Head for the twin towns of Barham and Koondrook for twice the riverine adventure. Revel in golf or fishing to your heart's content or enjoy nature's bounty as you wander through ancient red gum forests, significant wetlands and along sandy river flats.
Tee off at the Barham Golf and Country Club. The par 72 layout is carved from a natural bush setting with a stream winding through most of the holes. While there make use of a magical retreat featuring superb bowling greens and 14 lawn tennis courts.
Cast a line for golden perch and Murray cod in the Murray or enjoy a picnic at the Barham Lakes Complex, four interconnected artificial lakes surrounded by grasslands, picnic facilities, a walking track and a swimming area with a beach.
Spot birds and walk or drive through the tall river red gums of the Gunbower Island State Forest, a 65,000-acre flood plain that is internationally recognised as a wetland of significance for its importance to bird life and native mammals.
Things to do
Whether a novice or a serious angler, come cast a line for the famed Murray cod, trout or golden perch in the rivers and lakes of the Murray region.
Venture into the diverse terrain of the Murray region – farmland, red gum forests, wetlands and even desert – and cross paths with the local fauna.