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Murrumbidgee River & Sandy Point

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.

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Mungo National Park

Visit the spectacular landscape that is home to the Mungo Lady and Mungo Man. The final resting place for these human cremations some 42,000 years old.You can do a self-guided drive tour through Mungo that takes you past the “Walls of China”, which run along the eastern shoreline of the largest lake. Or you can…

Sandy Point Beach

Water Street, Hay, NSW, Australia

The beautiful white sandy beaches of the Murrumbidgee River are a favourite spot for visitors and local’s alike. 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…

Maude

Located just 52 kilometres west of Hay, Maude is another beautiful place to set up camp or cast a lineExpect to find yellow belly, redfin and Murray cod as well as plenty of native wildlife along the banks of the Bidgee.Tired of feeding the fish? Enjoy some country hospitality at the Post Office Hotel or…