The Murrumbidgee River is affectionally known as the “Bidgee” by locals. The river is the lifeblood of the district, providing life-giving irrigation water for local agriculture and hours of fun for visitors and locals alike.
The beautiful white sandy beaches of the Murrumbidgee River are a favourite spot. A haven for water lovers, Sandy Point boasts a lawned area, full amenities and some of the best fishing sites on the ‘Bidgee. Under the shade of the majestic old river red gums, visitors can enjoy a day by the water, swimming or fishing or just enjoying the passing parade of ski boats. Ample parking and a boat ramp provide easy access for those wanting to get out on the water. Long summer days invite you to stay and cook up a feast on the complimentary barbeques as the sun slowly sets on a day by the river.
Hay War Memorial High School Museum
Hay War Memorial High School Museum, 216 Pine Street, Hay NSW 2711, Australia
The people of Hay built a school as the war memorial for Hay to commemorate those who served in World War I. The museum tells both the stories of Hay and district war service from the Boer War to the present and the history of the school. The school was opened on ANZAC Day in1923…
Railway Station Murray St Hay NSW 2711
From Open 7 days per week from 10am - 4pm
Explores one of the most fascinating stories in Australian history – a story that stretches from WW2 to modern-day Australia. From the capitals of Europe to the vast flatness of the Hay Plains.Over 6,000 German, Italian and Japanese civilian Internees and Prisoners of War (POW) were kept in three Prison Camps at Hay between 1940…
Enjoy the unique experience of seeing the sunset with a 360-degree uninterrupted view. The perfect spot for photographers or those wanting to enjoy a traditional “sundowner” as the sun sets over the vast Hay Plains. Located just 16km north of Hay on the Cobb Highway the Sunset Viewing area features a Long Paddock information panel…