About Mudgee

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The Mudgee Region is a destination on everyone’s bucket list, and rightly so. Located less than 270km northwest of Sydney, the fuss-free journey is all part of the adventure, and what awaits is a stunning mix of charm and sophistication. So why not take time out from your busy life, skip town, and find out what all the fuss is about? Swirl and sip your way across over 40 family-owned cellar doors, a distillery and a brewery. Treat yourself to the region’s famed local produce. Potter around boutique shopping precincts and find hidden gems while exploring the region’s heritage.

If you’ve visited Mudgee before, you’ll know the culinary passion runs deep, with the region now a household name among foodies across Australia. For those yet to visit, allow us to set the scene. One of the most blessed region’s in Australia with outstanding tourist delights, investment opportunities, lifestyle attractions, picturesque scenery, fine wine and a real community with heart and soul, the Mudgee Region has a perfect lifestyle envied by others. With a winemaking history dating back to the 1850s, the Mudgee Region is the third largest grape-producing region in NSW and has a rich pastoral history. This is reflected in the region’s heritage streetscapes – wide and tree-lined, just as you would imagine from a refined country town.

With a range of breathtaking natural attractions, delectable wine and scrumptious local produce, events to excite, an impressive local shopping precinct, lush golf course, and picturesque streetscapes, it’s time you came to the Mudgee Region. Car, train or plane, you certainly won’t be disappointed at the other end of the journey.

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.