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Hunter Valley Gardens

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Broke Road, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 4000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the gardens last year by ourselves and this year bought along family and friends and did it again!!! The lights at night are amazing, the walk through the gardens is set up so well. The fun fair up the top is great fun...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate at the Irish Pub, not much there for kids, good food eat indoors or out, casual atmosphere, then we headed off to the Gardens, camera is a must, the Christmas lights were wonderful for all the family. Each area of the gardens was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jenny P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a very special day when I visited the garden specially at nigt . I recomend all families to go there. The place is so beautiful and charming

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ahmad B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Christmas lights showing is something not to miss, it is like entering another world. Would recommend to those local and tourists.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 650shawnl
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have never been to the Christmas lights as we always thought it would be so crowded over the school holidays but I have to say, would recommend seeing them after Christmas. We arrived around 8pm and wandered through all the different gardens as well...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 60DonnaB
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited the gardens before, so this trip went to see the Christmas light display with family. Since my last visit the entry fee has gone up to $30 and there is no senior concession, which I thought was odd, as most places give...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Teresa N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perhaps it was the wrong time of day (early afternoon) or the wrong time of year (mid January). Or perhaps we were the wrong type of visitors. But having found our way through a forest of signs and notices telling us what was forbidden, restricted...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank davidwW8052VV
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was the first time for my son and I to visit and see the Christmas Lights! Reception lady was absolutely lovely. Wow!! What an incredible experience! We absolutely LOVED IT!! Stunning structures and displays and the food and rides were very good too. We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A definite must see will go every year. The lights are fantastic and the food and coffee stalls are awesome. Great way to start your Christmas festivities or to cap it off.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Adrian C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We normally stay here if we can get into the hotel. It is close to all the attractions of the Hunter Valley and walking distance to many restaurants and the hotel is a short 5 minute drive. The room I requested was behind the pool...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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15 January 2019|
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Response from RocheGroup | Property representative |
Hi Camilla, the Christmas Lights are not throughout the entire gardens. While they do cover a large area and you can see much of the Gardens, there are also many areas not included that are beautiful during the day because... More
Satish D
17 July 2018|
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Response from 574tanmaym | Reviewed this property |
Not required . I have not seen such arrangement of offering snow gear there .
Cindy M
6 June 2018|
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Response from ntjsmith2016 | Reviewed this property |
We walked around in the morning because we had younger children. You could take a lot longer. There are a couple of theme park style rides on the side as well if it is open. That was closed when we were there. Also quite... More