Immerse yourself in the oldest living culture on earth. Wollombi Aboriginal Cultural Experiences is owned and operated by Leanne King. Leanne is a Dhurug woman who has been learning Wollombi cultural lore for over 30 years.
The Great North Road is a 240 km convict built masterpiece constructed between 1826 an 1836 to provide an overland route from Sydney to Newcastle and the Hunter Valley. It was — and remains — an extraordinary feat of engineering as it traverses sandstone gorges, razorback ridges and towering passes. Much of the original convict built road remains in use today although a lot of the original surface is well buried under bitumen.
An easy 1km walk that takes in the historic buildings and surrounds of Wollombi. A map is available at the Wollombi Museum. You can also enjoy a gentle walk that follows the Wollombi Brook, beginnning at the Wollombi road west of cemetry (sign posted).
Planning a visit to Hunter Valley Wine Country and hoping to take the road less travelled? Why not enjoy a scenic drive on Tourist Drive 33, along the Great North Road or Convict Trail, and through the beautiful NSW countryside. Tourist Drive 33 is the scenic gateway to the spectacular Hunter Valley stretching from the Peats Ridge exit on the M1 near Sydney, to Branxton in the heart of wine country along the historic Great North Road.
The Singleton Sisters of Mercy Convent is the Motherhouse of the Sisters of Mercy in the Hunter Valley. The 1892 Convent has become known as a beautiful and unique 'living heritage site', open for guided tours, concerts, weddings, workshops, room hire and other activities, under the name of 'Sacred Spaces'.
Kurri Kurri has over 50 outdoor public artworks on display. Residents and visitors have the opportunity to view a pictorial journey showcasing the history and heritage of this region through our guided Mural tours.
Planted in 1866, Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard was the first vineyard established in the Parish of Pokolbin, almost 150 years ago. With breathtaking views of the Hunter Valley, this James Halliday red 5 star rated winery is an absolute must-visit for visitors to the region.