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21 March 2018 | Sally Scarborough

Top activities for the kids in the Hunter Valley

A Long Weekend or the school holidays can be the ideal time to get away to the Hunter Valley.

If you're travelling as a family it is always about finding that balance between wine tasting and keeping the kids entertained. Well, we've done all the hard work for you & put together a list of some of the kid friendly activities and locations in the Hunter Valley.

Don't forget that we love kids at Scarborough, so much so that we have a fabulous kids zone with games, a giant blackboard to get creative and lots of lovely grassed areas to keep your kids entertained while you enjoy a tasting. Check out which cellar door you would like to visit here.

And if you're looking for other activities that don't include chocolate, Easter egg hunts or face painting, check out our previous post of Top Things to do in the Hunter Valley - includes Putt Putt Golf, Horseriding, Cooking schools and Bike Riding - for the more mature family.

Easter in the Hunter Valley Gardens: March 30 - April 2

Activities include rides such as the huge ferris wheel, inflatable zone, hatching chickens, easter egg hunt on Saturday and Sunday and ‘find the golden egg’ competition. For more details click here

Crowne Plaza: Willy Wonka High Tea Sat 21st April and Friday 27 April

Be greeted by Willy Wonka and Oompa-Loompas and enjoy a high tea and entertainment which includes face painting, crafts and games at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley.

For more information click here

Hungerford Hill Wines: March 31 – April 1

Looking for food trucks, live music and a jumping castle? Look no further than Hungerford Hill on Saturday and Sunday of the Easter Long Weekend. For more details click here

Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort: Sat 31st and Sun 1st

Offering Easter Saturday activities at Cypress Lakes Bistro and Bar  where kids Eat Free, Easter egg hunts, face painting, muffin decorationing, live music, a visit from Easter bunny and more! 

And on Sunday 1 April enjoy a 3 course chocolate inspired brunch at The Restaurant at Cypress Lakes and an Easter egg hunt at 11am.

Bookings are essential - click here for more information

Hunter Valley Zoo

They've been having a baby boom at the Hunter Valley Zoo (check out the adorable photos here). The zoo just welcomed some two Marmoset monkeys, 5  Meerkat pups as well as 4 Capybara babies - too much fun and cuteness to miss! 

For more information about entry to the Hunter Valley Zoo click here

For more family friendly cellar doors nearby you can also checkout Gemelli Estate and Moorebank Vineyard both located on Palmers Lane.


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Top activities for the kids in the Hunter Valley