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Ski Beach picnic area

Murray Valley National Park

Overview

Ski Beach picnic area is a fantastic spot to picnic with your family at the old Murray River punt site, and only minutes from town. The picnic area, in Murray Valley Regional Park, boasts a great river view with a sandy beach, and river red gum shade.

Type
Picnic areas
Where
Murray Valley National Park
Accessibility
Hard
Price
Free
What to
bring
Drinking water

Ski Beach picnic area is a great place for a day out beside the mighty Murray River in Murray Valley Regional Park, adjacent to Murray Valley National Park.

The picnic area is a short walk from either Cobram or Barooga, and is well-equipped with barbecues and picnic tables. After a tasty barbecue lunch, you could take a peaceful walk along the river or enjoy a cooling dip. If you've brought your fishing rod along, you can try your luck at a spot of fishing. For those interested in local history, it’s also the site of the river punt, constructed in 1889 to carry people and animals across the river.

Whichever way you choose to spend your time, you're bound to find Ski Beach picnic area a delightful place to while away the afternoon with family, friends, and even your dog, thanks to its location in Murray Valley Regional Park. Quicks Beach campground, located in the nearby Murray Valley National Park, is the perfect place to extend your stay.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Park info

  • in Murray Valley National Park in the Murray-Riverina region
  • Murray Valley National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger 

    • Moama (Murray area)
      (03) 5483 9100
      Contact hours: 9.30am-3pm (April to September) 8.30am-4.30pm (October to March) Monday to Friday
    • Factory 5, Lot 8 Bowlan Road, Moama NSW
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Friends fishing by the river. Photo: David Finnegan