About Mudgee


The iconic tourist destination of Mudgee is located in the beautiful Central Tablelands of NSW, just a 45 minute flight or three and a half hour drive from Sydney. Renowned for its award winning wine, delectable food, rich history, picturesque streetscapes, sandstone and heritage buildings, stunning natural delights, boutique shopping, café culture, and array of restaurants, Mudgee is a refined country town that has so much to offer.

With more than 30 family-owned cellar doors and breweries, a culinary adventure awaits the arrival of all visitors to the charming and sophisticated Mudgee Region which is now a household name among foodies across Australia. With a winemaking history dating back to the 1850s, the Mudgee Region is the third largest grape-producing region in NSW. Swirl and sip your way across the region, eat to your heart’s content, rest your head, and relax at the Mudgee Riverside Caravan and Tourist Park whilst escaping the busyness of the rat race.

Treat yourself to the region’s famed local produce, and find hidden gems while exploring the region’s tree-lined historic towns and villages that offer a great lifestyle envied by others. With bushwalks, major events, museums, sporting attractions, and an art gallery, there is something for everyone in the Mudgee Region.

It’s time to visit Mudgee, the Australian Top Tourism Town for 2021 and 2022, and experience its offerings for yourself. Breathtaking hills and mountains, lifestyle attractions, exciting investment opportunities, and a friendly community with heart and soul await your arrival, and may result in you choosing the Mudgee Region for more than just a visit.

Travelling to Mudgee

Here are the options for travelling to Mudgee.

Getting to Mudgee


From Sydney – approximately 3.5 hours via the Great Western Highway (through the Blue Mountains) or the Bells Line of Road (through Windsor/Richmond).

From Newcastle – approximately 4 hours via the Bylong Valley Way (through Bylong) or the Golden Highway (through Merriwa).

From Canberra – approximately 5 hours via Cowra/Wellington or Cowra/Bathurst.

From Orange – approximately 2.5 hours via Bathurst and Sofala Road (through Sofala).

From Bathurst – approximately 1.5 hours via Sofala Road (through Sofala).

From Dubbo – approximately 1.5 hours via Wellington/Goolma.

FlyPelican operates between Mudgee and Sydney with a short flight time of approximately 40 minutes. They are also available for private charter services.


Mudgee Airport is located approximately 5km from town.

What’s on in Mudgee

Visit Mudgee Region Tourism for full details on upcoming events in Mudgee and surrounding villages.