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Murray-Riverina region

Overview

The Murray-Riverina region is full of adventure and activity for all ages. Discover the ancient landscapes of Mungo National Park, and tour along the mighty Murray River - its river red gum wetlands a haven for birds.

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Rich in Aboriginal culture, Mungo National Park is well-worth a visit – home of the famous Mungo Man, Walls of China and part of the Willandra Lakes Region World Heritage Area. Spend some time exploring walking tracks and back roads on a 4WD touring adventure. If you don't want to enjoy the adventure alone, you can join a guided tour with a local Aboriginal guide. 

Pitch a tent and go kayaking along the mighty Murray River in Murray Valley National Park, or enjoy bird watching and spotting koalas in the trees at Narrandera Nature Reserve.

The clear outback skies are great for picnics or camping, and there are lots of great fishing spots along the banks of Murrumbidgee River in Yanga National Park - its red gum wetlands are home to over 150 species of birds.

Activities in this region (67)

Tour Mungo's dramatic formations

Explore the Murray by paddle or peddle power

Edward River canoe and kayak trail, Murray Valley National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

Edward River canoe and kayak trail

Edward River canoe and kayak trail in Murray Valley National Park is a great paddling spot with camping, picnic, and swimming opportunities. It's also equipped with a wheelchair-accessible kayak launch.

A family in 2 canoes paddles down the Murray River, Murray Valley National Park. Photo: B Ferguson/OEH

Murray River canoe trails

These 4 canoe trails in Murray Valley National Park and Victoria’s Barmah National Park offer something for every paddler. Canoe the flowing Murray River, secluded creeks or Barmah Lake.

Five Mile mountain bike trail, Murray Valley National Park. Photo: Gavin Hansford

Five Mile mountain bike trail

Five Mile mountain bike trail offers 7km of purpose-built mountain bike trails in Murray Valley Regional Park, near Echuca and Moama. The trails are suitable for all skill levels and it's one of the best places for biking in the region.

Explore Yanga's pastoral history

Yanga Homestead, Yanga National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

Yanga Homestead

Step in to the past and explore the history of Yanga National Park’s pastoral and Aboriginal heritage. Bring a picnic to enjoy while looking out to the lake.

Ranger showing visitors a display in Yanga Woolshed. Photo: Rob Blackburn.

Yanga Woolshed

Take a self-guided tour of Yanga Woolshed in Yanga National Park. When constructed the Woolshed was once the Riverina’s largest, and offers an insight into Australia’s pastoral history.

A birdwatchers paradise

Reed Beds Bird Hide, Murray Valley National Park. Photo: David Finnegan OEH

Reed Beds Bird Hide boardwalk

It’s an easy walk along the boardwalk to Reed Beds Bird Hide, with fun things to do along the way. Listen to see how many different bird calls you can hear on the way.

Birdwatchers on the Murrumbidgee River, Murrumbidgee Valley National Park. Photo: David Finnegan