Classic Yass

Just old fashioned fun! Classic Yass is an amazing weekend of family fun and events. A sensational motor show of classic cars on display in Banjo Patterson Park plus the very popular Rotary Billy Cart Derby returns, catering for all age groups.


One of the earliest settlements, this village is home to a renewed and growing community. It lies at the foot of the 796 metre Bowning Hill which gives a good idea of how early explorers and settlers saw the area, and the town echoes a colourful past with its old Troopers Cottage, Cobb & Co [...]


You never heard tell of the story? Well, now, I can hardly believe! Never heard of the honour and glory Of Pardon, the son of Reprieve? But maybe you’re only a Johnnie And don’t know a horse from a hoe?


The village was first surveyed in 1853 and when gold was discovered 30 years later, the population soared.


Constructed over more than 20 years, the Burrinjuck Dam remains one of the world’s largest irrigation dams, an engineering feat that provides water to the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area for crops, river flows and town supplies.


On Canberra’s doorstep, Wallaroo is an ideal country base for your visit to the capital and Yass Valley. Named after the very shy and rarely spotted woolly black wallabies, Wallaroo really gets you away from it all, yet you’re close to all Canberra’s popular attractions.


The seemingly randomly arrayed village centre of Binalong is one of the most charming in Australia, with the old general store, bank and classic country hotel evoking a placid setting for a village once beyond the limits of civilisation of the early colony.


A stunning example of living history with today’s lifestyles sensitively blended with a lovingly preserved past, the heritage listed 19th century village of Gundaroo is a unique modern community.


A former gold mining town, Murrumbateman is the focus of the Canberra district cool-climate wine region with over 30 wineries now achieving acclaim on Australian and international tables. Murrumbateman is the ideal base to explore the entire area or a different way to approach a visit to the nationals capital.

Wee Jasper

Thought to be named after tiny green gemstones found by an early Scots resident which he called ‘Wee Jaspers’ this is a natural wonderland made 400 million years ago for exploring, camping, picnicking, bird-watching and outdoors enjoyment.