Tourism

With naturally beautiful scenery, heritage rich history and exceptional culinary delights of Wangaratta and surrounds the tourism industry is thriving.   

From world class, award winning wines and a celebration of regional produce, to mountainous countryside, internationally renowned cycling experiences, valleys, rivers and streams the industry contributes an estimated $167 million to the local economy.  

 The tourism industry of the Rural City of Wangaratta represents a diverse range of activities with the regions tourism pillars being cycle, wine, beer and food, nature based activities as well as arts and culture.  The municipality provides a number of opportunities for investment in the accommodation, hospitality, regional produce and tour experience sectors.  

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Historic dredge at Eldorado
  • Glenrowan - Siege site of the Kelly Gang 
  • Milawa Gourmet Regions local producers 
  • The wine region of the King Valley