It's that time of year again! Winter is here and the cold has set in. Why not make the most of it and come visit us at Elfin Hill! Enjoy Snow Time In The Garden for a family stay that is cheaper than visiting the ski fields.
Call us on 02 4998 7543 and ask about our current 3 night specials including a complimentary bottle of wine for the parents to enjoy around the fire. We also have family 3 night specials available including tickets to Snow Time In The Garden.
Saturday 20 June – Sunday 12 July – 9.00am – 9.00pm
Snow Time in the Garden is on again for 3 super fun weeks including the coming Winter School Holidays. Bring along the whole family to Hunter Valley Gardens and enjoy a number of fabulous icy experiences in our Marquee Area and Arcade Alley Fun Zone over this fantastic event!
All of these listed activities are FREE after paid Garden entry, a great day out for the whole family!
REAL ICE SKATING RINK – DAILY 9.30am – 9.00pm (last session 8.30pm)
Children and adults can enjoy zooming around to lights and music on our Real Ice Skating Rink which will be undercover in our Snow Time Marquee. This will be run in sessions of 20 minutes for up to 200 skaters starting from 9.30am every day and running through until 9.00pm. Ice skates, helmets and some Bobby Seals (skating frame) will be provided. Children under the age of 10 years must wear a helmet which will be provided.
REAL ICE TOBOGGAN – DAILY 10.00am – 9.00pm
Get your adrenalin pumping and rocket down on our 25 metre toboggan! Located inside the marquee and attached to the ice skating rink, this super fun ice slide has toboggans provided and is designed for both children and adults.
SNOW TIME PLAY AREA – DAILY 10.00am – 9.00pm
Kids can get creative and have the opportunity to play in the man-made snow, making their very own snowman or snow angel.
SNOW BALL CHALLENGE – DAILY 10.00am – 9.00pm
This volleyball style game will keep both children and adults entertained! Get your family and friends together for this exciting challenge game.
JUMPING CASTLE & FACEPAINTING – DAILY 10.00am – 4.00pm
The kids can bounce around on our very own Storybook Jumping Castle and get into the spirit of Snow Time by getting their faces painted by our special Snow Time face painting fairy!
Other Activities – Specific Dates
LIVE ICE SCULPTING – EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY 11.00am & 2.00pm
Renowned International Ice Sculptor Kenji Ogawa specialises in large scale sculptures out of snow and ice. Kenji has carved frozen waterfalls, lakes and even icebergs around the world. Kenji produces traditional hand-made ice sculptures with a chainsaw and has done many large scale ice sculpting demonstrations on stage. Last year Kenji made some amazing sculptures during Snow Time including penguins, hawks dolphins and more. Come along to see what he will create this year!
HUSKY RACING DEMONSTRATIONS – EVERY WEEKEND
Come and see these beautiful dogs and learn how to train and run dog teams with 2, 4 and 6 dogs per team. You will be shown harnessing, directional training using voice commands, the origins of racing in Australia and lots of other information shared. Visit www.malusky.com.au for further details. Meet and greet the dogs, trainers and owners who have had experience in competing internationally in Norway and the USA.Saturday – 20 & 27 June, 4 & 11 July
Sunday – 21 & 28 June, 5 & 12 July
There will be demonstrations each date listed above at 10.00am, 11.30am, 2.00pm & 3.30pm
ROAMING ENTERTAINMENT – EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY 10.00am – 2.00pm
See the magic of snow and winter come to life roaming around the Gardens
Tasty Food Options
SNOW TIME CAFE – DAILY FROM 10.00am
Bring your family and friends and enjoy one of our many selections of Winter warmers available throughout the day and night. This is located to the right as you come through our Garden Entry.
FROSTY’S FOOD COURT – DAILY 10.00am – 9.00pm
Treat you and your family to some of the tasty food and beverage options located outside in The Avenue. Some yummy options include, coffee, hot chocolate, warm nuts, gozleme, German sausage, pies, snow cones, fairy floss and much more.