Things to do during your stay

With its location at the heart of the Hunter Valley's historic Pokolbin Parish, Elfin Hill is the perfect base for your Hunter Valley experience, no matter what style of holiday you are looking for. 

With over 16 years in the valley, Mark and Marie can help you out with expert advice on the best wineries, tours and other activities that make the Hunter Valley such a popular holiday destination.



Wine Tasting

Usher Tinkler cellar & Salumi.

Wine tasting is the quintessential Hunter Valley experience. Only moments away from some of Pokolbin's most famous wineries, Elfin Hill is the perfect base for a day exploring the different flavours the region has to offer. 

From shiraz to verdhello to chardonnay and beyond, you will surely find a multitude of wines that tantalise your taste buds.

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Just along the road from us and located within a wonderful old church with beautiful gardens is Usher Tinkler - award winning wine makers new Cellar & Salumi. This is an amazing special wine stop and sure to be a pleasant surprise.

Winery Tours


Keen to sample the delights of a variety of wineries without having to worry about driving?

We will gladly organise for you to join one of the many wine tours available in the valley .

Many tour options are available available to suit all tastes and budgets.

Inquire about Winery Tours whilst booking or at check in.


World Class Food and Dining


The Hunter Valley is famous for its high quality gourmet food and restaurant dining.

Your hosts at Elfin Hill will be your expert guide to help you find the right place to tickle your taste-buds.

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Bicycle Riding


There is nothing quite like touring around the Hunter Valley with pedal power. Why not hop between and through wineries, stop for some wine tasting or a delicious lunch around the valley?

We can organise for rental bikes to be dropped off at Elfin Hill at your convenience. Inquire whilst booking or at check in.

Hunter Valley Gardens


Spanning over 25 acres, be amazed by the sensational sights, colours, and fragrances of the ten stunning feature gardens. Explore each garden one-by-one and enjoy an exciting journey through the thousands of flowers, trees, and shrubs with discovery at every turn.

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Up Up and Away


See the Hunter Valley from a new perspective as you soar above the rolling hills and vineyards. The valley has options for all levels of excitement, including:

  • serene hot air balloon flights
  • stylish helicopter flights
  • exciting jet fighter flights

We can even arrange for a helicopter to land on the grounds as a way to make the ultimate entrance at a lunch, wedding or other function.