Surrounded by a stunning red gum forest, Tocumwal is an idyllic town perfect for fishing, camping, aerial adventures and relaxing by the river. On the banks of the magnificent Murray River, this historic town is also home to fascinating local stories and heritage, such as the aerodrome museum.
With 24 riverside beaches close to town, you’ll find plenty of swimming, boating and fishing opportunities. Visit the Information Centre to find out about hiring watersport equipment. Tocumwal Foreshore Park is also home to the iconic Big Murray Cod, a large structure which celebrates the prized local catch.
Couple enjoying a camping weekend away on the banks of the Murray River at Ulupna Island, Tocumwal
Aviation & heritage
A renowned destination for gliding, you can take a scenic glider flight over the countryside with Sport Aviation. The Tocumwal Aerodrome, also known as McIntyre Airfield, is famous for its training role during World War II. Learn about wartime history at the Tocumwal Aviation Museum.
You’ll find more local heritage at the Tocumwal Railway Heritage Museum, which includes photos and memorabilia dating back to 1908. There’s also a working model train display and tea rooms. Take a tour of Finley Railway Station, built in the 1890s, and beautifully preserved. At Chrysties Museum, discover an amazing private collection of eclectic antiques, collectables and rare finds.
Take your love of cooking to the next level – or just indulge in sweet treats – at the Tocumwal Chocolate School. Classes range from tempering and using truffles to learning ganache and spraying shells for Bon Bons.
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