Tagged: Tourism

Draft Rural Tourism Policy on exhibition

December 17, 2018Posted in: Development

Robertson revegetation tour

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from interested parties after councillors endorsed the public exhibition of a draft Rural Tourism Policy at the last Ordinary Council Meeting of November. The draft policy clarifies what tourism activities are currently permissible in the Shire’s rural areas as well as proposing a mechanism for determining where and when...

Lightning strikes twice for award winning Mittagong Caravan Park

November 20, 2018Posted in: Events, Tourism

Mittagong Caravan Park has been awarded Best Inland Caravan Park for a second successive year by the Caravan & Camping Industry Association of NSW (CCIA). The Council leased caravan park took home the top honours at the CCIA annual Awards of Excellence gala evening held at Sydney’s Luna Park in October. Lessee’s Brett and Sue...

Council calls for 2019 Tulip Time charity partner

October 29, 2018Posted in: Events

Tulip Time 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from charities wishing to become the official charity partner for next year’s Tulip Time celebrations. Council’s Manager Tourism and Events, Steve Rosa is encouraging all eligible charities to lodge an application. “Tulip Time is our largest annual event, bringing tens of thousands of domestic and international visitors...

Tulip Time 2017 late to bloom but still a success

September 28, 2017Posted in: Events, Tourism

The 57th Southern Highlands Tulip Time Festival has been hailed a success with over 34,000 visitors flocking through the gates of Corbett Gardens. Council’s Manager Tourism and Events Steve Rosa said despite not reaching record visitation levels he was pleased with the result. “Weather conditions weren’t on our side this year,” he said. “A dry...

Home cooks invited to enter Pie Time competition

June 9, 2017Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Destination Southern Highlands team are calling on home chefs across the Shire to join them as they celebrate Pie Time. Council’s Manager of Tourism and Events Steve Rosa said Pie Time was the perfect opportunity for local master chefs to showcase their talents. “One of the feature events of our month-long Pie...