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Riverwood Downs Mountain Valley Resort

A wonderful natural place for you to enjoy a holiday with your kids!
Pet friendly and just 2˝ hours north of Sydney.
Five times winner of the State Winner of Tourism NSW Holidays Consumer Choice Award.


Riverwood Downs 

Riverwood DownsPet friendly and just 2.5 hours north of Sydney, Riverwood Downs is a magnificent 4.5 star resort on the banks of a mountain river in the foothills of Barrington Tops World Heritage Wilderness. Explore the grandeur of the Barrington Tops. Tall mountains, cool mountain pools, crackling log fires, fresh air and bright stars, abundant wildlife, friendly staff and relaxed country hospitality complete the peaceful setting.

The resort has boutique family rooms, river cottage, family timber park cabins, riverside camping, and a bunkhouse for groups. Onsite facilities include licensed Rosewood Restaurant, bar and café, swimming pool, canoeing, horse riding and pony rides, pool tables, indoor half-court tennis, table tennis, bushwalking, platypus and bird watching. Golf courses and boutique vineyards are nearby. Pets welcome - there’s even a pet menu and a separate pet-friendly restaurant.

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Riverwood DownsCheck-in time: 2pm
Check-out time: 10am

Nearest city: Newcastle – 90km 
Nearest airport: Newcastle – 90km
Nearest train: Dungog – 30km  

Take the Sydney to Newcastle Expressway north and follow it right to its end. At the roundabout turn right and follow the 'Pacific Highway 1' signs to Hexham and then left over the Hunter River bridge. (CAUTION when you come to the Raymond Terrace roundabout IGNORE the sign that says Dungog Barrington Tops.) Drive straight through the roundabout following the signs to Barrington Tops via Gloucester.

You will bypass Raymond Terrace, following the 'Taree' signs. On the Pacific Highway 20km north of the Raymond Terrace Bypass Roundabout, turn left onto the 'Bucketts Way' to Stroud (Gloucester & Barrington Tops). The turn off to Riverwood Downs is on your left, 17 km beyond Stroud. Do watch for the turn off, as it comes up rather quickly if you are travelling at highway speed. Then just follow the signs 8km in to Riverwood Downs. (Note: there is no need to go through Newcastle to get to Riverwood Downs.)


Hotel/Resort facilities

20 resort rooms
13 self-contained timber park cabins
River cottage
Riverside camping
Bunkhouse for groups
Cocktail bar
Swimming pool
Games rooms
5km of river frontage

Family facilities

Horse Riding
Pony Rides
Swimming in the mountain river
Swimming pool
Wildlife spotlighting
Indoor half court tennis
Table tennis
Pool tables 

Children are welcome to bring their bikes to Riverwood Downs. 
Pets Welcome.

Restaurant facilities

Rosewood Restaurant
Rosewood Cafe
Rosewood Bar
Enjoy dining in the licensed a la carte restaurant and bar, cafe or kiosk.  A selection of picnic hampers are also available and there are many perfect riverside locations for a family picnic.


Resort room facilities

Resort room has a queen bed and two child bunks, an additional rollaway bed is also available.
Designer decor, air-conditioned, heated, TV, fridge, tea/coffee making, iron, hair dryer. 
Resort rooms are serviced daily

Family timber park cabin

Family timber park cabins sleep up to six and are self contained.
Inside you have the main bedroom, with double bed and wardrobes; it is separate from the set of bunks which are opposite the shower ensuite.
The kitchen/living area has a fold-out double sofa lounge.
The cabins are fully-equipped.

Local attractions

Lavender Farm
Farm Tours
Herb Farm
Bush walking
Horse riding
Pony Rides

Riverside Downs


Booking Information

Riverwood Downs Mountain Valley Resort

311 Upper Monkerai Rd, Monkerai, NSW, 2415
Freecall: 1800 809 772
Ph: 02 4994 7112 
Fax: 02 4994 7047


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