Wangaratta features a large commercial centre, based along the attractive thoroughfare of Murphy Street and extending into adjacent Reid Street.
Wangaratta’s cultural precinct is located along Ford Street and Ovens Street and includes notable landmarks such as:
Wangaratta boasts a number of attractive parks and gardens within the town centre.
Wangaratta is situated within an easy drive of major attractions in the area including the vast number of wineries around Rutherglen and the gourmet food and wine region around Milawa, Oxley and Tarrawingee.
Wangaratta is at the northern end-point of the Great Alpine Road which traverses the Great Dividing Range and passes through the all year round holiday town of Bright, the alpine resort of Mount Hotham, the remote Snowy Mountains town of Omeo, and finally ending up at the large East Gippsland regional city of Bairnsdale, over 300 kilometres away.