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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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Hay Museums

Story telling is a way of life in the bush. We are closely connected to our history and proud of our past. From tales of the Shearing industry at the iconic Shear Outback – Australian Shearers Hall of Fame to the moving stories of Prisoners of War at Dunera Museum, our museums are a must-do…

The Long Paddock

Cobb Highway, Hay, NSW

Visit the Long Paddock – Cobb Highway Touring route and explore NSW from the banks of the Murray River to the iconic outback towns of Broken Hill, Bourke and White Cliffs.Only 2 hours from Melbourne, this easy self-drive touring route offers adventures for all ages and budgets, from fishing and camping to museums and galleries…

Sunsets

Hay, NSW

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…