Local Tips & Advice
Don't miss some of Tumut's unique businesses. There's the Tumut Broom Factory, producing millet brooms since 1946, open to the public and located on the Adelong Road. Tumut Valley Violets is an African Violet Farm with hundreds of named varieties as well as craft and ceramics.
Tumut region is famed for its autumn colour, a sight not to be missed if you live in a warmer region. The beauty of autumn is celebrted each year in April at the Tumut Festival of the Falling Leaf.
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Scenery - walks, drives, lookouts in the Tumut Region
Some of the most beautiful tourist drives wind through the mountains and down into the valleys in the Tumut region.
Take an all day drive and complete the loop from Tumut to Kiandra, Cabramurra, Khancoban, Tumbarumba, Batlow, Adelong and back to Tumut. Along the way explore what each place has to offer including gold mining history and information on the great Snowy Scheme. Take the opportunity to buy fresh fruit at Batlow or enjoy a cup of coffee at one of the regions cosy cafes.
Shorter drives include a loop out to Adelong to explore the Falls, up to Batlow and Laurel Hill to see the Sugar Pine walk and maybe a brumby, then back down the hill to Tumut. In the other directions explore the scenic routes to Brungle or Talbingo.
Tumut River Walk
This sealed path beside the beautiful Tumut River links with other walks in the town to be as long as you want it to be. See the picturesque Tumut Turf Club or continue to the Wetlands. Join the Tree Walk which meanders through the main parks of Tumut.
The Tumut Region Visitor Centre can provide information on a walk to suit you.
Sugar Pine Walk
Situated at Laurel Hill, the Sugar Pine Walk is an awe inspiring place not to be missed. The short walk through the natural cathedral created by the towering trees is an experience you will remember for years to come. Stunning at all times it has a special magic when there is snow on the ground.