The following is by no means an exhaustive list but it does offer our top 10 experiences our clients come to Pokolbin to enjoy.

No 1: Tour the Large and Small Winerys

The Pokolbin district is one of the mosy important wine regions in Australia. Wine lovers can experience some of the best red, stomach white and sparkling wines Australia has to offer. The relatively compact geographic location of most winerys means there is always a great winery just after the next one, with spectactular views of the vines and brokenback ranges to emerse yourself between each winery.

Some suggested winery destinations:

Brokenwood Wines 401-427 McDonalds Rd Pokolbin NSW 2320

Tyrells Wines 1838 Broke Rd Pokolbin NSW 2320

Lakes Folly, 2416 Broke Rd Pokolbin NSW 2320

Calais Estate, 151 Palmers Lane Pokolbin NSW 2320

Iron Gate Estate, Cnr Inglis Lane and Oakey Creek Rd Pokolbin NSW 2320

Audrey Wilkinson Wines, 750 De Beyers Rd Pokolbin NSW 2320

Peppertree Wines, 86 Halls Rd Pokolbin NSW 2320

Saddlers Creek Wines, 15 Marrowbone Rd Pokolbin NSW 2320

Hungerford Hill Wines, 2450 Broke Rd Pokoilbin NSW 2320

No 2: Visit Hunter Valley Gardens

Hunter valley Gardens is an amazing complex of international caliber gardens set over a massive 60 acre site. The site varies from formal sites, to individual display gardens to themed gardens. To fully experience the whole complex it is best to set aside a least one full day.

No 3: Take a Balloon Ride

You need to get up early but imagine at dawn, quietly soraing over one of the most beautiful wine growing reqions in the world..

Ballon Aloft, Hunter Valley Tours Ph: 1300723279

Beyond Ballooning. Ph: 1300468247

Balloon Safaris Ph: 1800 818191

No 4: Book a bus or luxury car tour of the Vineyards.

Don’t want to drive around the vineyards in you own car, then jump on a bus or hire you own private chauffer driven limousine.

No 5: Jump on a Bike for a Tour of the Vineyards


Why not leave the car at the Longhouse and take a bike ride around the vineyards. Organised tours are available for long and shorter distances.

No 6: Enjoy a great Lunch

There are many great places to eat lunch in and around Pokolbin, some of them are:

Café Enzo, Cnr Broke Rd and Ekerts Rd Pokolbin NSW 2320 Ph: 02 49987233

Esca Bimbagen, 790 McDonalds Rd Pokolbin NSW 2320 Ph: 02 49984666

Muse Kitchen, Hermitage and Deasys Rd Pokolbin NSW 2320 Ph: 02 49987899

The Verandah Restaurent, 151 Palemers Lane Pokolbin NSW 2320 Ph: 02 49987231

No 7: Enjoy an amazing Dinner

Great Dinning is a Pokolbin speciality, some of the local restaurents are:

The Cellar Restaurent, Hunter Valley Gardens Villagw, Broke Rd Pokolbin NSW 2320 Ph : 02 49987584

Bistro Molines, 749 Mount View Rd, Moiunt View NSW 2325 Ph 02 4990 9553

Muse Restaurent, Hungerford Hill Winery, Broke Rd Pokolbin NSW 2320 Ph: 49986777

Circa 1876, 64 Halls Rd Pokolbin NSW 2320 Ph: 02 49984998

EXP. Restaurent, 1596 Broke Rd Pokolbin NSW 2320 PH; 02 49987264

No 8: Play a great golf course.

Pokolbin is blessed with three great gold courses, choose from:

Cyrus Lakes Golf Resort, 15 Thompsons rd Pokolbin NSW 2320 Ph: 0249931555

The Vintage Golf Club, Vintage Drive, Hunter Valley, Rothbury NSW 2320 Ph: 02 49982222

Crown Plaza Hunter Valley, 430 Wine Country Dr, Lovedale NSW 2325 Ph: 49910000

No 9: Book into a Day Spa

Relax. Book yourself in for a hour or a whole day or relaxation and rejuvenation at one the professional spa retreats.

  • Chateau Elan at the Vintage Resort, Vintage Drive, Rothbury NSW 2320 Ph 4998 2500 or
  • The Golden Door at Cyprus Lakes Resort. 512 Thompsons Rd Pokolbin NSW 2320 Ph
  • Endota Spa at Peppers Guest House, Ekerts Rd Pokolbin NSW 2320 Ph 49986685

No 10: Take in a great concert

There are many international and national artists that come to Pokolbin. What is on now and what is coming up can best be found at:

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