Blue Mountains & Hunter Valley holidays - Verdant, luscious and picturesque
The Blue Mountains are one of Australia’s prettiest natural wonders. Looking out across the verdant hills from a distances gives them a cobalt hue, hence the name. There is a plethora of Aboriginal heritage to explore and numerous activities to enjoy – this makes it a popular weekend destination for residents of Sydney. Meanwhile, Hunter Valley offers a sophisticated experience in the heart of New South Wales, boasting verdant vineyards and some of our favourite decadent wines.
Discover the natural beauty New South Wales beholds
Designated a World Heritage Area by UNESCO, the Blue Mountains is an unspoiled haven that is perfect for people who enjoy walks in the wilderness. One of the most popular is the Giant Stairway which has over 800 steep steps – fascinating views on the way down and a real fitness test on the way up.
Just north of this rocky region is the Hunter Valley, a hub of agriculture, overflowing with national parks, vineyards and wine producers. A holiday here is a treat for all of your senses – but especially taste.
With fine wines and a huge range of restaurants to choose from, Hunter Valley is something of a paradise for holidaymakers who appreciate good food and drink. The area around Port Stephens is a popular location too. Here you’ll find pretty beaches and quaint towns for a real taste of Australia.
Top reasons to visit the Blue Mountains and Hunter Valley:
- The characteristic blue haze the Blue Mountains emit is truly remarkable; seeing it in person is a wonderful experience
- This national park has countless activities to enjoy besides simply admiring the view, from bushwalks to sampling the local culinary delights
- Hunter Valley is a renowned producer of fine wines - take a wine tour while you're here
- Explore the farmers' markets on your visit for a charming activity to try the local produce and meet the locals