Cootamundra

Discover the country charm and picturesque environment of Cootamundra, the birthplace of cricket legend Sir Donald Bradman in the beautiful Riverina region. Nature lovers will enjoy birdwatching trails and the bright yellow blooms of countless Cootamundra wattle in July and August.

Open seven days, Bradman’s Birthplace Museum is full of cricket memorabilia. In Jubilee Park is the Captains Walk, featuring 42 bronze sculptures of Australian Test cricket captains and Unaarimim, a famous Aboriginal cricketer who led the first Australian cricket team tour of England in 1868.

Bradman's Birthplace Memorabilia Museum, Cootamundra

The spectacular Milestones Sculptures in Parker Street pay tribute to some of Australia’s finest quality wheat grown in the district. At the Cootamundra Heritage Centre discover more about the area. For local handmade gifts, browse Cootamundra Art and Craft Centre and stop in at Khaya, a cafe, gift shop and gallery. 

A great base for exploring the Riverina, Cootamundra’s accommodation options include holiday cottages, motels, a converted church, a farmstay and a pub. You can even stay at Manorbier Vineyard and enjoy views of the vineyard and watch kangaroos graze in the paddocks early in the morning.

Captain's Walk, Cootamundra

In a convenient location, Cootamundra is a scenic road trip from from Sydney or Melbourne and is only two hours’ drive northwest of Canberra. You can take a train from Sydney or Melbourne or fly into Wagga Wagga’s airport and rent a car for the 70 minutes’ drive northeast to Cootamundra.

THINGS TO DO AND PLACES TO STAY

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  1. Free Fitness Camp

    Wednesday 23 January 2019 to Tuesday 09 July 2019 , Wagga Wagga

    In conjunction with Dexus, Live Life Get Active are launching a Free fitness camp in Wagga Wagga. Offering Free Boxing, Free Cross Training and Free Yoga, Monday to Friday 9:30am at Bolton Park. Come along and join in with their fun…

    23 Jan - 09 Jul
  2. Holiday Activities at the Library

    Wednesday 23 January 2019 to Saturday 26 January 2019 , Wagga Wagga

    Every day that they're open in the School Holidays, they're putting out blocks, games, craft, and firing up the X-Box Kinect. Let your kids exercise their creativity, burn off some energy, and meet others in the Children's Area, while you…

    23 Jan - 26 Jan