14 days in The Hunter Itinerary

14 days in The Hunter Itinerary

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14 days in The Hunter Itinerary

Start: Wellington
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
— 8 nights
bus + train + Fly:  10​h
End: Wellington


Muswellbrook ©
Muswellbrook is a town in the Upper Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia, about 243km north of Sydney and 127km north-west of Newcastle.Geologically, Muswellbrook is situated in the northern parts of the Sydney basin, bordering the New England region.The area is predominantly known for coal mining and horse breeding, but has also developed a reputation for gourmet food and wine production. Escape the urban bustle at Bucketts Mountains and Lake Liddell Recreation Camp Area. Explore Muswellbrook's surroundings by going to Gloucester (The Gloucester Gallery, Woko National Park, & more). Spend the 15th (Wed) exploring nature at Mount Royal National Park. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Pukara Estate and view the masterpieces at Muswellbrook Regional Arts Center.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Muswellbrook attractions planner.

Wellington, New Zealand to Muswellbrook is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Wellington to Muswellbrook is minus 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Muswellbrook

Parks Nature Wildlife

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Woko National Park ©
Woko National Park
Pukara Estate ©
Pukara Estate
Mount Royal National Park ©
Mount Royal National Park


Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Take a break from the city and head to Hunter Valley Zoo and The Vintage Golf Club. It doesn't end there: do a tasting at Peterson House.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Pokolbin day trip site .

Getting from Muswellbrook to Pokolbin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trips

Nulkaba, The Vintage Golf Club, Dark Horse Vineyard
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Harkham Wines ©
Harkham Wines
Peterson House ©
Peterson House
Leogate Estate Wines ©
Leogate Estate Wines