Goulburn is positioned only two hours from Sydney city, less than an hour from Canberra, and just over an hour from the coast. And provides many reasons to visit.
As Australia’s First Inland City, Goulburn and its surrounding district has a rich heritage with many buildings faithfully restored to their original splendour.
Goulburn has several Parks and open areas available for recreation including historic Belmore Park, the cities original Marketplace, which is today a popular picnic spot for the locals and visitors in the CBD centre.
The Big Merino complex offers an insight into wool growing in the district, considered by many to be one of the best fine wool producing areas in the world.
The Goulburn District also hosts a variety of Festivals and Events throughout the year which include:
- The Australian Blues Music Festival (February).
- A Celebration of Heritage, Jazz and Roses (March).
- A Classical Winter (June).
- Lilac Festival (October).
Goulburn hosts many sporting and competitive events. We have an active Arts and Craft community and provide many opportunities for family reunions and celebrations.