Wagga Wagga Area, NSW
Wagga Wagga is one of Australia’s leading regional cities, offering contemporary facilities with a relaxed country atmosphere. Magnificent parks and gardens combined with culture and the performing arts, ensure that a stop over in Wagga Wagga is of value to the visitor.
Wagga Wagga, is an aboriginal word from the early inhabitants of the area, the Wiradjuri tribe and means ‘place of many crows’. The Wiradjuri walking track is a absorbing jaunt through bushland and gardens. At 30 kilometres in length, it can be broken down into smaller sections for a more relaxing stroll.
The Riverina, with its sweeping plains and rich river systems, is the ideal location to relax, unwind and discover contemporary, rural Australia. Its a place of friendly locals and genuine smiles.
This vast irrigation area is a “food bowl” for the nation, famous for producing fruits and vegetables, wine, rice, and other produce.
Across a vast and varied landscape, the beauty of the region is breathtaking. Central Riverina offers a patchwork of bright yellow canola crops shot by splashes of purple Patterson’s curse amid lush green acres of cereal crops and pastures.
In the high country, a more subtle scene can be found in the flowering cherry, apple, and stone-fruit blossoms or the sweeping carpets of wildflowers across Kosciuszko National Park.
There is a spectacular range of parks, gardens, reserves and even private gardens to see. A visit to Wagga Wagga’s Botanic Gardens is a must.
Many of the Riverina’s rich stories can be learned by visiting its many authentic landmark buildings and living museums.
The Dog on the Tuckerbox “five miles from Gundagai” is an Australian legend. The Tumbarumba’s Pioneer Women’s Hut tells the story of the vital role women played in our rural past.
The haunted Monte Cristo Homestead and the Railway Roundhouse are living examples of Junee’s bustling past.
Country bed-and-breakfast establishments, pubs with character and genuine farmstays with their country cooking allow you to experience the pleasures of life in the country and on the land.
Nearest Airport: Wagga Wagga
About Wagga Wagga Area
- State: New South Wales
- Region: Country NSW