I'm a writer who loves sharing her Sydney experiences
If you're looking for a winter holiday escape with the family then you really can't go past the Hunter Valley. The wine, the cheese and of course the scenery. Now the iconic Hunter Valley Gardens, a popular holiday destination for families has transformed into a winter wonderland. From June 30 to July 15 the Hunter Valley Gardens will host all the best winter school holiday activities, complete with a skating rink for the whole family to enjoy.
Slide your way down the slippery slopes on your tube. Experience this fast paced activity alone or even race the kids down.
Snow Ball Challenge (10am-9pm) No winter wonderland is complete without a snowball fight. This is the arena where you can challenge your friends to a snowball fight, it's the perfect way to start or end the day at Hunter Valley Gardens.
Entry Prices: Day: Adult $25
Pensioners, Concessions and Locals $20 Children (4-15 years) $13
Children (3 years & Under FREE)
Family (2 Adults & 2 children) $65
Extra Child with Family $7.00 (4-15 years)
Snow Time at Hunter Valley Gardens was excellent, my little boy loved it, saw and played in the snow for the first time. It was excellent value with access to all the display gardens as well as all the Snow time activities. Looking at the faces of all the children they had so much fun - it's a great school holidays activity if your looking for something to do, but don't expect it to be Perisher, it's not!
What a great little place to visit! I have 3 kids under 10 and each one was so excited to spend the day at the "snow"
I'm so glad we visited while at the hunteras there's not much on for children in the area.
We have a 8 yo boy and 5 yo girl, and they loved it. I thought it was small and lame but the kids proved mevwrong, get in and have a good time as your only young once,as mentioned above its not Perisher but its really Cool for kids who haven't been to the snow, and do your family a favour and walk thru the Japanese Garden, absolutely beautiful.