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Botanic Gardens
Wagga Wagga

Perched on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River, Wagga Wagga is where the produce is as fresh as the country air, the modern city streets lead to stretches of open road through farmland to wineries and artisan food producers. Plan your visit to the NSW country town with our travel guide.

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Places to stay

Whether you’re in Wagga Wagga to visit friends, attend an event or discover new things - you’ll find a variety of affordable accommodation options in this friendly city. You’ll be spoilt for choice with the best guesthouses in town, superior bed and breakfasts when you book a deal with one of our Qantas hotels or Airbnb. 

Stay close to the Murrumbidgee river to catch a glimpse of the water from your room, or if you’re travelling with a group or family, the Wagga Wagga camping ground is a budget friendly accommodation option. Brand new apartments are available in town, closely located to the shopping area and restaurants.

Things to do

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.

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Getting around

Transport

From the airport: Wagga Wagga Airport is located 11 kilometers from the town centre. A taxi rank can be found outside the terminal, or Wagga Shuttle offer a minibus service.
In and around the city: Busabout offer a public bus service in and around Wagga Wagga. Radio Cabs and Wagga Taxis service the region, and Wagga Shuttle offer regional tours and charters by prior arrangement.

Wagga Wagga car hire

Book car hire with Avis, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty. Qantas Frequent Flyer members could earn Qantas Points with Avis and Budget.

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