With over 150 cellar doors, award winning restaurants and a huge selection of local attractions and experiences, the beautiful Hunter Valley region will make the perfect location for your next getaway.
Located only 2 hours north of Sydney and less than an hour from Newcastle, the Hunter Valley boasts some spectacular scenery with vineyards, farmland, national parks and the Brokenback Ranges all at your doorstep.
To learn a bit more about what the region has to offer try Hunter Valley Wine Tourism, Lovedale Hunter Valley or Visit NSW to help plan your trip to the Hunter Valley.
Chateau Elan Hunter Valley
Chateau Elan at The Vintage is one of Australia’s finest golf and spa resort. It is located in the heart of the Hunter Valley and offers luxury retreats for up to 200 guests. Guests can choose from 3 types of luxury residences – Spa Suites, self-contained One Bedroom Spa Villas or Spa King rooms. A 9 minute drive away from our meeting point.
Cypress Lakes Resort
Cypress Lakes is a golf and spa sanctuary, nestled amongst the vineyards of the Hunter Valley Wine Country. With an 18 hole Championship Golf course, a Golden Door Day Spa, two Restaurants and Icons Bar, Cypress Lakes has something for everybody. Just 5 minutes drive from our meeting point.
voco Kirkton Park
Luxury boutique accommodation set amongst manicured gardens with lovely views of vineyards and the Brokenback Mountains. A 10 Minute drive way from our meeting point.
Spicer’s Vineyard Estate
Located on its own vineyard in Pokolbin, Spicer’s Vineyard Estate offers intimate, romantic and stylish guesthouse accommodation. With spacious suites and indulgent amenities as well as the award winning Restaurant Botanica on site and just a 15 minute drive to our meeting point.
A welcoming family owned estate with winery, cafe and olive processing located right on-site. These beautiful, modern villas are located 5 minutes drive from our meeting point.
Blackwattle Luxury Retreats
Stylish and contemporary cottage accommodation with stunning views in a boutique vineyard setting. Located in Lovedale, less than 11 minutes from our meeting point.
Broken View Estate
Spacious and well-appointed one bedroom cottages with unparalleled views of the Brokenback Mountains. Each cottage has an open fire place and spa bath. A 10 minute drive to our meeting location.
Casa La Vina
These Sana Fe inspired villas are unique and luxurious, perfect for that intimate couples escape. Rustic south western décor, log timber ceilings, gas log fire place and a plush king bed create the feel and ambience of a contemporary New Mexican adobe. Located in the heart of Pokolbin’s wineries and attractions, just 5 minutes from the Balloon Aloft meeting point.
Cedars Mount View
A secluded luxury retreat offering 1 and 2 bedroom cottages on a beautiful 100 acre property. Located in the glorious Mount View region, approximately 20 minutes from our meeting point.
Enjoy a stunning view, wildlife and serenity on acres in Mount View, just 5 minutes from one of only two hated hatted restaurants in the heart of wine country and 15 minutes from our meeting point.
Choose either cottage or homestead with private saltwater pool, and each made ready in winter with a cosy wood fired heater.
Located in the winery region of Lovedale and just 15 minutes from our meeting point, Manzanilla Ridge offers well-apointed, loft style cottages in a beautiful secluded setting.
Just a short 5 minute drive to our meeting location, the Cessnock Motel offers recently renovated, modern rooms at affordable prices.
Wine Country Motor Inn
Conveniently located in Cessnock, close to shops and cafes, the Wine Country Motor Inn offers modern contemporary accommodation and an affordable price. Only 10 minutes drive to the Balloon Aloft meeting point.