Tallangatta is conveniently located on the edge of Lake Hume and only a short drive from Albury/Wodonga.replacenewlineTallangatta was originally founded in the 1870s and served as a rail gateway for the Mitta Valley and Upper Murray Valley. Gold and tin mining occurred in the area in the late 1800 and 1900s. After the mining era, Tallangatta became a service centre for the local farming community and a butter factory operated throughout much of the 1900s. When the road transport links improved, the rail link ended. Today you can walk or cycle the High Country Rail trail and still see old rail trestle bridges.replacenewlinereplacenewlineTallangatta is known as the ‘town that moved in the 50s’. The town was moved eight kilometres to the west, to a site known as Bolga, to allow for the expansion of Lake Hume. Each year on the last weekend of October, the popular Tallangatta Fifties Festival is held in the town and celebrates all things from the 1950s including; retro cars, bicycles, markets, rock’n’roll music and dancing, Elvis impersonators and much more.replacenewlineToday, the Tallangatta township is home to 935 people and is a busy little town with a supermarket, several cafes, takeaway stores, several pubs, many parks, several primary schools, a high school, a medical clinic, petrol station and more.replacenewlinereplacenewlineTallangatta has many accommodations on offer including; a caravan park, bed and breakfasts, motels and hotels.

Images around Tallangatta VIC 3700

Around Tallangatta VIC 3700

Our Picks on what to Do in Tallangatta VIC

Hub Cottage Crafts Co-Op Ltd

Tallangatta Showgrounds

Tallangatta Golf Course

Tallangatta Lookout

Annis & George Bills Horse Trough - Tallangatta VIC

Our Picks on where to Stay in Tallangatta VIC

Red Gum Bed and Breakfast

Tallangatta Hotel

Tallangatta Motor Inn

Our Picks on what to Eat in Tallangatta VIC

Alpine Takeaway & Fuel Tallangatta

Teddy's Joint; deliciously different

Tallangatta Bakery

Shopping in Tallangatta VIC

Community Services  

Albury Wodonga Gateway Visitor Information Centre
Railway Place, Corner Smollett, Young Street,

Towong Shire Councils VIC
32 Towong Street,

Tallangatta Police Station VIC
14 Towong Street,

Tallangatta Health Service
25 Barree Street,

Tallangatta Swimming Pool VIC
2A Akuna Avenue,

Location Information 

  • Population: 1082
  • State electorate(s): Benambra
  • Federal Division(s): Indi
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Corryong VIC 3707 (80.1 km, 54 mins)
Yackandandah VIC 3749 (43.2 km, 35 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Tallangatta VIC is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s. acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.