8 days in Orange, Dubbo & Mudgee Itinerary

8 days in Orange, Dubbo & Mudgee Itinerary

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8 days in Orange, Dubbo & Mudgee Itinerary

Start: Newcastle
Drive:  6​h
1
Orange
— 2 nights
2
Dubbo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Mudgee
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Newcastle

2
nights
Orange

Orange is a city in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): learn about winemaking at Rowlee Wines and then do a tasting at Word of Mouth. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink and then explore the activities along Lake Canobolas.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Orange trip itinerary planning tool .

Newcastle to Orange is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Newcastle in September, things will get slightly colder in Orange: highs are around 22°C and lows about 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for Dubbo.

Things to do in Orange

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Wine Tours & Tastings
Lake Canobolas ©
Lake Canobolas

3
nights
Dubbo

Dubbo ©
Visit the city of Dubbo, the most populous urban area in the Orana Region, for an exciting and thriving multicultural city from which to explore the surrounding Great Western Plains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dubbo: Glen McGrath Statue (in Narromine), Peak Hill Open Cut Experience (in Peak Hill) and Wellington Caves & Phosphate Mine (in Wellington). The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, admire the striking features of Dundullimal Homestead, don't miss a visit to Terramungamine Reserve and Rock Grooves, and explore the activities along Maquarie River.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dubbo journey planning tool .

Getting from Orange to Dubbo by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Dubbo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mudgee.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Wellington Caves & Phosphate Mine, Glen McGrath Statue, Peak Hill Open Cut Experience
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo ©
Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Old Dubbo Gaol ©
Old Dubbo Gaol
Western Plains Cultural Centre ©
Western Plains Cultural Centre

2
nights
Mudgee

White latticed historic buildings and a red brick clock tower occupy Mudgee's town center.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at The Drip Gorge, relax in the rural setting at Mudgee Honey Haven, then learn about winemaking at Burnbrae Wines, then examine the collection at Gulgong Pioneers Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Gooree Cellar + Pantry. Here are some ideas for day two: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, learn about winemaking at Lowe Wines, and then do a tasting at SHORT SHEEP Micro-Winery.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mudgee trip planner.

You can drive from Dubbo to Mudgee in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. September in Mudgee sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 4°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Mudgee

Tours Wineries Wildlife

Side Trip

Gulgong Pioneers Museum
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
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Distillery Tours
Lowe Wines ©
Lowe Wines
SHORT SHEEP Micro-Winery ©
SHORT SHEEP Micro-Winery

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