Treat the family to an action-packed day at Hunter Valley Gardens Amaze & Play.

Explore our giant maze, jump, scramble, and climb your way through a thrilling inflatable obstacle course and the Storybook Garden will be transformed into a fairy & gnome wonderland. Plus, enjoy our amazing amusement rides.*

The Storybook Garden is a delight for all ages, featuring timeless nursery rhyme characters taking visitors on a journey through childhood dreams, memories, and fantasies. Plus, we’ll have special miniature Fairy and Gnome displays during the Amaze & Play in the Garden event.

Spring Talks

Presented by members of our talented Horticulture team, these informative talks will give you a deeper understanding of the skills needed to create our displays. Topics include our Koi fish (including feeding), maintaining roses, the history of the Garden and a walking tour of the Indian and Chinese Gardens.

Enjoy some special Spring installations from our Horticulture team, including quirky flower displays, colourful birdhouses, hanging baskets and more…


Food & Beverages

Amaze & Play in the Garden offers a delicious range of food and beverage options, including the Garden Terrace Café and the HVG food stall open 10 am – 3 pm.

Parents NSW Vouchers

Hunter Valley Gardens will be accepting Parent Vouchers for general Garden entry, including our Amaze & Play in the Garden event, to redeem your voucher online please click on the link below.

If you wish to redeem multiple vouchers you can do so by making multiple transactions, only 1 voucher can be used per transaction.

Don’t delay, book now to avoid disappointment.


Tickets are only available through our website and garden entry. Guest are advised not to purchase tickets from Third Party Sellers, as fraudulent tickets will not be honoured.

Group rates

If you are visiting Amaze & Play in the Gardens with a group of 12 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 groups@hvg.com.au for more details.

Admission charges apply. Hunter Valley Gardens recommends guests purchase tickets on our website prior to arrival. Program subject to change. Amaze & Play activities are open during event hours only 10am – 3pm. Some activities may not open in adverse weather conditions and for unscheduled maintenance. Terms and conditions of entry apply. *Rides are user pay and height restrictions apply.