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Mount Austin: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Botanic Gardens Wagga Wagga


Located at the base of Willans Hill, the Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens are set over eight hectares.

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.

A kiosk and the Garden Court Restaurant are open for snacks and meals. The Garden Court Restaurant can cater for conferences. Covered electric 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 Site


Explore our 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

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.



Event Dates
2016
      2nd Sep
      3rd Sep


Bourke Street,
Bourke Street
Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650

Located 0.9K from Mount Austin

River and Wren Boutique Markets


If you love and appreciate all things handmade and unique you will love the River and Wren Boutique Market!

River and Wren Boutique Market brings together local and regional creators in the one venue to showcase and sell their beautiful, creative and unique products.

Whether you love clothing, jewellery, candles, soaps, paintings, cards or furniture and homewares, they have it all ..... and more.

Come and grab a coffee and wander through the market or just sit and relax with a drink and something to eat and enjoy the entertainment while the children play.

Entry is free however you can make a gold coin donation to a local community group if you wish.


Event Dates
2016
      26th Jun
      28th Aug
      13th Nov
      11th Dec


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

Located 1.0K from Mount Austin

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