Life in Wangaratta

Living in Wangaratta Australia

Living in Wangaratta Australia

Life in Wangaratta

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

Life in Wangaratta

Life in Wangaratta

Is Wangaratta a good place to live?

Yes, Wangaratta is a great place to live or visit.  Below our guide to Wangaratta 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 Wangaratta

If you happen to be a citizen from a country other than Australia and are looking to move to Wangaratta, 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 Wangaratta.  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 Wangaratta and want to find a job in Wangaratta we have a guide specifically on how to find and apply for jobs in Wangaratta for new arrivals.  Always make sure you have secured a visa that allows you to work before starting your new job.

Map of Wangaratta

Weather in Wangaratta


Wangaratta is a city in the northeast of Victoria, Australia, 236 km (147 mi) from Melbourne along the Hume Highway. The city had an estimated urban population of 19,318 at June 2018. Wangaratta has recorded a population growth rate of almost 1% annually from 2016 to 2018 which is the second highest of all cities in North-Eastern Victoria.

The city is located at the junction of the Ovens and King rivers, which drain the northwestern slopes of the Victorian Alps. Wangaratta is the administrative centre and the most populous city in the Rural City of Wangaratta local government area.

Hotels and Accommodation in Wangaratta

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

This website lists the exact same properties as Airbnb and 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.

Quality Hotel Wangaratta Gateway
2 reviews
29-37 Ryley St, Wangaratta Victoria 3677, Australia
Parkview Motor Inn
1 review
56 Ryley St, Wangaratta Victoria 3677, Australia

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

Accountants in Wangaratta


Banks in Wangaratta



Cafes in Wangaratta


King River Cafe
1 review
Restaurants, Coffee & Tea
1143 Glenrowan-Myrtleford Rd, Wangaratta Victoria 3678, Australia


Carpet Cleaners in Wangaratta


Dentists in Wangaratta



Doctors and Medical clinics in Wangaratta


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

Flex Out Physiotherapy
1 review
Sports Medicine
470 Wodonga Pl, Level 2, Albury New South Wales 2640, Australia


Contact one of the Wangaratta Electricians below



Hospitals in Wangaratta



Mechanics in Wangaratta


Chiltern Cottage and Indigo Suite
1 review
Vacation Rentals, Hotels, Auto Repair
54 Conness St, Chiltern Victoria 3683, Australia
Edelweiss Cottage B&B
1 review
Hotels, Auto Repair
100 Speers Ln, Dederang Victoria 3691, Australia

Newspapers in Wangaratta




Pest Control in Wangaratta




Plumbers in Wangaratta



Real Estate Agents in Wangaratta 



Restaurants in Wangaratta


Bertsy & Co
2 reviews
Breakfast & Brunch
34 Ovens St, Wangaratta Victoria 3677, Australia
Buyin Time
1 review
21B Muntz St, Wangaratta Victoria 3677, Australia
Rinaldo’s Casa Cucina
1 review
56-58 Faithfull St, Wangaratta Victoria 3677, Australia
D’Amicos Licensed Italian Restaurant
1 review
Italian, Fast Food, Pizza
59 Vincent Rd, Wangaratta Victoria 3677, Australia
Indian Tandoori Restaurant
1 review
Seafood, Indian
54 Ryley St, Wangaratta Victoria 3676, Australia

Schools in Wangaratta



Solicitors in Wangaratta



Supermarkets in Wangaratta 


Beechworth Honey Experience
1 review
Landmarks & Historical Buildings, Candy Stores
31 Ford St, Beechworth Victoria 3747, Australia


Vets in Wangaratta 



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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.