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Nestled inside the Sugarloaf Range State Conservation area in Brunkerville on the doorstep of  Hunter Valley Vineyards and Lake Macquarie, Australia’s largest coastal lake.

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



 Experience one of many easy nature walks in the rainforest or longer bush walks for the more adventurous.  Stay in a rustic self-contained cabin with tranquillity guaranteed.  YOGA  students of all levels will find our environment perfect for DIY practices. WILD KANGAROOS fed twice daily.

Stay at The Old Brush Rainforest Sanctuary 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 a minimum 2 night stay.                         

                                 MIDWEEK 3 NIGHTS FOR TWO GUESTS

                                                      SPECIAL   $ 250

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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 night.

                               SPECIAL: 3 NIGHT MIDWEEK FOR 2 PEOPLE $250


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The Old Brush – Visit & Explore

Walking Tracks

Over 20 kms of walking tracks 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 approx. 150 bird species and kangaroos just 35 minutes from Newcastle City Centre and Pokolbin Vineyards.

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