Located in Dubbo, just an hours drive from Mudgee, the Taronga Western Plains Zoo (also known as 'The Dubbo Zoo') is home to hundreds of animals from around the world and consists of free access Visitor Plaza and a 6km circuit that meanders through natural bushland and around large open style exhibits. Enjoy the variety of daily talks, tours and animaml encounters as well as the array of seasonal events and promotions!
The easy walk along Lees Pinch lookout walking track offers spectacular views across the south and east of Goulburn River National Park. Once you have reached Lees Pinch Lookout, relax whilst you absorb the stunning and ruggered terrain that lies below from one of the three different viewing areas. The kids will enjoy spotting the variety of wildlife along the way!
Mudgee Honey Haven provides experiences to be enjoyed for the whole family! Putt Putt Golf, sampling honey and local produce, watching the bees hard at work, have a meal at the Honey Haven Cafe or even sample the honey wines and liquors, it promises to be a great day!
Explore Dunns Swamp, a part of the Great Blue Mountains world Heritage area - winding for 5km through striking rock formations, stunning sandstone gorges and picturesque woodlands. Southern Cross Kayaking offers tours or equipment, which allows you to appreicate the unique beauty of this place from the water!
A visit to Mudgee Observatory can be both entertaining and educational for the whole family. It's here, that the night skies can be viewed as they were meant to be viewed! The theatre and flat screen planetarium runs several features on the night sky and the Sun as well as many programs on space missions. A good variety of telescopes and binoculars are available for our visitors to use as well as conducted tours of the night sky.