Donna Smith

Tourism Manager, Cooma-Monaro Shire Council

We have so many leisure options in Cooma. Sport and recreation clubs, arts, crafts, galleries, gourmet food, fine wine, theatre – it’s all here! And just a short drive from town, there’s mountain biking, trout fishing, the Southern Hemisphere’s best snow resorts, the South Coast and the sophistication of Canberra.




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There is so much to do in and around Cooma, providing you with a playground rich in experiences. From adrenalin charged gravity sports to more refined pursuits, Cooma has recreation, events and attractions to suit all ages, interests and speeds.

Cooma is packed full of things to do. It has an extraordinary range of restaurants, cafés, hotels, motels, B&Bs, cottages, farmstays and caravan parks to suit all tastes and budgets.

And within an easy walk, there are attractions like Snowy Hydro Discovery Centre, Raglan Gallery and Cultural Centre, Lambie Street Historic Walk, NSW Correctional Services Gaol Museum and Cooma-Monaro Historical Railway.

Across the Monaro are historical hamlets like Nimmitabel, Bredbo, Michelago, Numeralla and Jerangle, and historic homesteads offering accommodation and intimate tours.

And close by are the fabulous alpine resorts and spectacular experiences of Kosciuszko National Park.

So when you come to Cooma, you’ll discover there is so much to love.