Murray River, Wentworth, The Murray, Victoria, Australia
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Come to where the rivers meet and find a town flowing with historic importance. Witness the merging of the Murray and Darling rivers from the observation tower, sandboard down the Perry Sandhills, and learn about Aboriginal heritage in a tour of the majestic Mungo National Park.

Two rivers
Hop on board the Wentworth River Cruises on the Darling and head off to the confluence of Australia's two largest rivers. Alternatively, take a walking tour along the river's edge and imagine the busiest inland port in NSW during the paddle-steamer era. Grab a map from the information centre and admire restored historic buildings, such as the Old Wentworth Gaol built in 1881.

Ancient landscapes
Take a drive out of town to the magnificent Perry Sandhills, 400 acres of rolling red sandhills that are more than 40,000 years old. Try your hand at sandboarding or just admire the striking sunset view. For an unforgettable experience, time your trip to coincide with one of the popular concerts under the stars.

Visit the Australian Inland Botanic Gardens and wander among the wide array of plants and flowers. Set among 48 landscaped hectares, it is the first semi-arid botanical garden in the Southern Hemisphere.

Join a tour led by an Aboriginal guide and learn about the ancient heritage of Mungo National Park. The famous 42,000 year old Mungo Lady and Mungo Man were uncovered here and the place holds an important place in archaeological history.

Enriching adventures
The Murray-Darling provides a wonderful outlet for swimming, boating, fishing, kayaking and house boating. Apex Beach is a popular sandy stretch, while sunset guided tours are available on Kings Billabong – a calm wetland area and wildlife reserve. If you prefer to take it easy, play a round of golf at one of the town's two golf courses.

Things to do

Cruising the Darling River

Wentworth River Cruises

Enjoy a most unique and relaxing experience in comfort and style aboard Wentworth River Cruises stunning new vessel with your hosts Greg and Julia....

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Entrance

Old Wentworth Gaol

The Old Wentworth Gaol took three years to build from 1879 and while it wasn't a place of comfort it was considered a slight step up from the usual...

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Mungo National Park, Mildura, The Murray, Victoria, Australia

Mungo National Park

See native fauna, plants and birdlife, Aboriginal heritage and the spectacular lunar-landscape Great Walls of China in ancient Mungo National Park.

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Perry Sandhills, The Murray, Victoria, Australia. Photo: Roberto Seba

Perry Sandhills

See native fauna, plants and birdlife, Aboriginal heritage and the spectacular lunar-landscape Great Walls of China in ancient Mungo National Park.

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Pioneer World Museum

Wentworth Pioneer Museum

There are 1. 8 million years of fossilised giants and over 150 years of Pioneer Settlement history at Pioneer World Museum. This is an excellent...

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