Just a two hour easy drive north of Sydney, you can experience 4 star accommodation and world class service at the Hunter Valley Resort. Surrounded by the countryside and the Brokenback Ranges, this resort offers a serene atmosphere where one can rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit. With over 70 wineries to visit, 19 restaurants, antique stores, horse and carriage tours, there is never a dull moment. Within one hour's drive you can visit Port Stephens, Newcastle Australia's second oldest city with great shopping and theatres, Lake Macquarie 4 times bigger than Sydney Harbor and the Hunter Highlands Rainforest. Hunter Valley is home to one of the largest and advanced wineries. With an annual crush of some 6,500 tons of grapes the winery produces around 6 million liters of wine a year. Besides the vineyards, one of Wine Country's most appealing aspects is the beautiful countryside. By horseback, you can personally experience the magic of the spectacular scenery and encounter local wildlife.