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Tumut Area

Tucked in the south west of New South Wales our region is spectacular in natural beauty and diversity.

The Tumut Region has natural wonders you can explore all year round with tremendous diversity ranging from huge inland lakes, clean streams, and gently sloped pastures to vast pine forests, peaked mountains, the enormous Snowy Mountains Scheme, one of the great engineering wonders of the modern world and the many attractions of the northern end of Kosciuszko National Park.

Rivers and dams provide fishers with plenty of opportunities for Trout and native fish. Swimming, canoeing or rafting on the lakes or water skiing, windsurfing, sailing and recreational boating are extremely popular here.

The whole family can enjoy the network of marked walking tracks that bring mountain streams, high peaks and fabulous views within easy reach.

Close by are features like the magnificent Buddong Falls, Yarrangobilly Caves in Kosciuszko National Park, the Sugar Pine Walk and Arboretum in State Forests and the horticulture industry where you can pick your own fruit. You can also retrace the steps of the European explorers along the Hume and Hovell Walking Track.

The area is also famous for the legacy of the goldrush days of the last century where you can discover pioneer-era huts, with Adelong offering some of the best preserved ruins of former goldworkings in the State.

You can hang glide and enjoy golf, bowls, tennis, squash, swimming, and horseriding. In fact, all sports and activities are available within the Tumut region.

Winter brings new enjoyment in the snow for the entire family. Selwyn Snowfields offer fabulous skiing only one and a half hours drive from Tumut, and half an hour from Talbingo providing tobogganing, downhill or cross-country skiing or just fun throwing snowballs.

Activites and Experiences at Tumut Area

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