North East Tourist News
Water, water, everywhere
SITUATED on the banks of the Murray River and Lake Mulwala, the twin towns of Yarrawonga and Mulwala are a hive of waterways, farm gates and golf courses.
You’ll be spoiled for choice, with plenty of opportunities for fun and/ or relaxation for the whole family.
Enjoy a round of golf, explore the river beaches and walking tracks, sample local wines and produce, check out the museums and take in the views from the water (or get in on the action).
Long days of sunshine make for water-based fun all year round.
Along the Murray in the heart of Yarrawonga/Mulwala you’ll find Lake Mulwala, a popular spot for water sports activities.
Enjoy a paddle or even take a cruise - the options for self-drive, charter or tours are many, as you meander the inland waters.
A highlight is Chinaman’s Island, a haven for wetland birds. Walk or cycle the wheelchairfriendly interpretive nature trail, carefully revegetated with indigenous plants.
On or by the water, on the green or down the walking trail, there’s action and relaxation in equal measure.
Off the vine, or from the kitchen, wander the Farm Gate Trail and indulge in luscious culinary satisfaction. Immerse yourself in the heritage of our region.
The opening of the Yarrawonga Weir in 1939 created the lake as part of the largest irrigation system in the southern hemisphere.
Learn more about the history of the area through a self-guided walk along Lake Mulwala or a visit to the Pioneer Museum.
Yarrawonga/Mulwala is the event capital of the Sun Country on the Murray region with a variety of events offered throughout the year.
Shop till you drop in the boutique stores of Belmore Street offering clothing, books, holiday gear, gourmet treats, unique gifts and much more.
For more information go to www.yarrawongamulwala.com.au.