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Griffith Area


Food and wine in Griffith

Griffith has become a popular food and wine destination. Please your palate with a visit to some of the renowned wineries in the area, including De Bortoli Wines, McWilliam's, Calabria Family Wines and Berton Vineyards. Griffith is also home to Casella Wines' Yellowtail range and the world famous De Bortoli's Noble One.

Must Do

About Griffith Area

The Griffith area proudly identifies with its Italian migrant heritage. Check out the Italian museum in Griffith to learn about the full history.

The history of the whole area has been well-preserved, and the local town of Narrandera is a National Trust-protected area. Be sure to check out Dunera Museum at Hay Railway Station: Hay Internment and POW Camps Interpretive Centre and Hermit Caves.

Two men with big parts in Australia's history spent time in this part of Country NSW. Follow the footsteps of Walter Burley Griffin and Banjo Paterson as you visit area towns. Griffin, most famous for designing the layout of Canberra, was also the architect behind Griffith and Leeton. Paterson, the famous poet, wrote many pieces about the area, including a famous poem about Hay.

Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy a Griffith getaway. Explore the red gums by the Murrumbidgee River, camp in Cocoparra National Park or look for native wildlife in the koala-spotting reserve. If you like birdwatching, Fivebough Wetlands near Leeton is home to rare and endangered species.

Griffith's new city park is a must-visit, along with picturesque Lake Wyangan, where you can camp, sail and fish. The River Drive along the Murrumbidgee to Narrandera, Tubbo Station and Lake Talbot is also a popular touring route.

Local areas

  • Griffith Griffith in Country NSW grows about 60% of the grapes in the State. It's become a popular food and wine dest
  • Hay In Hay, don't miss the Hay Gaol, Witcombe Fountain, Shearers Hall of Fame and Dunera Museum, formerly a POW
  • Hillston Offering old-world charm, Hillston sits on the banks of the Lachlan River near the Country NSW and Outback N
  • Leeton Leeton is known for its weirs, historic buildings, including the Roxy Theatre, and the nearby Fivebough Wetl
  • Narrandera Narrandera is a National Trust Urban Conservation Area of Country NSW with plenty of things to see and do.

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