About Us - Mudgee Region

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.

Fast Facts

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 45 minute flight

The town of Mudgee was established circa 1800

Population – over 25,000

Townships – Mudgee // Gulgong // Kandos // Rylstone (and small towns in between)

Elevation – 454m

Major industries – tourism, viticulture, agriculture and mining

Average annual rainfall – 670mm

Area – 9,000 sq km

No traffic lights

Average temps

Spring (September to November)min 8º, max 23ºC
Summer (December to February)min 15º, max 30ºC
Autumn (March to May)min 9º, max 23ºC
Winter (June to August)min 2º, max 15ºC