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Moulamein

It’s all charm and river-based relaxation in the oldest town in the Riverina.

The oldest town in the Riverina, Moulamein is rich in history and tells the story of the early settlers, shearers, farmers, the meeting of the rivers and more. It’s the ideal getaway for families on a budget and for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

It’s also a popular camping and fishing destination with plenty of spots along the river to pitch a tent or drop a boat in. Fishing in particular is a real drawcard with easy access to the Edward, Wakool and Niemur rivers, along with the Billabong Creek. The Edward and the Billabong both run through the centre of town and feature some of the best fishing spots in the area.

Explore Moulamein Winter highlights

  • Along the Edward River: Embrace cooler mornings and begin your day with a leisurely stroll along the Moulamein River Walk, which traces the Edward River and beautiful Billabong Creek. It’s full of native wildlife and fauna, and also holds great cultural significance to the landscape of the local Aboriginal community - the Wamba Wamba people. Along the riverwalk you will come across the Big Tree. Believed to be the largest living red gum in Australia, over 300 years old. It has an impressive circumference of more than 11 metres, which you need to see to believe!
  • Celebrate the pastoral past: nestled in native bushlands on the Edward River, Mooloomoon Woolshed offers a unique glimpse into Moulamein’s pastoral past. Learn all about the region’s important shearing history and hear tales from the settlers and shearers.
  • Experience Country Hospitality: immerse yourself in the unique charm and character of one of the oldest Country pubs in the region, the Tattersalls Hotel. Known for preserving the historical architecture and ambiance of the past while offering modern amenities and comforts, they also offer classic pub meals and drinks, providing guests with an authentic taste of the region.

  • Tranquility on the Lake: Enjoy the tranquil waters of the 15 hectare Moulamein Lake. Fantastic for water skiing, sailing and all sorts of water sports. Make use of the BBQ facilities and the adjoining local swimming pool. A extensive number of bird life call the lake home including black swans and is home to several endangered species including the Southern Bell Frog.

  • Historic Town Stroll: Moulamein is home to a number of historic buildings and attractions. Visit the historic Moulamein Courthouse, perched at the end of the footbridge across Billabong Creek. The courthouse served the region from 1848 until 1968. The current structure was built in 1890. Explore the Old Wharf, which was constructed in 1908 and still stands as a reminder of bygone days when the town prospered as an inland port. Moulamein Heritage Village, showcases artefacts and machinery from the region and is the new home to a number of buildings that have historical significance to the local area.

  • Artisanal Finds: Visit Moulamein Art Gallery for a delightful coffee and cake experience, where you can explore a diverse array of art and crafts produced by local talented artists. The gallery is open on Thursdays and Fridays, or via appointment.

  • Fishing Galore: Fishing in Moulamein is a must, with good access to the Edward, Wakool and Niemur rivers. The junction of the Edward River and Billabong Creek in particular, are well-known spots for fish to bite.

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