Explore our fantastic region and discover, learn, enjoy and appreciate!
Red Gum Statue Walk
As you follow the statue walk along the river banks you can learn about some of the great local pioneers and animals. The Statues are carved out of Red Gum by world renowned chainsaw carvers Kevin Guilders and Angela Polglaze. The walk is one of the region’s newest touist attractions and starts by the riverbank at Riverside Park in Barham. An information brochure is available for download.
Discover the world of Oranges
Koondrook is home to Border Packers, who supply quality citrus products to local and exports markets. Call in to sample some of our local produce. Tours are available by appointment only. Grigg Rd Koondrook 03 5453 2523 www.borderpackers.com.au
Looking to explore Gunbower Island? Why not walk it? Maps and information are available at the Wakool Shire Office Murray St. Barham, Gateway Centre Cohuna and many retail outlets in Barham and Koondrook. An information brochure is available for download.
Murrabit is a small country town which comes to life at dawn on the first Saturday of each month when it hosts one of Victorias largest country markets.
Murrabit Tavern. Murrabit Market 1st Saturday Every Month.
Moulamein is known as the oldest town in the Riverina and has a number of historical features scattered throughout the township. It is relaxed country town for families on a budget. For more information Ph 5453 3200 or visit www.wakool.nsw.gov.au
This quet township is an informal holiday town nestled amongst rivers and creeks. A large agricultural service town, Wakool is the perfect destination for those interested in local industry.
Some things to try…
- The Wakool and District Services Memorial Sports Club
- Wakool Hotel
- Stevens Weir (suppling water to the irrigation district) – garden area and facilities available
How Far? A half hour drive
More Info? Wakool Shire Council Office. Phone 03 5453 3200 or www.wakool.nsw.gov.au
Cohuna is situated on the Murray Valley Highway and is a bustling township with a strong commercial centre. The main street is right accross from the Gunbower Creek making it a nice stop off point on your day trip.
Some things to try…
- Swimming pool and and water slide
- gateway to Gannawarra Visitor, Cultural & Educational Centre
- Gunbower Island drive and walking track
How far? A 20 minute drive
More Info? The Gateway to Gannawarra Information Centre, 90 King Geourge Street, Cohuna.
Open 9am-5pm 7 days/week Phone 03 5456 2047 or www.gannawarra.vic.gov.au
Kerang and District
Just up the road, the Kerang commercial centre offers an attractive landscaped shopping centre including major supermarket chains, hotels and specialty stores. The Kerang Lakes to the north are some of are some of Victorias best recreational lakes and are well worth the trip for boating enthusists.
Somes things to try…
- Historical Musem
- Ten Pin Bowling
- Reedy Lake Ibis Rookery
- Lake Charm waterskiing / fishing / camping
- Kangaroo Lake waterskiing / fishing / camping
- Sir John Gorton Library Kerang – Visitor Information
- Self Guided Walk or Drive of Historic Kerang
How far? A 25 minute drive
More Info? Gannawarra Shire Council 03 5450 9333 or www.gannawarra.vic.gov.au
Explore our Forests
GPS Co-ordinates: S35 deg 43.290min E144deg 29.892min For more information Ph
03 5489 7221
Back Roads Trail
The Backroads Trail weaves together the themes of heritage, environment, food, wine and culture in an informed and user-friendly way. You’ll not only stand on the sites where history was made – you’ll be delighted by small businesses all along the way offering you delicious produce, a comfy bed for the night, and extra attractions such as stunning sculptures, leafy bushland walks and relaxing river cruises. www.backroadstrail.com.au Download brochure here.