Tumut is a beautiful country town located at the foothills of the Snowy Mountains in the south west region of NSW. Located midway between Australia’s major capitals, the Tumut region is spectacular in natural beauty and diversity.
Tumut is famous for the rich seasonal tones and autumn colour displayed in the many trees and gardens in the town.
With a population of more than 6,000 people, the township of Tumut provides excellent accommodation options ranging from welcoming B&B’s through to holiday flats and well-appointed motels (see link for info below).
Things to see and do in Tumut
Please refer to the visittumut.com.au website for the full run down but here are some ideas …
- Explore the Tumut River Walk
- Admire the beautiful autumn landscape – well worth a visit
- Try your hand at trout fishing from the waters around Tumut
- Take a tour of the Old Butter Factory, Tumut (also where the visitor info centre is located)
- Walk through historic Adelong to see remnants of the gold-rush days.
- Go boating or fishing at nearby Blowering Dam
- Visit nearby Batlow and taste delicious Batlow apples
- The Tumut 3 Power Station Display Centre at Talbingo, to learn about turbine generators
- Visit the Yarrangobilly Caves (and take a dip in the thermal pool)
Other Tumut links and events
Festival of the Falling Leaf (late April-May)
Tumut Council website
Visit nearby Batlow for the Apple Blossom Festival (held on the third weekend in October)
Accommodation in Tumut
Where to stay
During the 2019/20 racing season, The Elms Motor Inn, Tumut, is offering any person attending a Tumut Turf Club race meeting a 20% discount for their accommodation. A bigger discount will apply to group bookings. Call (02) 6947 3366 to book your accommodation today!
Alternatively, please refer to the visittumut.com.au website for the latest listing of accommodation options in and around the Tumut area. Or contact the Tumut Region Visitor Information Centre (details below) with any further accommodation queries.