Fathers Day

Father's Day is a special occasion to celebrate the love and affection that we have for our fathers. This year, if you're looking for something unique and memorable to do for your dad in the Hunter Valley, there are plenty of options that cater to different interests and tastes. Here are some Father's Day ideas for men in the Hunter Valley.

Ironstone Estate is a great option for Father's Day accommodation with family for several reasons. First, it's located in the heart of the Hunter Valley, which is known for its stunning natural beauty, world-class wineries, and gourmet restaurants. This means that your dad and your family will have plenty of options for activities and adventures throughout your stay.

  • Brewery Tour: If your dad is a beer lover, a brewery tour is a great way to spend Father's Day. The Hunter Valley is home to several breweries that offer tours and tastings. Your dad can learn about the brewing process and sample a variety of craft beers, including seasonal and limited edition brews.
  • Wine Tasting: The Hunter Valley is known for its wine, so why not spend the day with your dad enjoying some of the best wine tasting experiences in the region? You can book a tour with a local company and visit different vineyards to taste different types of wines, learn about the wine-making process, and enjoy a gourmet lunch.
  • Hot Air Balloon Ride: If your dad is an adventure lover, he'll be thrilled to go on a hot air balloon ride in the Hunter Valley. You can book a sunrise flight and enjoy the breathtaking views of the vineyards, forests, and hills from above. It's a unique and unforgettable experience that your dad will cherish for a long time.
  • Golf Day: If your dad is a golf enthusiast, there are plenty of world-class golf courses in the Hunter Valley that offer a unique and challenging golfing experience. You can book a tee time at one of the golf courses and enjoy a round of golf with your dad, followed by a delicious lunch at the clubhouse.
  • Cooking Class: If your dad is a foodie, he'll love to take a cooking class in the Hunter Valley. You can learn how to prepare local dishes and use fresh ingredients from the region. It's a fun and educational way to spend time with your dad and learn new culinary skills.
  • Helicopter Tour: Treat your dad to a unique experience with a helicopter tour over the Hunter Valley. You'll get to see the stunning landscape from a bird's eye view and capture some amazing photos. Some tours even offer wine tastings or gourmet picnics to make the experience even more special.
  • Cheese Tasting: The Hunter Valley is also known for its artisanal cheeses, and a cheese tasting tour is a great way to sample the best varieties. You can visit local cheese makers and taste a range of cheeses, paired with local wines or craft beers. Your dad will love trying new flavors and learning about the cheese-making process.
  • Paintball: For dads who enjoy a bit of adrenaline, a paintball outing is a fun and exciting option. There are several paintball venues in the Hunter Valley that offer different themed arenas and game modes. It's a great way to bond with your dad and get your competitive spirit going.
  • Fishing: If your dad enjoys fishing, the Hunter Valley has several lakes and rivers that offer excellent fishing opportunities. You can book a guided fishing tour or simply rent some equipment and try your luck on your own. It's a peaceful and relaxing way to spend Father's Day, surrounded by nature and wildlife.

No matter which activity you choose, spending quality time at Ironstone Estate with your dad is the best gift you can give him. Happy Father's Day!


Friends and couples in large groups also can enjoy gatherings for golf days, yoga retreats, shopping trips, book clubs, foodies, wine clubs, coffee clubs, car clubs and sports groups.

Businesses and corporates clients hold staff retreats, team building and planning sessions, end of year functions.

To enquire about booking the property at Ironstone Estate Lovedale please contact us via phone or email so we can answer any questions.


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