Located just 150m from the Narrandera town centre, the motel is the perfect option for business and leisure travelers alike. You will also have easy access to shopping, restaurants and sporting facilities.
This budget motel in Narrandera is located only two blocks away from the Ex Serviceman Club, parks and the local hospital. You will also be within close proximity of many of the regions most popular attractions.
There are 22 non-smoking units available at motels in Narrandera – economy rooms (which sleep 2), standard rooms (which sleep 3), deluxe double rooms (which sleep 2), and 2 bedroom family suites (which sleep up to 7). All rooms are fully equipped with a spacious ensuite. Only our standard and family rooms have access to Foxtel channels, tea and coffee making facilities, and air conditioning.
Some of the other features you can expect to enjoy at accommodation in Narrandera include: free wireless internet, toasters and microwaves, hairdryers, refrigerators, 32 inch plasma screen televisions, iron and ironing board, guest laundry, swimming pool, barbeque facilities and onsite playground.
Cots and high chairs are also available upon request; please advise us of this at the time of booking.
Seasonal, fresh-picked food can be found at farmers’ markets, restaurant and produce shops sprinkled throughout the region.
The Fig Tree Motel also boasts a fully licensed restaurant and bar, which is open from 6pm to 8pm, Monday to Saturday. The menu reflects modern Australian cuisine and is known for serving delicious steak and fresh vegetables. Breakfast is also available from 7am to 8:30am, 7 days a week. Enjoy your meal under our 170 year old fig tree, around the pool or in the comfort of your room.
When staying at the Fig Tree Motel, you will be in a prime location for exploring the surrounding region, including: Wagga Wagga, Jerilderie, Leeton, Ardlethan, Lockhart, Coleambally and Griffith.
Many people choosing to stay at the Fig Tree Motel are interested in the kinds of attractions and activities they might enjoy. We have outlined some of the more popular attractions for you here:
Do you get a little stir crazy if you’re cooped up inside all day? Fortunately, there are plenty of things to see and do outdoors in Narrandera. Take the Bundidgerry Walking Track (especially if you want to see some of the local wildlife), visit Galore Hill (which is where bushranger ‘Mad Dog’ Morgan is said to have hidden), navigate the Mia Forest Drive (which passes through some of the area’s spectacular scenery), or complete the Narrandera Bike and Hike.
Those who are more interested in the history of the region will also have plenty to occupy their time. The Narrandera Historic Walk takes you past some of the town’s heritage buildings (pamphlets, available from the Visitor’s Centre, provide background information). Visit the Parkside Cottage Museum, Rail Heritage Museum, RAAF Wagga Heritage Centre, Steam & Vintage Museum, Temora Aviation Museum and the Museum of the Riverina.
If you’re interested in getting up close and personal with some of the local flora and fauna, you’re in luck. There are a number of nurseries in the area where you can purchase seedlings for a variety of native trees. Group tours of the Robertson Gladioli Farm are also available. At the John Lake Centre, you can learn about the aquatic inhabitants of our inland river systems. And try spotting some of our local wildlife – koalas, kangaroos, parrots and currawongs.
A number of festivals and events are held in the region each year, so if you happen to be in town when one is one be sure to check it out! The Camellia Show is held in August (showcasing up to 1000 of the best camellias in the region), the TREE-Mendous Festival is held in October, the Agricultural Show is held in September and the John O’Brien Folk Festival is held in March (with a variety of smaller events and activities held throughout the duration).
If you’re travelling with the kids in tow, you might be pleased to learn that there are also plenty of family friendly activities to enjoy. See the Hankinson ceramic fountain (in Memorial Park), which is one of only two in the world created by Royal Doulton himself. Make a splash at the Lake Talbot Holiday and Aquatic Centre. Picnic at the Berembed Weir, and play the ‘Big Guitar’ (which is located out the front of the Visitor’s Centre).
When it’s time for some retail therapy, there are plenty of cosy boutiques and stores to visit. Stopping by Lavender Aromatiques will give you the opportunity to sample all things lavender – don’t forget to pick up a couple of souvenirs to take home! In nearby Wagga Wagga, you will find a diverse range of gift and homewares at Feather & Willow, Eco Living & Gifts, Uneke, Wagga Wagga Potters Club and mouthwatering Cocolatte Chocolatier.