunter, discover the lesser visited and interesting sub-regions of Wollombi, Broke, Hermitage and Lovedale for a more complete day. Your day may include tastings of: - premium single estate wine - small parcel hand crafted wine made in limited volumes - museum wines from some of Australia’s oldest producing vines Pair your wines with fresh cheese, olives and local produce plus a gourmet lunch for a delectable match. Or go one further and match wine with hand made chocolate! Tailor the day to your preferences; reds, whites, sweet, dry, fortifieds, spirits, beer, scrumptious food, or a mixture of all of the above. There's even an option to split your time, and visit a wildlife park, or waterfall walk in the Australian 'bush.' Option to start and end your day in Sydney, the Hunter Valley, Newcastle and the Central Coast.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What are Hunter Valley Gardens hours of operation?
Hunter Valley Gardens hours of operation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, with the exception of Christmas Day.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
What's the best way to experience Hunter Valley Gardens?
The best ways to experience Hunter Valley Gardens are:
- Hunter Valley Wine Tour from Sydney with Lunch and 3 Cellar Door Tastings
- Private Day Trip to Hunter Valley from Sydney with Pickup
- Private Hunter Valley Wine-Tasting Day Tour from Sydney
- The Complete Hunter Valley Wine Tour of Pokolbin, Lovedale, Broke and Wollombi
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