Meet the bloke that brought Pukara Estate to life

Pukara Estate was founded by Bruce Eglington, who planted the first trees in 1999 and was joined 12 months later by Steve Goodchild. The first commercial harvest took place in 2003 and the Pukara Estate brand was launched. Husband and wife team, Steve and Racquel now manage Pukara Estate’s operations across the country. Their 300…

The Long-Awaited Reopening of Aussie Ark’s Facility

It is with great joy and excitement that conservation organisation Aussie Ark announces the reopening of its facility to the public. The long-awaited resumption of their Devils in the Wild tours and the reopening of their Devils Retreat are scheduled to come into effect as of June 6th. Located high in the hills of the Barrington…

Meet the charming host of Moonan Cottage, Kathleen

Moonan Cottage, was the Moonan Brook school built in 1881, during the Denison gold rush era. Today this historic cottage offers family and large groups a chance to step back in time and reunite with each other. It is an ideal venue and accommodation for large celebrations and DIY weddings. Moonan Cottage is a truly peaceful…

COVID-19 Updates & Information

Upper Hunter Country Tourism sends our best wishes and urges everyone to take precautions during these challenging times. We are closely monitoring the dynamic and fast-changing situation that is the Coronavirus outbreak. However, with the wealth of information available and resources being shared by various departments – we have this page to share links to…