Four self drive touring routes, based around Murrurundi, Muswellbrook, Sandy Hollow and Scone, have been designed to let you explore the rich variety of delights that Upper Hunter Country has to offer you, no matter where you are staying in the region.
Upper Hunter Country is a big area. It is approximately 18,000 km2 of rich farming land, mountains and National Parks. There is magnificent scenery with many brooks and streams, starting in the surrounding ring of mountains, winding through their valleys into the Hunter River.
Native flora and fauna abound in the many different ecosystems to be found throughout the region. Historic country towns, villages and hamlets are scattered throughout Upper Hunter Country.
Each drive is outlined below.