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LOCATION: CESSNOCK, NEW SOUTH WALES
The Hunter Valley Wine Region, located just to the north west of Sydney has numerous splendid wineries to tour. On the way, there is the beautiful Hawkesbury to explore. Combined with the historic townships, including Cessnock, the wineries and restaurants, the area has long held great appeal for visitors.
Hunter Aboriginal Culture Tours and Indigenous Arts are available giving one another insight about this part of Australia.
The Cessnock Information Centre is an excellent place to start, it provides information for the many wineries operating here and can arrange bookings for such diverse activities available in the Hunter as ballooning, tours and horse riding. More about Cessnock NSW.
Cessnock Information Centre Phone (02) 4990 4477.
You can find an excellent range of Attractions & Tours, Creative Things to Do, Driving Experiences, Adventure and Extreme, Family Things to Do, Flying, Getaways, Activities for your Group, Outdoors, Pampering experiences, Water Activities, Wine & Dine, Special Offers and Gift Certificates.
Note: Seasons in Australia are reversed to the seasons in the Northern Hemisphere - i.e. Winter is June to August with spring in September to November, Summer is December to February. Australia has a temperate climate, with over 340 sunny days per year. Summer can have strong sunny days so wear a hat and sunscreen between 10am and 3pm (when outdoors!). Summer average temperature 22 Celsius, Winter avg. temperature 13 Celsius.
There are a number of luxury hotels as well as beach resorts in and near the many coast villages. Bed and breakfasts, camp sites and caravan parks are also easy to find, you can even stay at some of the wineries.
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