Mudgee is known as the land of wine and honey. It's name comes from the Wiradjuri term Moothi meaning "Nest in the Hills". Located in the broad fertile Cudgegong River valley only 260 km's from Sydney.

The Mudgee district is famous for it's fine wines and is home to over 40 wineries.  The Region's cafes and restaurants, hotel bistros and dining rooms have fresh, seasonal produce at their door and this is reflected in their fabulous menus.

Over 40 vineyards to explore


There is a growing array of special events and festivals throughout the year in the Mudgee area from food and wine to short films.
  • Gulgong Folk Festival: January.
  • MudFest - Mudgee Short Film Festival: March.
  • Henry Lawson Heritage Festival: June.
  • Mudgee Wine Festival: September.
  • Huntington Music Festival: December.

There is also the Mudgee Small Farm Field Days in July attended by 30,000 people from all over Australia.

Henry Lawson Festival street parade


If the many cellar doors, restaurants or weekend markets aren't your style within about 1 1/2 hours drive of Mudgee you can visit Coolah Tops National Park, Wollemi National Park and Dunn's Swamp, Goulbourn River National Park, Munghorn Gap Reserve, Historic Gulgong and Hill End or visit Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo.

For more information on the Mudgee area or if you have any other enquiry please call Barbara or Kirrily on 02-6372 1547 or 0427 721 547 or email

Wollemi National Park