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Mudgee Area

Highlights

Made up of charming heritage towns, the Mudgee area is a destination steeped in Australian history. Known for its vast vineyards and boutique wineries, the region also offers a wide range of attractions including World Heritage-listed bushland, historic villages, a vibrant art scene and farm tours.

Must Do

About Mudgee

With musems, local markets, outstanding restaurants and cellar doors, there is plenty to see and do in the Mudgee region.

Cycling is a great way to explore the countryside. The annual Mudgee Bike Muster is a weekend of recreational, non-competitive cycling held every Easter, and is fun for the whole family.

Mudgee hosts a variety of markets. For arts and crafts, local produce and second-hand bargains, visit the Mudgee Markets, held on the second Saturday of the month in Lawson Park. The Mudgee Farmers Markets offer a huge selection of fresh local produce on the third Saturday of each month.

The 19th-century gold rush town of Gulong has been kept well-preserved and features around 130 buildings with National Trust classification. Explore the town’s art scene by visiting the Gulong Symbol Trail.

The nearby industrial town of Kandos gained prominence due to its beginnings as a cements works site. Visit the town’s Bicentennial Museum and discover the region’s social and industrial history.

The charming village of Rylstone is the gateway to some of the most spectacular natural heritage in the region. Take in the sights and sounds of the rainforest from the viewing platforms at Ferntree Gully on the western fringe of Wollemi National Park.

Zin House in Mudgee.

Food and Wine in Mudgee

With wineries dating back to the 1850s, Mudgee is one of the best places in NSW to indulge in wine tasting. Visit Mudgee’s award winning cellar doors and discover the region's flavoursome red wine styles and great chardonnay. For fresh produce visit the Mudgee Fine Food Markets.

Cycling in Mudgee

Cycling in Mudgee

From easy rides around town to dirt road options for mountain biking, Mudgee offers many cycling routes perfect for taking in picturesque Mudgee Valley views. The annual Mudgee Bike Muster is a great family cycling event during the Easter long weekend in April.

View at Wollemi National Park

National Parks

Explore the spectacular landscape of Wollemi National Park which includes the headwaters of the Cudgegong River, scenic canyons, towering cliffs and the Wollemi pine. Nearby, Goulburn River National Park is a popular for camping with contrasting sand banks and forestry.

Local areas

  • Gulgong Gulgong, founded during the gold rush, is home to 130 National Trust-classified buildings.
  • Kandos Kandos is a gateway to Wollemi National Park, home to endangered flora and fauna, such as the Wollemi Pine.
  • Mudgee Less than four-hours' drive from Sydney a favourite short break if you enjoy food, wine and the great outdoors.
  • Rylstone Rylstone is a pretty village with many heritage-listed stone buildings and natural attractions.

Explore Mudgee Area

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