Wakool is home to a warm and welcoming services club and the Wakool Hotel, which is a renowned stopover for travellers through the area.
It is also well known for its annual community-run events including the Wakool Fishing Classic and the Wakool Sheep Races, known as ‘The Melbourne Cup of the Bush’ where attendees are in with a chance to win cash if their sheep runs first!
The Wakool area forms part of a network of amazing forest tracks through some of NSW’s most beautiful natural areas. It features a large collection of self-guided walking paths, as well as scenic drives throughout the region. The cultural and natural heritage of this bush area has been preserved for generations so there is always much to discover.
Wakool is central to many major tourist towns in the region and is within an hours’ drive of Deniliquin, Swan Hill and Echuca.