Top Mudgee wine tours & experiences

Make your Mudgee experience even more special with some of the region’s unique tours, from hot air balloons over the vines to private wine tastings and masterclasses.

Destination NSW

Destination NSW

May 2023 -
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Go bespoke with Exclusively Mudgee 

You’ve splurged on a gorgeous accommodation in Mudgee, and now you want to make the most of it. So why not bring the wine tasting to you? Exclusively Mudgee offers private tastings (which include wine, beer and spirits), tailored to your tastes, from your home or accommodation in Mudgee. This includes wines from small winemakers, unavailable for purchase at cellar doors. You’ll also get to sample a platter of delicious local produce, guided by the company’s owner Steph, an expert on the region. 

Steph holding a bottle of wine at Exclusively Mudgee, Mudgee

Exclusively Mudgee, Mudgee - Credit: Marianna Photography

Learn from the experts with a Mudgee wine tour 

See the best of the region on a full-day wine tour with Mudgee Wine & Country Tours. You’ll get the chance to visit six different wineries for tastings and enjoy a vineyard lunch experience. Your transport is taken care of, so you can relax and enjoy the delicious Mudgee wine. Half-day tours are also available for those short on time. 

Couple at Lowe Wines tasting room, Lowe Wines, Mudgee

Lowe Wines tasting room, Mudgee 

Cycle from tasting to tasting  

A wonderful way to get from cellar door to cellar door is via bicycle, taking a relaxing cycle through the Mudgee countryside. Tour de Vines offer a three-day, two-night self-guided e-bike tour, which includes three-star accommodation, breakfast each day, a gourmet winery lunch, tastings at four wineries along with a detailed itinerary, directions and maps. 

Or take the Mudgee Self Guided Explorer Cycle Tour with Australian Cycle Tours, which explores the region over three days and four nights. Return to Mudgee each evening and stay in boutique accommodation, and in the day ride e-bikes to wineries and farms, cycling past vineyards and along beautiful country roads.  

Friends cycling past Mudgee vineyard, Mudgee

Friends cycling between vineyards in Mudgee - Credit: Mudgee Region Tourism

Get a bird’s-eye view of Mudgee’s vineyards  

Admire the rolling hills and vineyards of Mudgee from above on a hot air balloon experience with Balloon Aloft. You will take to the skies at sunrise and have an hour to enjoy the views before feasting on a delicious breakfast on landing at Cade Kitchen. Upgrade to the VIP experience, for a private flight with champagne and chocolates.  

Mudgee balloon flight at Balloon Aloft, Mudgee

Balloon Aloft, Mudgee

Be the star of your own (wining & dining) photoshoot 

On a Mudgee Wine Explorer Tour, you will get to visit some of the region's best wineries for pre-booked tastings. Your friendly guide will pick you up from your accommodation and take you to five cellar doors, as well as for lunch at a winery or country pub. You will be snapped at each destination, with a photo album of your day sent to you after the tour, so you’ll never forget your visit to this charming countryside town.  

Take a masterclass with De Beaurepaire Wines 

Become a wine expert and discover where the magic happens on the Vigneron Experience at De Beaurepaire Wines. You’ll enjoy a guided tour of the vineyard followed by an in-depth wine masterclass, sampling some of the winery's fine wines. The 90-minute experience is private, for you and up to six friends.  

Get chauffeured by Mudgee VIP Wine Tours 

Get the superstar experience on a private winery tour with Mudgee VIP Wine Tours. As well as offering group tours, local wine expert Alyson offers private bespoke tours, tailored to your wine preferences. You can choose to focus on one wine style or explore the diversity of the Mudgee wine scene and dine in one of the region’s excellent restaurants. 

Mudgee VIP Wine Tours to Logan wines, Mudgee

Mudgee VIP Wine Tours, Mudgee - Credit: Mudgee VIP Wine Tours

Take a scenic flight from Sydney 

Short on time? Looking for the ultimate Mudgee wine experience? Then Australia by Air have you covered. Their Mudgee Boutique Wine Tour takes off from Sydney’s Bankstown Airport, with a scenic flight over the Blue Mountains before landing in Mudgee, where you’ll visit some of the best cellar doors in the region and enjoy a delicious lunch before flying back to the city.

Drinking wine over lunch, Australia By Air - Mudgee Boutique Wine Tour, Mudgee

Mudgee Boutique Wine Tour, Mudgee - Credit: Australia By Air

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