Treat mum to something extra special this Mother’s Day with a gorgeous getaway to the Hunter Valley. Just a stone’s throw from Newcastle and Sydney, Australia’s renowned wine region welcomes you for a weekend of delicious dining, indulgent pampering and fabulous activities!

Ready to whisk her away for a well-deserved celebration surrounded by beautiful countryside, world-famous vineyards and unforgettable experiences? With so many ways to spoil your amazing mum or someone special, the only tough part about Mother’s Day in the Hunter Valley is choosing what to do.

Below, we’ve gathered the best things to do in the Hunter Valley this Mother’s Day, along with where to stay for a lovely trip together.


1. Celebrate with a Mother’s Day lunch at NINETEEN

If your mum’s a foodie, there’s no better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than with a farm-to-table feast At NINETEEN. They’re offering an exclusive 2-course set menu featuring the very best local produce. And if you’d like to dance off this delicious meal, visit their charming beer garden to enjoy live music.

This Mother’s Day lunch in the Hunter Valley only costs $65 per adult and $20 per child (3-12), with infants free.

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2. Visit ‘Grandmother’s Garden’ at Hunter Valley Gardens

If you’d like to spend some quality time together this Mother’s Day, there’s no better backdrop than Hunter Valley Gardens. With manicured lawns, mystical waterfalls and fascinating artworks, its tranquillity is unmatched. Don’t miss the Rose Garden and its 35,000 flowers, which fill the air with a heavenly scent. These beautiful blooms are also known as ‘Grandmother’s Garden’ because at their center stand thirteen bronze statues of Imelda Roche and her grandchildren. A heartwarming representation of generational bonds, this is a particularly perfect place to visit if your grandmother is joining! To find out more, explore the Hunter Valley Gardens website.

3. Cycle from winery to winery

No Hunter Valley Mother’s Day trip is complete without a visit to the vineyards – especially if your mum loves her shiraz, semillon or chardonnay. After all, wine is what these rolling hills are renowned for!

Start your wine-touring adventure at the Grapemobile, where you can hire bicycles and cycle from cellar door to cellar door at your own pace. Sample stunning wines at every stop, soaking up the fresh countryside between sips. Pick up and drop off is also available from nearby accommodation. This one’s bound to book up so secure your bikes today via their website

4. Enjoy a few hours of pure pampering

Dreaming of a massage or facial treatment in the privacy of your accommodation? Spoil mum to a blissful afternoon that will leave her feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. With a skilled therapist coming to you, you’ll be able to unwind without stepping foot outside. Sessions are available to start from 9am to 5pm, so take your pick of a luxurious morning or serene evening.

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5. Enjoy a guided wine tasting from the comfort of your accommodation

Stay n’ Sip are experts in providing unique private wine-tasting experiences directly in the comfort of your accommodation. Stay n’ Sip means no one has to drive so you can toast to mum without being the designated driver. To find out more or to book your private tasting visit the website or call Pierre on 0482 693 210.

6. See the Hunter Valley from the skies 

Experience the Hunter Valley at sunset from the skies with a hot-air balloon flight with Balloon Aloft. Enjoy views over the vineyards, followed by a gourmet Mother’s Day breakfast and bubbles at a local Hunter Valley winery. This is a must-do activity when visiting the Hunter, so don’t miss out and book your flight today. 

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Surprise mum with a spectacular stay in luxury accommodation. Nestled in Pokolbin’s most beautiful parklands, our holiday homes are the ideal choice for your Mother’s Day in the Hunter Valley. Discover some of our favourites below.

Belleview Hunter

Beds: 5

Belleview Hunter’s stunning views of the signature 8th Fairway, stylish design and location will ensure that you have a Mother’s Day to remember. This 5 bedroom and 5 bathroom house can accommodate up to 11 guests, so is perfect for the whole family. With a focus on relaxation and elegant entertaining paired with astonishing golf course views, the house has comforting features and designer furnishings. This includes a fully equipped chef’s kitchen alongside an open-plan alfresco area meaning mum can sit back and relax while you cook her up a storm. 

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Cypress Point Lodge

Beds: 4

Situated in the heart of The Vintage, this elegant home features spacious bedrooms with contemporary furnishings throughout. This Mother’s Day, light a fire and cuddle up on the swoon-worthy sofas, make mum a beautiful bubble bath or curate a charcuterie board in the contemporary kitchen. Or if the sun is shining, head outside to the barbeque area for nibbles and cocktails while overlooking the picturesque parkland.

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Montauk House

Beds: 6

For an unforgettable Mother’s Day escape, indulge in unprecedented luxury and relaxation with Montauk House. This spacious holiday house boasts 6 bedrooms, and 3 bathrooms, sleeping up to 12 guests. In the heart of the home lays a fully equipped designer kitchen, meaning you can host a memorable feast for Mum. 

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Hamptons On Figtree

Beds: 5

A true country escape Hampton’s On Figtree is a stunning 5-bedroom property with 180-degree views looking over the 3rd Tee. Designed for easy living and entertaining, relax by the pool, play a round of putt-putt, or enjoy a lazy Sunday morning Mother’s Day breakfast on the beautiful rustic dining table. 

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With farm-to-table feasts, relaxing spa experiences and stunning countryside to explore, Mother’s Day in the Hunter Valley is truly magical.

Need somewhere to rest your head after all those celebrations?

Spoil mum with a stay at The Vintage Holiday Houses. Tucked away in the heart of the Hunter Valley, our privately owned villas enjoy luxurious amenities – including views of the Greg Norman-designed championship golf course. Browse our beautiful holiday houses in the Hunter Valley to see what’s available or get in touch to learn more.