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Mathoura Visitor & Business Centre

03 5884 3730

The Mathoura Visitor & Business Centre offers an outdoor picnic area, wine tasting and sales, library, art and craft displays, internet access, business and conference facilities.The Centre offers all the information needed to enjoy a relaxing holiday in the Mathoura and Picnic Point area.

Other community facilities at Mathoura Visitor & Business Centre are Centrelink self-service booth, Bendigo Bank, Medicare and Australian Tax office and Government Information.

Mathoura is located a short drive north of Echuca and Moama and is gateway to the World's largest Redgum forest, magnificent rivers, creeks, wetlands of international significance and many nature-based activities. The collectively known Barmah-Millewa Forest is home to hundreds of species of birds, animals, plants and trees and many aboriginal sites. Mathoura has arguably the best access in the region to the Murray River, with good dry weather roads and no high banks.

The Gulpa Creek Reedbeds Bird Observatory is a must-see for visitors, as are the forest walks and Cadell fault.

Popular activities include fishing, waterskiing, swimming, golf, camping, bird watching, canoeing, horse riding, tennis, lawn bowls, bush walking, wine tasting, exploring the Mathoura Heritage Walk and Pioneer Cemetery and relaxing in a beer garden with a cold beer and a great meal.

Mathoura began as a market garden and a pub on a drovers' track in the mid-1800s and built itself as a timber source for the developing young nation of Australia. Today it has become a mecca for lovers of a gentle country lifestyle and those seeking peaceful holidays amid forests, waterways and a beautiful natural environment.

Mathoura offers some great annual events including the Mathoura Fishing Classic, Mathoura's Dash for Cash, Easter Fair and Cadell Fair.

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The Mathoura Visitor and Business Centre is located on the Cobb Highway, along with a rest area, barbecue, picnic tables, public toilets and a Visitor Information Centre.

  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Interpretive centre
  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Picnic area
  • Public toilet
Opening hours:
  • Saturday
    10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Monday to Friday
    9:00am - 4:30pm
  • Visitor Information Centre