Escape hibernation at Amarna Resort this winter
Our guide to the regions best local produce, historic sites and hidden gems
Taste and smell the freshly baked sourdough and brewed coffee at Two Bobs Artisan Bakery
Visit The Nelson Bay Fish Market for fresh locally caught seafood.
Sample the freshly shucked Rock and Pacific Oysters at Holberts Oyster Farm. Enjoy them overlooking the Oyster Leases or take some home.
A tour of Murrays Boutique Brewery is a must or travel a little further to sit among the Macadamia trees at Medowie Macadamia Farm
While your out there Hunter Valley Mushrooms are fresh for the picking in Camp Vale. On the way home stop in at The Bobs Farm Avocado Farm
At Tailor Made Fish Farms you can take a guided tour and sample the barramundi and hydroponic vegetables farmed sustainably on site.
For those with a sweet tooth take a drive to the Historic King Street Confectionery in Raymond Terrace, where old world charm meets the 21st Century with preservative-free sweets and hand-tempered chocolates.
Pasta di Porto will tempt your taste buds with authentic and award-winning pasta.
Spectrum Farmers Market is the place to meet local growers and to fill a basket with local honey, vegetables, freshly-baked breads and artisan produce.
Join us for the Food, Wine and Jazz Festival on Saturday 31st August and Sunday 1st September 2019
Hemingway’s Whisky Bar can take you on a whisky tasting flight in opulent surroundings. Or try their unusual cocktails and rare spirit collection.
Take a trip to MORPETH or MAITLAND
Home to National Trust-listed colonial buildings and a fascinating heritage walk Morpeth is the perfect day trip only 50 minutes from Amarna Resort.
Visit its famous Arnott’s Bakehouse where the Arnott’s family biscuit dynasty began and take a trip into the past at the Morpeth Museum located inside the former courthouse.
You’ll find plenty of things to do along the cobbled streets, such as boutique shopping or lunch at a riverside café. Discover the beautifully restored Campbells Store, or the Morpeth Wine Cellar and Moonshine distillery. Morpeth is also home to the famed Hunter Valley Smelly Cheese shop.
Or experience historical Maitland home to Maitland Gaol, one of New South Wales premier heritage listed sites which opened in 1848.
Take a guided tour and sample some rustic artisan bread at the in house Blackbird Bakery. and visit the Maitland Regional Art Gallery, enjoying a delicious lunch at Seraphine Café after your tour of the Gallery.