Wagga Wagga is a city in New South Wales, Australia, located midway between Sydney and Melbourne. It was originally inhabited by the aboriginal Wiradjuri people. In their language, ‘Wagga’ means ‘crow’. ‘Wagga Wagga’, thus means ‘the place of many crows’. By the 1950s, the city became an important defence base and it maintains this role even today. It is now the third largest inland city in New South Wales and an interesting destination for your trip planner!
The city is located on the Riverina plain with the Murrumbidgee River scrawling through the north and the slopes of the Great Dividing Range at a distance. It is a beautiful city with fascinating people who’ll surely have unique stories to tell. You’re bound to meet visitors travelling to and from Melbourne and Sydney, offering anecdotes of their own. The city presents a quiet retreat, away from the hustle-bustle of the two behemoths it is straddled between.
During spring is when Wagga Wagga comes alive, brightly dressed in the most vibrant hues. Its skies are majestic blue, and flowers are abloom. It’s an experience worth cherishing indeed! Any travel guide will tell you that the city’s landscape is an interesting blend of unusual architecture and quiet tree-lined streets. Mark your itineraries because its many sights and attractions, including its botanical gardens, galleries and historic centres, will teach you a thing or two about this remarkable, off-beat Australian city. We guarantee that you will fall in love with its charm and keep coming back! Plan your trip now!