EXPLORE TOURIST DRIVE 33 … A HUNTER VALLEY ROADTRIP

Tourist Drive 33 is the spectacular scenic gateway into the lower Hunter Valley, following the historic convict trail, The Great North Road, stretching from the Peats Ridge exit on the Pacific Motorway to the township of Branxton in the heart of wine country.

Tourist Drive 33 Adventure

SPORT & ADVENTURE

Sporting adventures abound from beginning to end on TD33! From golf to mountain bike riding, horseback trail riding, bushwalking, and four-wheel driving, TD33 has something for anyone keen for an adventure.

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Tourist Drive 33 Bushwalking

WALKING & CYCLING

TD33 has always been a busy route for cyclists, 4WD clubs and motorcycle clubs.  Bushwalking is also a popular activity and there are numerous bushwalking and mountain bike trails to explore.

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Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park, Calga, Tourist Drive 33

NATURE & WILDLIFE

The naturally hilly terrain along TD33 is home to a diverse range of wildlife.  It is common to see kangaroos, wallabies, wombats, lyre birds and even echidnas and koalas have been spotted along the route.

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Tourist Drive 33, Historic villages

HISTORY & CULTURE

TD33 is itself a historical treasure, forming part of the convict built Great North Road linking Sydney to the fertile soils of the Hunter Valley. The Wollombi valley is also steeped in aboriginal history.

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Wollombi Markets, Hunter Valley, Tourist Drive 33

SHOPPING

There is all manner of food, wine, farming and music festivals and eclectic shopping options along TD33! Hunt for all sorts of treasures from homewares to farmgate sales, and antiques to second hand wares.

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Tourist Drive 33 Wedding Venues

WEDDINGS & CONFERENCES

The lower Hunter Valley has always been a popular destination for weddings with ceremony, catering and accommodation options to suit every budget! There is also a range of options for your next conference.

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When visiting the Hunter Valley take the scenic route

Planning a visit to Hunter Valley Wine Country and hoping to take the road less travelled? Tourist Drive 33 is the scenic gateway to the spectacular Hunter Valley stretching from the Peats Ridge exit on the M1 near Sydney, to Branxton in the heart of wine country along the historic Great North Road.
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