Other Surrounding Areas

While in Wagga, you might want to experience some more of the surrounding magic. Day trips are easy to plan and offer a range of different experiences – just choose your appetite for travel and type of experience!


HMAS Otway submarine, Holbrook

Did you know there is a real life-sized submarine in the middle of rural NSW, just 40 minutes from Wagga? Located in parklands on the main road through town, you can stroll through the Holbrook Submarine Museum and find out how the HMAS Otway’s final resting spot came to be in Holbrook.

The excellent hologram show will tell you all about the brave young submariner whose exploits during the First World War earned him the honour of having a town named after him.

Tumut + Tumbarumba

Watersports, near Tumut

Head towards the Snowy Mountains where you’ll experience crisp mountain air, breathtaking landscapes and find Tumut, located in the Kosciuszko National Park about an hour and a half drive from Wagga Wagga.

The rolling valleys, mountain streams, thermal pool, Yarrangobilly Caves and alpine mountain ranges make it popular for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts matched by its rich heritage built on exploration for gold and adventure. Snow-fed streams offer rewarding fishing spots. Taste wine from vineyards and see the nearby magical Sugar Pine Walk - an inspiring combination of natural beauty and human planning in any season only an hour and a half from Wagga Wagga.