Nestled along the scenic banks of the Murrumbidgee River, Wagga Wagga stands as a vibrant regional hub, welcoming visitors just a 4.5-hour drive from Sydney or a leisurely 5-hour journey from Melbourne. As one of New South Wales’ largest inland cities, Wagga Wagga seamlessly blends riverside charm with a rich tapestry of cultural attractions. Wagga Wagga has something for everyone – there are plenty of things tourists can do here like explore the Wiradjuri Walking Track, visit the National Art Glass Gallery, Botanic Gardens Zoo and Wagga Art Gallery.

What to see and do in Wagga Wagga:

For those with a penchant for the performing arts, the Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre hosts a diverse array of productions, from local performances to nationally acclaimed shows. The Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, nestled in the heart of the city, celebrates visual arts with rotating exhibitions, fostering a creative atmosphere that reflects the town’s commitment to cultural expression.

Sports enthusiasts find their haven in Wagga Wagga, with the town boasting world-class facilities for various athletic pursuits. The Oasis Regional Aquatic Centre offers a refreshing retreat on warm days, while the equine wonders at the Murrumbidgee Turf Club showcase the town’s love for horse racing.

Events: Gears and Beers & Cork and Fork Fest

The town’s events calendar is marked by the annual Gears and Beers Festival, a celebration that combines cycling, craft beer, and local food. Wagga Wagga also hosts the vibrant Fusion Multicultural Street Festival, showcasing the diverse cultural heritage that enriches the community.

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Wagga Wagga, with its riverside charm and cultural vibrancy, invites visitors to partake in a diverse array of experiences. Whether you’re here with family or on a short business trip, book your Wagga Wagga stay with Choice Hotels for easy access to nearby attractions.

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