Mortels Sheepskin Factory
Mortels Sheepskin Factory is a multi-sward winning Australian owned family business in the Hunter Region, two hours north of Sydney, and is the oldest continuously operating ugg boot factory in the world. Offering much more than ugg boots, Mortels is a place to explore history, food, and culture.
Mortels Sheepskin Factory’s manufacturing and retail base offers a unique and interactive experience where visitors can experience the sights, sounds and smells of a fully operational manufacturing plant during a factory tour. Factory tours are conducted daily, Monday – Friday at 11am or other times by group bookings made in advance. Please note a cost applies for these tours.
Visit The Sheep's Back Museum to enjoy the history of the UGG boot and other culturally significant stories throughout the history of sheepskin manufacturing and raising of wool throughout Australia.
The onsite cafe offers a tasty all day breakfast or lunch from the Café. There is also a Gift Gallery.
Mortels Sheepskin Factory is proud to be the home of The Big UGG Boots - the biggest ugg boots in the world. Australia’s iconic UGGs are a significant landmark that offers a prime photo opportunity.
Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Adhere to The Food Authority requirements for allergy management in food preparation
Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
Caters for people with allergies and intolerances.
Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)
Have a wheelchair accessible toilet / shower and change room
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have doorways which are easy to open and have lever handles (doorways 850mm or wider when open and not heavy)
Have equipment to respond to anaphylactic shock such as epi–pens and defibrillator
Have grab rails in the bathroom
Have step free access to restaurant, lounge and bar
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Modify your cooking and cleaning practices to cater for people with food allergies or chemical intolerances (could include menus with meals free from: nuts, dairy, seafood, eggs, gluten etc)
Provide seating in common areas including reception area
Use floors/coverings which are slip resistant, firm and smooth
Use non-slip tiles in the bathroom or slip resistant matting