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Gulgong, NSW

In 1870 gold was discovered by Tom Sanders and the town of Gulgong was born . By 1872 the population had risen to 20,000

Gulgong today is a living monument of its past, listed in the registrar of the National Estate.


The Pioneer Museum is one of the best museums of its kind in the country, with over 1 acre of exhibits. A new building is now open hosing the popular phonograph parlour. Henry Lawson Centre, home of the most extensive collections of lawson memorabilia outside the Mitchell library.

Nearest Airport: Mudgee 32km

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About Gulgong

  • Locality: Urban locality
  • Gulgong Postcode: 2852
  • State: New South Wales
  • Region: Country NSW
  • Latitude: -32.36259
  • Longitude: 149.53353
  • Elevation: 477m
  • Population: 2521
  • Median Income: $27196
  • Area (Sq/km): 102.081
  • Timezone: Australia/Sydney

Tours In Gulgong

Discover some of the tours options around Gulgong

Explore The Outback

Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

Outback Experiences

Luxe Accommodation

Enjoy a distinctly Australian luxury experience, such as the unforgettable reefs, islands, beaches and coast; rugged mountain ranges, rainforests and vast national parks; and the many vibrant food and wine regions. Take a once in a lifetime adventure and discover the sheer indulgence of experiencing the wonders of Australia in style and stay in total luxury.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


Glasshouse Mountains

The Glasshouse Mountains in the hinterland of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast are actually the cores of 20 million year old volcanoes. The sides of the volcanoes have eroded away leaving only the hardened rock spiremountain cores we see today. Learn more about this awe-inspiring landscape.

Glasshouse Mountains