Mudgee Observatory has been a private observatory for the past 10 years and used on occasion by the University of NSW, the staff of Sydney Observatory and members of the Sutherland Astronomical Society...
Attractions in Mudgee
With wineries dating back to the 1850s, Mudgee is a fantastic destination to indulge in award-winning wines paired with seasonal local produce. Visit the town’s impressive cellar doors and admire the honed skills of some of Australia’s oldest wine families.
Take in Mudgee’s expansive vineyards and beautiful surroundings with a hot air balloon flight. For those who prefer a more grounded view, Mudgee’s terrain and scenic views make it a popular cycling destination with many bicycle tours available.
Located on the doorstep of the Cudgegong River valley, Mudgee has a wide range of natural attractions to explore. Visit the popular riverside camping ground at Dunns Swamp to admire the towering sandstone pagoda rock formations and enjoy activities such as bushwalking, canoeing, cycling or a waterway cruise. The Ferntree Gully Reserve is a vast rainforest that is ideal for bushwalks; see unique plant communities and Australian wildlife such as the black cockatoo, grey kangaroos, wombats and wallabies.
Enjoy Mudgee’s great range of natural attractions, food and wine highlights and activities on your next holiday to Regional NSW.