Escaping from urban jungles, detaching yourself from the grind and grind and refiling your batteries in the countryside should be a regular ritual. Such wonders of nature are all around Australia, but one most notable is just next to Sydney, after a short ride. Hunter Vally has all you need for a relaxing vacation and an unforgettable experience. With a myriad of fun and unique activities to do, your schedule will be as your energy levels, full to the brim! We're here to cherry-pick some of the options you have!
1. Balloon over Hunter Valley
One of the exciting opportunities in Hunter Valley is choosing how you'll travel. Hot air balloon rides are exceedingly popular, offering a romantic, slow and scenic ride over the entire landscape. While you're high above your resort, you can plan. The next step and adventure you can embark on will lay in front, as you glide over the hills, farms, vineyards and forests. Choosing unconventional ways to spend our vacation and adapting to modern travel trends will make for a unique and refreshing experience.
2. Wine, dine and galop!
Unusual combinations and wild ideas are abundant and readily available for you to create memorable events! If riding high in a balloon or an airplane is not your cup of tea, then you can take a horseback ride through the vineyards of Hunter Valley. The calm hillsides that stretch for miles in front of you, spreading beautiful and fragrant smells and sights, are a joy to behold.
Riding on horseback through such fairy tale-like scenery will lead you to places straight out of a fairy tale. Once done, you can make a pick on an open plane or beneath a tree, munching on perfect delicacies paired with the best, world-class wines. We'll cover the gourmet delicacies of Hunter Valley in a second because it's important to choose a place to rest your head.
3. Your secret getaway
You'll be spending time in Hunter Valley, so it is reasonable to plan for your base of operations. A place where you can unwind, rest and let the experiences soak in. Seeing the sunrise and sunset over the valley, listening to the bird’s chirp, or relaxing in the beautiful weather is all part of the Hunter Valley experience. From small, rustic, and romantic cottages, to warm homes and lush villas, finding the best and beautiful Hunter Valley accommodation should be your first step.
Once that's done, and your bags are secure, further adventure awaits! But once all is said and done, and after a long and exciting day of exploring Hunter Valley, it's nice to have a place to lay back and recoup for another round!
4. Zoo, Gardens or golf
Curated activities and places are also available when you wish for a sure way to fill your afternoon. Hunter Valley is made for relaxation, and its Hunter Valley Gardens are there to fill your senses with nature. With over a million different types of plants present, you'll explore the wonderful world of flora, which can take an entire day! You can get lost in the hedge maze, enjoy the storybook garden show or wander in awe. If fauna is more to your liking, then a trip to Hunter Valley Zoo with your family is the next best thing.
The Zoo is full of shows for the kids, where they can interact with different animals, and reconnect with their wild side. A visit to the Zoo can also be educational, as you'll see animals from around the world. If you would rather spend time in peace while getting exercise, Hunter Valley offers four golf courses to pick from.
5. Gourmet getaway
Hunter Valley is the reason Australia exists on the wine map. Its wine offers are excellent for any mouth-watering meal you can pick from the menu. Competing with the best global, while being available locally, will let you get an insight into the superb wine options you can choose. Pairing them with locally sourced and made food is the other half of your gastronomical adventure.
Meals on your table are very likely to be made from ingredients available around you. Locally grown meat, organic eggs, freshly harvested vegetables and excellent chiefs, all work together to bring you a test of excellence. Hunter Valley is also known for its sweets, satisfying your sugar tooth and letting you enjoy the sweet taste of life.
6. Pamper yourself
Hunter Valley has plenty of activities for families, groups, and single travelers. While we've covered the first two, solo adventures deserve their spot and recommendations. Glamping is the new trend in travelling, combining the benefits of detaching from urban life, spending time camping and being in nature, with the comfort and luxury we've grown used to.
Glamping takes nothing away from the experience of camping but only enhances it with some necessities, which allows you to focus on the experience and not worry about anything else. And when we speak about spoiling yourself, Hunter Valley also has spas, ready to take your troubles away. Spas offer both mental, spiritual and physical relaxation and cleansing while visiting one can enhance your stay and well-being.
7. Explore the Australia World Heritage Area
The northern part of Hunter Vally is covered by Gondwana Rainforests, which is home to Barrington Tops National Park. Hiking is a healthy habit and a great way to burn all those calories you've made by gorging on gourmet meals. Exploring the natural wonders of this heritage, resting under the lush greenery, filling your picture book with incredible portraits of nature and doing some exercises are all part of the experience.
For both first-time and repeat visitors, Hunter Vally remains a special place. Pristine nature, world-class food and drinks and engaging activities make up only a part of what Hunter Valley can offer. That other half, the hard one to describe, is best to experience personally. And after you've felt the magic of Hunter Valley, we're positive you'll fall in love with it, just like everyone else before you!
Posted By Boris
Updated : 30th October 2023 | Words : 1007 | Views : 127