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Places of Interest

Whether you're into sport, arts or sightseeing, Wagga Wagga is uniquely endowed with a wealth of attractions.

Be sure to visit some of Wagga Wagga's must see attractions, including:
  • Botanic Gardens including mini zoo and ride on railway
  • Wagga Wagga's Federation Amphitheatre on the Wollundry Lagoon
  • Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery and National Art Glass Collection
  • Fitzmaurice Street, excellent shopping
  • Baylis Street, 'the main drag'
  • Victory Memorial Gardens
  • Civic Theatre
  • Horse Racing at the Murrumbidgee Turf Club
  • Royal Australian Air Force Museum
  • Wiradjuri Walking Tracks
  • River Cruises and Fishing along the Murrumbidgee River
  • Museum of the Riverina
  • Kapooka Military Base

A Day in Wagga
Wondering what to do with the time you have in Wagga Wagga, take some tips from the locals. The team at the Carlyle Suites and Apartments share with you what they would do if they had one day in Wagga Wagga.

Awaken after a blissful night's sleep and enjoy a sumptuous cooked breakfast that has been delivered to your door, or take a leisurely stroll down to nearby cafes Uneke, Mates Gully Organics & Cache and salivate over their delicious menus, we warn you it may be hard to choose.

Be sure to drop by reception on your way out to grab a map so you don't get lost!

Pleasantly satisfied after your lavish breakfast meander down Fitzmaurice Street for a bit of retail therapy, fall in love with the authentic and classic furniture, stunning home wares, luxurious giftware and stylish shoes and accessories on offer at Wagga's locally owned Uneke, My Shed and Restoration Centre.

Once you've had your shopping fix, its time to think about lunch, to warm up your appetite stop by the Charles Sturt University (CSU) Cellar Door and cheese factory. Specialising in Australian native flavors, their gourmet cheeses are all handmade using the finest quality and freshest Riverina milk and produced in a recipe that has proven to be an award-winning combination. Their cellar door offers a selection featuring premium table, sparkling and fortified wines.

For lunch, Magpies Nest is a must! A multi award winning restaurant featuring true regional foods and wines, the restaurant is housed in a stone stable from the first settlement in the 1860's and overlooks the Murrumbidgee River, local vineyards and olive groves. Truly the Riverina produce and vista at its best, Bon Appetite!

Re-energized after the magnificent fare make your way over to the Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery, housing significant collections including the National Art Glass Collection, the only collection of its kind in Australia. A prominent collection of contemporary Australian artist's prints and key works by artists from the region, the gallery provides an experience incomparable in artistic and cultural riches.

As the sun goes down and you regain your appetite freshen up and head out for some authentic Indian tandoori and curry cuisine. At the Indian Tavern Tandoori Restaurant you'll be blown away by the fantastic service and with signature Indian dishes such as Butter Chicken and Rogan Josh. Your taste buds will be set on fire.

After dinner head back to your suite to enjoy a chilled bottle of local wine from your mini bar, before relaxing in the luxury and comfort of your suite in front of a DVD.

After this day you will never want to leave Wagga Wagga or the comforts of the Carlyle Suites and Apartments.

There's always something on in and around NSWs largest inland city. Here are just a few of the regular events that Wagga holds:
  • Wagga Wagga Jazz and Blues Festival
  • Garden and Leisure Festival
  • Dusty Days
  • Wagga Wagga Food and Wine Festival
  • Wagga Wagga Gold Cup
  • Wagga Antique Fair
  • Wagga Wagga Show
  • Farmers Markets
  • Sunday Markets

Food and Wine
The Riverina offers an outstanding array of produce farmed here, including barramundi, yabbies, olives, cherries, wine grapes, and cheeses.

Be sure to visit some of the local producers and taste some of their delectable offerings:
  • Charles Sturt University, Winery and Cheese Factory
  • Wagga Wagga Winery
  • Borambola Winery
  • Yerong Creek Estate
  • Bidgeebong Wines Australia Limited
  • Magpies Nest

Watering holes
When it comes heading out for a quiet one with friends or a big night out on the town, Wagga Wagga offers a plethora of pubs to choose from, so there's sure to be one that suits your mood and style. Here are just a few suggestions:
  • The Bridge Tavern
  • The Duke Hotel
  • The Farmers Home Hotel
  • The Heritage Hotel
  • Home Hotel
  • Romano's Hotel
  • The Tourist Hotel
  • The Union Club Hotel
  • The Victoria Hotel
  • The William Farrer Hotel

Carlyle Suites & Apartments
Contact Information
148 Tarcutta St
Wagga Wagga
NSW 2650
02 6933 6100
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