Central Coast Plateau


Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park

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9am to 5pm, 7 days per week. We only close on Christmas Day.

We are a working wildlife sanctuary, located 1 hour north of Sydney and just off the M1, South of Gosford, We offer ranger-led animal and cultural experiences every day.
We are open from 9am until 5pm, 7 days per week. We only close on Christmas Day.

Walkabout Park was established to protect animals that come into care, breed endangered animals for release back into the wild and to provide an experiential learning space for students. This is a place where visitors can immerse themselves in the animals' world and understand why and how to save their homes, food and wildlife corridors. Walkabout Park is on Darkinjung and Guringai land in a rich Aboriginal landscape. Ancient knowledge teaches how to care for country. Animals can look after themselves, as long as their habitat is healthy. Unfortunately It is the actions of people that pose the most risk to wild habitat.

Walkabout Park is a fun and fascinating place to visit for people of all ages and abilities. Its primary purpose is not to be "the best family day out". but what is really cool, is that it is. There are few things to do that beat spending a day (or, even better, overnight) in the Australian bush with friendly animals. Walkabout Park has a zoo license which allows the team to give permanent care to the animals so that they can live out their lives in the sanctuary if they cannot go back into the wild. That is where the similarities with a zoo stops. Step into the animals' world and go walkabout with the friendliest wild wildlife in Australia


Noyce Brothers Wine

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10.30am – 2.30pm – Mon & Thu |10.30am – 4.30pm – Fri, Sat & Sun |Closed – Tue & Wed

Private tastings and tastings outside these hours can also be arranged.

A boutique wine producer at Wollombi in Hunter Valley Wine Country. Through the unique combination of soil and climate our vineyards produce quite distinctive Hunter style wines, particularly our semillon, verdelho, chardonnay and shiraz. Our wines are available through our Cellar Door in Wollombi village, a select number of restaurants, the internet and our mailing list. We are also part of the Wollombi Valley Wine Trail. Noyce Brothers Sawman Wine Club provides unique benefits to our members including discounts on purchases and access to wines before release to the general public.

Noyce Brothers Cellar Door is in the heart of the Wollombi Village in Hunter Valley Wine Country, located in the historic Grays Inn between the General Store and Panino Café in Wollombi Road. All our wines are available for tasting and purchase. We are very close to the Endeavour Museum, lovely restaurants, galleries, and shops selling gifts and beautiful decorative artefacts.

Our distinctive wines come from a north facing slope in an enclosed and remote valley alongside the Wollombi Brook. Chosen by James Milson in 1823 as ideal grazing pasture for his cattle after the great drought of 1821, this unique valley with its intense summer heat and crisp winter mornings produces a perfect grape with flavours never before tasted in the Lower Hunter Valley of New South Wales.

The Noyce family has been farming this valley for the last forty years. Our aim at Noyce Brothers wines is to explore ways in which technology and tradition can push the boundaries of taste.
All our fruit at Old Byora Vineyard is hand nurtured and computer monitored to ensure picking at the optimum moment.

We infuse our wines with the mutual skills of three brothers, combining the art of a film director with the science of a skilled surgeon and the vision of an internet innovator.

It seems apt that the creek that nourishes our vines is the Wollombi (an aboriginal name for ‘meeting place’) for our convivial wines are destined to be enjoyed amongst friends and family at many a gathering.

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