Explore enchanting museums, canoe among majestic red gums and experience one of Australia’s biggest agricultural fairs. Surrounded by picturesque countryside, the historic town of Henty is located halfway between Albury and Wagga Wagga.
The Henty Observer Printing Museum contains fascinating printing presses from bygone times. Discover a collection of trash and treasure memorabilia at Dales Mini Museum. For modern farm innovation and entertainment, the Henty Machinery Field Days is a fun family event held in September
Explore the town
Enjoy a delicious pastry and coffee at the Vintage Coffee Shop in Henty. Pack a hamper and have a picnic at the Henty Man sculpture, a local landmark and tribute to itinerant workers during the Great Depression. Then play a round at Henty Golf Course, an 18-hole sand green course.
Enjoy canoeing and kayaking among red gums that are hundreds of years old in tranquil Doodle Cooma Swamp. This beautiful wetland habitat is a birdwatcher’s paradise. Another popular bird-watching spot is the Henty Government Dam Nature Reserve, home to 140 bird species and two walking tracks.
Located on Olympic Highway, Henty is a five-hour drive from Sydney and four hours from Melbourne. It’s an easy 45-minute drive from both Albury and Wagga Wagga. You can also fly or catch the train to Albury and hire a car to explore the region.
Destination NSW acknowledges and respects Aboriginal people as the state’s first people and nations and recognises Aboriginal people as the Traditional Owners and occupants of New South Wales land and water.