About Tumut

map-nsw-tumutTumut is a beautiful country town located at the foothills of the Snowy Mountains in the south west region of NSW. Located midway between Australia’s major capitals, the Tumut region is spectacular in natural beauty and diversity.

Tumut is famous for the rich seasonal tones and autumn colour displayed in the many trees and gardens in the town.

With a population of more than 6,000 people, the township of Tumut provides excellent accommodation options ranging from welcoming B&B’s through to holiday flats and well-appointed motels (see link for info below).

Things to see and do in Tumut

Please refer to the visittumut.com.au website for the full run down but here are some ideas …

  • Explore the Tumut River Walk
  • Admire the beautiful autumn landscape – well worth a visit
  • Try your hand at trout fishing from the waters around Tumut
  • Take a tour of the Old Butter Factory, Tumut (also where the visitor info centre is located)
  • Walk through historic Adelong to see remnants of the gold-rush days.
  • Go boating or fishing at nearby Blowering Dam
  • Visit nearby Batlow and taste delicious Batlow apples
  • The Tumut 3 Power Station Display Centre at Talbingo, to learn about turbine generators
  • Visit the Yarrangobilly Caves (and take a dip in the thermal pool)

Other Tumut links and events

Festival of the Falling Leaf (late April-May)

Tumut Council website

Visit nearby Batlow for the Apple Blossom Festival (held on the third weekend in October)

Accommodation in Tumut

Where to stay

Please refer to the visittumut.com.au website for the latest listing of accommodation options in and around the Tumut area. Or contact the Tumut Region Visitor Information Centre (details below) with any further accommodation queries.


Tumut Region Visitor Centre:
5 Adelong Rd
Tumut NSW
Ph: 02 6947 7025
Fax: 02 6947 3752
Email: tumutrvc@environment.nsw.gov.au
View the Tumut website