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Situated just two hours away from Sydney in the heart of the Hunter Valley wine region, Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley is the ideal location for your next getaway. Boasting an enviable location on Wine Country Drive, our resort is near Cessnock Airport and Hunter Valley Wine Country Tourism Visitor Centre.

With picturesque surrounds, abundant wildlife and a relaxing atmosphere, the Hunter Valley is a popular location for weddings corporate events, romantic getaways, girls’ weekends and family holidays. Surrounded by stunning vineyards and a scenic 18-hole golf course, our premium hotel is the ideal accommodation choice for your Hunter Valley escape.

How to transport within the Hunter Valley?

There are different ways to transport within the Hunter Valley. While car hire offers you more flexibility to get around the Hunter Valley, if you don’t like to drive, you can find a variety of shuttle services that take you between vineyards. The most known are the private’s shuttles, the Polkobin Hire Cars, Vineyard Shuttle Service, and iHop Hunter Valley.

Charter Flights

Blue Sky Airways offers charter services for groups of up to nine people from Sydney through to Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley.

Newcastle-Hunter Express

Travel to and from Newcastle Airport and the Hunter region couldn’t be any easier with the Newcastle-Hunter Express brand new shuttle service

Commercial Flights

Flights to the Hunter Valley arrive daily from Sydney to Newcastle airport. From there, it’s a short 50 minute drive via car or shuttle transfer.

Private Car

Just two and half hours from Sydney, travel to the Hunter Valley by car is a comfortable and convenient option. We recommend following the M1 Pacific Motorway and taking one of three Hunter Valley Vineyard exits.

Public Transport

The Hunter Valley is also accessible via public transport. The most convenient train stations are at Maitland, Newcastle or Morisset and connecting buses are available from each station.

Local Taxis and ride share

Taxis service the local area making it easy for you to visit the region’s wineries, restaurants and special events. Rideshare services are also available in the area.

Local Coaches

Rover Coaches are a local coach company who run organised wine tours as well as private wine tours, transport for weddings, parties, conferences and to the many events and concerts taking place in the region.

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