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Near Deniliquin, New South Wales, Australia

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Macleans Beach and Island Sanctuary
Maclean Beach is easy walking distance from the Deniliquin CBD and is one of Australia’s largest inland beaches. A great spot to swim, picnic, water ski or just relax. Take a peaceful walk along the riverfront from McLean Beach to Island Sanctuary, a natural bushland island that has been formed by the Edward River flowing through the centre of town. The Island Sanctuary has unique native flora including 4 hectares of natural river red gum, kangaroos, emus, possums and numerous species of birds.

Peppin Heritage Centre
Explore the Peppin Heritage Centre and discover Deniliquin’s pastoral history. Enjoy a country style lunch at Clancy’s of Conargo, and sample a selection of delightful wines from grapes produced on a Riverina plains vineyard. Experience ‘life on the farm’ on a guided tour around a mixed farming enterprise at ‘East Tolans’, garden tours of our local farms with morning tea & lunch provided.

Deniliquin Ute Muster
On October 2 1999, Deniliquin wrote itself into history claiming the Guinness Book of Records title for the largest parade of legally registered utes in the world. In March 1999, a small group of community minded people led by Council's then Tourism Manager, got together with the aim to start a rural themed festival to bring visitors to Deniliquin. Each year on the NSW Labour Day weekend thousands of utes gather at Deni to experience this great event.

Murray Valley Regional and National Parks
The forests of the Riverina are exceptional places. They have an abundance of plants, animals and birds. They are significant to Aboriginal people and are important to the local and regional communities that surround them. You can enjoy these magnificent forests any time of the year; go boating, fishing, walking and bird watching, or simply unwind on the banks of the mighty Murray.

Long Table Cafe
An on farm dining experience. For groups from 5-50 people for lunch, afternoon tea or dinner using all local produce. Transport can be organised for larger groups which is included in the cost of the meal or parking on site is available. You can check out the herb garden and exten- sive orchard- there are 35 different varieties of tree including stoned, citrus, berries, and a very healthy olive tree, or you can take in a farm tour while you are here with the Boer Goat Stud, and visit the pigs an

Discover Deniliquin Tour
Experience Deniliquin’s rich heritage through the Peppin Heritage Centre, a story of hardship, tragedy and triumph. Our guided tour will take in the sights of Deniliquin. Visit the Historical Society situated in the old Police Inspectors Residence. Enjoy morning tea and a leisurely lunch at “The Crossing’ Cafe. Bookings are essential and charges will apply.

Yarkuwa Indigenous Knowledge Centre
Located in town and offering guided tours around the Island Sanctuary and North Deniliquin Forest. Bookings are essential at least 2 days prior for the guided walks. 125 End Street Deniliquin. Please ask at reception to make a booking.

Deni Ute Muster Site
If you can't be here for the Deni Ute Muster on the Labour Day long weekend, then the next best thing has to be a guided tour around the festival site. Every year over 20,000 people gather for two days from all over Australia to enjoy a range of entertainment...country style!. The site is approximately 2kms from town on the Conargo Road, bookings are essential and charges apply.

Clancy’s Of Conargo Winery
Just 21km from Deniliquin is Clancy’s Winery, a family owned winery and international house. Take a wander through to Australia’s largest private number plate display then step back in time as you browse through the recently established International House Rural Farm Machinery Museum

Restdown Winery
Set amongst 1100 acres of natural bush and farmland, Restdown Wines and Walking Trail is a leisurely 40 minutes drive from Deniliquin. Meet the wine maker and enjoy the wine, bocce and the local art. Finish the visit with a stroll around the 1.4km walking trail featuring a natural, ephemeral wetland, Aboriginal, geological and pastoral history and sustainable farming practices. The walking trail is sure to educate and delight the senses.

Backroads Trail
This trail weaves together the themes of heritage, environment, food, wine and culture in an informed and user friendly way. You will not only stand on the sites where history was made – you’ll be delighted by small businesses along the way offering you delicious produce and extra attractions such as stunning sculptors and leafy bushland walks. Come and see reception to get the map.

Lawson Syphon
The feat of engineering diverts water from Mulwala Canal under the Edward River. Construction work commences in 1939 but due to World War II was not completed until 1955. Access to the site via Finely Road gate and the key is obtained from the Visitors Information Centre.

Steven Weir
The Steven Weir was constructed in the 1930s to not only supply water to the Wakool Scheme but also to guarantee a water supply further downstream. Recently a fish ladder has been installed. Picnic area and toilets are available. Access to the Weir is Via Wakool Rd.

Billabong Gallery
Is located 30 minutes north of Deniliquin. Browse the lovely display of local arts and crafts whilst enjoying a tea or coffee and a piece of homemade cake. 4 Lang Street, Wanganella.

Deniliquin Court House and Historical Society
Step back in time at the Deniliquin Court House which was built in 1883 and is located in Poictiers Street and then wander over to the Deniliquin Historical Society. Located in the old 1880’s Police Inspector’s residence, each room is filled with wonders of a bygone.