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Nearby NSW destinations
• Adelong
• The Alpine  Way
• Batlow
• Barry Way
• Kosciuszko Road
• Kosciuszko National Park
• Murrumbidgee
• Murrumbidgee River
• Snowy Mountains
• Snowy Mountains Hwy
• Talbingo
• Three Mile Dam
• Victorian Alps Region
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Tumut once marked the boundary of three separate Aboriginal tribes. During summer the tribes would come together and journey to the high country to feast on bogong moths. It was during the late 1820’s that white settlers came down the Murrumbidgee River and by 1829, the first pioneers were settled on the Tumut River. Tumut is derived from an Aboriginal word meaning ‘quiet resting place by the river’.

Snowy Mountains Countryside

The Tumut region, encompassing Adelong, Batlow and Talbingo, enjoys four distinct seasons and is a pleasure all year round. There are huge inland lakes, sparkling clean streams, green pastures to vast pine forests, mountains, the Snowy Mountains Scheme, and the beauty of the Kosciuszko National Park.

In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.

Information Centre Tumut Region Visitor Information Centre
The Old Butter Factory
Adelong Road, TUMUT NSW 2720
Ph: 02 6947 7025
Fax: 02 6947 3752
Email
Web: www.tumut.nsw.gov.au
Web: www.visittumut.com.au

Snowy Region Visitors Centre

Tumut Attractions

Tumut 3 Power Station
• Freecall: 1800 623 776
• This is the largest in the Snowy Mountains Scheme lies at the end of town. Tours are conducted Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
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Tumut Events

• New South Wales Events
Tumut’s Festival of the Falling Leaf
• TUMUT NSW • Ph: 02 6947 7025 (Tumut Visitors Centre) • For full list of contact see website.
• April
• Lose your inhibition, take a tumble and immerse yourself in the colourful autumn leaves at Tumut’s Festival of the Falling Leaf celebration. Founded in 1954, the event celebrates the arrival of autumn and the falling leaves that characterise Tumut's many parks and gardens. The event festivities includes scrumptious food and fine wine, music and entertainment that include buskers and street performers, the NSW Forests Mountain Bike Endurance Race, street parade and grand finale gala day festivities.
The Man from Snowy River Bush Festival
• CORRYONG, VIC • Ph: 02 6076 1992 • Email
• April
• The place where the cream of Australia’s stockmen, women and their horses gather annually. Whip cracking, horses shoeing, yarn spinning and the good old fashioned ‘cooo-ee’ were a part of life when Paterson met Riley. And at the dawn of a new millennium, these skills will be essential elements of The Man From Snowy River Bush Festival.
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Tumut Distance

Distance to Tumut
• Following are some approximate distances by road to Tumut:
  Km
• Adaminaby 129
• Anglers Reach 130
• Cooma 181
• Khancoban 142
  Km
• Nimmitabel 217
• Sydney 405
• Talbingo 39
• Tumbarumba 65
Distances given are only approximation, they should be verified with the appropriate maps.
The Australian Automotive Motoring Associations also offer select access to travel trip planners.

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• Tumut Maps
Bing Maps - Tumut, NSW
Google Maps - Tumut NSW 2720
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Tumut Other Links

• Tumut Community/Local Government Links
• Tumut Related Links
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