It is a two hour drive from Sydney through the Hume Highway or a one hour drive from Canberra passing through Federal and Hume Highways. Named after Henry Goulburn, a British Secretary of State for the Colonies, it is Australia’s first inland City. Goulburn –where lifestyle and opportunity meet.
Goulburn has dry climate with maximum temperatures ranging from 11.6 °C (52.9 °F) in July to 27.8 °C (82.0 °F) in January. Rainfall is equally distributed all throughout the year, with an annual average of 536.2 mm (21.1 in). Temperature may range from 40.4 °C (104.7 °F) to −10.9 °C (12.4 °F).
Goulburn has diverse activities to offer, it is proud to be the home of Australia’s first motorcycle grand prix that took place 1924. Head out with your full gear and you can still enjoy this sport at Wakefield Park Motor Racing Circuit. You will never how strong your love for outdoors is until you set foot in Goulburn, drink the sunshine while atop the canyon, bike, go caving and list will go on, a day will not be enough. If you want to just to enjoy the company with people you love or be a lone wolf, there are plenty of restaurants that offer country style cooking, wineries and even the oldest brewery in Australia – Old Goulburn Brewery.
If you want to enjoy the outdoors without going too far, Goulburn is the place to be. Now, Land Rover enthusiasts from Goulburn can easily drive to Roverworks to have their trusty Landys for servicing or even a quick check up!