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Things To Do

All the local businesses have souvenirs, Heritage Trail DVDs and brochures describing what you can do in more detail.  This includes a map of the local Heritage Walk and the local area.  An overview of what is available follows:

1. Heritage Trail - covers 11 historic sites including the Pioneer Cemetery, the Old Stone Mill, Geldmacher House, the old Lock-Up and Police Station, Lake Willams, local Churches, etc.


2. 4WD Tours - these cover historic and newer tracks such as the Old Postmans Track, Fastigata to Brown Mountain, Cooma via Kybeyan, etc.

3. Mountain Biking - the diverse terrain offers everything from adrenalin charges to gentle rides.

4. Trout Fishing - available in local lakes, rivers and streams - and Bird Watching.


5. Farmstays - get a taste of the country life.  See places to stay.

6. Wildlife Sanctuary - meet the real locals and discover more about them.  

7. Local sporting activities - join in golf, tennis and lawn bowls at the Nimmitabel Country Club.

8. Hiking in the National Parks - Nimmitabel is surrounded by National Parks. You may contact National Parks for more detailed information on 1300 361 967 or access their web page on .

9. Picnic or BBQ at Lake Williams - A landscaped area around the village lake with public toilets, BBQ and picnic facilities. Close to local shops for a newspaper or take-away or cappaccino.  


10. Other websites of interest in the area - The Monaro borders the Snowy Mountains and the Sapphire Coast which are both readily accessible from Nimmitabel.  For examples of things to do in our district, you can access or 


11. Geldmacher House Museum. This historic building was left to the community in the 1860s and now houses a museum of local content. The museum is open daily. 

For more information, you may also view the Cooma Visitor's Information Centre at

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