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Patterson Heritage Railway Museum

By at November 28, 2016 | 11:27 am | 0 Comment

Around 50 kilometres north of Newcastle in the historic town of Peterson lies the Patterson Heritage Railway Museum. This fantastic museum is operated by a team of dedicated volunteers who maintain the fleet of heritage deisel locomotives.Affectionately named ‘The Depot’ the large working shed and rail yard is where volunteer mechanics tend to the rail

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Whale watching season on the coast

By at June 24, 2016 | 2:58 pm | 0 Comment

Not a year goes by on the coasts of Australia without one of nature’s greatest shows taking centre stage.The whale migration in Australia begins late May and runs through till the month of November, with June to November tagged as the whale watching season in Australia.The annual whale migration north along the coast provides one of the most spectacular

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Scenic and Adventure Flights in the Hunter

By at November 24, 2015 | 12:53 pm | 0 Comment

The best way to see the Hunter Valley is from the air, a sky high adventure will be the experience of a lifetime. Experience the exhilaration and thrill of skydiving or an adventure flight, or take a scenic flight and marvel at the scenery beneath you.Get your head in the clouds and take advantage of the clear blue skies of the Hunter Valley’s summer to see the

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Horse Drawn Carriage Tours in the Hunter Valley

By at October 12, 2015 | 11:10 am | 0 Comment

Explore the Hunter Valley in classic style, and really it does not get more classic than a horse drawn carriage tour. The tree-lined back roads of Pokolbin in the Hunter Valley are the perfect places to go on a horse drawn adventure. Old style wagons, Victorian or Landau Carriages await those looking for an experience out of the ordinary.Spend a day exploring the

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Segway tours in the Hunter Valley

By at August 31, 2015 | 12:41 pm | 0 Comment

Segways.  They'll never really be cool.  Let's be honest, they don't exactly fit the same category as, say, a motorbike.  They don't come with leather jackets and you don't look a badass riding one, even with the trendiest of shades. They are, however, a marvel of modern technology.In fact, they're so amazing, anyone can ride a segway.  The auto balancing

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Local Breweries in the Hunter Valley

By at July 20, 2015 | 4:21 pm | 0 Comment

The Hunter Valley is known for it’s wines, but you can get some fantastic craft brews here too. Head to one of the many boutique Breweries and sample some of the best and unique local beers and spirits.These sizable microbreweries offer many custom brews and seasonal flavours as well as the perfect accompaniment, hearty pub fare and a fantastic atmosphere.

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The Land of the Long Lunch

By at July 6, 2015 | 9:23 am | 0 Comment

Enter the land of the long lunch, an enchanted place where an afternoon lunch of exquisite food and wine transcends time and loses itself in good company and an extraordinary setting.Linger longer, there’s no rush. Vineyards, beautiful natural spaces and restaurants with food to die for are places to savour the moments as well as the flavours.Some of

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It’s OK to be afraid… Delve into Maitland Gaol

By at May 25, 2015 | 3:23 pm | 0 Comment

When in the Hunter why not delve into the spooky past of the Maitland Gaol.  With over 150 years of history, housing some of Australia's most hardened and notorious criminals and convicts, Maitland Gaol is a treasure trove of local history and the source of many local stories.The doors are now wide open.  The prisoners are long gone, but the gaol now serves as a

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Self Drive tour the Hunter Valley

By at April 29, 2015 | 3:47 pm | 0 Comment

Take off into a world of your own and discover the Hunter Valley on one of the many self drive tours that take you on a journey of discovery and wonder.In the Hunter there are many tourist drives and scenic road trips that let you explore at your own pace.  The itineraries are here to help you get started with tips on where to stay, what to see, where to eat and

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