Things To See & Do
Thompsons Beach – café, playground and public toilets
Quinn Island – no toilet facilities
Barooga Splash Park – public toilets & café directly opposite
Tocumwal Splash Park – public toilets
Mivo Park – play area and public toilets
Barooga Botanical Gardens
Local Markets- Pending events allowed due to Covid 19
Everything on Murray Farm Gate Trail
Bring a sketching book or A4 paper, pencils, glue stick, safety scissors, sparkles etc. Go on a treasure hunt with the kids and find feathers, bark/sticks/leaves that have fallen from the trees. Encourage the kids to make a picture of where they are. They might like to stick special treasures from their holiday in a nice folder to show all their friends when they get back to school.
When looking for accommodation there are numerous to choose from. If you are looking for the kids to be entertained the RACV Cobram Resort caters for children. With the magnificent swimming pool and spa the kids will be entertained for hours. There is a fantastic play area with jumping mat, bike hire and recreation room. Whether it’s 5 star luxury accommodation or caravan parks on Lake Mulwala, there is something to suite everyone. See our website for further details https://www.visitthemurray.com.au/places-to-go/central/suncountry/
The Farm Gate Trail has something for everyone.
Cactus Country have a “spotto” game that the children will love. This is a scavenger hunt, where the aim is to spot the pictured plants, find Nemo, and answer as many questions about the cacti as you can. Done? Meet one of our Cactus Country team members and receive a little sweet treat! Everyone loves ice cream so why not try some Cactus Ice Cream or Cactus Cake.
The Big Strawberry is also great for children. They are a fully Licensed Cafe with a Giant Indoor Playground, Wine & Fortified Tasting & Sales, Fresh Produce, Mancave, History Room, Vintage Trail, and Souvenirs. Let the kids wear themselves out playing whilst you sit back and enjoy a coffee and something delicious from their menu.
The Cobba Paddle Boat located at Thompsons beach offers 2 daily cruises and travels Wednesday through to Sunday. They offer a 1 hour and 1 ½ hour cruises which are ideal for families. Fully Licenced with local beers and wines, tea and coffee and light lunches. Relax and enjoy a scenic cruise on the mighty Murray River. The kids will love it.
Whilst at Thompsons Beach pop into the Shack Café for a milkshake/juice, ice cream or select something from the menu. A great place to relax and watch the kids run around and have fun. See if you can spot the koalas that live down there. A lovely walk along the beach or any of the numerous walking tracks will keep the kids entertained.
The P.S. Cumberoona
Sit back, relax and enjoy refreshments from the fully licensed bar, kiosk and eatery. Offering a set menu and cruise package for a BBQ lunch and now offering special “Chef prepared meals” by collaborating with local restaurant and caterers “The Naked Tree” for a selection of our sunset dinner cruises, special events, weddings & functions from the region’s best suppliers.
MV Paradise Queen
Fully Licenced Bar selling drinks at hotel prices
Kids enjoy the thrill of Boom netting
Double Story Vessel with enclosed areas on both decks
Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club has combined the elegance of a fully licensed lounge bar, a menu with a selection of delicious food, with a state of the art blockbuster movie experience that has to be seen to be believed. Furnished with 46 plush leather recliner seats with individual tray tables, 14 plush leather non-reclining chairs (please note these chairs do not have tray tables Rows G & W), 3D capability screen, state of the art projector and digital sound system all at a very low price.
Want to enjoy the full experience of our cinema menu please be sure to arrive early to order. The bar is open 30 minutes prior to the movie start. Enjoy a lovely afternoon with the kids. https://www.yarragolf.com.au/movie-theater/
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in the gardens at Rich Glen Olives. Meander through the beautiful tasting rooms, experience the tranquil room of natural skin care products, soaps, candles & olive leaf teas.
Enjoy lunch or coffee in the sunny gardens whilst your kids enjoy playing the numerous games in the beautiful gardens. Meet the farm animals. Family friendly”, there’s something for everyone.
Aqua Zone is an inflatable adventure park on Lake Mulwala.