Things to see and Do

Activities & Attractions

The Windeyer Gold and Fleece Hotel

When you don't wish to BBQ or cook onsite, the local Windeyer Gold and Fleece Hotel is only 250m from the front gate and offers hearty counter meals (Thursday and Friday night, and Saturday and Sunday lunch and dinner) and a quintessential country pub experience.

The Bushlands Caravan Park General Store

Is only 280m down the road (next door to the Hotel) and has all your basic needs. (Open early til 6pm).

Gold Fossicking

Windeyer is a well-known gold mining area, dating back to the 1850’s. For those of you who feel lucky you’ll find a couple of gold pans and a small pick in our accommodation so you can try your luck looking for gold the creek opposite our driveway.


We have also provided 2 adult pushbikes (and helmets), for adults who may wish to explore Windeyer by bike.

Mudgee Observatory

Our local Mudgee Observatory is only a short 20-minute drive towards Mudgee. Bookings are essential, so please give John a call 02 63733431.

Other local attractions

Mudgee is a renowned wine region, with over 30 Cellar Doors, many of which are award winning and regarded for their diverse and delicious wines. Nature, heritage and culture, along with art, paddock to plate food and some great local pubs, food producers, restaurants and cafés, guarantee the region rich with interesting things to see, experience and taste. You can explore more activities to undertake during your stay at the Mudgee Tourism and Information Centre, which is part of the award winning arts precinct, displaying both local and visiting artists.

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