Visit Edward River

The Edward River region offers a range of exciting tourist and visitor experiences.

The iconic Deni Ute Muster has established Deniliquin as the Ute capital of the world. Recognised as one of Australia’s premier rural events, the Deni Ute Muster draws thousands of visitors to Deniliquin each year to enjoy the Guinness World Record breaking Ute muster and blue singlet count.

The Edward River, a tributary of the mighty Murray, provides visitors with ample sport and recreation opportunities. Common pastimes include skiing, swimming, fishing, beach fun and bushwalking.

The Edward River region is a bushwalker’s paradise. The area is home to the Murray Valley National Park and Murray Valley Regional Park, which were established to protect the Riverina’s majestic river red gum forests, a unique ecosystem with over 60 threatened native animal species and 40 threatened plant species.

The Beach to Beach Riverside Walk stretches from McLean Beach to Wilsons Beach, winding along the banks of the Edward River. The walk takes you under the National Bridge, built in 1969, past the Peppin Heritage Centre, and into the Island Sanctuary, which is home to over 100 varieties of birdlife.

The Edward River winds its way through Deniliquin, providing both locals and visitors alike with a natural aquatic playground.

The Beach to Beach Riverside Walk stretches from McLean Beach to Wilsons Beach, winding along the banks of the Edward River. The walk takes you under the National Bridge, built in 1969, past the Peppin Heritage Centre, and into the Island Sanctuary, which is home to over 100 varieties of birdlife.

The rural communities of the Edward River offer a unique tourist experience, celebrating the role of the Peppin Merino in the region’s history and its economic importance.

Conargo offers free short-term camping at both Bill’s Park and the Conargo Recreation Reserve, with the Interpretive Centre sharing the history of Conargo and the telling the story of the Peppin Merino and the region’s wool and sheep breeding industry.

Tourists can also visit the Peppin Merino Memorial at Wanganella, which was settled in 1859 by the Peppin brothers, pastoralists who first bred the Peppin Merino, a breed renowned for the quality of its fleece.

The Long Paddock touring route, which stretches more than 600 kilometres along the Cobb Highway from Echuca Moama to Wilcannia and follows the stock routes traditionally used by drovers, takes tourists through Deniliquin, Pretty Pine, Wanganella and Booroorban.

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