Mudgee is located on the Central Tablelands of NSW and is a three hour drive from Sydney. The name Mudgee is an Aboriginal word meaning, "Nest in the Hills". Situated in the Great Dividing Range of New South Wales, Mudgee is known as a good wine growing region boasts over 4500 hectares of grapes.
Coolah Tops National Park
The parks sits at 1200m and has waterfalls and eucalypt forest. 30kms east of Coolah.
This natural stone formation on the side of Cassilis Road looks like a frog. 19km from Mudgee.
Goulburn River National Park
Bordering the Goulburn river, this park is 90km of rugged sandstone country. There are campsites here and it is located off the Ringwood Road between Wollar and Merriwa.
High Valley Wine and Cheese Company
This winery is very close to the Mudgee CBD, Here you can have tasting of wine and fresh and aged cheeses at the High Valley Cellar Door. There is also a cafe here that serves the fresh local produce. 137 Cassilis Road (02 6372 1011).
This museum is housed in an 1856 building and has displays and information on the Mudgee area. There is a doll display as well. 126 Market Street, (02 6372 3078).
Powerful telescope to view the Solar System. 961 Old Grattai Road, Mudgee (02 6373 3431).
Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve
This park is a half hour drive north east of Mudgee. A very popular area for bird watchers with more than 160 bird species found here. Castle Creek track is a good walk through here, but will take over an hour. You can also enjoy a picnic or BBQ at the Moolarben Picnic area.
These interesting rock formations are covered with ferns with water dripping from the rock face. You have to walk approximately 2km to access them. Located 50km from Mudgee.
This dam is on the Cudgegong River and is a good spot for fishing, boating, swimming and canoeing. You can also enjoy a picnic or BBQ here. Located 24km from Mudgee. Sydney Road
An area of vineyards and plenty of places to sample the wines.
Wollemi National Park
This park forms part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage area. There is plenty of wildlife to be found here as well as stunning scenery and views. Dunns Swamp is a camping and picnic area and good for canoeing, swimming or bushwalking.