Hunter Valley Retreat & Conference Centre

A wonderful Hunter Valley hideaway set on 200 acres of beautiful Australian bush-land at the foot of the majestic Watgan Mountains just 20 minutes from the Hunter Valleys Wine region.

The Hunter Valley Retreat offers personally designed functions and holidays in natures beauty, whether it is the ultimate corporate team-building experience, a romantic country wedding, or just a relaxing weekend getaway, find yourself unwinding in the soothing bush-land, trekking in the National Park and frequenting the local wineries at your leisure.

It is the closest gateway to the Hunter Valley, at only 90 minutes’ drive from Sydney, 40 minutes from Newcastle and 20 minutes to the vineyards. Come for a weekend or a whole week and appreciate the wonder of fresh country air, abundant wildlife and local produce.

Please note, there is no air conditioning in the rooms and wifi is only available in the Conference Room and Restaurant Area. Mobile coverage is Telstra only.

Find Out More About The Hunter Valley Retreat


Every Monday & Saturday at 9.30am, Join @Yoga with Steyne for Yoga at the Hunter Valley Retreat onsite Studio.

Bookings SMS/Phone 0407507974 Book Online – SATURDAY or MONDAY


From 22nd Sept 2023: Art Gallery Installation by Judith Franklin.
Judith Franklin
Indigenous Artist & Print Maker
Judith is a contemporary artist from the Darkinjung people of the Central Coast, NSW. Art has always been a part of Judith’s life. She uses a variety of mediums and has studied painting and print making at Newcastle University and Tafe. Judith gains inspiration from her own family background and life experiences and has received many awards for her artwork.
“My family are from the Central Coast Darkinjung country. Mark artwork depicts my journey and experiences of family, friends and connections across the generations. I was encouraged by my uncle to whom was an elder to tell my stories on canvas.”
Visit our Dining Area/Restaurant to enjoy the collection enriched by our wonderful #meetingplace location here at Hunter Valley Retreat. A perfect backdrop for Judith’s beautiful storytelling. Pieces are available to purchase by expressions of interest, please chat with HVR staff for more information.