Yarrawonga-Mulwala

Famous for

  • Watersports on the lake
  • Paddle-steamer cruises
  • River and lakeside golf courses

With Lake Mulwala and towering river red gums as a backdrop, the twin towns of Mulwala and Yarrawonga deliver a world 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 golf.

Onboard the PS Cumberoona in Yarrawonga,The Murray, Country NSW

Watersports & cruises

On the banks of Lake Mulwala you’ll find bush camping and walking tracks in Kyffins Reserve. For more water-based fun, captain the sleek River of Islands 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.

Fishing on Lake Mulwala - The Murray

Lake Mulwala is one of Australia’s premier fishing spots for native Murray cod, and you can also hire a 12 person Barby Boat complete with a barbeque, sound system and leather lounge. Mulwala Water Ski Club offers a range of aquatic adventures, from tube rides to waterskiing and wakeboarding lessons.

Couple enjoying food and drink at Blacksmith Provedore in Mulwala, The Murray

Local food & wine

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. Pick up tasty products from Rich Glen Olive Farm at their storefront, RG Provedore, in Yarrawonga.

The Border Bistro at the Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort also offers a family-friendly environment with everything from steaks and seafood to pan fried curries. At the heritage-listed Byramine Homestead across the river, you’ll find a brewery, winery and cellar door.

Woman enjoying a day of golfing at Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf  Club Resort in Mulwala, The Murray

Things to do

Discover more fascinating aviation and agriculture heritage at the Yarrawonga Mulwala Pioneer Museum. You can also tour the historic Savernake Station, a 20min drive north of Mulwala. Golfers will want to play a round or two at Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort, which has three courses and a driving range. A vibrant events calendar includes the Massive Murray Paddle held annually in November and the monthly Mulwala FNC Market.

Getting there & where to stay

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

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