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Goulburn, NSW

Welcome to the Goulburn District

A part of quintessential Australia, etched in history, a blend of pristine nature and city vitality.


Take a leisurely diversion off the highway and uncover the myriad treasures hiding in this thriving rural gem. The district has diversity unexpected, with a range of experiences to suit your taste.

Unearth the heritage of Australias first inland city – rich in tales of our nation’s pioneers and incredible escapades of the infamous. Architecture and bush settlements showcase the district’s pride and personality.

From the dreamtime to the present, escape the hustle and hassle for a breath of fresh air – quintessential country living on your doorstep.

From its intimate country feel, Goulburn has bloomed into the city of celebration – of festivals overflowing through the district, reflecting the bountiful seasons and the many moods they grow. Be warmed by a classic winter, or over indulge in blues. Take in the flavour and aroma of spring, or be part of the ages of heritage and jazz – whatever your desires, the Goulburn District will charm.


Make sure you touch the country around us – along the paths of the bushrangers through Gunning Shire, to the natural diversity of Mulwaree Shire – rolls of grazing land, the jagged ruggedness of Bungonia and the Shoalhaven, and the cavernous beauty of Wombeyan.

Scenic Crookwell offers peaceful cool-climate gardens and crisp sweet air – the top of the tablelands. Or take a deep breath and feel the adrenalin of the district’s action – its up to you, but remember to….expect the

We’re perfectly positioned –

  • Only 2 hours from Sydney city
  • Less than an hour from Canberra, and
  • Just over an hour to the coast

Nearest Airport: Canberra

Where to stay?


  • Caravan and Camping
  • Farm/Station
  • Homestay
  • Romance
  • City
  • Rural/Country
  • Cultural
  • Environmental
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Honeymoon
  • Indulgence/Luxury
  • Nature based
  • Relaxation
  • Soft Adventure

Popular Activities

  • Off Road Driving
  • Abseiling
  • Mountain Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Bush Walking
  • Canoeing
  • City Sightseeing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Cycling
  • Driving
  • Golfing
  • Horse Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Wine Tasting
  • National Park
  • Winery
  • Adventure
  • Fishing
  • Nightlife
  • Science and Technology
  • Wilderness
  • Wildlife
  • Fishing - Game
  • Fishing - Trout/Fly
  • Caving
  • Hang Gliding

About Goulburn

  • Locality: Major urban locality
  • Goulburn Postcode: 2580
  • State: New South Wales
  • Region: Country NSW
  • Latitude: -34.75535
  • Longitude: 149.71782
  • Elevation: 641m
  • Population: 22419
  • Median Income: $32500
  • Area (Sq/km): 55.576
  • Timezone: Australia/Sydney

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