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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

Weather beautiful making these gardens a novelty to explore. Lots of little shops to explore as well. Beautiful gardens.

Thank Caryn W
Reviewed 4 days ago

These gardens are a must see! Beautifully manicured gardens with a gorgeous layout of storybook characters. At first I thought the $30 adult entry fee was a little steep but after 2 hours of taking in the beauty of these gardens I felt the entry...More

1  Thank Jo Jo J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not really expecting Christmas miracles as we turned up at 9:15pm for the Christmas Lights which are due to finish by 10pm .. but one would expect a happier disposition from team members that work in "'wonderland" . It certainly did take the glossy of...More

Thank mural777
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice display of Christmas lights. Really gets you into the Christmas spirit. Well laid out. A great evening out as an adult or with kids.

Thank mikeanddonsy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paid a visit to the Hunter Valley Gardens in early November and enjoyed it the gardens were decked with Christmas lights so it might be better to visit in the evenings to get the full effect we went around in the daytime and the plants...More

1  Thank sidhols
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Hunter Valley attraction has something for all ages and all seasons. It takes at least two hours to experience (if you're also taking pictures). Try to visit during week days to avoid the crowds. This spot is a popular attraction around Christmas due to...More

Thank winegeek-fl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gardens that are well maintained. A great place to take the kids on the school holidays for activities or to see the Christmas lights which get better ever year.

Thank Kylie A
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely 2 hours walk (longer if you wish) through these beautiful gardens. More signage for tree specimens would be an advantage, plus broken ones replaced. The on-site cafe needs an injection of money and creativity and the smell of fatty oil as we walked...More

Thank susan1867
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have always wanted to see the Christmas lights at the gardens and finally this was the first year. And I got to enjoy it with our children (3 and 7) and extended family. It was better than I had expected. So many lights to...More

1  Thank belpel73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited many gardens across the world. We are so lucky to live so close to the the Hunter Valley Gardens. It is the best. So much to see and experience. Take your time and enjoy. Excellent value. Make sure you take water and...More

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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
Aimee S
12 November 2017|
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