Have you heard of glamping? This new way of enjoying the wilderness has been taking off recently, with people of all ages heading out to enjoy the Australian landscape. There are lots of places in the Hunter Valley that are popular among glampers because of the amazing scenery, proximity to vineyards, and great local food. 

So what are some of the best places to go glamping in the Hunter Valley?

Go glamping in the hunter valley and experience what life is like on the vineyards.

What is Glamping? 

Glamping is the new luxurious form of camping. You’ll spend your nights in a stylish spacious tent full of luxury touches, while still being close to an array of facilities. Glamping in the Hunter Valley is the ideal situation. It gives you the chance to enjoy the natural scenery while being a stone’s throw away to some of Australia’s best restaurants and wineries. Here are just some of the fantastic activities you’ll be able to experience when you go glamping in Hunter Valley: 

  • The Crowne Plaza’s famous Redsalt Restaurant for award-winning foods and wines 
  • Local breweries and wineries offering award-winning local creations
  • Luxury spas for massages and other treatments  
  • Chocolate and fudge factories where you can get free samples
  • Beautiful golf courses 
  • Lots of wildlife experiences 
  • Water parks to keep the kids occupied 
  • Shops offering supplies as well as souvenirs and keepsakes

The beauty of glamping over traditional camping is that you can do it at any time of year, but you can’t beat Autumn and Spring when it comes to the perfect times to go. 

If you’re curious about this glamping, then here are some of the most popular places to go glamping in the Hunter Valley: 

Boydell’s Secret Escape 

Nestled on an expansive property, this popular glamping spot is ideal for honeymooners and couples. Located in East Gresford, about 50 minutes from Crowne Plaza Hotel and on the Allyn River, near a gorgeous family vineyard. The accommodation is perched on top of a hill and surrounded by native wildlife and the serenity of the vineyards. 

There’s no sleeping on the ground here. Instead, you’ll spend your nights in a spacious tent full of luxury touches like the finest linen, spending your days eating local delights from the fully stocked fridge and touring the winery. You can even book a spa or massage during your stay for extra pampering. 

Donnybrook Eco Retreat

Located just 20 minutes from the centre of the Hunter Valley and 25 minutes from the Crowne Plaza, the Donnybrook Eco Retreat offers luxury glamping close to the lovely towns of Maitland and Morpeth. An ideal location for glamping in the Hunter Valley, as it offers beautiful views, a real nature-filled experience, and to top it off, a luxurious base from where you can explore the Hunter Valley’s prized vineyards. 

At the Donnybrook Eco Retreat, you’ll enjoy a luxurious space with plenty of room for two adults and lots of extras like a private deck and an attached bathroom – you won’t even feel like you are in a tent! This is a real eco-experience with five-star appointments, solar panels for electricity, and rainwater for showers, so you’ll tread lightly on the earth when you stay at this retreat. 

Glamping in australia is the perfect mix of comfort and nature.


This tiny house offers the newest way to enjoy glamping in the Hunter Valley. It’s an off-grid eco house located on a secluded private property in the town of Pokolbin. Just a few minutes from the vineyards of the Hunter Valley, but you wouldn’t know it from the seclusion and sense of peace.

The land around this adorable house is stunning and filled with natural wildlife going about their business, the perfect size for the two of you to reconnect with both nature and yourselves. 

Glamping in the hunter valley is the best way to embrace nature

Tiny House 888 

This Tiny House is located near a Syrah vineyard in the Hunter Valley, maintaining a perfect balance of seclusion and facilities. It’s just minutes from Pokolbin and 10 minutes from some of the best restaurants and vineyards in the region. This means you can tour and shop during the day and return to your peaceful oasis at night. 

The inside space is perfect for two people and includes a Queen bed, en-suite bathroom, air conditioning and heating, and a small kitchen. There’s also a fire pit and outdoor area, so you can spend as much time outside enjoying the divine landscape as you desire. 

Tiny House in Broke 

Broke is another excellent location for glamping in the Hunter Valley. It’s only 20 minutes from the heart of the valley but far enough out that you get complete peace and tranquillity. Perfect for up to three guests and surrounded by bushland to explore. 

The Tiny House has a great kitchen for a homely feel and outdoor deck so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy some stargazing after a long day of enjoying the wines and food of the Hunter Valley. 

Glamping in the hunter valley, be amongst nature.

The Takeaway 

There are lots of popular and unique places to go glamping in the Hunter Valley. However, if you aren’t the type to sleep in tents, no matter how nice they are, you always have the option of setting up your base in the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

Located close to the best that the region has to offer and with luxurious rooms and lots of extras, the Crowne Plaza is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty and the serenity of this part of Australia. 

Book your stay at the Crowne Plaza in the Hunter Valley with one of our special offers today.