Local photo by: Ross Zimmerman


Hunter Valley’s historic village.

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Hunter Valley Things To Do around Wollombi

We can make your Wollombi Valley stay as eventful or slow as you wish! Bushwalks to the Finchley lookout and sacred Aboriginal sites is one of the many popular activities visitors get up to when they visit Wollombi. Walking tours, 4WD tracks, the Wollombi Wine Trail, cafes, restaurants, the infamous Wollombi Tavern, and the many different cultural events are just some of the offerings within the Wollombi Valley. Nearby in Hunter Valley Wine Country there is everything from helicopter tours to horse and carriage and hot air ballooning. Do everything or do nothing!

Driving up from Sydney? Check out the scenic route Tourist Drive 33: Hunter Valley’s foodie drive.


Explore Aboriginal, Colonial and Convict history in the Wollombi Valley. Travel the convict built Great North Road.

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Join a wine tour from Wollombi, or visit a wildlife park of farm sanctuary.

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The Wollombi Valley is a great base for short bushwalks or long treks in the Hunter Valley.

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Attractions & Shopping

If retail therapy is required during your stay then look no further than the boutique retail shopswineries and farm gates selling local produce, olive oils, preserves, fruits, vegetables, cheeses, eclectic, custom made furniture and homewares. Local Hunter Valley attractions take a historic skew with the Wollombi Endeavour Museum housed in the old jail and courthouse. Our educated museum curators are more than willing to share stories about the Hunter Valley’s convict and colonial past.

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Creative Arts

Wollombi is renowned for its breadth of artistic talent – sculptors, ceramic artists, and photographers all call the Valley home.

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Great Outdoors

Surrounded by the Yengo National Park and Watagan Mountains, the Wollombi Valley is the perfect location for enjoying the great outdoors! Bushwalking, bike riding4WD tracks and scenic drives are just some of the great outdoor activities available when you visit the Wollombi Valley! Or just relax at your accommodation watching the hundreds of wallabies and water birds that congregate around the many dams and water holes. Every season the local landscape turns it on with an ever-changing vista and explosion of colour. Autumn brings crisp days and changing reds, oranges and browns of the many deciduous trees. As Winter advances, the valleys are shrouded by morning mist, providing great photographic opportunities. Spring brings another colour change, as the wattles bloom with their bright yellow flowers. Finally, Summer heralds long days and cool nights, and the best time for the open-air symphonies provided by the many bird and nocturnal species that call Wollombi home!

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Consider Wollombi for a unique Hunter Valley wedding destination. Historic sandstone churches and beautiful vineyard settings.

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Scenic Drives & 4WD Tracks

Enjoy a scenic drive around the Wollombi Valley, or 4WD trek through Yengo National Park or the Watagans.

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Plan your visit

Find out more about things to do around the Hunter Valley.

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