"With all the Golden Oldies" 



Wagga Wagga is a vibrant regional centre on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River in the heart of the Riverina. With four distinct seasons, there’s always something new to explore. Discover the delicious food and wine scene, wonderful galleries, tranquil riverbank walks, gorgeous gardens and parks, and fascinating heritage.

Food, Wine and Produce

Visit vibrant Fitzmaurice Street where laneway art can be found at the back of trendy cafes and eateries.

Hungry? Enjoy barista-made coffee and fresh, seasonal fare at stylish eateries like Fitzmaurice CaféUneke LoungeThaigga or Wagga Wagga’s own brewpub, Thirsty Crow Brewing Co


Go behind the scenes and see where the region’s food and fibre comes from.

Visit the cellar door at boutique vineyards Borambola WinesBoutique Wines by CSU and Cottontails Winery.

Pluck strawberries straight from the plant at Bidgee Strawberries and Cream then sample locally-grown olives at Wollundry Grove Olives.

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Things To Do

The whole family will enjoy the Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens. Spread over 22 acres, you’ll find playgrounds, a free zoo and aviary, and the miniature railway, which runs on the first and third Sunday of the month.

Have a swim or picnic at Riverside: Wagga Beach, voted ninth best beach in Australia in 2020.

Explore nature on two feet or two wheels along the Wiradjuri Trail – a 42km loop around the city.
Take in attractions such as Marrambidya Wetland, a huge reserve teeming with flora and fauna, or simply enjoy city views from river level or high up on top of Pomingalarna Reserve

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Festivals And Events

There are events, markets and festivals happening all year round in Wagga Wagga.
Don’t miss the Wagga Wagga Mardi Gras street parade and celebrations in March, Lost Lanes winter festival and Wagga Comedy Fest in June, Spring Jam family festival in September, and the Gears and Beers cycling and craft beer festival in October.  

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Fly into Wagga Wagga Airport

Wagga Wagga Airport is 11km from Wagga Wagga’s town centre.
Make the short trip into the city using the taxi services at the terminal or ride-sharing Uber.
Alternatively, rent a car from the hire services available at the airport and explore the region at your own pace.

QantasLink operates daily direct flights between Wagga Wagga and Sydney. 
Regional Express operates flights to Sydney and Melbourne (via Albury) on weekdays.