WHAT’S SO SPECIAL ABOUT MUDGEE?

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It’s So Close, Yet So Wonderfully Far away

Just shy of a 4 hour journey by road from Sydney, crossing the Blue Mountains, Mudgee is so close to Sydney. However, when you arrive in Mudgee, you feel so wonderfully far away.

The People

The people of Mudgee are down to earth, welcoming and proud of their charming country town. They welcome people visiting from the ‘Big Smoke’ by offering experiences that meet with city folk expectations, while holding true to their rural roots.

The Scenery and Nature

The setting and scenery of Mudgee is astounding. A big broad valley is surrounded by mountains. It’s a place of wide open spaces, rural allure and exceptional natural beauty. All the variations of the seasons are to be experienced with joy, as well as the surrounding national parks and pristine waterways.

The Food and Wine

Mudgee is the third largest wine producing wine region in the state of NSW. There are a selection of over 40 wineries in and around Mudgee and the surrounding country side. However, Mudgee is not just known for the Wine. Mudgee is also known for the production of honey, lamb, beef, cereals and fruit and vegetable produce. The offerings the local Mudgee community put together with the produce are exceptional.

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The History

The Wiradjuri Aboriginal nation has an ancient connection to the land around Mudgee. The word Mudgee, originally spoken as ‘Moothi’, is said to be sourced from their dialect and describes the place as a ‘Nest in the Hills’.

This age old aboriginal history coupled with the European history of colonialism, and the race to secure fertile land in the early 1800s to progress the NSW colony make for an incredibly interesting story to experience in visiting Mudgee.

What’s so special about AEA Luxury tours to Mudgee?

AEA Luxury Tours have known for many years just how special Mudgee is. We have put together a couple of tours, departing from Sydney, to showcase Mudgee and the surrounding region. Our tours are special because they focus on making you and your travelling partners feel special.

We take the hassle away of planning and booking multiple experiences and venues. We are your designated drivers, in the case that you may wish to indulge and imbibe. We provide personal knowledge and insight to the region and we get you access to wineries, dining venues and experiences that the average visitor cannot get.

So join us for a private Mudgee Gourmet Weekend away or get the gang together to Escape to the Country.

Or simply contact us direct to customise an Australian Discovery.

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