THINGS TO DO IN MUDGEE

MUDGEE'S WINERIES

The Mudgee Region is home to over 50 well known vineyards and wineries that produce a wide range of specialty red and white wines many with cellar door  and wine tasting available (including organic wines)

We highly recommend:

Australia’s largest Italian varietal wine producer. Only five minutes from Mudgee in the heart of Mudgee’s wine district offering wine tastings and meals on the sunny courtyard overlooking the rolling hills of Mudgee.

Come and savour the sights and smells of Mudgee’s unique cellar door. Featuring an authentic barrel hall wine tasting room and includes the famous and original Mudgee White Port. You can also indulge yourself in a luxurious matching of two of the most unique wines made in Australia and sumptuous chocolate pralines designed to enhance the wines and delight your taste buds. The chocolates are prepared fresh and are available Wednesday to Sunday or until sold out.

Stein family has a long history with Riesling, dating back to 1838 and among the first to successfully plant the variety in Australia. Nowadays it is the family flagship variety, with three Riesling styles being made most years. 

wineries in mudgee
vineyard with kangaroo

BALLOON FLIGHTS 

Mudgee was made for ballooning! With its rolling hills, surrounding mountains and beautiful valley, conditions are perfectly suited for hot air ballooning. Mudgee hot air ballooning adventures begin at sunrise and are generally scheduled for the first Saturday of each month. Meeting at Blue Wren Wines on Ulan Road, balloon flights are approximately one hour in flight duration and are followed by a delicious champagne breakfast following the flight.

hot air balloon flights in mudgee
a very nice place to have camping

ATTRACTIONS

The Great Dripping Wall is a large natural sandstone formation situated on the Goulburn River near Ulan via Mudgee. Water runs down from the surrounding hillsides, seeps through the high rock gorges and drips into the pools below. The Drip is a popular spot for bushwalking, swimming, camping, painting and photography.

The track is relatively flat and easy, sometimes single file only, 2.4km return walk along the river bed ducking and weaving amongst the ferns, wombat holes, overhanging rocks, through small rock caves with magnificent scenery in every direction. DON’T FORGET YOUR CAMERA! 

MUDGEE TOURS

Enjoy a full or half-day wine tour and discover award winning wineries and beautiful vineyards. The originally named Trio Tour where you get to taste beer, wine and spirits. Also a horse riding tour which offers a horse ride, lunch and a half-day wine tour. Alternatively there is a Mudgee Hopper where you get to hop on and off as you choose. Visit wineries, cheese tastings, honey tastings, a distillery, craft beer, local produce and more….

Pick up from your accommodation and groups kept to a maximum of 11 people to give you a personalised experience.

Mudgee’s premier wine tour company. 100% relationship-based, taking you only to the wineries where you are treated as VIPs. Making great service a number one priority. friendly give and take, they don’t charge commissions to any of the wineries, and therefore don’t expect you to pay tasting fees either. Because there are no commissions, you can be sure we’re taking you to the best of the Mudgee Wineries. And who choose staff who genuinely love people, and treat you like friends. So you’ll come away with memories to treasure for life.

Other tours include; Explore Mudgee historic tour, and Explore Ferntree Gully and Rylstone Tour and Explore the Sky Tour (Helicopter).

Alyson’s passions are people, Mudgee wine and food – and of course the Mudgee region. Her warm and friendly approach will ensure that your tour is as relaxed and fun as it is delicious and enlightening.

With over 10 years of experience in the local Mudgee wine and tourism industry, there is not much that Alyson does not know about Mudgee’s beautiful wines and the region. Alyson knows where to find the best reds, whites, rosés and bubbles and everything else in between.

Book Mudgee Trike & Convertible Wine Tours as your transport around Mudgee for a tour with a twist – on a customised Trike or in an open Saab convertible. 

Customised private wine tours for half and full days for up to 11 passengers 7 days a week. Developing an itinerary for you and including any favourite cellar doors you wish to visit. Supplying bottled water and a pictorial diary of the day for you which you can share with your group. 

mudgee vineyard tours
clock tower mudgee

MUDGEE RESTAURANTS
/ CAFES / BARS

Whilst some of our local favourite places to eat are easily located in the CBD…Mudgee also has some fabulous places to dine not far from town. Nestled amongst the vineyards you will find restaurants and cafes at our local wineries, renowned for quality local food and wine.

Several restaurants have free live music on Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons…so book early. 

Enjoy Tapas at the bar or share Roths 1923 platter with friends in one of the cosy nooks around the fire or outside listening to live entertainment. The delicious menu is based around local produce wherever possible. 

A classic Aussie Pub with charming country hospitality and service. The bistro is dedicated to delivering fresh quality meat and you can experience the magic of cooking your own steak, gathered around the famous indoor Aussie BBQ. 

A little cobblestoned corner of Mudgee, the circa 1873 stone terrace Alby & Esther’s calls home is packed with character and charm, friendly staff and a mouth-watering menu inspired by local fare. You’ll find Alby and Esther’s tucked away at the end of an inviting alleyway. A unique location offers varied seating options, including a grapevine shaded courtyard for alfresco ambience and the eclectic and welcoming interiors of our art gallery with its share tables. Sip coffee, kombucha, cocktails or local wines from our extensive list whilst perusing our regional and seasonal menu of progressive fare. 

craigmoor wines at roth's
mudgee food picnic
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