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When visiting Griffith, Catania Farm is a must. See how wonderful life is in this irrigation area. Catania is a family owned farm where you can view and gain an understanding of how a wide variety of horticulture and viticulture crops are grown in Australia's largest irrigation area, the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area. Your journey begins with a look around the original mud brick home built in 1912, and a bus ride around the farm. The farm produces a variety of fruits and nuts which are sampled on tour. Enjoy jams, mustards, prunes, pickles and traditional Sicilian preservative free wine in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

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Cox Road, Hanwood NSW 2680

02 69 630 219

The Coolac Hotel, formerly known as the 'Beehive', is a circa 1862 hotel with plenty of character. The hotel has a fully functional bar with five beers on tap. There is a beer garden and large verandas add to the country pub atmosphere. Four accommodation rooms are upstairs. The hotel is situated in the village of Coolac, half way between Sydney and Melbourne on the Hume Highway.

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Hume Highway, Coolac NSW 2727

02 69 453 202

The Tumblong Tavern in Tumblong, New South Wales is situated on Tumblong Road beside the Hume Highway. The new owners have just built an outdoor decking area and are in the process of building barbecues. Cafe meals and coffee are available from Thursday to Monday 9am-3pm and the bar is open seven days. Come experience the great country pub atmosphere.

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87 Tumblong Road, Tumblong NSW 2729

02 69 449 202

The Adelong Falls Gold Mill Ruins is a state listed heritage industrial site. Situated 1.5 kilometres from Adelong, and just over 20 kilometres from Tumut, it is a must see destination. The interpretive area, providing a comprehensive history of the site, and viewing platform are wheelchair accessible from the lower car park. For the more nimble, a walk of about an hour leads down from the platform to Adelong Creek and the ruins. There are signposts along the route describing the various items relating to the site. The remarkable stone ruins of the ingenious Reefer ore crushing machine, built by Scotsmen David Wilson and William Ritchie, remain for all visitors to view from the platform, or wander through to interpret how reef ore was processed. This mill processed ore from miners from Adelong and the wider district and ceased operation in 1914. The Adelong Falls is a popular swimming hole during the warmer months and a great spot for walking and picnics.

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Adelong Falls Road, Adelong NSW 2729

02 6947 7025

Tumut Art Society 5Ways Gallery has been operating for 60 years. Art and Craft from local region artisans is exhibited in the Gallery and includes featured artist of the month exhibitions. The Annual Tumut Art Exhibition hosted by the Tumut Art Society has been running continuously for 60 years - one of the longest annual art exhibitions in Australia! The Annual Art Exhibition exhibits artworks from many well know Australian artists and starts one week before Easter and finishes one week after Easter each year.

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1 Tumut Plains Road, Tumut NSW 2720

02 6947 6785

Tumbarumba Artists On Parade Co-operative Ltd is a not for profit, community based gallery and artist workspace, run by local artists and volunteers. They have regularly changing exhibitions showcasing local and visiting artists. Expressions of interest for exhibitions, sale of unique, artist made items or hire of the workspace are welcomed. Visit one of Australia's best regional artists initiatives with their regularly changing gallery space and unique gift shop stocking local to international products, handmade and collectables.

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13 The Parade, Tumbarumba NSW 2653

02 6948 3600

The Henry Angel Trackhead is a popular camping area with good facilities including electric and gas barbecues. It is located around nine kilometres from the town of Tumbarumba on the Tooma Road. The picnic and camping area is a base for short and longer walks along the Hume and Hovell Track, especially walking up and downstream exploring the Burra Creek and its significant mining history. Dogs not permitted on the track which crosses private land. Information boards are located at the track head. The entire Hume and Hovell Track stretches 426 kilometres from Yass to Albury, and retraces the footsteps of explorers Hamilton Hume and William Hovell on their expedition to Port Phillip in 1824. Walkers should be adequately clothed with sturdy walking boots. Maps and more information are available from the Tumbarumba Visitor Information Centre. For more information about Tumbarumba Region visit their web site.

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Henry Angel Trackhead, Tumbarumba NSW 2653

02 6948 3333

Just five minutes from the town of Khancoban is Murray 2 Power Station Visitors Centre, which provides a unique experience of the Snowy Mountains Scheme. Free inspection tours take place twice daily, at 11am and 2pm. You’ll see informative displays, watch a short video on the scheme and view the power station from the inside viewing area. A cafe in the Visitors Centre serves light refreshments.

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M2 Power Station Road, Khancoban NSW 2642

02 6453 2888

The Pioneer Women's Hut at Glenroy Heritage Reserve is one of the best and most unusual small museums in Australia. Cleverly themed, it reflects the ingenuity of women in finding solutions to the challenges of looking after a family in early rural Australia. The accessibility and provenance of the diverse collection adds to its reputation. The Heritage Quilt Room exhibition is now open and displays "The Gift of Thrift" exhibition. Entry to this exhibition is AUD5 per person. Glenroy Cottage Crafts is a little shop nearby offering a wide range of useful and attractive goods. Other heritage displays include a machinery shed full of farm implements used by the hard working pioneers of the Tumbarumba district.

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449 Tumbarumba Road, Tumbarumba NSW 2653

02 6948 3333

Tumut River Brewing Co started with large plans but a small goal; they wanted to prove that they could start micro-brewery in stunning Tumut. Having reached that goal nearly five years ago via a micro-brewery with a production capacity of 150 litres and a tasting bar the size of an average kitchen, they now find themselves operating a 15,000 litre commercial brewhouse and a newly renovated venue comfortably seating 200 guests and offering 24 beers/ciders on tap including a range of staples, limited release seasonal offerings as well as rotating "guest taps". They also offer a selection of locally sourced wines and are developing a strong reputation for the quality of their gourmet pizzas. Their J.W. Pilsner, Portstar Smoked Porter and Harald's Helper Dunkelweizen have received national awards and patrons have the opportunity to sample these via their taproom and a brewery tour. In addition to craft beer/cider and gourmet pizza, visitors can also enjoy live music - most weekends they host a wide variety of acts from around Australia. They are open 6am -8pm weekdays and 6am - 10pm on Friday and Saturday- come and see them.

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1-5 Capper Street, Tumut NSW 2720

1300 042 337