Diversity makes the Hunter region an inviting holiday destination – there's so much to see and do.
The Hunter Valley is one of Australia’s most recognisable wine regions. The old adage ‘quality, not quantity’ applies and boutique wineries dominate the landscape. Pair it with the Upper Hunter, and these surrounds are irresistible for wine lovers.
Continue to indulge the palate by sampling abundant tasty produce. Find it at restaurants and cafés, farmers’ markets, and food stores.
A vibrant arts scene abounds in the Hunter region. Small galleries mingle with bigger spaces such as the Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre and Maitland Regional Art Gallery.
Remain in Maitland to tour the historical Maitland Gaol, which reveals engrossing yarns. The Hunter Region Botanic Gardens at Heatherbrae suit a pleasant stroll.
Barrington Tops National Park is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area and is rich in Aboriginal history. Its myriad walking tracks reveal gorges, waterfalls, and abundant wildlife and plants.
Lake Macquarie is a water sports playground. Not only is this Australia’s largest coastal saltwater lake, but sparkling ocean beaches are at hand. Caves Beach is a highlight – see why it earns its name.
Anything from swimming, boating, sailing, fishing, kayaking, and snorkelling can be enjoyed here, but away from water find galleries, a museum, and cherished natural gems like Watagans National Park. It contains abundant Aboriginal art, rainforest, waterfalls, and sweeping views.
Situated on a harbour, Newcastle is one of the biggest cities in Australia and has diverse appeal. A string of brilliant beaches attracts surfers and swimmers and allows for a rewarding coastal stroll. For more breathtaking views, head to Fort Scratchley Historic Site and keep the camera handy to snap away at the art deco Newcastle Ocean Baths.
Caravan Parks in The Hunter
You’ll discover more about our great nation with a break in the Hunter region, home to some of the country’s most spectacular landscapes and history. With BIG4 caravan parks in prime positions in the region, you’ll be up close and personal with the best: the finest produce and cellar doors, the best walks and outdoor adventures, and attractions and activities that connect you with your family and your surrounds.
Camping in The Hunter
Nature is at its most spectacular in the Hunter region. Breathtaking valleys, national parks, walks, rivers, and wildlife will soothe your curiosity and desire for peace. Camping in a BIG4 holiday park campground takes you even closer. Amazing parks, and campsite options, to tailor the getaway you need – whether that’s a short burst of nature, or a longer, more relaxing break with family and friends.
Cabins in The Hunter
There’s no need to set the alarm clock. Nature will gently nudge you awake from your BIG4 cabin, ensuring you’ll make the most of this spectacular region and all it offers during your stay. Unlike a motel, BIG4 parks are in the best positions throughout Australia, including the Hunter. You can create a cheap stay or luxury break in a BIG4 cabin, offering you the stay you desire.