Wagga Wagga is located in New South Wales, Australia. Founded in 1829, by the European explorer Charles Sturt, Wagga Wagga now has a population of nearly 65,000 people, which makes it the largest inland city in the region.
Wagga Wagga is located on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River and is home to a vibrant food and wine scene, natural attractions including Lake Albert and a rich heritage. Just a short drive from town are many award-winning wineries where you can sample some of Australia's finest drops. You may also want to check out our location pages for options on your next holiday in Australia.
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Wagga Wagga is worth visiting all year round with plenty of natural attractions and events to keep you entertained. Make the most of sunny Summer days to explore riverside walking trails and Lake Albert.
Driving from Sydney, Wagga Wagga is around a four-hour drive or three from Canberra. There's a variety of parking options in Wagga Wagga's CBD from 15-minute parking to all-day parking. Be sure to check parking time limits and costs before leaving your vehicle.
The Murrumbidgee River is one of the most beautiful places in Wagga Wagga to witness in the convenience of a hire car. Offering a nature oasis in the core of the city, the river forms a large sandy beach. This is why many people choose to come here and enjoy many fun activities, like swimming and fishing. Moreover, picnic and barbecue areas are also available.
The Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens is a place where you will not only enjoy 20 hectares of green spaces, but also a small zoo. Since its foundation, in 1969, this place is definitely a must see attraction in Wagga Wagga. An impressive Chinese pavilion can also be found here.
The Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre is a great entertainment venue to park your hire car. With a seating capacity of 488, many artists have chosen to give performances here. The School of Arts Community Theatre is also housed by this building.
The Australian Pen Museum is a facility that not many people get the chance to see after booking a hire car. It is one of the few museums of the kind, dedicated to writing implements and items. You will thus be able to watch here an impressive display of writing instruments, dating back to all the historical periods of the region.
The Victory Memorial Gardens were founded in 1925 and they are one of the best recreational places in Wagga Wagga. Located on the banks of the Wollundry Lagoon, a hire car will get you to this place that also houses an impressive memorial arch, as well as a beautiful fountain.