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The Snowy Valleys is a region rich in history and was a meeting place for different Indigenous Nations for thousands of years. Aboriginal cultural tours are available via the Tumut Region Visitors Centre. Conducted by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service Discovery Program, their guides are the traditional land owners the Wiradjuri who have strong connection to their country. These tours deliver an insight into how the local Aboriginal people interacted with and cared for their land, their traditional practices, the bush tucker they ate, the tools they used, and their spiritual beliefs from the Dreaming (Dream – Yarrudhang).

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Adelong Falls Gold Mill Ruins

Adelong Falls Gold Mill Ruins

Batlow Historical Society

Batlow Historical Society

Adelong Falls Walk

Adelong Falls Walk

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Adelong Falls Gold Mill Ruins

Adelong Falls Gold Mill Ruins

Batlow Historical Society

Batlow Historical Society

Hume and Hovell Track – Henry Angel Trackhead

Hume and Hovell Track – Henry Angel Trackhead

Wiradjuri Aboriginal Cultural Tour

Wiradjuri Aboriginal Cultural Tour

Truenorth Helicopters

Truenorth Helicopters

Tumut Community Labyrinth for Peace

Tumut Community Labyrinth for Peace

Tumut Region Visitor Information Centre

Tumut Region Visitor Information Centre

Rustic Creations

Rustic Creations

Yarrangobilly Caves

Yarrangobilly Caves

Tumbarumba Visitor Information Centre and Museum

Tumbarumba Visitor Information Centre and Museum

Adelong Falls Walk

Adelong Falls Walk

Adelong Alive Museum

Tumbarumba to Rosewood Rail Trail

Tumbarumba to Rosewood Rail Trail

Yesteryear Plantations

Yesteryear Plantations

Southern Cloud Memorial Lookout, Tooma, Snowy Valleys, NSW

Southern Cloud Memorial Lookout

Our Snowy

Our Snowy

Adelong Falls Walk

Adelong Falls Walk

Haul Fly Fishing

Haul Fly Fishing

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Up winding climbs, down sharp descents. The joy of cycling quiet roads and mountain trails. Living in the moment between the dropped line and the bite. When the water is still and the wind is quiet. Wandering – climbing mountains, and exploring valleys. Finding the freedom between moments. Crisp mountain apples. Cool climate wines. Farm to table dinners. The Snowy Valleys – Find out what’s in season.

Summer sees visitors of all ages head to Tumbarumba, to join the weekend-long festival that is Tumbafest. The quiet park, just behind the main street, fills with smiling people. Sprawled under shady trees are market stalls featuring fresh local produce, wines, ciders and craft beers. Some kick back in the shade to enjoy the bands and musicians, others are dancing until their feet hurt.

In autumn, each town celebrates its local show, with entrants competing in everything from floral arranging and photography to equestrian events and the stockman’s challenge, to baking, jam-making and vegetable growing. It’s a celebration of the best each town has to offer.  Tumut hosts the family-friendly music festival Rock the Turf, the Falling Leaf Festival, and Tumut MTB’s 3 Hour Enduro. Adelong plays host to the Snowy Valleys Cycle Challenge, which sees cyclists ride 144km from Adelong via Batlow to Tumbarumba and back, and Batlow celebrates Batlow CiderFest, our region’s biggest tourism event.