Found on the banks of the picturesque Murrumbidgee River midway between Sydney and Melbourne, Wagga Wagga is a sizeable inland city packed full of history, culture and striking scenery. Whether you’re visiting with the family or travelling for business, there is an abundance of activities and attractions to explore. On top of that, the city’s cheerful disposition is second to none, with Wagga Wagga being considered one of the friendliest places in New South Wales.
At Mantra Pavilion Hotel you’ll become accustomed to this hospitality with stylish accommodation located in the centre of town. All guests receive free WiFi and complimentary car parking, along with the benefit of express checkout, room service, tour desk, and business facilities. Dine in at our onsite Garden Atrium Restaurant for breakfast lunch and tea, and make the most of our al fresco café for your coffee fix. Complete your evening with a tipple at our very own Piano Bar, where you can sample wine from Australia’s finest producers.
A region known for its grape production and organic produce, a visit to the Riverina’s wineries and breweries is a must during your stay. Sample fresh produce straight off the land at the Riverina Producer's Market, an eclectic bazaar featuring live entertainment where farmers gather to sell everything from meat to vegetables, baked goods, eggs and preserves. Tour the Junee Licorice and Chocolate Factory and test your skill at the Vertical Licorice Bowling, or take part in a chocolate making workshop – a delicious experience you don’t want to miss!
If you’re interested in craft or would like to take home a special memento, it’s worth paying a trip to the National Art Glass Gallery to uncover what’s on display. Handmade locally designed clothing, jewellery, candles, paintings can also be purchased at the River & Wren Boutique Markets – the perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee whilst taking a leisurely stroll amongst the stalls. For the history buffs among us, free public entry is provided to the Museum of the Riverina – home to an extensive historical display of the city’s most notable people and events, along with a collection of agricultural, sporting and personal accomplishments.
A haven for bushwalkers, campers and birdwatchers, there are many trails and tracks across the region that can be appreciated on foot or using the cycle ways. Make the most of Wagga Wagga’s scenic parks and gardens, If you’re looking for a moderate challenge. The Rock is a large outcrop that sits 360m above sea level and provides stunning views of the land. It is a 3-hour return trek and on a clear day the summit provides breathtaking views right across to the Snowy Mountains.