Things to do

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 23 years in the valley, the Elfin Hill team 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.



Don't see an activity you're interested in? Feel free to give us a call, we will always be happy to help you with your request or to point you in the right direction.

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.

Wine tasting

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.


If you are staying at Elfin Hill, we highly recommend visiting Saddler’s Creek, a delightful winery located just a few minutes away on Marrowbone Road. This hidden gem has become one of our favorite spots, and we cannot recommend it enough to our guests. Their selection of wines is diverse and of exceptional quality.

One of our favorite events to go to is “Wine and Chill” on Friday nights! Amazing wine, food, and live music! We hope to see you there sometime.


Another nearby winery that we absolutely adore is Mount Pleasant Wines. Just a stone’s throw away from Elfin Hill on Marrowbone road, this charming winery never fails to impress. The friendly staff and the peaceful atmosphere make it an absolute must-visit destination for anyone staying at Elfin Hill.


Located near Elfin Hill on O’Connors Rd, Hanging Tree Wines is a neighboring winery that offers a delightful selection of wines, making it a must-visit destination for wine enthusiasts. Renowned for their exceptional quality and taste, Hanging Tree Wines is highly recommended to guests staying at Elfin Hill.

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. 


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



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.

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.


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.