Not only is the Hunter Valley one of the most exciting wine regions to visit, it has the added bonus of being a wonderful playground for adults. Spicers Vineyards Estate is conveniently located in a hub of vineyards in Pokolbin, right on Hermitage Road. Hermitage Road alone is home to numerous attractions that could keep you busy for days!
Hunter Valley Private Tours - Tour the Hunter Valley in style with highly experienced hosts and locals, Glen and Margaret.
Offering both small group (max of 7 so very intimate) full day scheduled tours or full private tours, visiting around 5 Boutique wineries, chocolate and olive tasting and lunch at one of the Hunter’s top Restaurants. Price Indication: Intimate group tours begin from $110 per day with lunch, includes bottled water and refresher towels for the tour.
Two Fat Blokes Tours - Offer a unique and fun insight into the Hunter valley.
We highly recommend the Hunter Gatherers Full day tour where you visit 4 or 5 wineries, with vineyard walk, a visit to a cheese maker, lunch at a table set up amongst the vines (weather permitting) consisting of a generous antipasto platter made up with locally produced cheeses, smallgoods, organic chicken, smoked trout, pickles, breads and olives (Including 1 glass of wine p.p.), a brewery tour of the Hunter’s own Hunter Beer Co., a chocolate & wine matching experience. Price $145 per person
Browse the beautiful Pokolbin galleries and antique stores.
Treat your tastebuds with cheese tasting, a boutique brewery and even a wine school.
Try horse riding and explore the area on four legs. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced, a horse trail ride makes discovering the beautiful Molly Morgan Range even more enchanting. Wine country horse riding and carriages offer one hour rides every hour on the hour between 8am & 5pm daily, along with ½ hour and 2 hour rides, and horse drawn carriage tours.
Whether it be a casual lunch or a fine dining experience you're after, the Hunter Valley is home to numerous world-class restaurants to tempt your tastebuds. Spicers Vineyards Estate's guest services team are happy to share their local knowledge and recommendations and can assist both with making reservations and arranging transfers.
Discover the art of cheese making. The Hunter Valley is home to The Hunter Valley Cheese Company, the well known Smelly Cheese Shop, and of course, just down Hermitage Rd, Binnorie Dairy.
Guided walking tours are available or simply take your time and stroll around the 60 acres of beautiful surrounds at your own pace. Offering over 60 acres of display gardens including 10 themed gardens and during the festive season, the gardens offer one of the largest Christmas Lights displays in the southern hemisphere! Price indication: Adults from $24 for a day pass.
The Hunter is home to mulitple world class golf courses. Try our favourites The Vintage or Cypress Lakes.
The Vintage – 18 Hole Greg Norman designed course ranked among the best in the country. Price Indication: Starting at $42 for 9 holes mid week with cart hire.
Cypress Lakes Resort Golf and Country Club – Renowned for leading golf experiences in the Hunter Valley Price Indication: From $49 for 9 holes mid week.
A breathtaking way to see the Hunter Valley. Breathtaking views are assured with a Hot Air Balloon Flight followed by a champagne breakfast. From $299pp.
Heli Lunch with Slattery Helicopter Charters - The red carpet treatment! Be picked up from right in front of your suite by private helicopter charter, enjoy a scenic tour, a tasting at a leading winery and lunch in an award winning restaurant. From $350 per person including lunch. Enquire with our guest services team.
Enjoy a 1 Hour Remedial or Relaxation Massage in the new purpose built Spa Anise day spa. From $110.
For the gourmet within!
Perfect for the adrenalin seekers. For Australia's highest tandem sky dive – contact Just Jump Skydive.
Take to two wheels and explore at a leisurely pace. Hunter Valley Cycling can deliver top quality mountain and tandem bikes right to your room! Tour the vineyards and work up an appetite for dinner at the same time. From $30 per day.
To better explore the surrounding area, go to www.aroundhermitage.com.au and see what our neighbours have to offer. And why not take a drive and explore the charming surrounding country towns of Broke, Morpeth and Wollombi? There really is so much to do!