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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.
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.
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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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.
Disclaimer: ^ You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions.
^ Members will earn 6 Qantas Points per A$1 value when booking offers at qantas.com/luxuryhotels. Qantas Points will not be earned on cancelled or refunded bookings. Qantas Points will be credited to your account at least 8 weeks after check-out. To earn Qantas Points, quote your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership number when booking. The ability to use Points Plus Pay is subject to meeting the minimum points requirement of 5,000 Qantas Points. Qantas Points cannot be split between two or more members occupying the same room. Some accommodation providers may not allow you to combine this offer with any other offer. Qantas Points may be earned by the member in whose name the booking is made. Members will not be able to redeem points for, or earn points on additional charges paid to the accommodation provider for extras (including cots, breakfasts and other incidentals) on check-in or check-out (as applicable). Qantas Points cannot be earned on Classic Hotel Rewards. A Classic Hotel Reward must be booked using Qantas Points only.
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Disclaimer: ^ You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions. 4 Qantas Points will be earned per A$1 spent on time and kilometre charges within Australia, excluding GST, insurance, package tour, government, travel industry, some corporate rates and miscellaneous charges or 700 Qantas Points will be earned per rental outside of Australia with Avis and Budget. Members must provide their Qantas Frequent Flyer membership number to the chosen car partner. Vehicle hire is subject to availability and to the Avis Rental Agreement terms and conditionsOpens external site in a new window or Budget Rental Agreement terms and conditionsOpens external site in a new window (as applicable) at the time of rental. Avis or Budget age, credit and driver requirements apply. For further details, please contact Avis on 136 333 or Budget on 1300 362 848. For further details see cars important information.
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