Water-based activities are a focal point of the bustling country town of Mulwala, located 3 hours from Melbourne. Enjoy popular activities including boating, waterskiing, kayaking, windsurfing and stand-up paddleboarding. They offer lessons for beginners and competitions for experts. Board a paddlesteamer cruise or try out a barbeque boat with friends and family. Book a guided fishing tour with experts or set up camp along the banks with your fishing gear to catch the famed Murray Cod.
Both sides of the lake have attractive foreshores that provide a year-round recreation area, including picnic and barbecue facilities, walking tracks, waterslides, playgrounds, a skate park, swimming pools and a splash park. There's more to life – and more to discover – on the waterways North of the Murray.
For the keen angler, species found in the area include Murray Cod, Trout Cod, Golden Perch (Yellow Belly), Silver Perch, and Murray Crayfish. For recreational fishing in the Murray River, an NSW recreational fishing licence is required. Please visit the Service NSW website for further information.