City Facts - Wagga Wagga
Wagga Wagga is major regional city in New South Wales, which
lies halfway between Sydney and Melbourne. It’s located on the Murrumbidgee
River, and has a population of more 64,000 people.
It’s an important transport,
military and agricultural hub, with a thriving central business district, home
to the Wagga Wagga Marketplace shopping centre.
Wagga Wagga has a temperate climate which interchanges
between cold winters and hot, dry summers. Summer is generally one of the most
popular times to visit, due to the city’s offering of outdoor activities.
Wagga Wagga is served by a number of buses and trains which
connect it to neighbouring towns and suburbs. Taxis are also available, and can
be found in Station Place, Forsyth Street and Gurwood Street, as well by Kooringal
Mall. Wagga Wagga’s Airport – the city’s main airport - is a busy regional
transport hub, with regular flights to Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and the Gold
Local attractions include Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens, the
National Art Glass Gallery, and the Museum of the Riverina. Other points of interest
range from Lake Albert - famed for its sunsets - to Wagga Wagga Beach – where
you can enjoy a BBQ on a hot summer’s day.