Have a ROARSOME Time This Spring School Holidays!

September 20, 2018

Venture into the Hunter Valley Gardens during the October school holidays and discover a spectacular display of giants that will thrill both parents and children alike!

From September 29th to October 14th 2018, the annual Mega Creatures event returns to Hunter Valley Gardens showcasing some of Australia’s largest animatronic bugs, dinosaurs and dragons.


Get up close and personal with our infamous 8 metre T-rex, a giant Triceratops, the towering tarantula, a mega-sized snail and much more. Plus, we are delighted to introduce you to the new kids on the block – baby dinosaurs have arrived in the Gardens!


Kids of all ages will be delighted (or possibly terrified!) as they experience life-like sounds and movements of these giant dinosaurs, dragons and creepy crawlies. They may even learn a thing or two about our prehistoric friends.

Mega Creatures is a great fun-filled day out for the whole family - explore the amazing gardens, see the Mega Creatures and brave the Garden rides*!

WHAT: Mega Creatures
WHERE: Hunter Valley Gardens
WHEN: September 29th – October 14th, 2018
HOURS: The Gardens are open from 9am – 5pm; Mega Creatures and Rides 10am – 4pm
MORE INFO: For pricing and tickets visit www.hvg.com.au *Rides are an additional (optional) cost



Festival of Flowers
Immerse yourself in a visual and sensory experience at the Festival of Flowers between September 1st – 30th. See thousands of annuals in bloom and experience cherry blossom season in full force. There will be daily talks, flowering topiary sculptures on display and you can judge the 20 wheelbarrow displays created by the Hunter Valley Gardens’ Horticultural Team. Purchase your gardens tickets online or at the gate.


2018 Spring Cruiz-in
The annual Spring Cruiz-in returns on Sunday, September 16th with the iconic scenic drive followed by one of the largest Show n Shine displays in the Hunter consisting of over 500 veteran, vintage, classic and modern hot rods, kombis, bikes and trucks. There will be plenty to do
and see for spectators including trade stalls, Rock n Roll music, raffles, a variety of food and drink providers and a range of kids activites. Entry is by gold coin donation with all proceeds being donated to charity.

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