Cootamundra is rural town situated on the western slopes of New South Wales, about 350km southwest of Sydney. In July and August visitors will enjoy seeing the brilliant Cootamundra Wattle (Acacia baileyana) in full bloom.
Cootamundra has a long history from the time of the indigenous Wiradjuri people. Cootamundra derives its name from their word for turtle, 'guudhamang.' Graziers came and settled in the area in 1830s.
- Bradman's Birthplace Museum, 89 Adams Street, ☏ . 9AM–5PM. The cricketing great, Sir Donald Bradman, was born on 27 August, 1908, in this cottage in Adams St. The house is now a museum hosting memorabilia from the Don's life. Adults: $3, children under 16: free.
- Southern Comfort Motor Inn, 24-28 Parker Street (Olympic Way), ☏ , toll-free: , fax: . A small, friendly, family-run motel. This motel in Cootamundra offers clean, spacious rooms in a quiet location in the heart of Cootamundra.
- Wattle Tree Motel, 66 Wallendoon Street, ☏ .
- Cootamundra Gardens Motel, 96 Sutton Street (Olympic Highway), ☏ . Air-conditioning, outdoor pool.