Adventure in Mulwala-Yarrawonga
The Murray River flows though the twin townships of Mulwala and Yarrawonga, creating sandy stretches of beach. Join the waterskiers, fishermen and birdwatchers who happily share Lake Mulwala.
About Mulwala and Yarrawonga
The border town of Mulwala lies on the western shore of Lake Mulwala in Country NSW; the twin town of Yarrawonga lies on the Victorian side. Mulwala is a 90-minute drive west of Albury. The lake was created in the 1930s after a weir was built across the Murray River. Today, Lake Mulwala is the focus for water-based activities, including boating, fishing and waterskiing. From apartments and resorts to holiday parks, there's a range of waterfront accommodation available here.
There are plenty of things to see and do around Mulwala. Have a picnic on the small river beaches along the banks of the Murray, go fishing on the lake and try your luck at hooking the elusive Murray cod or join a tour and cruise the lake. You can also hire a houseboat and explore the waterways at your leisure. Cycling enthusiasts will enjoy pedaling the bike paths around Mulwala and neighbouring Yarrawonga, while golfers will love the stunning views at Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort.
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Fly into Albury Airport
Albury Airport is located 5 km from Albury’s city centre. Use the shuttle bus and taxi services at the front of the terminal to take the short journey south west into the city centre. Alternatively, rent a car from the hire services at the airport and explore the region at your own pace.
Albury is home to the third busiest Airport in regional NSW with around 180 flights a week in and out of the city. Qantas Airlines and Regional Express operate daily direct flights to and from Sydney and Melbourne, while Virgin Australia operates daily direct flights to and from Sydney.
Feeding the animals at Linley Park Animal Farm
Kayaking on the Murray River at Mulwala. Image Robert Blackburn
Fishing and skiing on Lake Mulwala. Image Corowa Visitor Information Centre