Cottontails on the Ridge is a beautiful, purpose built destination for your next function or event, located on 100 acres of pristine countryside just outside of Wagga, featuring over 10 acres of vineyard. Within this serene environment, we produce and serve the finest food and wine from around our region.

Cottontails is easily accessible and provides a serene and relaxed atmosphere – all that is required for the perfect wedding to a successful conference. We have a dedicated events coordinator to ensure every detail is attended to prior to and during your function or seminar, and who will tailor a function package to suit your event; individual needs and requirements at our unique venue.

At Cottontails, guests can enjoy private function rooms with full function facilities, corporate conference facilities or a relaxed function on the deck with our breathtaking views over Wagga. Guest dining in the classic elegance of the restaurant featuring an open kitchen and panoramic views of the surrounding countryside & vineyard ensure an event to remember. We pride ourselves on creating the impression that our guests are 'on top of the world'.

Our restaurant can cater for up to 160 delegates or individual guests in style and luxury.

We are usually open from 11.30 am till late, (other times pre-arranged), with the choice of two outstanding restaurants - our main venue, Cottontails, can accommodate up to - 120 people seated or 150 people for canapés style, and our covered outdoor area Kittens, which features picturesque views and is fully self-contained, seats up to 40 people or 60 people for canapé style.


Venue Hire Pricing

  • $1550.00 from 11:30am till 11:30pm (whole venue closed to public)
  • $995.00 from 11:30am till 11:30pm - (Cottontails closed to the public) - 'Kittens' open to the public from 6.30pm
  • $150.00 'Kittens' outdoor restaurant up to 4 hours (main restaurant open to public)

High Tea

Cottontails traditional High Tea is the perfect setting for a beautiful ladies afternoon, Hen's Party or a special occasion.

From our delicate house made cakes & pastries to our elegant table settings, Cottontails will make your High Tea a memorable & exquisite experience.

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Events, Seminars & Conferences

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We offer full Corporate Training facilities and corporate menu choices. We provide privacy, exclusivity and a serene environment, with dedicated and experienced staff to provide an exceptional level of service to ensure your function, event or seminar is a successful and pleasurable experience.

Cottontails have purpose built conference facilities that cater for groups of up to 150. The facility enables the venue to be split into 4 separate conferencing rooms to facilitate breakout sessions as required.

We also provide an entirely exclusive restaurant for more intimate functions. Kittens is fully self contained and can cater for up to forty guests or sixty canapé style.


Would you prefer our wood fired pizza menu?
Cottontails has designed a package to suit between twenty and fifty guests for an informal style event!


Need Transport?

We have arrangements with local companies that provide special round-trip transportation for our valued Cottontails guests. Transportation rates are dependant on your requirements; options available are 11 passengers and 24 passengers.