Mother and son survive 10 days lost in Australia's Hunter Valley

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Police have described it as an extraordinary story of survival after the mother and her boy set off for a bushwalk on October 02.

Delirious, dehydrated and with their badly scratched legs bound up in reeds, Michelle Pittman, 40, and her son Dylan, nine, went missing while bushwalking in the Mount Royal National Park north of Singleton.

They both survived the 10 days by drinking water from a rock pool, 7 News website reported.

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Family had reported the pair missing a week ago but the search did not start until Monday when park rangers located their vehicle.

However the pair's auto was only discovered in the park on Monday, sparking a four-day search involving police, the SES, paramedics and National Parks and Wildlife.

The mother and son found their way back to a roadway just after 1pm on Thursday where they were picked up by passing police.

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"With the water and taking plenty of rest and whatnot, they were able to get through", he said.

Police are impressed with their resilience and they are now recovering at Singleton Hospital where they are being treated for dehydration and insect bites.

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