Cooma - Capital of the Snowy Mountains

Cooma is geographically unique.  In one direction you have the mountains and skiing, in the other the coast and surfing and in the other all the delights of Canberra, Australia's Capital City.  Within 90 minutes you'll reach one of these destinations.  We call it the magic triangle.  Why not stay a little longer and explore a little more, lets start with Cooma...............

Located in Lambie Street in our historical precinct, the gallery hosts a number of exhibitions each year showcasing local and inspiring artists.

Open 7 days, if you want to learn more about the mighty Snowy Scheme this place is not to be missed.

A historical incite into convicts from the first boat landing in Botany Bay in 1788 to modern day jail systems.

The Southern Cloud plane was one of Kingsford Smiths.  It crashed in the Snowy Mountains area in 1931 and was not discovered until 1958 by a Snowy Scheme worker who took an alternative route for his stroll that day. 

Southern Cloud Memorial
Lambie Town Walk

Take a leisurely stroll around Cooma. Drop into the Visitor Centre and pick up the self guided booklet to accompany you.  Enjoy the historical buildings and wonderful gardens.

Centennial Park

Part of the Lambie Town Walk, the park has it's own unique features.  The mosaics, avenue of flags and Man From Snowy River Statue.

Hand made on the premises & preservative free beer, cider, mead, liquers, vodka gin & whisky.  A nice place for a catch up.

Mount Gladstone Lookout & Miss Heidi's Austrian Teahouse

The Teahouse is a delight for young & old & the lookout gives amazing views of the mountains.

Located just outside the village of Bredbo, Macenmist is an established truffiere & offers truffle hunts during the truffle season.

Savour the delights of our Coffee Shops & Restaurants you'll be spoilt for choice!

Located on the Monaro Highway at Bredbo, walk through the doors and be transported to a Christmas Wonderland.

A unique mix of local artwork for viewing and for sale.

Take home a souvenir so you can always remember your visit to Cooma.

Shopping

Whilst in Cooma don't miss out on browsing through the wonderful selection of gift & clothing stores in and around the CBD.

Australian National Busking Championships 2017