The beautiful Hunter Valley in New South Wales is famed for its majestic rural vistas and opportunities for getting close to nature and extraordinary wildlife. There is also a diverse collection of wineries, gourmet eateries and accommodation to choose from. Staying at Hunter Valley caravan and camping sites is the perfect means of relaxing and communing with nature.
There are more than a few locations in the Hunter Valley which offer facilities for travellers with caravans, motorhomes and tents. Although by necessity most sites are in natural parklands, they are mostly close to attractions, wineries and country eateries. Most also come with onsite swimming pools, communal kitchen and BBQ areas, stores to buy provisions and laundries.
If you fancy staying close to Cessnock’s specialty shops and the wineries at Pokolbin, BIG4 Valley Vineyard Tourist Park is an excellent choice. The park is a holiday village with pitches for tents and caravans. A highlight of the amenities here is the BYO booze Thai Restaurant. Cessnock Wine Country Caravan Park is on the Pokolbin road and near the legendary Potters Brewery. It has grassy, tree shaded pitches.
Eastwards at Maitland, Coachstop Caravan Park offers powered and unpowered sites for caravan and camping as well as holiday cabins. It is close to the inimitable Walka Water Works Museum and Morpeth’s quaint architecture, boutiques and specialty stores.
Singleton is the largest town in the upper regions of the valley. There are several Hunter Valley caravan and camping parks on the outskirts of Singleton. Country Acres Caravan Park offers sites with electric hook-ups as well as basic camping pitches. Cleanliness seems to be an obsession here and the restrooms and stainless steel BBQs are spotless. There is a salt-water swimming-pool in the park. Wyland Caravan Park has cement sites for caravans and motorhomes as well as grass ones for tents.