Situated in a beautiful valley at the foothills of the Snowy Mountains, Tumut is rich with natural beauty and stunning landscapes. An historic town, Tumut’s colonial heritage from the gold rush era can be seen in its magnificent old buildings and pioneer cemetery. Visit The Historical Society Museum for fascinating information about the town’s pioneering history.

Stroll along the two kilometre Tumut River Walk and admire the bird life of the Tumut Wetlands. Visit the African Violet Farm, Bonnie B’s Shaker Shed and the Tumut Broom Factory. Tumut offers many outdoor activities including bushwalking, waterskiing, trout fishing, canoeing, sailing, golf and tennis.

Don’t miss the Festival of the Falling Leaf, celebrated each April when the autumn leaves are falling.

Quick Facts

Tumut is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Snowy Valleys  in New South Wales, it is located approximately 316kms from the capital Sydney and extends over an area of 29.515 square kilometres. Tumut has a recorded population of 6230 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.

If you are planning a visit to Tumut we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Tumut and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.