The magnificent Murrumbidgee River winds its way through the dynamic and cosmopolitan regional city of Wagga Wagga, which provides a diverse calendar of events, rich cultural heritage and a wealth of fantastic attractions making it the ideal destination for visitors all year round.

Fabulous food and wine is on the menu in Wagga with a wonderful variety of dining experiences, boutique wineries and a micro-brewery offering quality vintages and ales. The monthly Farmers’ Market is the perfect place to sample and buy some of the region’s produce and enjoy a nice morning out.

The CBD shopping precinct features everything from national retailers to speciality shops. In Fitzmaurice Street you will find stylish boutiques, home wares, antiques and fashion, along with some of the City’s best places to eat.

Vibrant museums and galleries provide a cultural feast to delight the senses and awaken the artistic side in us all. You may be surprised to learn that Australia’s largest collection of studio production glass art can be found in Wagga Wagga at the National Art Glass Gallery. Wagga is also a theatrical hub where you can see everything from pathos to comedy, musical to opera, and river dance to ballet. The Riverina Conservatorium of Music provides concerts throughout the year ranging from world-class pianists to string quartets and orchestras.

The Botanic Gardens is a must-see with 20 hectares of themed garden beds, a mini zoo, free flight aviary and the Miniature Railway that runs throughout the gardens on the first and third Sundays of the month. Take a leisurely stroll around the beautiful tree-shaded Collins Park and the historic Victory Memorial Gardens or try one of Wagga Wagga’s heritage walks. Be impressed with the public artwork and superb sculptures dotted around the CBD and wander the Wiradjuri Walking Track.

If sightseeing in the great outdoors and natural environment takes your fancy – Lake Albert and Murrumbidgee River are perfect for fishing, swimming and canoeing. Explore Livingstone National Park and State Conservation Area, where walking, bird watching and nature study are encouraged or perhaps cycle one of the bikeways.

Visit the Wagga Wagga Tourism website for more tourism information or find the details for the Wagga Visitor Information Centre here.