Mudgee & Gulgong Getaway
21 - 23 April 2021
NSW SHORT BREAK TOUR - Spend 2 nights in Historic Gulgong at the Ten Dollar Town Motel, visit Gooree Park Stud for a tour & Cellar Door tasting, the Henry Lawson Centre, Gulgong Gold Experience. Be entertained by local performer Des Kelly, take guided tours of Gulgong and Mudgee plus more. HURRY bookings are on a first in basis and close 31 March 2021. Tour includes motel accommodation, all meals, tours and attractions. Tour is Hostess escorted.
3 Days for only
$699 pp t/s
Single Suppliment $120
Coach pick up for this tour will be:
6:30am – Ingleburn Station
8:00am – Central Station
Day 1: Wednesday 21 April 2021
Our tour starts this morning as we depart Sydney and travel via the Blue Mountains to Mudgee where we enjoy lunch at the Oriental Hotel. Next, we visit Gooree Park for a tour of one of the districts most historic and picturesque properties. Gooree Park has an enviable reputation as one of the country’s leading thoroughbred breeding grounds and is home to the largest vineyard in the Mudgee region. On arrival, our knowledgeable tour guide joins us on board the coach for a tour through the beautiful grounds with an opportunity to meet some of their past and future horse racing champions. Following our tour, we are treated to a dedicated wine tasting at the Cellar Door in the delightful courtyard area. Continuing on, we arrive in the historic town of Gulgong where we spend the next two nights. Dinner for both nights will be a delicious 2 course meal served at Phoebe’s Licensed Restaurant which is located in the motel’s original building that dates back to 1904.
Day 2: Thursday 22 April 2021
This morning we are joined by a well-known local, Des Kelly who will take us on an interesting tour of the town. Gulgong was firmly established by the 1860s gold rush and is home to approximately 130 buildings with National Trust classifications including the Prince of Wales Opera House, the oldest operating Opera House in the Southern Hemisphere. Following our tour, we visit the Opera House where we are treated to a truly memorable performance by Des of classic Australiana songs and humour in the “Tales of the Swag” show. Next, we explore the Henry Lawson Centre, a museum dedicated to Lawson’s life and literary works followed by lunch at the Prince of Wales Hotel. After lunch we step inside a replica underground mining tunnel at the Gulgong Gold Experience and learn of the regions rich mining history. This afternoon you have some free time to explore the historic town. Why not take a stroll along the main street of Gulgong for a bit a shopping or explore the Gulgong Pioneer Museum that is located in the Old Times Bakery building, which was featured on the old Australian $10 note (entry fee at own expense).
Day 3: Friday 23 April 2021
After breakfast, we depart Gulgong and journey back to Mudgee where we visit Mudgee Honey Haven. Sample some delicious honey products and purchase local produce from the gift store. We are then joined on the coach by our local guide Jenny who will take us on an exploration of the town and enlighten us about its heritage sites. Lunch today will be at Mudgee’s oldest pub, the Lawson Park Hotel which has been trading since the mid 1860’s. This afternoon we start our journey back to Sydney, arriving back at around 6:00pm.
- Travel by Luxury Coach from Sydney
- 2 nights stay at the Ten Dollar Town Motel in Gulgong
- All Meals: 2 x Light Breakfast, 3 x Hot Lunches, 2 x Two Course Dinners
- All Tours & Attractions as per itinerary
- Tour is escorted by a KTG Tours Hostess
PLEASE NOTE: This itinerary has been put together to take in the best of the region and its attractions. Details are subject to change and cannot be guaranteed due to availability and other circumstances. Any exclusions from the standard itinerary are stated in the brochure. The tour price is based on per person twin share. Single supplement for this tour is $120. Tour price does not include Travel Insurance [Travel Insurance is highly recommended for all travellers]; personal expenses for drinks, laundry and personal requirements; optional extra touring; meals other than specified; tips or gratuities. Pictures are for illustrative purposes only.