Family Fun

Wangaratta, Family Fun
From a cinema centre to mini golf, gold panning to cycling.

Some of the best holidays are those taken with family. Memories are created and stories to tell for years to come - however, the fear of most parents is not having enough to do. Keeping the kids entertained and balancing out some quality adult time; a massage, a spa treatment or a romantic dinner. Let us put your mind at ease ... we have loads to keep the whole family entertained!

Being a regional centre, there is loads to do for the family. From mini golf to put and glow, a movie at the cinema centre to a state of the art aquatic centre. Popular activities include discovering our walking trackscyclinggold panningparks and gardensgolfhorseriding and discovering our nearby wineries.

Family Fun Ideas

Keep the family entertained

Wangaratta Cinema Centre & Supa BowlCo-Store Complex, Reid St, Wangaratta(03) 5721 5555
Putt & Glow Mini GolfBasement 1, Co Store Complex, cnr Reid & Ovens St, Wangaratta(03) 5722 2266
Wangaratta Sports & Aquatic CentreSchilling Drive, Wangaratta(03) 5722 1723
Olympic PoolSwan Street, Wangaratta(03) 5721 3128
Moore Than SwimmingMason Street, Wangaratta(03) 5722 9221
Jubilee Golf ClubWangandary Road, Wangaratta(03) 5725 3258
Tarrawingee Golf ClubGreat Alpine Road, Tarrawingee(03) 5725 1826
Wangaratta Golf ClubYarrawonga Road, Wangaratta(03) 5721 3426
FishingThe Ovens & King Rivers boast many fishing spots, local fishing & outdoor stores sell fishing licenses as well as fishing gear & licenses. Ask staff for detailed fishing sheet.
Skate Park BowlHP BARR Reserve, Edwards Street, Wangaratta - please note safety gear must be worn at all times.
River Swimming SpotsOvens Billabong (4.7km from Wangaratta), Sydney Beach (in town), North Beach (in town), Edi Cutting (Edi), Pioneer Bridges (Everton), River Road Reserve (Tarrawingee) & Reedy Creek (Eldorado). Ask staff for directions.
Gold Panning In EldoradoMiner’s Right required & available from Wangaratta Visitor Information Centre, 100 Murphy Street, Wangaratta 1800 801 065 or Wangaratta Government Centre, Cnr Ford & Ovens St, Wangaratta(03) 5722 1888
Kurrajong Park Equestrian CentreJarrot Rd, Wangaratta South(03) 5725 7292 or 0417 551 866
Wangaratta WoodworkersWatch hobbyists working with Australian & exotic woods.(03) 5721 5193
River Tribe AdventuresCycle the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail with a fresh picnic, have a kayak adventure on the gentle Ovens River, sail the mighty Murray at Lake Mulwala or take a tour through the North East's finest vineyards or breweries.0457 902 966
Wangaratta YMCA Indoors Sports & Aquatics CentreHP Barr Reserve, Wangaratta, 367703 5722 1723

Wangaratta Walks

Cemetery Self Guided WalkTake a walk through history & learn about both famous & infamous people who are buried here. Pick up a tour brochure from the Visitor Information Centre.
Heritage WalkTake the time to pick up a heritage walk brochure from the Visitor Centre. Wander around the central business district & discover the many historical buildings & places of interest. Strategically placed story boards further explain the significant sites.
Discover Wangaratta Walking Tour (Free)Most Saturday mornings 10am - 1 hour guided walking tour, departing from the Visitor Information Centre. Experience the café culture in the buzzing retail precinct, the parks & gardens, our history & a few of the locals’ hidden secrets!
Wangaratta’s Heritage TreesStroll the fringe of Wangaratta’s central business area with our Heritage Tree brochure. Enjoy these magnificent trees & read about their history.
Kaluna Park self guided walk5.2 hectare Red Gum riverine bushland situated between the King River & the Merriwa Park levee bank, 300m from post office.