Hunter Valley, NSW

A tranquil and indulgent escape

Nestled in the Hunter Valley's picturesque hinterland surroundings.

So close to Sydney yet truly a world away, the Hunter Valley is the birthplace of Australian wine with over 150 premium wine producers holding a very special place in the global wine industry. Oaks Cypress Lakes Hunter Valley Resort is located in Central Pokolbin neighboured by the vineyards of Brokenwood, Tamburlaine, Pokolbin Estate, Audrey Wilkinson, Roche Estate (formerly known as Tempus Two) and Hunter Valley Gardens.

The iconic 300 acre resort includes a golf & country club, two restaurants, two bars, three pools, two tennis courts and a wide variety of self-contained accommodation. The thoughtfully appointed one, two and three bedroom villas are set against a stunning backdrop of the rolling golf greens and spectacular Broken Back Mountain Range. Unique event venues, activities, team building, support services and arguably the best service delivery in the region highlight the resorts' position as New South Wales' meeting and event destination of choice.


Unwind. Breathe. Space is what greets you on entry to your home away from home in the heart of Wine Country. Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort features a range of one, two and three bedroom villas featuring kitchen / kitchenette facilities, spacious living areas and private balconies allowing freedom for independent travelers to design their own ways to stay. Our Premier Villas reflect the four-star level of accommodation. Standard Villas are yet to be refurbished and discounted to offer the best value proposition in the Hunter Valley. The full-service resort provides 24 hour reception, family dining options, smart dining, a main bar, boutique whiskey bar, a variety of swimming pools, tennis courts and golf Pro shop. Terraced into the natural bushland surroundings are the villa accommodation, providing guests with extraordinary views over the golf course fairways, Broken Back Range and the resorts own vineyards. Lucky guests are treated to a morning visit from the resident kangaroos, kookaburras and koalas in the private accommodation setting.

Golf Course

A public golf course open to all offering daily rounds through to full annual membership. Our Pro, Scott Cubis, removes all anxiety for those new to the game and challenges players at the pinnacle level of the game. Located in the beautiful wine district of the Hunter Valley and proudly ranked as Australia's Best Golf Hotel, Cypress Lakes is a picturesque 6,487 meter par 72, 18-hole championship golf course ranked among the very best in the Hunter Valley thanks to it's pristine fairways, manicured greens and unique layout. Unveiled in 1992, Cypress Lakes was designed by Steve Smyers of Florida. From the black championship markers, the layout is a length of 6,467m par 72, for us mortals at 5,520m from the men’s White tees and 5,216m for the ladies.

Each tee and green offers stunning panoramic views of the Hunter Valley’s famous vineyards and the surrounding Brokenback mountain range. This championship layout boasts dramatic fairway shapes and elevation changes, 60 strategically located bunkers and generous greens that are in superb condition year round. Membership is available from $300 (casual social) to $3,500 (premium annual membership). This is a membership prioritising social interaction between members of all levels.

Meetings & Events

The success of any event is measured not by what’s put into it; but by what is taken away from it. The Hunter Valley not only has a great range of accommodation options, but also boasts a fantastic range of function venues, offsite dinner options, wineries suitable for groups and incentive facilities. At Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort, our dedicated event management team takes care of all the details so you can stay focused on your big picture. Our relationships with legends of Australia’s wine making industry, cellar doors, local retailers and industry partners opens doors to experiences beyond expectations.

Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort’s idyllic natural setting is complemented by a world class conference facility that can host any event - from a small management retreat to a major brand launch, wedding or special party. Choose from one of our unique venues or tour our resort to choose your own space!

■ State of the art Convention Centre with 364 square meters of pillar-less space
■ Event Centre with 432 square meters of pillar-less space
■ Modern Cypress Centre featuring 5 rooms catering for 10 - 150
■ Unique Lagoon Pool Marquee with 600 square meters of pillar-less space catering for up to 1,000
■ The Restaurant @ Cypress Lakes' smart dining venue exudes character and charm with high ceilings and spectacular views

Unique event venues, activities, team building, support services and arguably the best service delivery in the region highlight the resorts position as the States meeting and event destination of choice.

Location information

Nestled in the Hunter Valley's picturesque hinterland surroundings, Cypress Lakes Resort by Oaks Hotels & Resorts promises a tranquil and indulgent escape. Just 2 1/4 hours north of Sydney (approx 172km), it's an easy drive.