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Nestled inside the Sugarloaf Range State Conservation area in Brunkeville and on the doorstep of  The Hunter Valley Vineyards and Lake Macquarie,

The Old Brush Rainforest Cabins and Photography Studio are an experience for nature lovers of all ages.


Visit for a day picnic and experience one of the many nature walks in the rainforest.  Take a stroll around the grounds and view the Kangaroos and other fauna & flora.  Stay in one of our rustic self-contained cabins.

Stay at The Old Brush Rainforest Retreat in The Hunter Valley

The Studio Cabin

Rustic,cosy and intimate, The Studio Cabin is the perfect

hide away for singles or couples.

$120 per night for two people.

                                      Long weekends are minimum two night stay.                                                               

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The Back Cabin

The one bedroom rustic Back Cabin is perfect for small families and couples.


$120 per night for two people.

$20 extra per person. Max. 4 people.

Long weekends a minimum stay of two nights


2 NIGHTS $210

3 NIGHTS $300

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The Old Brush – Visit & Explore

Walking Tracks

The Old Brush walking tracks are graded easy to medium, taking between 15 minutes to 2 hours.

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Picnic Grounds

Share the best picnic spots in The Hunter Valley, with more than 138 bird species, koalas and kangaroos.

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