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COOMA information & attractions
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Introduction:

Cooma is a major service town located to the east of the Snowy Mountains between Bega and Tumut.

The town itself features a bustling commercial centre and attractive parkland including Centennial Park where an avenue of international flags honours those immigrants who worked on the hydroelectric Snowy Mountains scheme.

Cooma is a handy base for exploring the attractions of the Snowy Mountains including the resort town of Jindabyne, located 45 minutes away and the region's snow fields and mountain villages.

 
Attractions:

Snowy Mountains Scheme Information Centre
A state of the art visitor facility, located just north of Cooma, which showcases the story of the scheme's construction and the important role it has today
Cooma Monaro Railway
A tourist railway between Cooma and Chakola offering visitors a ride on restored vintage railmotors

Festivals & events:

Cooma Show
Enjoyed by thousands of people each year, the show features pavilions of local produce and stock, demonstrations, live entertainment and a woodchop carnival

Regional touring guides:

Snowy Mountains
A guide to the towns, mountains and attractions of this alpine region

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