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Best things to do in Wagga Wagga

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Food
“Brewhouse, bar, and restaurant with an awesome pizza menu (Pulled pork and apple slaw anyone?). Cap's favourite beer is the Vanilla Milk Stout. Do try the 26Fifty a summer ale honouring our postcode!”
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Park
“Great for children and adults alike. 'Lil Ell cafe right by a small playground attached to a small zoo, where children can get close to the animals and even pet some! A secondary playground can also be found close by for when you've finished your coffee and the animals have been fed! ”
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Restaurant
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“It's one of our favourite places to go for a delicious inspiring seasonal menu with quality service. ”
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Bar
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“The boys at The Birdhouse often have live music gigs over the weekend. Contact them to find out who and when! ”
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Coffee Shop
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“Best coffee in Wagga and has been for ever! Delicious locally brewed coffee with house roasted beans. This has always been a favourite of mine. Usually very busy as its close to the CBD and the secret is out!”
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Art Gallery
“This is a very special gallery that we are fortunate to have in Wagga Wagga. ”
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Café
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“This is my partners favourite cafe in Wagga! The meals are absolutely delicious, great portion sizes, the wait is never long and you can enjoy and the coffee is spot on! Always happy and satisfied when you leave :)”
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Point of Interest
“Plenty of space for a picnic, barbeque or to watch the world go by as well as the Murrumbidgee River.”
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Café
“Your closest coffee shop, only 200m walk! Excellent coffee and food, open early.”
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Bar
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“Delicious food and beautiful decor, this Hotel has recently been renovated and is a must see in Wagga. ”
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Community College
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“Closest supermarket is woolworths in gurwood street which is also just a short walk away - take the footpath out the front of the home and walk along the lagoon to get their - it's a beautiful 5 min walk!”
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Shopping Centre
“Coles & KMart draw the crowds here. There's also a selection of specialty stores, one of the prettiest blonde pharmacists you'll ever meet, & a popular food court with sushi train.”
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Restaurant
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“Fabulous award winning Thai Restaurant on Fitzmaurice Street. Book ahead to avoid disappointment! ”
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Premise
“This is a big mall with lots of shops. Over the road is the Sturt Mall, with Kmart and lots of other shops”
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Art Gallery
“Wagga Wagga Art Gallery inspires a vibrant, innovative and diverse Riverina arts culture. We engage with our local and global communities, we support artists regionally and nationally, and we promote a flourishing and experimental creative environment accessible to all. We're proud to bring you artwork by Riverina artists as well as the best visiting exhibitions from Australia and overseas. Home of the Margaret Carnegie Print Collection, which consists of over fourteen hundred original prints by some of Australia's foremost artists. The Wagga Wagga Art Gallery houses a world class, nationally significant collection of contemporary art glass, featuring approximately five hundred pieces in a stand alone gallery. As well as displaying the National Art Glass Collection, the gallery also exhibits a number of curated exhibitions which feature well known Australian and international glass artists throughout the year. Wagga Wagga Art Gallery welcomes over 40,000 people each year to exhibitions, events, educational and public programs. Visit for tours, interactive workshops, special events and innovative displays that showcase our impressive and ever-growing collections.”
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Park
“Beautiful walks, restaurant / cafe, Zoo, exercise, and every second Sunday little train for children”
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