21 Dec 10 Things to do in Mudgee
Whether you are a nature-lover, an adventure seeker, a food and wine connoisseur, or a cultural heritage and landmark explorer, Mudgee offers varied attractions and activities that will suit and satisfy you.
Things to do in Mudgee
1. Enjoy wine tasting and wineries tours
The town boasts of more than 40 family-owned cellar doors producing a variety of delectable wines and some even have fresh farm produce. Visit Vinifera wines, Lowe wines, Moothi Estate, Botolar Vineyard +Estate Winery or the Mudgee Brewing Company.
2. Eat hearty and fresh or organic food
You can try restaurants within the central business district or go for the restaurants and cafes that are nestled among the vineyards of local wineries. Try High Valley Wine & Cheese Co., Blacklea Vineyard and Olive Groove, The Zin House or the Market Street Café.
3. Stay and explore at the Harrowfield Homestead
The place is a sprawling area fronting the Cudgegong River and grazing country. It has superb amenities like a swimming pool, a tennis court, and vineyards. (stayinmudgee.com.au) You can simply relax and unwind here if you want. You can check out Church in Mudgee too, which is located within the area.
4. Explore world–heritage listed Wollemi National Park
It is a protected national park and wilderness area where you can walk leisurely, hike, bike, swim, canoe, have picnic or camping.
Continue to explore and enjoy the calming scenes of nature and the beautiful style of old buildings in Rylstone and Kandos. There are pagoda rock formations, natural waterways, and heritage buildings like the Rylstone Post Office, St. Malachy’s Catholic Church, Wesleyan Church, Kandos band rotunda and a lot more.
5. Bushwalk, swim, camp and bring out your creativity in The Drip-Ulan
It is a large natural sandstone formation situated on the Goulburn River near Ulan via Mudgee. Water runs down from the surrounding hillsides then seeps through the high rock gorges and drips to the pools below.
6. Visit Lawson Park and Robertson Park
These parks within town have pleasant gardens, children’s playground, war memorial, and beautiful shrubbery.
Stargaze at Mudgee Observatory
The observatory has a variety of telescopes and binoculars for visitors and there is a theater and a flat screen planetarium that runs several features on the night sky. (http://www.mudgeeobservatory.com.au/) Get a closer look of the night sky and appreciate the wonders of nature.
Take a peek at coal mine sites and their activities
Check out Ulan, Moolarben or Wilpinjong mines. Not known to many, Mudgee used to be a major goldmining area; as a result coal mining grew and became a source of livelihood. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mudgee)
Shop for food, fashion items or souvenir items in local markets, fashion retail stores, boutique shops or arts and crafts stores.
You’ll never run out of activities while you stay in Mudgee. If you prefer simple relaxation and de-stressing just bask in the quaint and beautiful surroundings, then enjoy the placid night atmosphere in town.
Plan your next trip now and reserve a place in Harrowfield Homestead. Mudgee awaits you!