Dates: Saturday, June 30th until Sunday, July 22nd, 2018
Open daily from 9.30 am – 6 pm
Want the kids to think you’re cool – head to Snow Time at Hunter Valley Gardens.
Hunter Valley Gardens celebrates the coolest season of all, with the return of their annual event – Snow Time in the Gardens. Enjoy amazing icy activities under sunny winter skies surrounded by beautiful gardens.
The Hunter Valley Gardens winter wonderland is full of fun and frosty activities for children of all ages! Glide on our giant ice skating rink, swoosh down our mega ice toboggan and experience a 9D snow adventure like no other. Do you want to build a snowman? Well, we’ve created a Snow Play Zone perfect for the occasion.
The Gardens’ four incredible rides*, including our Venetian carousel, 25m ferris wheel, super speedy swing chair and giant slide will be available for the thrillseekers throughout Snow Time. Individual ride tokens and all day rides passes are available to purchase in the event area at the Gardens. Plus, warm up with a range of winter beverages and hearty winter fare on sale for all to enjoy.
All your favourite Winter activities are back!
Spin round the ice on our Snow Time Ice Skating Rink. Skating sessions last for 20 minutes and sessions start at 10.00am every day.
Real Ice Toboggan
Our Ice Toboggan is a firm favourite, jump on a tube and whizz to the bottom of our 40 metre ice slide. Once is never enough!
Snow Play Zone
Specially made for kids who want to build snowmen, make a snow angel or just get their fingers a little chilly.
9D Snow Adventure
A new addition to Snow Time, this immersive virtual reality, multi-sensory experience is straight out cool. Open from 10am - 5pm daily.
Children will love getting into the Snow Time spirit when they have their faces painted by the Gardens’ own Snow Time Fairy. 10.00am – 4.00pm daily.
Everyday the magic of winter comes to life with a variety of roaming entertainers. We have different entertainers each day, who will you get to meet? 10.00am – 4.00pm daily.
Live Ice Sculpting
See Kenji Ogawa, a master ice carver, in action every Saturday and Sunday. 11.00am & 2.00pm weekends.
ENJOY OUR THRILLING RIDES!
Tokens for individual rides are $6 each, Unlimited rides* wristbands are $15 pp.
Children will be delighted by our traditional Venetian carousel, designed especially for the Gardens.
Thrill seekers will love our flying Swing Chair. Feel the wind in your hair and get your adrenalin pumping as you fly 12 metres above the ground. Height restrictions apply.
Standing 12 metres high and a massive 35 metres long, our super slide is a whole lot of fun. Grab one of our mats and ride until your hearts content. Height restrictions apply.
See the Gardens from 25 metres high in our spectacular Ferris Wheel. Suitable for all ages, relax and take in the view.
Kids can race each other, climb and slide in our super-fun Inflatable Zone. With 3 jumping castles for toddlers and 3 more inflatables for the older kids, jumping has never been so fun.
Snow Time in the Garden is held in the Hunter Valley; an easy two-hour drive from Sydney.
Monday – Sunday daily from 9.30 am – 6 pm
Monday – Sunday
daily from 10 am – 6 pm
Tokens for individual rides are $6 each, Unlimited rides* wristbands are $15 pp. Ice skating, Tobogganing, snow play and the 9D snow adventure are included in entry.
Stay, Play and Save – Accommodation
Package Harrigan’s Accommodation & Hunter Valley Gardens have teamed up to bring you the ultimate stay & play package*. With every Snow Time accommodation package booked you receive an extra half day entry to the event completely FREE! For details call 02 4998 4300. *Subject to availability
Snow Time Group Rates
If you are visiting Snow Time in the Garden with a group of 10 adults or more, we offer excellent rates for social groups, schools, after-school care and more. To be eligible for these rates you must book in advance with our Groups Department. Please contact us on 02 4998 4006 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Admission charges apply. Program subject to change. Snow Time activities are open during event hours only. Some activities may not open in adverse weather conditions and for unscheduled maintenance. Terms and conditions of entry apply. Swing Chair and HVG Super Slide – 110cm-120cm must ride with an adult, 120cm and above may ride alone. Rides are user pay.