Welcome to Mudgee Region. Think rustic charm, vineyards, rolling green hills, exquisite food and delectable wine.Think Mudgee Region.
Offering the discerning traveller a chance to reset their senses, and a taste of what country living might be like, you’ll find Mudgee Region nestled in the hills just 268 km north-west of Sydney.
Mudgee Region exudes country charm yet offers sophisticated food, wine, heritage and year-round event experiences. Enjoy the best of both worlds with a central township boasting boutique shopping and exquisite dining options surrounded by picturesque country landscapes and over 40 family owned wineries.
The name Mudgee is derived from the Wiradjuri term Moothi, meaning 'Nest in the Hills'
Mudgee is 268km north-west of Sydney, a 3.5 hour drive or 50 minute flight
Spring (Sep to Nov): min 8, max 23
Summer (Dec to Feb): min 15, max 30
Autumn (Mar to May): min 9, max 23
Winter (Jun to Aug): min 2, max 15
Population – around 23,000
Townships – Mudgee/Gulgong/Rylstone/Kandos (and small towns in between)
Elevation - 454m
Major industries – tourism, viticulture, agriculture and mining
Average rainfall – 670mm
Area – 9,000 sq km