Attractions in Wagga Wagga honour the natural environment with arts, activities and a year round calendar of events that bring locals and visitors together. Spend a day outdoors in the Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens and walk with peacocks, visit the zoo animals and ride the Willans Hill Miniature Railway. October each year brings the town together in the city centre to celebrate Fusion, a multicultural festival featuring food, music and arts.
Close to the centre of town and part of the Riverside precinct, the iconic Wagga Wagga Beach is where you can take a refreshing dip or enjoy a picnic on the banks of the riverbend - you might even be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the famous five o’clock wave.
Stretch your legs on the scenic Wiradjuri Walking Track. Explore the entire 42 kilometre city loop at once, or see one section at a time, passing Marrambidya Wetlands, art installations, city sights and the spectacular river on your way.
Take a self-guided foodie tour of Wagga Wagga and the surrounding farms to sample the finest tastes of the Riverina by stopping at artisan producers and wineries. The region is famous for its olives, sweet treats and local red, white or sparkling from Borambola Wines. Treat yourself to the delicious food and wine at Wagga Wagga Winery restaurant or join the locals for a meal at one of the many pubs and bars lining Baylis Street.