Water sports around Tocumwal
The riverside beaches around Tocumwal are popular camping spots for nature lovers. You can 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 23 beaches close to town.
During World War II, Tocumwal Aerodrome became the largest aerodrome 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, waterskiing and camping along the majestic Murray River. Don't miss the photo opportunity with the 204-kg fibreglass Big Murray Cod on the Foreshore Park.
Situated on a granite outcrop, just north of Deniliquin, the Blowhole and the Rocks is a significant site for local Aboriginal people; check out the bubbles that blow through the rock when the Murray River is low.
There are lots of things to see and do to keep you busy in town, or explore the wider Deniliquin area, where the food and wine are hard to beat. To learn more about this part of Country NSW, visit the numerous heritage locations or join a tour.