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Mount Austin: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens


Located at the base of Willans Hill, the Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens are set over 22 acres.

A mini zoo, children's adventure playground, free flight aviary and rainforest section are open to visitors. Other attractions include a Tree Chapel, Chinese Garden, Camellia and Cactus Gardens and Miniature Railway.

The Miniature Railway operates the first and third Sunday of each month. The track runs through woodlands, a tunnel and over a bridge. Train rides operate between 10.30am and 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4pm. Covered footwear is essential to ride the trains.

The cafe/kiosk located in the gardens, Little el, offers in-house and takeaway dining, small gifts, free wi-fi and a book exchange. Covered barbecues are also available.




Willians Hill, Macleay Street
Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650

Located 0.7K from Mount Austin

Willans Hill Miniature Railway


Situated in the Botanic Gardens, the Willans Hill Miniature Railway runs through the garden and features an authentic station and booking office.

The miniature railway track weaves through a garden setting, through woodlands, a tunnel and over a bridge. No visit to Wagga Wagga is complete without a ride on the miniature railway. Covered footwear is essential to ride the trains.

An invitation run is held in November every year, where a gathering of model train enthusiasts Australia wide show their trains to the delight of adults and children alike.

Willans Hill Miniature Railway will open for groups with prior arrangement.




Macleay Street,
Botanic Gardens, Willans Hill
Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650

Located 1.0K from Mount Austin

Museum of the Riverina - Botanic Gardens


Explore this city through stories, memories and collections at the Museum of the Riverina - Botanic Gardens Site.

The museum highlights the people, places and events that give Wagga Wagga its unique character. Home of changing exhibitions, the museum's permanent collection consists of Kidzone, Kidztrack and the Wagga Wagga Sporting Hall of Fame.

This is a great place for families, with regular school holiday events and a dedicated discovery and play space for children from five to twelve.




Lord Baden Powell Drive
Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650

Located 1.0K from Mount Austin

Steam and Vintage Museum


Wagga Wagga's Steam and Vintage Museum displays a magnificant array of engines, all working. There are shearing and threshing machines, and all types of stationary engines. They are open to the public on the same days as the Society of Model Engineers run the miniature trains.

Take the whole family along to view the vintage steam and oil engines display. An enjoyable and educational outing, free of charge!

Every first and third Sunday of the month, Wagga Wagga's Steam and Vintage Museum is open from 10.30am-3pm or by appointment.






Lord Baden Powell Drive,
Williams Hill
Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650

Located 1.0K from Mount Austin

Wagga Wagga Rail Heritage Museum


Wagga Wagga Rail Heritage (Association) formed in 2008. This group of Riverina rail enthusiasts aim to preserve the railway heritage equipment, historic records and heritage assets of the Wagga Wagga district and have developed a rail museum is the Porter's room of the Wagga Wagga Station. The Museum houses over 500 historic railway items from catering and stationary equipment to communication devices and mechanical items. The Museum also looks to Initiate school excursions with local and regional schools as wel as provide educational experience for rail travellers, families and interested groups.

Step back in time and relive the era of the "Tin Hare" and railway tricycles.
The Tourist Information Centre has more information for anyone wishing to visit this historic site.




Wagga Wagga Rail Heritage Museum,
Station Place
Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650

Located 1.7K from Mount Austin

Mount Austin: Events

Craft Alive


Craft of all ranges and Craft for all ages!

A show dedicated to all crafts; stamping, scrapbooking, patchwork, jewellery, needlework, embellishing and more!

Craft Alive annually brings together both talented interstate and local exhibitors, focusing on creative hand finished products, DIY products, craft supplies, homewares and creative workshops to inspire young and old.

Featuring: Workshops, Master Classes, Make and Takes, Demonstrations, Door Prizes.


Event Dates
2017
      21st Jul


31 Bourke Street,
Wagga Wagga Showgrounds
Turvey Park, NSW, 2650

Located 0.8K from Mount Austin

Wagga Wagga Show


The Wagga Wagga Show has a comprehensive range of exhibits along with full ring events, fireworks and an extensive sideshow alley.

Bring the whole family along to enjoy the fun and excitement of the annual Wagga Wagga Show. It is a great family day out with something for everyone to enjoy.





Bourke Street,
Wagga Wagga Showgrounds
Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650

Located 0.9K from Mount Austin

Riverina Producer's Market


The Riverina Producer's Market is a market run by producers to connect with those that love good food.

A variety of stalls sell fresh and prepared foods, food related products and complementary homewares. Products include meat, fruit, vegetables, cheeses, bread, honey, jams, berries, pickles, sweet treats, chocolate and more, directly from the producer to you.


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Bourke Street
Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650

Located 0.9K from Mount Austin

River and Wren Boutique Markets


The River and Wren Boutique Market is the Riverina's favourite market of handmade, homemade and homegrown.

Located in the vibrant town of Wagga Wagga in NSW, River and Wren is a beautiful indoor country market that is held bi-monthly at the Wagga Wagga Showground.

They regularly host between 80-110 market shops that showcase the handiwork of the talented local and regional creators.

Whether you are looking for handmade clothing, jewellery, candles, soaps, stationery, furniture and homewares or fresh produce and flowers or homemade jams and condiments, cakes, baked goods and fresh juice ... they have it all!

Come and grab a coffee and wander through the market or relax in the Market Cafe with something to eat while catching up with family and friends or watch the children play on the jumping castle.

Free entry and plenty of free on-site parking.


Event Dates
2017
      23rd Apr
      25th Jun
      27th Aug
      12th Nov
      10th Dec


Kyeamba Smith Hall, Wagga Wagga Showgrounds,
Bourke Street
Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650

Located 1.0K from Mount Austin

Wagga Outdoor Adventure Leisure Expos


It looks like this ever exciting annual show promises to be bigger and better than ever this year as it takes over the Wagga Showgrounds for the whole weekend.

This year it promises the latest model Caravans, Campers, Motor Homes, Boats and Kayaks, Camper trailers, new cars and more.

An impressive display of home improvements and accessories outdoor living will also be there promising show specials and all day home hints.

An added big bonus will be that hectares of free on site parking right beside the show will be available for patrons heading to what promises to be a wonderful all weekend show.


Event Dates
2017
      31st Mar
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Bourke Street,
Wagga Showgrounds and Exhibition Complex
Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650

Located 1.2K from Mount Austin

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