Escape to the Hunter Valley

Summer School Holiday Activities

It’s always playtime at the Resort, especially for kids. With a daily program full of activities and games, your young ones will have no problem burning up that excess energy while making plenty of new friends along the way.

Kids ‘Circus’ High Tea

For a special experience with your child, join us for our Kid’s ‘Circus themed’ High Tea.  A variety of delicious food will be on offer and kids will also enjoy entertainment from The Circus Avalon workshop including: juggling, unicycle, balancing as well as face painting, crafts and character appearances.

Dates: Saturday 30 December & Saturday 6 January
Time: 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Venue: Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Conference and Events Centre
Price: Adults and children (3 and above): $29
Children (2 and under): Free, individual seats not allocated

Book directly online below or for any enquiries please call our Redsalt team on
+61 2 4991 0944 

Pasta Making Class

Allora! Step into our own version of nonna’s kitchen for the return of our pasta making class. Learn the techniques of our Italian experts and make fresh pasta from simple, high quality ingredients. See a video of our previous pasta class.

Dates:  Wednesday 27 December, Thursday 4 January & Thursday 11 January
Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Venue: Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Conference and Events Centre
Price: $25 per child

Bookings essential – enquire online or please call our Redsalt team on +61 2 4991 0944 


Cupcake and gingerbread decorating

Join us for some decorating fun. Kids will love the chance to bring to life their very own gingerbread man or create a masterpiece on a cupcake.

Dates: Wednesday 27 December, Friday 29 December, Wednesday 3 January and Tuesday 9 January
Time: 2.00pm – 3.00pm
Venue: Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Conference and Events Centre
Price: $10 per person.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Twilight Markets

Browse at your own pace all the delightful stalls filled with unique gift worth nick knacks.

Date:  Saturday 23 December
Time: 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Venue: Pergola Terrace

Kids Oasis

Available all day every day, this space is specifically created just for kids to enjoy and take advantage of all that’s on offer including jumping castles, table tennis, pool tables board games, movie marathons and a ‘chill out zone’ for when they want to relax and escape the heat.

Time: Open from 8am to 6pm Daily
Venue: Exhibition Centre

Animal Wildlife Show

Will be sure to captivate your child for the whole hour. This educational 1 hour exclusive experience will give children and parents the chance to get up close and personal with some fascinating Australian wildlife.

Dates: Tuesday 9 January & Saturday 13 January
Time: 11.00am
Venue: Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Conference and Events Centre
Price: $10 per person  Or $30 family pass (2 adults / 2 children)

Special Guest Performance – Hi-5

For the ultimate bucket list experience, the entire Hi-5 cast will perform a family fun-filled concert full of all your favourite Hi-5 songs to sing and dance along to with plenty of playful holiday adventures along the way. The whole family will feel the summer time glow in this Hi-5 Summer Holiday Show!

Date: Friday 12 January
Time: 11.00am
Venue: Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
Price: $30pp Or $100 family pass (2 adults/2 children)

Book online here.



Looking to stay?

Make the most of your time in the Hunter Valley. Our fully inclusive Family Getaway Package is the perfect option to explore the best of the region this summer.

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Terms and Conditions

1.5% surcharge applies for credit card transactions;  full prepayment required at time of booking, is non-refundable and no cancellations or amendments allowed.