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Hunter Valley YHA

  • Getting here by train

    30 km to Maitland Station. Please visit to plan your trip.

    Getting here by bus

    Sydney - Buses depart daily to Cessnock. 

    Newcastle - Buses depart four times a day to Cessnock.

    Maitland - Buses depart Maitland train station daily to Cessnock.

    Call for a free pick up in Cessnock.

    Nearest airport

    30 km to Newcastle Airport

    Getting here by car

    Take Cessnock exit from Pacific Highway (aka F3 Sydney-Newcastle Freeway).
    From Cessnock follow tourist information and winery signs. Hostel is 2 km north of Cessnock.

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Tomaree Head
    • Ivanhoe Wines
    • Gan Gan Lookout
    • Hunter Valley Gardens


    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Wine Tasting Tours
    • Horseriding Tours
    • Hot Air Ballooning
    • 4WD Tours
    • Cycle Paths
    • Picnic Areas
    • Local Pub
    Find us...
    Address 100 Wine Country Drive
    Nulkaba, 2325
    Phone (+612) 4991 3278
    Hostel Manager Nigel Worton
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    Hunter Valley YHA

    Visit the nearest wine-growing region to Sydney - the Hunter Valley. This purpose built YHA hostel is right in the heart of wine country. The hostel recently completed major renovations, now with free Wi-Fi (premium Wi-Fi Plus also available), brand new bathrooms, kitchen and lounge area; and a lovely new outdoor area with pool, BBQ and hammocks. Wine tours are available from the hostel; and it's only a short walk to the local pub with meals and nightlife.

    There is a 2-night minimum for weekend bookings.

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    • We had a fantastic stay in the Hunter, thoroughly recommend doing the Grape Escape tour through the YHA!!!
      Kathryn A September 2015
    • Perfect base to explore the Hunter Valley wine region.
      David O September 2015
    • Fantastic hostel, the best I've ever stayed in! Clean and cosy, perfect for a winter getaway!
      Amie M September 2015
    • Very friendly and helpful Manager. Ideally located as a base for the Hunter Valley. Excellent facilities, will certainly come again.
      Margaret (Maggs) W April 2015
    • Beautiful location and a lovely friendly hostel.
      Suzanne W February 2015
    417 customers have rated this hostel



    • Barbecue
    • Bicycles
    • Disabled access
    • Games room
    • Wi-Fi
    • Parking
    • Swimming pool
    • TV
    • Tour desk


    • 4WD tours
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Cycling
    • Flying
    • Golfing
    • Horseriding
    • Hot Air Ballooning
    • National Park
    • Swimming
    • Wine Tasting
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    Find us... Show location map
    Address 100 Wine Country Drive
    Nulkaba, 2325
    Phone (+612) 4991 3278
    Hostel Manager Nigel Worton
    Payment Mastercard Visa EFTPOS
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    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    8:00am-12:00pm and 5:00pm-8:00pm

    If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.

    Check in from 2:00pm daily
    Check out until 10:00am daily
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