Things to do & see

Explore the Village

Historic Taralga

Taralga is a picturesque historical village, nestled in the middle of the Tablelands Way about 45kms north of Goulburn. Take a stroll and admire some of the many charming old stone buildings from the 1840s to 1890s, mostly built of local stone.


A self-guided Heritage Walking Tour brochure is available from the Taralga Gifts and Goodies Visitor Information Centre, the Taralga Museum or shops in the village for an interesting heritage walk (about two hours). 

Shopping and Supplies

Taralga General Store

Newspapers, groceries, dairy, bread, Bryant's pies, pastries, local Produce, DVD Rentals, firewood.

Open: Mon - Fri 6.30am-6pm, Sat 6.30am - 3pm Sun & P/Hol 8am-3pm

EFTPOS available

Accepts payment for camping at the Showground.

34 Orchard Street, Taralga

P: (02) 48 402 831

Taralga Rural

Fuel supplies, gas bottle refills and hardware supplies.

Open: Monday to Friday, 7:30am - 5:30pm | Saturday: 7:30am - noon

Bunnaby Street, Taralga

P: (02) 48 402 200

Taralga Post Office & Community Service Centre

Banking facilities, phone credit, stationary and council enquiries.

Open: Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm.

Does not accept payment for camping at the Showground.

29 Orchard Street, Taralga

P: (02) 48 402 099

Food & Dining

Taralga Sports Club

Great family atmosphere. Enjoy a refreshing ale and have a relaxing game of lawn bowls. Available for functions.

The Bar and Bistro is open from 11am Tuesday to Sunday (closed on Monday).

49 Cooper Street, Taralga

P: 02 48 402 088

Mel's Speedy Beans

Excellent coffee (and a variety of other drinks), delicious sweet treats and hot food options available. The perfect stop for those on-the-go or wanting to rest awhile.  

Closed on Tuesday.

EFTPOS available.

73 Orchard Street, Taralga

Taralga Hotel

A popular meeting place for a cold beer and great meals. 

24 Orchard Street, Taralga

P: (02) 48 402 007

W: www.taralgahotel.com.au 

Things to do

Taralga Golf Club

Enjoy a game at the 9 hole Golf Course, which is located on the Old Showground Road, off the Taralga Road heading towards Goulburn.

Honesty box on site.

Contact: Graham Lambert

P: (02) 48 438 187

Taralga Historical Society

Stop by to see something of the past or catch up on the history of the families in the area. An annual open day is usually held at the Museum every long weekend in October.

Open: Saturday, 10:00am - 2:30pm

85 Orchard St, Taralga

Wombeyan Caves

Escape to the natural wonders of Wombeyan Caves. Set in a sheltered valley, hidden amongst the rugged beauty of the Southern Highlands. Discover the underworld with an experienced guide or self-guided tour through the Fig Tree Cave.

P: (02) 48 435 976

W: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au

Lochmaree

Lochmaree is a unique and picturesque 2300-acre property featuring enduro trails and a 2km motocross track.

Limited numbers | bookings are essential.

Yerranderie Ghost Town

Yerranderie is a perfect destination for the whole family. Formerly a silver mining town, it has become a wildlife sanctuary. Yerranderie has a handful of buildings which give a modest impression of a once thriving mining town.

P: (02) 46 596 165

Horseriding

The National Horse Riding Trail passes through Taralga, leading on into the rugged mountain scenery near Yerranderie.

Crystal Brook Lavender Farm

Located 17kms from Taralga on the Crookwell/Taralga Road, turn right Tyrl Tyrl Road.

Gardens open most weekends October through to December, anytime by appointment. Pre book group bookings for morning or afternoon teas - Luncheon - Functions

Contact: Michael & Judith Basile

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