Tumut is on the banks of the Tumut River at the foothills of the Snowy Mountains and is referred to as the gateway to the Snowy Mountains Scheme. Tumut is approximately 410 km (250 miles) south-west of Sydney and 525 km (330 miles) north-east of Melbourne. Tumut is on the Snowy Mountains Highway that runs from Cooma to the Hume Highway.
Tumut's Festival of the Falling Leaf is a month of activities, events and exhibitions, culminating in the festival weekend celebrating the changing of the seasons from summer into autumn.
- Tumut Branch Line branch of the Wagga Wagga Model Railroaders Inc
- Wikipedia on Tumut
- Wilgro Orchards are situated either side of the main Tumut – Batlow road 4 kms north of Batlow. See the website for map and opening times and seasons for produce at their roadside stalls.