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The Riverina, NSW: Endless Family Fun in the Great Outdoors

Discover the beauty of the Murrimbidgee River and the rich agricultural history of the Riverina region, where you can find endless family fun with boating, fishing, museums, and more

Wagga Wagga NSW
Wagga Wagga, NSW


The Murrumbidgee River, the second-longest Aussie river, lies at the heart of the Riverina region and runs all the way from Gundagai to Hay. The lifeblood of the area’s rich agricultural history, the banks of this peaceful river provide the perfect Great Outdoors setting for holidaying families. Self-drive or take a fabulous Countrylink rail journey to this amazing region, or hop aboard one of the daily Qantaslink and REX flights to Wagga Wagga from Sydney and Melbourne.


Deniliquin, Junee, Wagga Wagga, Gundagai, Leeton, Griffith, Hay, Cootamundra.

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So much of the delicious fresh homegrown fruit and veg we eat every day! Plus don’t forget Gundagai’s iconic Dog on the Tuckerbox! National Parks, lakes and rivers abound, providing plenty of opportunity for boating, swimming, fishing, kayaking and relaxing on beautiful waterways. Quirky museums and galleries can be found in nearly every town and village, yummy local produce is on every menu and the region also boasts a rich indigenous heritage.

The Ned Kelly Blacksmith Shop Jerilderie. Image Destination NSW
The Ned Kelly Blacksmith Shop, Jerilderie. Image: Destination NSW

5 of the best family attractions

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South Gundagai Woodlands Walk. Image: Destination NSW

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