With Lake Mulwala and its haunting river red gums as a backdrop, the twin towns of Mulwala and Yarrawonga deliver a kaleidoscope of adventure. Located on either side of the Murray River, enjoy water activities such as fishing, waterskiing and paddle-steamer cruises, as well as tasty food experiences and superb golf.

Lake Mulwala is one of Australia’s premier fishing spots for native Murray cod, and ideal for other water sports like boating, waterskiing and kayaking. Mulwala Water Ski Club offers a range of fun aquatic adventures, from banana and tube rides to waterskiing and wakeboarding lessons for beginners.

Fishing at Lake Mulwala in Yarrawonga-Mulwala - The Murray - Country NSW

On the banks of Lake Mulwala, discover bush camping and walking tracks in Kyffins Reserve. For more water-based fun, captain a houseboat and glide along the magnificent Murray River. Another way to experience the spectacular beauty of the area is on the paddle-steamer PS Cumberoona or riverboat MV Paradise Queen.

Golfers will want to play a round or two at Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort, which has three splendid courses, a driving range and 45 holes in total. 

Olive Picking at Rich Glen Olive Estate in Yarrawonga, The Murray

You can taste local produce and wines at the Royal Mail Hotel in Mulwala. Or enjoy a cheese and charcuterie board, glass of local wine and views across Lake Mulwala at Blacksmith Provedore. A vibrant events calendar includes the Massive Murray Paddle held annually in November and the monthly Mulwala FNC Market.

The heritage-listed Byramine Homestead, built in 1842, is home to a brewery, winery and cellar door. Discover more fascinating aviation and agriculture heritage at the Yarrawonga-Mulwala Pioneer Museum. You can also tour the historic Savernake Station, a 20-minute drive north of Mulwala.

Yarrawonga-Mulwala is three hours’ drive from Melbourne and 6h 30min from Sydney. Or you can fly into Albury Airport and rent a car to make the one-hour drive west. On both sides of the river, you’ll find waterside accommodation options, from camping and caravanning to apartments, motels and resorts.


Albury Airport

Fly into Albury Airport

Albury Airport is 5km from Albury’s city centre. Use the shuttle bus and taxi services at the front of the terminal to take the short journey southwest into the city centre. Alternatively, rent a car from the hire services at the airport and explore the region at your own pace.

Qantas operates daily direct flights between Albury and Sydney. Regional Express operates direct flights to Sydney and Melbourne up to five days a week.


Things to Do and Places to Stay