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The Mild Side of Wild

Tumbarumba has had a colourful past and has touched the lives of many Australia families since the mid-1800s. The area was first noticed when Hume & Hovell travelled through on their expedition to find an inland route south. Along the way they discovered the amazing aspect of the Snowy Mountains that is on this, the inland, side.

They discovered hills forested with Alpine Ash and Snow Gums. They discovered rivers and streams that thunder over waterfalls and never dry up. They discovered abundant wildlife and high country plains that would, in years to come, become some of the best farming country in Australia.

Tumbarumba has been a gold town and a timber town; there have been many wild days in the town's history.

Nowadays, Tumbarumba is a peaceful community surrounded by hills that roll up into the Snowy Mountains - hills that are home to forests, farms, and some of Australia's best cool-climate wineries.

This is an artist's paradise, so bring you easel or your camera and capture some spectacular scenery beautifully presented in crisp mountain air. And autumn is alive with colour, bring your full palette.

This is golfer's heaven with sand greens and grass greens, courses in the mountains and courses that have the mighty Murray River as the largest water trap in Australia.

This is a Mecca for bush walkers with the Hume & Hovell Walking Track - day trips, overnighters, or the full-blooded 21-day end-to-end adventure.

Mountain bikers are gone with the rising sun, exploring the forest trails of the Bago State Forest.

Fishermen (and women) are up even earlier with rivers, streams and the dams of the gigantic Snowy Mountain Scheme to tempt and tantalise.

And for those who want to celebrate their days of adventure and fun, we have some of the countries best cool-climate wines grown and bottled right here in Tumbarumba.

Come and explore Tumbarumba yourself, you may be surprised at what you will discover.