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!

Junee

Junee Railway Roundhouse near Wagga Wagga

Only 30 minutes north of Wagga, Junee offers visitors the eclectic combination of chocolate, ghosts and trains.

Founded in the glory days of the NSW Government Railways and now home to some of the state’s most fitting tributes to those grand old locos, Junee combines old world charm with its modern lifestyle and culture.

While visiting Junee, don’t miss a chance to make a giant chocolate freckle, dine on quality local produce, and sample (and stock up on!) organic licorice at the Junee Licorice and Chocolate Factory.

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.