Adventure and sport in Tocumwal
The riverside beaches around Tocumwal are a popular camping spot for travellers, who come here to go bushwalking, horse-riding, fishing for Murray cod, bird-watching, boating and swimming.
This historic country town is located on the banks of the Murray River, 80 km from Deniliquin on the Newell Highway. Surrounded by rich farmland and state forest, Tocumwal is a thriving rural town. It claims to have some of the largest strips of sand along the Murray, with 25 beaches close to town.
During World War II, Tocumwal Aerodrome became the largest RAAF training base in the southern hemisphere. Today, gliding enthusiasts from all over the world use the aerodrome for their sailplanes as they ride Tocumwal's famous thermals.
Other outdoor activities include fishing, bushwalking, boating, water-skiing and camping along the majestic Murray River. Don't miss the photo opportunity with the seven-metre-long, fibreglass 'Murray cod' on the Foreshore Park.