Wagga Wagga, is the largest inland city in New South Wales, and is on the Murrumbidgee river. Translates from Aboriginal dialect to the “Place of many crows”. Wagga Wagga is 478km from Sydney. Wagga Wagga is a centre for industry, commerce, education and agriculture. Wagga Wagga was made a town in 1849 and became a city in 1946.
Split into two parts with one at the Council Chambers and the other Botanic Gardens which has a Sporting Hall of Fame that include the Australian cricket captain Mark Taylor.
Murray Cod Hatcheries and Fauna Park
The murray cod is one huge fish and you can view some of the biggest of the species here. There are also other fish species a swell as native fauna ranging from kangaroos, kolas, dingos and wombats. A small fossil museum is located here as well. Sturt Highway (02 6922 7360).
National Art Glass Gallery
National Art Glass Gallery opened in 1999 as part of the Wagga Wagga Civic Centre. Morrow Street Wagga Wagga (02 6926 9660).
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery
This modern gallery specialises in prints and holds over 800 works in the collection. Morrow Street, Wagga Wagga (02 6926 9660).
Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens
More than just gardens, set on 9 hectares, there are chapels, walking trails. a petting zoo, an aviary, rainforest displays and a cafeteria. Maleay Street, Wagga Wagga (1300 100 122).
Sand alongside the Murrumbidgee River.