2 Hostels in Cessnock, Australia

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Guess what? Cessnock is also named and spelled Hunter Valley - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Cessnock (Hunter Valley), New South Wales, Australia, is one of the major centres in the Hunter Valley, a fertile region extending approximately two hundred kilometres northwest from Newcastle. It’s a friendly area, and a sojourn there is highly recommended, as it gives independent travelers the opportunity to experience genuine Australian country hospitality. Cessnock is especially famous for its many wineries, which are mainly situated in nearby Pokolbin -- about eleven kilometres away. Many of the most well-known wineries provide world-class restaurants, wine tasting, beautiful gardens, tours, and other attractions.

Apart from the wineries, there is plenty to see and do during a visit to Cessnock. Art lovers will enjoy visiting the Cessnock Regional Art Gallery as well as the Marthaville Arts and Cultural Centre and the local markets. The city is also a great base for road trips through the surrounding Hunter Valley. Nearby Wollombi, a small historic village founded in the early nineteenth century, is a popular destination for day-trippers and another great spot to find local arts and crafts, quaint cafes, and plenty of spectacular scenery. Other attractions nearby include the Hunter Valley Zoo and the Hunter Valley Gardens; if you’re a daredevil, you may prefer going for a hot-air balloon ride over the surrounding wineries or experiencing Go Kart Go, an awesome custom-built go-carting facility.

Cessnock is also a short drive from several national parks and nature reserves, so if you want to explore some of the most beautiful natural areas in Australia and look for some native animals, be sure to check them out. These include the Watagans National Park, Werakata National Park, and Wollemi National Park. These parks all have plenty of walking trails as well as picnic areas, so you can easily spend an entire day exploring them.

Cessnock is situated just a hundred and sixty kilometres from Sydney and fifty kilometres from Newcastle, and it's easy to get to your Cessnock (Hunter Valley), New South Wales, Australia hostel by both public and private transport. If you’re relying on public transport, the best way to get to Cessnock is to catch a train to Maitland, where buses depart regularly, right outside the station.

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Abermain Abermain (7 Km / 4 mi.)
Swansea Swansea (39 Km / 24 mi.)
Newcastle Newcastle (41 Km / 25 mi.)
The Entrance The Entrance (58 Km / 36 mi.)
Gosford Gosford (66 Km / 41 mi.)
Port Stephens Port Stephens (68 Km / 42 mi.)
Boat Harbour Boat Harbour (71 Km / 44 mi.)

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Your Packing List for Cessnock

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

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