Hunter Valley Gardens, Pokolbin

3.9
#1 of 64 in Parks in Greater Newcastle
Garden · Nature / Park
Hunter Valley Gardens is in the heart of Hunter Valley wine country, located in Pokolbin, NSW, Australia. It opened in 2003 and is now open everyday of the year except Christmas Day. The gardens span across 14 hectares of land, containing 10 differently themed gardens, accommodation, a shopping village, rides/events and dining. The gardens are a popular venue in the Hunter Valley for weddings and events. Hunter Valley Gardens is the largest display garden in the Southern Hemisphere.

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  • A fun assortment of Christmas Lights in well maintained gardens. Some of the lights were already not working/damaged, which is a shame considering it is still very early in the season. We also...  more »
  • The Christmas Lights Spectacular was wonderful! Our family have experienced some great shows (including World of Color at Disneyland) and this is right up there- world class.  more »
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  • A vision made a reality by a man with the means. Spread over 60 ha of Pokolbin wine region, it encompasses a dozen distinct garden styles, seasonal events, backed into a shopping village, a pub and a wine cellar door. The garden has been in a static state for almost 20 years, being a display garden. This has its drawbacks, retaining the same look as the last time you came, but is also means the plants are well established, for the most part. Well worth the trip, even to just take in the garden, see the surrounding village and visit the cellar or as a part of your tour of the Hunter Valley wine region.
  • Awesome and well maintained gardens. Great place for photography. I haven't been there during holidays season but heard they put up great lights and open rides for kids. Ticket price is quiet high though.

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