Like most other parts of Australia, Hunter Valley is an exciting destination adorned with beautiful landscape, plenty of wild life and everything else that will keep the whole family entertained all holiday long.
Mighty, majestic and marvelous horses are found in abundance in Hunter Valley. So exquisitely beautiful these species ornament the expanses of Hunter Valley with a sort of grace that will mesmerize any on looker. Children have a different agenda altogether when they spot a horse. And once they set eyes on them, they want to be on them and nothing quite beats horse rides on the land of the breathtaking Hunter Valley. Hunter Valley is blessed with a plethora of ranges that are adorned with artistic natural beauty. Let your family be shrouded by the best of Mother Nature as they sit atop the back of a gallantly galloping horse found in Browns, Greys, Blacks and the Sparkling Whites. Molly Morgan is a beautiful horse riding range that affords some impeccable views of the hunter Valley. In addition to the scenic appeal, the range has an abundance of Australian wildlife and the freely roaming kangaroos are a particular treat in this part of Australia. No matter your expertise you get it all in this including Pony rides, personalized rides, picnic rides & winery rides. Arguably the Molly Morgan is considered the best horse riding place in Hunter Valley. Horses in Hunter Valley offer more than just riding amidst a natural landscape for a carriage ride in this part of the world is just as exciting! As the popular Hunter Valley saying goes ‘A ride on a horse or a drink in the carriage, it’s fun for the kids and good for the marriage!’ At Hunter Valley Horse Riding and Carriage Tours there is something for everybody..Available all 7 days of the week, you could either opt for a horse or pony ride or simply sit back, relax and enjoy some of the local wines the Hunter Valley has to offer followed by a Horse and Carriage Wine Tour.
Hunter Valley Zoo
Nothing like a trip to the zoo that perfects a family holiday. Children love interaction with animals and in Hunter Valley you get the best of the Australian favorites and an exception range from the rest of the world. In addition to admiring the uniqueness that every species brings to the table, you get to watch the Hunter Valley inhabitants perform their best in a series of shows highlighting a number of the zoo’s most talented creatures. Whatever your age group, you are definitely going to love this one! Entry tickets to the zoo are reasonably priced at 20 dollars for adults and 11 dollars for children. Apart from the animals, the zoo also serves as an exquisite garden with free BBQs that are available to be used in the picnic area.
Maitland Regional Art Gallery
Nothing like a good art class to bring out all those hidden talents in the budding artists around you! Giving your little ones a chance to express themselves in color and have plenty of fun while they are at it, the kids art class at the Maitland Art Gallery is an innovative activity for children in Hunter Valley. The art activities are performed free of charge and are conducted every Sunday from 11am–1pm.
Hunter Valley Gardens Aqua Golf and Put Put
You may have spotted a Hunter Valley Garden in some pamphlet or magazine but lay eyes on it and you may even feel it has not been justice to! The gardens in Hunter Valley are breathtaking and to add a touch of fun to the younger generation it is combined with exciting sports like Aqua Golf and Putt-Putt, where you can try your skill at the 5,000 square metre lake full of floating target nets to land your ball in. You can win prizes including Vouchers for Wine, Restaurants, Tours, Hot Air Balloon Rides, Golf and even CASH Jackpots! If you are staying in a Huntervalley Family Accommodation such as the Cypress Lakes Resort you can easily access the Hunter Valley Gardens Aqua Golf and Putt Putt and several other fun places for the family.