Local Attractions in Goulburn

Goulburn Local AttractionsFamily Activities

Listed below are just a few suggestions for low-cost and free activities to enjoy with your family during your stay. Our friendly front office staff are long-term locals and will be thrilled to assist you with information on the local historic attractions, galleries, markets and local attractions Goulburn has to offer.

Victoria Park – Within walking distance of The Abbey Motel, spanning an entire city block there is no shortage of fun activities for the entire family at Victoria Park. 

You could pack up the family for the entire day, with an Adventure Playground, Basketball Court, Multi-Sports Rage Cage, Skate Park, Bike & Walking Paths, Oval, Cricket Nets, Undercover Children’s Bike Track, free BBQ Facilities, Picnic Benches, Fully Fenced Duck Pond and Rose Garden.

Goulburn Local AttractionsSelf-Guided Tours, Nature Walks & Bicycle Paths

During your stay in Goulburn, take the opportunity to experience the history and discover the natural beauty of our city with a choice of several self-guided walking tours or rides around the town and along the riverside.

Brochures are available to download or as a hard copy for the various self-guided tours including; Heritage town tours, rose gardens, historic cemeteries, rail heritage, along with Self-Guided Bicycle Rides around Goulburn (bike hire available at Green Grocer Cycling and Olympicycle, Goulburn). Download Brochure here

For more options of things to see and do whilst in Goulburn, head down to the Goulburn Visitor Information Centre in person.  Their friendly and knowledgeable staff are always happy to assist.

For your convenience the Abbey Motel’s brochure stand is located in the main entrance foyer. Please feel free to help yourself to the selection of maps, brochures and guides. 



Acquatic Centre

Located on the Victoria Park site, the facility contains a 25m indoor heated pool and 2 connected indoor children’s and toddler pools....Read More

Belmore Park

Belmore Park is located just a short walk around the corner from The Abbey Motel, in the centre of the Goulburn’s CBD....Read More

Garroorigang Historic Home

Built in 1857 and now classified as a site of National Historical Significance, Garroorigang Historic Home is a privately-owned home located on the outskirts of Goulburn. ...Read More

Goulburn Historic Waterworks

Commencing operation in 1886, the Waterworks provided the first reticulated water system to Goulburn....Read More

Goulburn Railway Heritage Museum

If you’re a train enthusiast, this will be an unforgettable tour for you....Read More

Lilac City Cinemas

Just a short walk from The Abbey...Read More

Riversdale Historic Homestead

A fine example of a colonial Georgian home, Riversdale was built in the late 1830’s as a coaching inn.It became the family home of Edward Twynam, the NSW Surveyor-General in 1875....Read More

Rocky Hill War Memorial & Museum

Opened in 1925, the Rocky Hill War Memorial was built as a tribute to the men and women of Goulburn who served during the First World War....Read More

St Saviours Cathedral

St Saviour’s Cathedral.Playing a significant role is the history of Goulburn due to Royal Letters Patent issued by Queen Victoria in March 1863, establishing the Diocese of Goulburn and proclaiming Goulburn as Australia’s First Inland C...Read More

The Big Merino

Goulburn is famously known as the home of ‘The Big Merino’....Read More