Things to do

Enjoying the Hunter Valley

The Hunter Valley is a world class destination – renown for not only its wine and food achievements, but its special charm and natural wonders.

With countless options to choose from… make your next visit to the Hunter Valley a perfect match to your appetite. There’s always more to see and do in the valley…

With a growing community of adventurists tackling the hills for abseiling feats and mountain bike challenges, there are a wide range trails to suit all skill levels. What a spectacular way to explore the valley! There’s also horseriding, motorbike riding, skydiving, segway tours and more…

Next to food and wine, the Hunter Valley is known internationally for it’s premier golf courses. Work up an appetite while sampling one of the spectacular courses…

hunter valley mountain bike riding
hunter valley golf course

The Hunter Valley Golf Club, The Vintage, Cypress Lakes, Stonebridge or Chateau Elan to name a few – each with its own unique vantage of the vineyards.

If you’re up for something a little more cruisy, how about a friendly game of tennis, pétanque (boules), or hiring a tandem bike to take that special person in your life on a romantic ride – stopping for a picnic or to explore one of the many local restaurants?

You may like be looking for inspiration and are thirsty to learn some secrets of the culinary world… The Hunter Valley host regular wine and cooking classes as well tastings of the best regional produce, such as cheeses, olive oil and olives, chocolates & jams.

And then there is music!! No other region does outdoor concerts and wine festivals quite like the Hunter Valley.

Signature events like Jazz in the Vines & Lovedale Long Lunch have been running for over 20 years. Check out what’s on at Wine Country.

If relaxing is more your style there are so many options to help you take a break.

Book yourself in for a luxurious day spa treatment (we recommend….Golden Door Elysia), or visit the Hunter Valley gardens for a wander through the majestic foothills of Brokenback Ranges. There are galleries, historic villages and markets to stroll through. And of course there’s always the option of bringing along a good book and nestling under a shady tree to taste a fresh cheese platter and a sip of locally produced boutique wine…

The list is endless. Contact Amanda’s on the Edge – we’ll help you plan your day with some local knowledge and recommendations…

hunter valley balloon festival

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Amanda’s On The Edge is fully licensed with a selection of the best wines the Hunter has to offer. Our cheerful and attentive staff will ensure your experience is a pleasure with recommendations offered when ordering to pair your meal with well suited wines.

Dine alfresco in the warmer months where you can nestle in the gardens or relax by sunset on the verandah, or get cosy by the fire in winter. Amanda’s has the vista in every season!

We also cater for Groups and Functions


For same-day bookings please call 4998 7900