Taralga & District Showground & Recreation -
Things to do & see
 
Explore        Food & Dine         Adventure        What's On         
 
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 through our beautiful village and admire some of the many charming old stone buildings from the 1840s to 1890s, mostly built of local stone. Click here for a Self-guided Heritage Walking Tour brochure
 
 

Universal Books & Old Wares
Martha Grahame
Specialising in quality second-hand books, old wares and collectables.
Generally open Thurs-Sun 10am - 4pm, or by arrangement.
P: 02 4840 2121


Taralga Gifts & Goodies & Information Centre
Prue Burfitt
Local products and produce, gifts and souvenirs
EFTPOS available
Open Thursday to Tuesday, 9.30am to 5.00pm
23 Orchard Street, Taralga
P: 02 4840 2558
Accepts payment for camping at the Showground
 
 


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 4843 8187
 
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Food & Dine
 
Argyle Inn
Under NEW Management & Renovations
Great atmosphere, cold beer and cooked meals
80 Orchard Street, Taralga
P: 02 4840 2003

 Currently closed for renovations
 
 
 
 
Taralga Hotel
Under NEW Management
A popular meeting place for a cold beer and great meals.
24 Orchard Street, Taralga
P: 02 4840 2007

 

Taralga Sports Club
Great family atmosphere, enjoy a refreshing ale, have a relaxing game of lawn bowls or a game of tennis. Available for functions.
Open: Tues - Fri from 5pm, Sat from 12.30pm & Sun from 12noon
Bistro: Fri & Sat 6pm - 8.30pm. EFTPOS available
                                              1 Orchard Street, Taralga P: 02 4840 2088
 
 The Tangled Vine Cafe
All day breakfast, expresso coffee, sandwiches, home made desserts and local produce.
EFTPOS available
Closed Tuesday
79 Orchard Street, Taralga
P: 02 4840 2929
 


The General Store & Tea Rooms
Newspapers, Groceries, Dairy, Bread, Bryant's pies, Pastries, Local Produce, DVD Rentals, Firewood
Open: Mon - Fri 8am-6pm, Sat - Sun 8am-3pm
EFTPOS available
Jeanette Simpson
34 Orchard Street, Taralga
                                                       P: 02 4840 2831
                                                       Accepts payment for camping at the Showground
 
Taralga Rural
Fuel supplies, gas bottle refills and hardware supplies.
Bunnaby Street, Taralga
P: 02 4840 2200
Mon - Fri 7.30am-5.30pm
                                                              Sat 7.30am-12noon

Taralga Post Office & Community Service Centre
Banking facilities, phone credit, stationary and council enquiries.
P: 02 4840 2099
Mon - Fri 9am-5pm
Does not accept payment for Camping

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Adventure
 
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: 04 4843 5976
 
Lochmaree
 
Lochmaree is an unique and picturesque 2300 acre property, featuring enduro trails and a 2km motocross track. Limited to numbers so 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 4659 6165
 
Horseriding
The National Horse Riding Trail passes through Taralga, leading on into the rugged mountain scenery near Yerranderie.
 
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What's On
 
Village's Country Markets
The Taralga Markets offer patrons home grown, home made and home baked goods, plants, crafts and bric-a-brac.
 
When: 1st Sunday of the month
Where: Taralga Memorial Hall, Orchard Street, Taralga
Time: 10am - 1pm
 
FOCUS ON TARALGA Art Show
The Taralga Progress Assoication offers an art show exhibition and sales of works by Local and Regional artists with a diverse array of art ranging from Art, Sculptor, wood and jewellery to name a few. Workshops on Saturday afternoon for adults and children.
 
When: June Long Weekend
Where: Taralga Memorial Hall, Orchard Street, Taralga
Time: 10am - 4pm on Saturday & Sunday, 10am - 3pm on Monday
 
Historical Society
The Society's annual open day is held at the Museum every long weekend in October. The museum and archives will be opened for those wishing to see something of the past, or catch up on the history of the families of the area. There will also be a reunion of former workers of the marble and calcite quarries at the Masonic Hall.
Arts and crafts stalls, produce, fun and games for all the family.
 
When: October Long Weekend
Where: Taralga Museum, 85 Orchard Street, Taralga
Museum is also opened Sundays from 1pm - 4pm or by appointment
For more information contact: 
Ken Flemming - 02 48438122
Graham Lambert - 02 48438187

Crystal Brook Lavender Farm
Is 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
Ph: 02 48433333
Mobile: 0448434956 / 0426296263
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