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Wagga Wagga


Gardens and parks in Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga is renowned for its stunning parks and award-winning gardens. Take a tour through the 20 hectares of themed garden beds in the beautiful Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens complete with mini zoo and free-flight aviary.

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About Wagga Wagga

Situated on the beautiful Murrumbidgee River, 450 km south-west of Sydney, Wagga Wagga is a beguiling mix of natural and architectural beauty. It's the largest regional city in the State, surrounded by stunning Country NSW landscapes, and is known as the capital of the Riverina region.

Wagga Wagga is often referred to as the Garden City of the South because of its tree-lined streets, sculpted parks and award-winning gardens. Explore the Botanic Gardens with its themed gardens, mini zoo, free-flight aviary and miniature railway. There's also a vibrant artistic community here – don't miss the stunning National Art Glass Collection.

There are historic buildings aplenty, including the Wagga Courthouse. A visit to the Museum of the Riverina is fun to find out about local heroes or learn about Air Force history at the RAAF Wagga Heritage Centre.

Enjoy a glass of premium sparkling, table or fortified wine from local vineyards in the Riverina, the largest wine-producing region in NSW. To enjoy a good experience of the region's outstanding food and wine, cast your net a little wider and explore the rest of the Wagga Wagga area. Towns like Lockhart and Junee have renowned vineyards, and accommodation in Wagga Wagga is plentiful.

The Home Ground Cricket Tour

The Destination NSW Home Ground Cricket Tour is a summer celebration of cricket and community that will travel through New South Wales in the lead up to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.

Stopping at 27 towns along the way, this roadshow of cricket themed entertainment is not to be missed, so join the fun as the Home Ground Cricket Tour rolls into a town near you!

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