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Top 5 things to do in Mudgee, a warm little town in New South Wales, Australia

Mudgee is a cute little town located in the New South Wales region in Australia. The town is rich in its history and heritage and holds them close to their heart. Whether you are here with your family or on a business trip, you will find something to keep you occupied. Isn’t that amazing? There are certain beautiful things to do in Mudgee which you must never miss. Below is the list of these Top 5 things to do in Mudgee. Take a peek and enjoy your visit.

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Things to do in Mudgee

1. Hot Air Balloon Ride

Hot Air Balloon Ride
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Who doesn’t love going up into the sky? Get once in a lifetime experience by enjoying your sunrise or sunset up in the air with some yummy scrumptious breakfast. Australia has got one of the amazing views of nature. Visit Mudgee to get that glimpse of what makes everyone here go crazy. Above all, click some stunning pictures as you pass through the long green valleys of Mudgee.

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2. Cycle your way through the wineries

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The little town of Mudgee is quite famous for its wineries. Rent a cycle and grab your gears and start cycling. Located close to Sydney, there are close to 10 – 15 wineries that can be covered cycling. Start from up north and make your way down. More than that, you will be able to find signboards and name boards that guide you to the right path. Learn how amazing wines are made and treat yourself with wine tasting and wine pairing.

3. Munghorn Nature Reserve

Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve is located in the Central Tablelands of NSW. Take a walk in the reserve and spot some of the unique birds that call the reserve their home. The Munghorn Reserve is a part of the Wiradjuri people’s tribe. This reserve has been protecting the histories of the Aboriginal heritage. Apart from history, the reserve is a good spot to enjoy a picnic or barbeque with your family and loved ones.

4. Mudgee Observatory

Astronomy enthusiast John Vetter built the observatories and buildings on his own land and runs these nightly tours because he loves chatting about stars and planets. Enjoy the personalised experience.

Do you love Astronomy? It makes you feel out of the world? For all those people who love to look at the night sky, this is the place for you. At Mudgee, meet the excited and enthusiastic John Vetter, and hear him talk about starts, skies, galaxies. The Mudgee Observatory is not just a planetarium, it provides a very personalised experience to its customers. More than that, there are several tours organised by the observatory itself.

5. Miniature Train

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Ever felt like riding a toy train after growing up? If yes, well you are like an any normal adult. Well, get that experience at Mudgee. On every 2nd Sunday of the month, the town organises a toy train ride for the people of Mudgee. It runs between 10 AM – 2 PM and the cost is only 2AUD per person. Above all, it’s fun to take a train ride, right?

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