The charming, heritage town of Mudgee is located in central west NSW. A prime example of beautiful regional Australia, the drive into Mudgee is a spectacular display of rolling green hills and acres of lush vineyards.
Mudgee’s temperate climate helps to produce wines of great intensity and depth, a perfect match to the fresh, local ingredients showcased at the resident Mudgee farmers markets and many of the town’s renowned fine restaurants.
As rich as the local cuisine is, Mudgee is also rich in Australian heritage. This fascinating history is evident in the town’s iconic old buildings and traditional farms and homesteads and can be experiences through tours or in museums.
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Top 3 Must Do’s
- Indulge your taste buds with some of the region’s award winning wine at a local cellar door
- Learn about Mudgee’s rich regional history with a tour through the old homesteads and museums.
- Hike to ‘The Rock’ lookout for a spectacular view!
Drive By Car
- From Sydney: Take the Great Western Highway through the Blue Mountains or follow the Bells Line of Road to Lithgow. Allow about 3.5hours of driving time (maybe a little more in peak hours)
- From Canberra: 5 hours via Yass, Cowra and Wellington or via Cowra and Bathurst or approximately 5 hours via the scenic The Tablelands Way. The road is fully sealed.
By Train/ Rail
- By Rail: Coach services link with the Sydney Rail Network at Lithgow, 7 days a week. TrainLink tickets are sold at the Mudgee Visitors Centre.
Climate of Mudgee
- As a premier wine region you can experience a range of wine games and wine tastings.
- At the micro brewery you can do anything from picking the grapes through to bottling or why not grab a bike and ride through the vineyards.
- Hot air balloon rides
- Cycling tour along the picturesque Mudgee Valley
- At Wollemi National Park you can hike, rock climb or canoe along the Wolgan River.