Play a scenic round of golf, follow a food and wine trail, and enjoy superb fishing and bushwalking in this pretty town on the banks of the majestic Murray River. Over the 1904-built, heritage-listed Barham Bridge you can visit Barham’s twin town of Koondrook on the southern bank.
Stroll through towering riverside red gums and statues depicting pioneers and native animals on the Koondrook Barham Redgum Statue River Walk. You can also explore the historic Murray River on the Barham Boardwalk, an accessible decking built from dismantled river bridge timber.
The Murray River at Barham is great for canoeing, kayaking and fishing. Cruise along the mighty waterway with Barham River Cruises and learn about the area’s history. You can also explore local Riverina Trails with Murray Magic Tours, who offer a range of food tour packages.
Food & wine trails
Follow the Backroads Trail, a scenic food, wine and cultural touring route through Barham, Moama, Deniliquin and Mathoura, and stop at orchards, gourmet providores and cellar doors. Restdown Wines is an organic winery encompassing a wetland walk that features indigenous heritage sites.
For boutique wines visit Barham Vines, a small family owned vineyard. On cluBarham's 18-hole championship golf course you can enjoy magnificent grass greens and stunning natural bushland. Grab a bite to eat at the club’s restaurant, where you can enjoy an outdoor dining experience.
Getting there & where to stay
Barham is a 3hr 30min drive from Melbourne and Albury, and just over eight hours from Sydney. The nearest airports are at Albury and Mildura, which is also a 3hr 30min drive. Barham’s accommodation options suit various budgets and include motels, serviced apartments and holiday parks.