Family Activities in Mudgee

From gourmet discoveries and gold rush heritage to charming towns, the Mudgee Wine Region in country New South Wales has it all. You may not think at first glance that this would be the destination to take a family, however with plenty of delicious food and wine experiences, as well as great outdoor adventures, there is plenty to do and see! Stay with us at Parklands Resort Mudgee, luxury accommodation situated at the gateway of the Mudgee Region.

Gulgong Pioneers Museum

Located only 20 minutes from Mudgee, the Pioneer Museum is a great sprawling place filled with all kinds of bric-a-brac. Walk through the museum’s cottage while the kids can spy old toy cards, vintage children’s bedrooms, kitchens, farming equipment and clothing all from the Gold Rush in the 1870s. The labyrinth of cottages open up to a huge warehouse full of old modes of transport, including coaches and carts.

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Cherry Picking at Roth Family Orchard 

Pick your own cherries for a great morning out or buy them freshly picked or packed. Bring your own bucket or bags to take cherries home, or they also have boxes for sale. An esky to keep your cherries fresh is a great idea if you are travelling far or plan to stop on the way home. Fun for the whole family!

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Mudgee Observatory 

Just 15 minutes from Mudgee, the observatory is open to members of the public who want to see spectacular views of the Sun and night sky. A visit to the observatory can be both entertaining and educational for all ages. The theatre and flat screen planetarium runs several features on the night sky and the Sun as well as many programs on space missions.

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Mudgee Miniature Railway

A bit of fun just for the kids! The Mudgee Miniature Railway allows children to sit on either a steam, petrol and electric powered miniature trains. Founded in 1986, the miniature railway has promoted the hobby of model engineering since.

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Where to stay? Stay with us at Parklands Resort Mudgee luxury, resort-style accommodation. Book Now! 

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