Life in Cooma

Living in Cooma Australia

Living in Cooma Australia

Life in Cooma

Welcome to Cooma.  We know you are going to love living in Cooma and have a great time if you are passing through.

Life in Cooma

Life in Cooma

Is Cooma a good place to live?

Yes, Cooma is a great place to live or visit.  Below our guide to Cooma will give you all the information you need to make moving here easier or make your trip a more informed and enjoyable one.

Visas required to live in Cooma

If you happen to be a citizen from a country other than Australia and are looking to move to Cooma, you are going to need a visa to do so.  Australia has many visas on offer that could allow you to live and work in Cooma.  Due to there being many different visas, each with it’s own rights and obligations, it is best to take our Free Visa Assessment so we can provide accurate advice on the visa options available to you in your specific circumstances.

 

If you are moving to Cooma and want to find a job in Cooma we have a guide specifically on how to find and apply for jobs in Cooma for new arrivals.  Always make sure you have secured a visa that allows you to work before starting your new job.

Map of Cooma

Weather in Cooma

Cooma

Cooma is a town in the south of New South Wales, Australia. It is located 114 kilometres (71 mi) south of the national capital, Canberra, via the Monaro Highway. It is also on the Snowy Mountains Highway, connecting Bega with the Riverina.

At the 2016 census, Cooma had a population of 6,742. Cooma is the main town of the Monaro region. It is 800 metres (2,620 ft) above sea level. The name could have derived from an Aboriginal word Coombah, meaning ‘big lake’ or ‘open country’.

Cooma is 5 kilometres (3 mi) south of the banks of the Murrumbidgee River, a main tributary of the Murray–Darling basin. Cooma sources its water from the river.

Hotels and Accommodation in Cooma

There are all types of accommodation available in Cooma.  The best place to find Hotels, serviced apartments or holiday lets is via Book Direct and Save  Bookdirectandsave.com

This website lists the exact same properties as Airbnb and booking.com but does not charge the high commissions so their nightly accommodation rates are cheaper.

Or contact any of these great local hotels, apartments or holiday accommodation businesses.

Australian Hotel
1 review
Hotels
+61264521844
137 Sharp St, Cooma New South Wales 2630, Australia
The Denman Hotel
1 review
Hotels
+61264576222
Diggings Tce, Lot 21, Thredbo Village New South Wales 2625, Australia
Snowy Wilderness
1 review
Hotels, Resorts
+61264579700
2911 The Barry Way, Jindabyne New South Wales 2627, Australia
Best Western Sea Spray Motel
1 review
Hotels
+61264953299
38 Merimbula Dr, Merimbula New South Wales 2548, Australia
Enzian Lodge
1 review
Hotels, Resorts
+61264562038
42 Gippsland St, Jindabyne New South Wales 2627, Australia

Cooma is full of great businesses and helpful services. Below are a selection of our best.

Accountants in Cooma

 


Banks in Cooma

 

 


Cafes in Cooma

 

Under The Elms
2 reviews
Coffee & Tea, Breakfast & Brunch
+61412553866
Cooma New South Wales 2630, Australia
Kuma Pies
3 reviews
Bakeries, Cafes
+61264526337
178 Sharp St, Cooma New South Wales 2630, Australia
Central Road 2625
4 reviews
Modern Australian, Coffee & Tea, Asian Fusion
+61264577271
Shop 4, 17 Friday Dr, Thredbo New South Wales 2625, Australia
The Waterfront Cafe
2 reviews
Cafes
+61264952211
2 Market St, Shop 1 & 2, The Promenade, Merimbula New South Wales 2548, Australia
Cranky Cafe
7 reviews
Cafes
+61264952736
33 Ocean Drive, Merimbula New South Wales 2548, Australia

 


Carpet Cleaners in Cooma

 

Dentists in Cooma

 

 


Doctors and Medical clinics in Cooma

 

You can make an appointment at any of these local doctors or clinics.

 


Contact one of the Cooma Electricians below

 

 


Hospitals in Cooma

 

 


Mechanics in Cooma

 

Bosch Car Service
1 review
Auto Repair
+61264922442
John St, Bega New South Wales 2550, Australia
Old Cobargo Convent
1 review
Hotels, Auto Repair
+61264936419
1 Wandella Rd, Cobargo New South Wales 2550, Australia

Newspapers in Cooma

 

 


 

Pest Control in Cooma

 

 


 

Plumbers in Cooma

 

 


Real Estate Agents in Cooma 

 

 


Restaurants in Cooma

 

Under The Elms
2 reviews
Coffee & Tea, Breakfast & Brunch
+61412553866
Cooma New South Wales 2630, Australia
Cooma Hotel
1 review
Bars, Restaurants
+61264522003
79 Massie St, Cooma New South Wales 2630, Australia
Roses Family Restaurant
4 reviews
Restaurants
+61264524512
69 Massie St, Shop 1, Cooma New South Wales 2630, Australia
The Lott Foodstore
2 reviews
Bakeries, Italian
+61264521414
177 – 179 Sharp St, Cooma New South Wales 2630, Australia
Capital Dial-A-Pizza
2 reviews
Fast Food, Pizza
+61264523388
86 A Sharp St, Cooma New South Wales 2630, Australia

Schools in Cooma

 

 


Solicitors in Cooma

 

 


Supermarkets in Cooma 

 


 

Vets in Cooma 

 

 

For all information on living in towns and cities across Australia visit our Living in Australia index page where you will find 160 guides on areas right across the country.

 

To live and work in Australia you might be eligible for an Australian Work Visa or a Permanent Residency visa as a skilled worker.  Find out more and move to Australia to live and work and start you new life.

 

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