Tumbarumba Region

Hume and Hovell Track near Tumbarumba

Located in the foothills of the Snowy Mountains, Tumbarumba Region boasts picturesque mountains, rivers, creeks, lakes, and forests. Nestled between Mount Kosciuszko in the east and the Murray River along the south, the region includes the townships of Tumbarumba and Khancoban, and smaller villages of Jingellic, Rosewood, Tooma, and Laurel Hill.

Rich in history of goldmining, timber, cattle, and the cleverly engineered Snowy Mountains Scheme, the region has an intriguing heritage.

Ideal for recreational activity, the region is popular for camping, bushwalking, boating, fishing, and cycling.

Our impressive events calendar is sure to excite, with a range of events throughout the year ranging from, community events and concerts to annual events such as Tumbafest.

For the foodies, be sure to visit Tumbarumba’s cafes, restaurants and cellar doors, featuring seasonal menus and local produce. Tumbarumba is one of the coolest wine-growing regions in NSW, specialising in chardonnay and pinot noir, and a visit to a local cellar door to taste the award winning wines is an absolute must.

Top 5 things to do in the Tumbarumba region

  1. Enjoy the beauty of the Sugar Pine Walk at Laurel Hill.
  2. Take a short walk to picturesque Paddys River Falls.
  3. Visit a cellar door and taste award-winning wines from this cool climate wine-growing region.
  4. Take a walk along the Hume & Hovell Track and retrace the famous footsteps of Hamilton Hume and William Hovell on their 1824 expedition to Port Phillip.
  5. Learn about the Snowy Mountain Scheme with a tour of Murray 2 Power Station at Khancoban.