The Warby Ranges is only a 10km drive from central Wangaratta and is officially known as the Warby-Ovens National Park. It offers a variety of spots for family picnics and natural experiences such as Ryan’s Lookout, Briens Gorge Falls, The Forest Camp and Pine Gully. Fishing, Camping, Walking, Bike Riding and Gem Prospecting is also available in some areas.

Paradise Falls is one of those places that is often overlooked by visitors to the King Valley but for those that make the effort they are well rewarded. The short walk from the car park leads you down a series of rocky steps into the ravine below that gets cooler and more welcoming as you approach the falls. Be sure to visit after recent rains as the water flow does dry up in the warmer months There are some very interesting conglomerate rock formations along the path and around the falls. If you are particularly lucky you may even see some of the resident Peregrine Falcons that nest in the cliff tops above the falls. Paradise Falls are a great destination for families but do pack a spare set of clothes as the temptation may be to get a bit wet.

There is a good selection of Wangaratta accommodation available to suit all budgets and needs. Offered within central Wangaratta as well as the surrounding communities travelers will find and excellent variety of motels, hotels, pubs, caravan parks, cottages and guest houses specifically catering for both short and longer stay temporary accommodation. There is plenty of accommodation in the heart of Wangaratta plus the nearby regions of the King Valley, Glenrowan, Milawa, Eldorado and many other also have some excellent accommodation choices. Furthermore, with the region hosting a large number of annual festivals, celebrations and events, accommodation can be scarce. For that reason if you require Wangaratta accommodation be sure to book early.

Wangaratta and the surrounding rural communities offer a year full of festivals, celebrations and events that attract people from across the country and in some cases from around the world. Events such as the annual Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Swap Meet are all centrally located, and across the region there are wine and food events which are hugely popular. Wangaratta also offers an excellent selection of accommodations from which to explore and enjoy some of the many events that are held in nearby communities such as Beechworth, Myrtleford, Bright, Rutherglen and Yarrawonga. Wangaratta is also host to regular markets, youth events, senior citizen events and sporting competitions including Australian Rules Football, netball, squash and swimming.

One of the great things about Wangaratta is its central location to a number of regional attractions. Whether you are planning on visiting the natural wonders around the Warby Ranges or wineries of the King Valley and Rutherglen Wangaratta is a convenient location. If you are travelling to the snowfields then Bright is a comfortable drive and for a taste of history Glenrowan and Beechworth are close by. Wangaratta’s own Performing Arts Centre hosts regular shows. There are also a number of annual, seasonal and special attractions across the region that attract large numbers of visitors to the region each year. If you are planning on visiting during the holiday season be sure to book your accommodation early as rooms do fill up.

If you are looking for something unique then one of the many regular Wangaratta and regional markets are a great place to begin your search. Each year residents and visitors alike can enjoy markets such as the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz Market, Oxley Bush Market, Wangaratta Swap Meet as well as those close to Wangaratta in Mansfield, Yarrawonga, Jamieson, Myrtleford, Beechworth, Peechelba, Rutherglen and Benalla. These markets include everything from clothes and popular foods through to unique handcrafts and gourmet local produce and wines. These markets are a great opportunity to stock up the pantry with all your favourites from one convenient location and in many cases by dealing with the producer direct.

The King Valley is a wonderful area which is easily reached from Wangaratta. The King Valley is famous for its excellent wineries and a variety of natural attractions. Whitfield is the hub of many of the King Valleys attractions with Paradise Falls, Lake William Hovell and Powers Lookout all within easy reach and each is certainly worth the drive.

Wangaratta Motels and Hotels

Wangaratta motels and motor inns offer a friendly and affordable accommodation option for visitors to our central Victorian city. Most of the motels in Wangaratta are centrally located and provide convenient access to the local services as well as being a great base from which to explore all that the surrounding region has to offer. When booking your Wangaratta accommodation simply review the excellent options listed below and follow the links to either book online or direct with the provider.

Ryley Motor Inn

Wangaratta Motels

Ryley Motor Inn WangarattaOffering motel style accommodation Wangaratta the Ryley Motor Inn includes 17 ground floor units. There is a shaded courtyard area as well as an inground swimming pool and guest BBQ.

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Best Western Warby Motor Inn

Wangaratta Motel

Best Western Warby Motor InnThe Best Western Warby Lodge Motor Inn in Wangaratta offers four-star Wangaratta motel style accommodation. It provides the ideal base from which to discover North-East Victoria.

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Millers Cottage Motel

Wangaratta Motel

Millers Cottage Motel in WangarattaMillers Cottage Motel offers clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation only minutes walk to the centre of Wangaratta' local parks and rivers. Guests can enjoy the laid back atmosphere in the large garden or a swim in the pool.

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Lindenwarrah Country House Hotel

Milawa Accommodation

Lindenwarrah Country House HotelLindenwarrah Country House Hotel and Vineyard, located in the Milawa Gourmet Region is surrounded by vineyards and framed by the magnificent high country.

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Advance Motel - Golden Chain

Wangaratta Motel Accommodation

Advance Motel WangarattaThe Advance Motel Wangaratta is a members of the Golden Chain group and has a AAA Tourism 3.5 star rating. It is only minutes to the Wangaratta CBD and is set amongst a quiet bush location of approximately 3 acres.

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Quality Hotel Wangaratta Gateway

Wangaratta Hotel

Quality Hotel Wangaratta GatewayThe Quality Hotel Wangaratta Gateway is a premier 4 1/2 star central Wangaratta property featuring newly refurbished rooms.

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