Wagga Wagga is a vibrant regional city in the beautiful Riverina region on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River in New South Wales. It is definitely a must for your bucket-list, showcasing local produce, diverse attractions and stunning mother nature. We’ve compiled the ultimate guide to a weekend away in Wagga! Stay at the Pavilion Hotel, where you can enjoy superior hospitality, excellent facilities, with accommodation to suit everyone.
Take a stroll along the river
The Murrumbidgee River starts from the Snowy Mountains and runs into the Murray River. Aside from being a major resource for the Riverina Region, the river is also a popular spot for picnics and other recreational activities. Pop on your walking shoes and go for a stroll along the river and discover the picturesque lookout.
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Enjoy wine tastings at Charles Sturt University Winery
Visit the Charles Sturt University Winery, a producer of premium table, fortified and sparkling wines. Located on the beautiful campus of the university, their cellar door is open to visitors for tasting and sales of their wine, hand-made cheeses and extra virgin olive oil from one of the oldest olive groves in Australia.
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Visit Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens
The Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens is a must-visit for those staying in the city for the weekend. The iconic attraction features an extensive rose garden, an Australian native plant section, flora section, tree chapel, camellia garden, Shakespeare garden, rainforest gully, cactus and succulent garden. Enjoy the model railway, adventure playground, picnic area and kiosk. It is definitely worth a visit!
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Experience Riverina arts culture at the National Art Glass Gallery
The National Art Glass Gallery houses a world class, nationally significant collection of contemporary art glass, featuring approximately 400 pieces. The gallery also exhibits a number of curated exhibitions which feature well known Australian and international glass artists throughout the year.
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Where to stay? Whether you’re visiting the Riverina with the kids to check out some of the areas terrific bushwalking and beauty spots, or you’re coming on a business trip, Mantra Pavilion has the perfect Wagga Wagga accommodation for your getaway. Stay 2 nights or more and save up to 20%* off. Book Now!
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