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Experience Overview

Visitors to Greater Hume Shire are often surprised at the ‘simply greater’ experiences with something for everyone.

Spend some time with us and you’ll be pleasantly surprised.

 

Experience our:

  • history at museums in Culcairn, Gerogery, Henty, Holbrook, Jindera and Wymah
  • heritage walks/drives at Burrumbuttock, Culcairn, Henty, Holbrook, Walla Walla and Woomargama and cemeteries across the shire.
  • environment at the Wirraminna Environmental Education Centre in Burrumbuttock, Gum Swamp at Walla Walla, National  Park at Woomargama, Hume and Hovell Track, Doodle Cooma Swamp at Henty as well as extensive Bird Trails and award winning Landcare projects.
  • hospitality of our communities and locals alike.
  • accommodation options from country pubs to quality motels or caravan parks to bed and breakfast and farm host providers in country towns or farms.
  • picturesque landscape from the mountains and plains, to the many country roads and natural landscapes, to the beautiful scenery, billabongs and shady gum trees.
  • icons such as HMAS Otway Submarine in Holbrook, Headlie Taylor Header in Henty, Wymah’s Ferry, Walla Walla’s German Wagon, travelling stock routes used by drovers of yesteryear, the Henty Man on the Olympic Way, Brocklesby’s Avro Anson landing site as well as the Cobb and Co stopovers.
  • experiences at Gerogery’s Paintball, Holbrook Miniature Railway, Henty machinery Field Days or camping in Woomargama National Park.
  • our vast array of craft, antique and gift shops offering quality and attractive gifts and items along with seasonal homemade jams and preserves, locally created and crafted.
  • tastes and scents at our restaurants, bakeries, pub fare, cafés, wineries, olive groves and specialist producers.

Visitors to Greater Hume Shire are often surprised at the ‘simply greater’ experiences with something for everyone.

Spend some time with us and you’ll be pleasantly surprised.

 

‘Simply greater’

  • history at museums in Culcairn, Gerogery, Henty, Holbrook, Jindera and Wymah
  • heritage walks/drives at Burrumbuttock, Culcairn, Henty, Holbrook, Walla Walla and Woomargama and cemeteries across the shire.
  • environment at the Wirraminna Environmental Education Centre in Burrumbuttock, Gum Swamp at Walla Walla, National  Park at Woomargama, Hume and Hovell Track, Doodle Cooma Swamp at Henty as well as extensive Bird Trails and award winning Landcare projects.
  • hospitality of our communities and locals alike.
  • accommodation options from country pubs to quality motels or caravan parks to bed and breakfast and farm host providers in country towns or farms.
  • picturesque landscape from the mountains and plains, to the many country roads and natural landscapes, to the beautiful scenery, billabongs and shady gum trees.
  • icons such as HMAS Otway Submarine in Holbrook, Headlie Taylor Header in Henty, Wymah’s Ferry, Walla Walla’s German Wagon, travelling stock routes used by drovers of yesteryear, the Henty Man on the Olympic Way, Brocklesby’s Avro Anson landing site as well as the Cobb and Co stopovers.
  • experiences at Gerogery’s Paintball, Holbrook Miniature Railway, Henty machinery Field Days or camping in Woomargama National Park.
  • our vast array of craft, antique and gift shops offering quality and attractive gifts and items along with seasonal homemade jams and preserves, locally created and crafted.
  • tastes and scents at our restaurants, bakeries, pub fare, cafés, wineries, olive groves and specialist producers.

Plan Your Trip

 

History and Heritage

Travel back in time to when there was gold in them there hills,

Cobb & Co coaches rolled and bushrangers were lurking.

Greater Hume Shire offers abundant samples of the early settlers’ life and labour within the museums and historical buildings located throughout the shire.

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Environment

Explore the natural scenery and incredible landscapes in  Greater Hume Shire. The countryside offers plenty of vantage points to enjoy the view or to bring a camera and capture the spectacular imagery.

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Sporting and Recreation

The Greater Hume region has a rich sporting and recreational culture. If you want to go for a swim, play a game of tennis, golf or bowls, ride along our back roads, go fishing or canoeing, hike through our national parks and reserves or simply go for a picnic in a scenic location there is something for everyone to enjoy.

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Antiques, Craft and Nik Naks

Scattered throughout Greater Hume Shire is an eclectic mix of antique, craft and nik nak shops.

Whether purchasing that special gift or unusal oranment for your home there is something for everyone.

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Family Friendly Activities

Bring the whole family and make memories at our family friendly attractions, playgrounds and fun adventures!

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Tours and Trails

Greater Hume Shire covers an area of just under 6,000km2  including towns, villages and rural communities, offering numerous history and heritage and natural environment tours and trails for visitors to experience. 

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