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Tunes on the Sand 2021

Sandy Point Beach

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Tunes on the Sand is back featuring the incredible Baker Boys Band. Let’s start the festive season with a bang! Live music on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River, BYO food and drinks.

Umbrella tables available – first in best dressed or bring the picnic rug and relax on the lawned area.

Tickets on sale now. $15.00 for 16yrs and over.


Operating Hours

5.30pm - 9.00pm

Contact Details

Phone: 02 6993 4045

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Facilities

  • Bathroom Amenities
  • Tables and chairs with umbrellas

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The Skate Park is located on the corner of Lachlan and Brunker Street and has a number of ramps and a grassed area.

Japps Pharmacy

129 Lachlan St Hay NSW 2711

Japps Pharmacy is more than just a pharmacy. It offers all that a pharmacy should plus so much more. A gift, make up, toiletries, bamboo garments and all your health and hygiene needs.

Boo Bum Bargains

Lachlan ST Hay NSW 2711

BooBum bargains is a variety store. Bringing together all the Nic Naks our little towns needs, from toiletries to kids toys, also everything in between.

Saltbush Motor Inn

193 Lachlan Street Hay NSW 2711

Saltbush Motor Inn is rated 4 stars & is ideally located in the main street of Hay, off the noisy highways. Lachlan Street is between Moore and Leonard Street, right opposite the IGA supermarket.Your friendly hosts aim to provide you with the best affordable accommodation which will feel like your home away from home and…

Hay Caravan Park

Sturt Highway Hay NSW 2711

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The Black Sheep Coffee Shop

62 Lachlan Street, Hay, NSW, Australia

From 4.30am - 1.30pm 7 Days a week.

If breakfast on the go is what you are looking for then the Black Sheep Coffee Shop is a great choice. A sandwich, a salad, a pie and a homemade cake. All there for you to grab and go or sit and enjoy the beautiful garden.

Cycle Hay

Can you think of a better way to explore Hay than jumping on one of our free bikes? With connected bike paths to all of our attractions, a skills track and a river path, cycling is the best way to enjoy our great outdoors. And the best part? Even teenagers love it. Call the Visitor…

Carrathool

Carrathool

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Sarah Bunyan Hairdressing

Old Bairds Lane Hay NSW 2711

Sarah has a salon at her home and available by appointment for all your hairdressing needs.

New Crown Hotel

117 Lachlan Street Hay NSW 2711

The Crown provides a wide range of accommodation options, catering for the backpacker, a family or someone in town on business. Most of the rooms have ensuite facilities and there is a self-contained fully renovated 2 bedroom unit also available. Complimentary Wifi is available throughout the premises. With two bars – the public bar and…

Chris McClelland gallery

Hay, NSW

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Hay Services Club Bistro

371 Murray St Hay NSW 2711

Call into the Hay Services Club Bistro and choose your favourite Chinese meal from the large selection on the menu. Open until 3 pm for lunches. Great selection of traditional Chinese meals. Serviced with a smile in the modern atmosphere.

Gloria’s Cottage

369 Leonard Street Hay NSW 2711

A delightful pet friendly home, walking distance to shops and hotels, just across the road from the river. Can sleep up to eight people in comfort, all beds have linen provided, as well as towels etc. the well equipped kitchen has a dishwasher.

Hay Gaol Museum

Church St Hay NSW 2711

Built in 1878 and a community museum since 1976 the Hay Gaol has stood sentinel over the town as it transformed from Gaol to maternity hospital to institute for girls and now a museum. The museum houses an intriguing collection of artefacts from antique windmills to Australia’s oldest known bark canoe.

Annual Hay Show

Everyone loves a country show and Hay has it all on the second weekend in September every year.  The pavilion is filled with wonderful homemade goods and cooking competitions, children’s artwork and CWA scones and a cuppa. take a stroll along the grassed area, smell the BBQ steaks and watch the dog jump and children’s pets. Side…

Laundromat

198 Lachlan Street Hay NSW 2711

Open 7 days a week from 8am to 8pm. Located in Lachlan Street just north of IGA. There is large washers and dryers for your convenience. You will need $2 and $1 coins to use the machines. 

Hay Plains Holiday Park (Big 4)

4 Nailor Street Hay NSW 2711

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Kalyarr National Park

Kalyarr National Park, 200 Yambil Street

Situated on the vast Hay Plain, west of Hay. It’s one of the flattest places on earth. Camp overnight on the Lachlan River and enjoy a morning walk while on the lookout for wildlife. Expect to see red kangaroos, emus, wedge-tailed eagles and Shingleback lizards. At night view the colourful Hay Plains sunsets and enjoy…

Maude Hotel

Yang Yang Street Maude NSW

Enjoy a traditional country style lunch at the Maude Hotel. Separate dining room to the bar or dine in the beer garden. Dinner on the banks of the Bidgee, take the short trip to Maude and enjoy chief prepared pub style meals.

How to get here

Hay is located in the Western Riverina region, NSW, at the intersection of three major highways: the Cobb, Sturt & Mid Western Highways. From Sydney You can catch a flight to Griffith then it is a 1.5hr drive. Countrylink has a train that travels from Sydney every day to Cootamundra connecting to a bus service…

River Lodge

484 Moppett Street Hay NSW 2711

A self-contained house, with two separate facilities available and within 100m from the banks of Murrumbidgee.

Two Billy Buttons

194 Lachlan Street, Hay NSW 2711

From Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10am - 4pm CLOSED Tuesday. Open 9am - 12noon Saturday.

Two Billy Buttons is a family-owned business that started with a love for buying and giving nice gifts and children’s toys. Our first shopfront in our home town of Hay NSW is now opened and with this comes exciting new offerings. We have an ever-changing range of handpicked products tried and tested by our family for yours….

Apex Park

Apex Park, Hay NSW

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John Houston Memorial Swimming Pool

Church and Lachlan st Hay NSW 2711

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Bishop’s Lodge Restaurant

35 Moama Street Hay NSW 2711

Fine dining at its absolute best. Let Matt and Jess spoil you with fine food, great wine and exceptional service.

Lions Park

Located at the end of Lachlan street near the bridge, the Lions Park has a large park area with Jungle Jim, public toilets and free BBQ with access to the river via Bushy Bend.

Nicholas Royal Motel

152 Lachlan Street Hay NSW 2711

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Bidgee River House

Bidgee Drive Hay NSW 2711

Bidgee River House is an architect designed, modern home that sits on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River, a short stroll from the heart of the Hay township. Offering 5-star accommodation for up to 5 people, Bidgee River House is one of the newest and brightest options when it comes to Hay accommodation, with secure…

Regional Park Track

Located on the South of the Murrumbidgee River the Regional Park is accessed via Lang St. It is a dry weather road only with bush tracks throughout. The Regional Park Reserve is a great spot for bird watching or catching up with local wildlife.

Chic Nails & Hair by Katerina P

387 Cadell St Hay NSW 2711

Spa manicures and pedicures. Acrylic, hand gel nails and enhancements. Shellac (colour gel polish) and nail polish. Ladies, men’s and children’s haircuts. Permanent colouring including highlights, perms and blow waves for special occasions.

Sport

A town that prides itself on the best sporting facilities. If you are looking to play a little sport during your visit to Hay you will find all the information you require right here.  Tennis – Lachlan Street Hay has ample access to synthetic courts. Hire is hourly with access either day or night. To…

Weather

Expect the weather to be typical of the seasons. It is hot in summer and cold in winter. Often dry and clear big blue skies. Spring brings brisk mornings and beautiful days perfect for exploring and admiring the wildflowers after the winter rains. 

Birdwatching

The ‘Hay Shire is located on the Riverine Plain in south-western New South Wales and includes portions of the floodplains of the Lachlan and Murrumbidgee Rivers. Contrary to popular belief the ‘Hay Plain’ supports a diverse range of vegetation communities and these communities contain numerous bird species. Birds of the Saltbush & Cottonbush ShrublandsThis community…

Murphy’s Clothing Company

157 Lachlan St Hay NSW 2711

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Secret Beauty

378 Lang St Hay NSW 2711

Secret Beauty is a hidden gem, it provides a unique one on one experience in all things beauty. You will be warmly welcomed into a tranquil setting whether it be an eyebrow wax or a deluxe spa pedicure treatment. Secret beauty promises undivided attention in a relaxed professional setting.The salon offers a wide range of…

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…

Hannah McGufficke Hairdressing

Quality hairdressing in the comfortable setting of a home environment.

Historic Walk

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Bidgee Riverside Trail

A formed walking track that hugs the curves of the Murrumbidgee River invites visitors to wander through the Bushy Bend reserve to Sandy Point beach. The walking track features large public sculptures by artists John Wood and John Woodward. Hire a bike from the Visitor Information Centre to explore by bike.

The Convent Café

160 Pine St Hay NSW 2711

Enjoy the wide selection of a cooked breakfast from an omelette to a full English breakfast. Indoor and outdoor options made this a great choice for those travelling with a family. Fresh light lunches in a delightful setting. Soak up the sun and let the kids play on the grass at the heritage-listed Convent.

Fatal Attraction

Bank St Hay NSW 2711

Beauty therapy and hairdressing.Fatal Attractions is the stockiest of Kerastase, Sothys and GHD. With beautiful products and quality service, fatal Attraction is the one-stop salon.

Iona

452 Orson Street Hay NSW 2711

A three bedroom home, furnished in period style. located just a short walk from the main street, pet friendly home, with lots of great areas to walk dogs nearby, Iona has a fully fenced yard.it also offers a continental breakfast basket. 2 bedrooms have queen size beds and 1 has 2 single beds, as well…

Robertson’s Hot Bread Kitchen

149 Lachlan Street Hay NSW 2711

Freshly baked pastries, pies and rolls, or treat yourself to a big cooked breakfast dine in or take away.Barista Coffee. Something for everyone in the family at Robbo’s with the biggest selection of lunch in town. Fresh cut sandwiches, in house made sausage rolls, pies and pastries.

Hay Post Office

120 Lachlan St Hay NSW 2711

The Hay Post Office offers an array of stock and services cards, gifts and service options. Organise your passport, pay an account or pick up phone credit.

Hay Park

Morgan Street, Hay, NSW, Australia

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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…

Hay Water Tower Art

Cnr Pine and Brunker St Hay NSW 2711

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Kinfolk & Co

167 Lachlan St Hay NSW 2711

From Thursday to Monday 7am - 2pm Saturday from 7am

An all day breakfast menu, barista made coffee right in the main street of Hay. Enjoy a long lunch in this combined gift and coffee shop with Italian flair

Booroorban Hotel – Royal Mail

Booroorban Hotel, Hay, NSW

Built in 1868 this historic pub is a perfect spot to stop and take in the surrounds of the Plains. The pub offers true blue country hospitality, great meals on Thursday through Sunday. They welcome Motorhomes and caravans and have power, showers and tree-studded surrounds.

Hay Showground Caravan and Camping Ground

73 Showground Road Hay NSW 2711

The Hay Showground has a large open area suitable for all rigs. It offers powered and unpowered sites, suitable for tents, camper trailers, motorhomes, caravans and big rigs.With brand new and refurbished shower and toilet facilities this campsite is a great pic. With an honesty system for fees you will feel right at home, safe…

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…

Auto Pro

77-79 Lachlan St Hay NSW 2711

AutoPro has all things Auto covered. If you need a part for your car, a car wash product or a gift card for a friend AutoPro Hay has you covered.

Bank Bed and Breakfast

86 Lachlan St, Hay, New South Wales 2711 Australia

From $295/night

The Bank B&B offers a wonderful juxtaposition of the grandeur of the original bank building with contemporary modifications. This is accommodation in the heart of the Riverina, NSW designed for the traveller who appreciates style, sophistication, superior comfort and a boutique stay. For more images please follow us on Instagram @bankbandb

Karen’s Mobile Hair

340 Church Street, Hay, NSW, Australia

A perfectly located home based salon – owned and operated by Karen who has always loved helping her clients look their best and educating them on how to care for their hair between visits. Karen is thrilled to get back to doing what she loves, offering expert colour, barber & style services across Hay. Taking…

Claughton House

206 Lindsay Street Hay NSW 2711

Hostel style accommodation, great for large groups, large common living, dining & commercial kitchen

Hay Ag and Auto Parts

73 Lachlan St Hay NSW 2711

Retail sales of automotive & agricultural spare parts and hardware.

Highway Inn Motel

394 Murray Street Hay NSW 2711

Relaxed rooms and family units, plus a saltwater pool, a BBQ area & free car, truck & bus parking.With a 1 min walk to the clubs for dining, this motel has it all for you.

Riverina Hotel

148 Lachlan Street Hay NSW 2711

Love a traditional counter meal? Enjoy a chef-prepared lunch at the Riverina Hotel. The only wood fire pizza in town. Wide selection of meals that you can enjoy in the private dining area.

Hay Services Club & Fitness Centre Camp Ground

Cnr of Piper & Murray St Hay NSW 2711

Located on the Mid Western Highway just inside the town the Hay Services Club camp area is quite the spot to stop. In the grounds of the club you can dine in or take away right there at the ground. For all types of campers this campground has access to a shower and toilet but…

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…

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Maude General Store

Lot 2 Yang Yang St Maude, MSW 211

Everything you need and more at the Maude General Store.Cold and hot beverages, lollies, groceries and papers. Send some mail or swap your gas bottle at the Maude Store.

B&B on Lang

354 Lang Street, Hay NSW 2711

This property is close to river and walking tracks in a quality location.Built in a great spot, just a 5 min walk to the Bishop’s Lodge Restaurant and 7min walk to the South Hay Hotel and Pocock Park playground.Offering complementary snacks and FREE wifi, this 3 bedroom home that sleeps 6 people is ideal for…

Shell Service Station

329 Moama Street Hay NSW 2711

Fuel for your car and for yourself! Challenge yourself to a truckies breakfast or a good old fashioned bacon and egg roll.Barista coffee. Wide selection of burgers, sandwiches and a mean loaded fries. Grab a booth or stock up for the trip. If you love a good old fashioned home-cooked meal that’s nutritious and delicious…

Engine Hub

68 Lachlan St Hay NSW 2711

The Engine Hub offers repairs and retail Kawasaki Husqvarna and Honda Power Equipment, Gates Hydraulic Assemblies, parts and filters, Air-condition.

Erin Townhouse

415 Moppett Street Hay NSW 2711

Self-contained accommodation with 4 bedrooms which is pet friendly

Hay Fishing Classic

Long days and warm nights create the perfect conditions for the Hay Fishing Comp which takes place on the Murrumbidgee River each February. A massive prize pool and the chance to catch an elusive Murray Cod brings anglers from far and wide. The home base at Sandy Point provides the perfect spot each night to…

Hay Bowling and Golf Club Bistro

148 Murray St Hay NSW 2711

Chinese lunch specials are available every day. Call in and see Annie and David between 12noon and 2pm. Remember when a Chinese meal was a treat? Do yourself a favour and treat yourself to a traditional Chinese meal just like you remember. Enjoy a pre-dinner drink on the undercover deck.

AM & Co Hairdressing

185 Lachlan St Hay NSW 2711

AM & Co have a strong focus on quality in both service and product and will deliver the highest level of professionalism, making every visit a memorable one.

Hay Gun Club Campground

Dunera Way Hay NSW 2711

If you are looking for a campground that has power and is away from the noise of the traffic the Hay Gun Club campsite could be your choice. Located adjacent the Hay Showgrounds this campground offers powered and unpowered sites with showers and bathrooms. With a caretaker onsite you will feel safe and comfortable at…

South Hay Hotel

7 Nailor Street Hay NSW 2711

Amazing food and awesome service, a great spot for dinner in this character-filled country pub.

Booligal Hotel

5 Adelaide Street Booligal NSW

Renowned lunch menu featuring the famous Booligal Burger. Worth the trip just for the meal. Expect the unexpected at Booligal, Enjoy a full pub menu from the deck as you take in the Hay Plains Vista.

Sunset & The Plains

Cobb Highway, Hay NSW 2711

Enjoy the unique experience of seeing the sunset with a 360° 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 on one of the flattest places in the world, just 16km north of Hay on the Cobb Highway the…

Cobb Inlander Motel

83 Lachlan Street Hay NSW 2711

The air-conditioned, renovated rooms offer a seating area, microwave, refrigerator, tea/coffee facilities and free WIFI. The Cobb Inlander Motel is a 4 minute walk from cafes, shops and ATMs. It features an outdoor saltwater pool and BBQ facilities and plenty of off street parking.

Maude Hotel and Caravan Park

Yang Yang Street Maude NSW

Licensed hotel and bistro with Caravan Park accommodation.The Maude caravan park connected to the Hotel is a convenient space to stop when you want to stay out of town and away from the crowds in the bigger parks.It is dog friendly and offers drinking water, powered and unpowered sites. With plenty of shade, the Maude…

Charmed Décor

167-169 Lachlan St Hay NSW 2711

Homewares. Clothing. Furniture. Glasshouse Candles. Bedding. Giftware. Footwear. Handbags. Jewellery.Charmed Decor has something for everyone of all ages. A gift for mum, a gift for your daughter, a gift for a friend or a special treat for yourself.Donna at Charmed Decor offers beautiful free gift wrapping and quality products and services. in today.

New Crown Hotel

117 Lachlan Street Hay NSW 2711

From Open 7 days per week for lunch

The largest lunch menu in town the Crown Hotel can accommodate all your desires. Burgers to steaks and a great kids menu. Great through all seasons with an inviting beer garden – enjoy fresh cooked meals and ice cold beer.

Caltex South Hay

429-431 Moama Street Hay NSW 2711

24 hour, homestyle meals, takeaway food, driver amenities & lounge, heavy vehicle parking. Everything you would expect from a roadhouse that knows how to feed a truckie and a family of four. Not your traditional everyday truck stop. Enjoy home-cooked meals just like your mum makes.

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…

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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…

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Bidgee Motor Inn Hay

74 Lachlan Street Hay NSW 2711

We offer great value for money with fresh home cooked breakfasts available delivered in the privacy of your own suite.Allow us to take care of all your accommodation needs when you stop over in Hay whether it be for business or just passing through.Bidgee Motor Inn is a 16 room, pet friendly motel in a…

Hills Corner Store

250 Lachlan St Hay NSW 2711

From Open 7 days per week for you.

Hills Corner Store offers an arrangement of stock and stores for your convenience. BBQ meat packs, children’s lollies, fun ice cream cups, ice, milk and butter.

Shear Outback

Cnr Sturt and Cobb Hwy Hay NSW 2711

The Australian Shearers Hall of FameVisitors can experience the living and working conditions of the hardworking men and women who shaped the industry and learn about our shearing history and future technologies in the museum.You can explore the roundup maze and homestead garden before heading to the historic Murray Downs Shed; meet the Shearer and…

Betta Home Living

143 Lachlan St Hay NSW 2711

At Betta Home Living they strive to help everyone with all there electrical and furniture needs. Locally owned and operated customer service and community support is second to none.

Fishing

Hay has many great spots along both the Murrumbidgee and Lachlan rivers for fishing. The Rivers are a haven for many varieties of fish and yabbying is also a fun activity that is popular with both visitors and locals.Bait is readily available in Hay, and fishing licenses can be obtained at the Services NSW office…

Regional Park

Lang Street, Hay South, NSW, Australia

Located in South Hay, entry via Lang St Hay. A great place to take a walk through nature and admire the mighty Murrumbidgee River. Enjoy wildlife, peace and tranquillity at this lovely little Regional Park. Camping is not allowed however you can spend the day there. 

June Long Weekend

Hay is a hive of activity during the June Long Weekend. Come and see the Australian Hay Mini Nationals, commencing with a street parade, show and shine and Motorkhana. Moppett St Markets growing every year held Saturday Morning of the weekend.  

Commercial Hotel

Cnr of Leonard and Lachlan Streets Hay NSW 2711

Historical building with 34 new rooms. All with their own ensuite and reverse cycle air condition/heating. Double, twin, triple and family rooms available with deluxe rooms opening to a balcony.

Cuts Only

119 Lachlan St Hay NSW 2711

Haircuts only. Walk in and get a cut. No need for an appointment open 5 days per week.

The Black Sheep Cottage

62A Lachlan St Hay NSW 2711

A fully furnished one bedroom cottage right in the heart of the town. This perfect escape sleeps 2 people, 10 metres from a coffee shop, 1 min walk into the CBD.

Hay Rodeo

The Hay Rodeo is held in early March annually. It is a nighttime professional rodeo with some wonderful entertainment.  

Chris McClelland Gallery

95 Lachlan St Hay NSW 2711

Experience the extraordinary details beauty of Chris McClelland drawings. Chris is internationally recognised for his fine detailed graphite and coloured pencil drawings. His artwork captures the movement of the wildlife with extraordinary precision that his animals appear alive.All prints in stock are available for purchase and Chris will take orders for personalised drawings.

Bidgee View

9 Boon St Hay NSW 2711

The house is built from western red cedar, it has 3 bedrooms, 2 queens and 2 singles, 1 bathroom. A very comfortable and newly renovated kitchen and living area. Access to river with own private sandy area and it’s pet friendly. To book call Julie

Lachlan St Hay

From 4pm to 8.30pm

Hays most iconic Christmas celebration is back! We are so excited to bring you the Main Street Bonanza in 2021. With lots of exciting things in store for you all so come on down and do a spot of Christmas shopping, grab a bite to eat and enjoy the Christmas celebration!Children are catered for too…

Hay Jewellers

133 Lachlan Street, Hay, NSW, Australia

From Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm | Saturday 9am - 12noon

Hay Showcase Jewellers stocks a large range of, jewellery, watches and giftware, they also take care of all your repairs and engraving needs.Large selection of gold & silver Jewellery, various brands of watches, glassware, baby gifts, men’s & ladies wallets, china giftware, general giftware and candles

Macker’s Meats

183 Lachlan St Hay

Macker’s Meats is the perfect country style butchery, fantastic choices for all occasions.All your meat, chicken and seafood available to you 6 days per week.

Corynnia Station – Farm Stay

1823 Carrathool Road Carrathool via Hay Carrathool NSW 2711

Corynnia Station is a 17,000-acre busy working property that produces high-quality Merino wool and meat from our flock of up to 11,000 at any one time. Share our stunning outback homestead oasis – pool, tennis court, friendly animals and orphans, native fauna and flora, bushwalking, pushbikes, campfires, farm and cotton gin tours and incredible 360-degree…

Burraburoon Farmstay

1157 Burraburoon, Wargam Rd Booroorban NSW 2710

Located on The Long Paddock Touring Route between Hay and Deniliquin. Burraburoon is a working sheep station, on the edge of the outback. The homestead and Bob’s Bend are on the banks of a large lake with extensive gardens. We offer two unique types of accommodation; Converted red-rattler railway carriage, at the homestead. Plus renovated…

Hands on Hatty

158 Hatty St Hay NSW 2711

Beauty therapy, foot reflexology with a focus on feet. A home-based salon with privacy an added bonus.

Bishop’s Lodge Motor Inn

35 Moama Street Hay NSW 2711

Bishop’s Lodge has 35 rooms in total, with deluxe Queen rooms, twin share rooms, family rooms, spa rooms and long-term stay rooms with cooking and laundry facilities.With ample off-street car parking and Hay’s only A-la-cart restaurant onsite. This beautiful motel has everything for your stay.

Foodworks

110 Lachlan St

From Open 7 days per week

Supermarket – Fresh meat, deli, fruit & vegetables, groceries, newspapers, liquor, phone recharge

Centrespot Flowers

147 Lachlan St Hay NSW 2711

An independent florist with quality flowers and arrangements at affordable prices. Margaret offers a free delivery to the door of your loved ones.Instore you will also find homemade crafts and vases to gift with your flowers.

Booligal

Just 45 mins north of Hay, the historic village of Booligal is located on the banks of the Lachlan River on the vast Hay Plains. Enjoy great country meals at the Duke of Edinburgh Hotel and explore the tiny village that includes a Long Paddock information panel that explores the history of the village including…

Bike Riding

407 Moppett St, Hay NSW 2711

From Visitor Centre: Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm, Sat 9am to 12pm

Cycling is a great way to get around Hay and have a look at our many attractions. Our cycleway paths are always improving and provide a great track to ride on. Please find here our Bike Map to help guide you. The Hay Outback Info Centre has available for free hire, four adult pushbikes and 2 children’s…

One Tree

Located between Hay and Booligal on Cobb Highway is the famous and historic One Tree Hotel. The hotel was built in 1862 by Alexander Finch. Originally known as Finch Inn, it was renamed the One Tree Hotel later when purchased by William Clark. It was named because of a lone large gum tree growing on…

Pinkies Beach Camp

Pinkies Beach, Hay, NSW

Located on Murrumbidgee River Rd this free camp offers toilet facilities, drinking water and swimming. It is dog friendly and accessible to RVs,  tents permitted campers must be fully self-contained. 

Harrison’s IGA

190 Lachlan St Hay

From 8am - 6.30 Weekdays. 8am - 5pm weekends.

Supermarket with Liquor, Home deliveries free of charge.

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Hay is at the centre of what is generally regarded as one of the best wool growing merino regions in Australia with some 26 studs found on the Riverine Plains. With the need to diversify agricultural operation to operate sustainably, the sheep meat industry has grown, mainly in response to the depressed wool prices of…

Wok in Hay

101 Lachlan St Hay NSW 2711

Options are endless in this little gem. A hamburger, chicken pack, fish and chips or an authentic Thai meal. All fresh and made to order. The best Thai west of the Blue Mountains or enjoy all the traditional take always that you know and love.

Bishop’s Lodge Historic House

Roset St Hay NSW 2711

From Monday to Friday 10.00am - 4.00pm. Saturday 9.00am to 12pm

Bishop’s Lodge is an extraordinary 1888 iron house, designed by architect John Sulman with the first Anglican Bishop of Riverina, Sydney Linton. Their aim was to create a comfortable home to withstand Hay’s summer heat and difficult soils. Even today the technology evident in this design is significant. The Bishop’s Lodge is surrounded by a…

Outback Quarters

Corner Cobb & Sturt Highways Hay NSW 2711

On budget with style, the Outback Quarters is a great stop right on the edge of town. Right off the Sturt Highway and within a 2 minute walk to a hotel for dinner this is a perfect spot to stop. If you are travelling with your dog there is a wonderful off leash park across…

Hay Races

And they’re off! The races are the biggest day on the Hay social calendar as the town swells with racegoers. The Fashions on the Field is the largest in country NSW and the Hay Gold Cup attracts horses from across the State. Racegoers can choose from a variety of hospitality packages from umbrella packages right…

Bidgee Riverside Trail Sculptures

Bidgee Riverside Trail, 95 Lachlan Street, Hay NSW 2711, Australia

A formed walking track that hugs the curves of the Murrumbidgee River invites visitors to wander through the Bushy Bend reserve to Sandy Point beach. The walking track features large public sculptures by artists John Wood and John Woodward. Hire a bike from the Visitor Information Centre to explore by bike.

Pocock Park

Russell and Cobb Highway Hay NSW 2711

When you are travelling with your children and the family pooch the Pocock Park in South Hay is a one-stop for you.Hay’s newest park for the entire family. With a fenced area for your four-legged family member and new play equipment with a free BBQ undercover, what more could you need.Just a walk for all…

Hills Corner Store

250 Lachlan St Hay NSW 2711

From Mon - Fri: 5:00am - 5:00pm, Sat: 5:30am - 4:00pm, Sun: 7:00am - 5:00pm

Hills Corner Store offers on the go bacon and egg rolls, toasted sandwiches, pies and sausage rolls. Popular with the local tradies – they do a great coffee too. Fresh made sandwiches and salads, hot pies, and weekly specials. If you’ve got a sweet tooth why not treat yourself to their wide selections of ice…

Carrathool Hotel

Carrathool Hotel, Hay, NSW

At the heart of every village is a country pub. The Carrathool pub is exactly that, the hub of the community. Offering meals 7days per week call in and meet the locals at The Carrathool Hotel. 

Contact

407 Moppett Street, HAY NSW 2711

Murrumbidgee Valley Regional Park

Maude Road, Hay, NSW

Located 4km West of Hay on the Maude Road the Murrumbidgee Valley Regional Park allows you the freedom to find your own camping spot – as secluded or sociable as you like. Check out the dog-friendly Wooloondool campground on the NP website.

CottonWool Crema

147 Lachlan Street Hay NSW 2711

Barista made coffee and a selection of homemade pastries and muffins perfect for a quick breakfast. Savoury tarts and soups to complement a delicious lunchtime coffee.

Carrathool Races

Carrathool, Hay, NSW

The Carrathool Races are seen as an iconic bush race meet. Located in the village of Carrathool, where the population goes from 99 locals to over 1000 racegoers for the day in early March. Fashions on the field are a feature for ladies and gentlemen, and there is nothing better to watch than the Jackaroo and…

The Convent Boutique Accommodation & Café

160 Pine Street Hay NSW 2711

A beautifully restored building is home to boutique style accommodation. It has to offer; 4 VIP executive rooms in the main building, all complete with exclusive swimming pool and deck access. With an apartment on Pine: a self contained two bedroom apartment . The Woodshed Studio, the Convent’s very own woodshed has been fully renovated…

Sam’s Cottage

454 Orson St Hay NSW 2711

Sam’s Cottage is a self contained, spacious house which offers 2 Bathrooms, 3 Bedrooms, a large open kitchen and dining area perfect for any family occasion or meal. The garden area includes a BBQ, and a generous amount of lawn for children or animals to play. Sam’s Cottage is close to the Catholic Church, local…

Hay Pizza Bar

171 Lachlan Street Hay NSW 2711

Hay Pizza Bar serving great pizza, pasta and garlic bread with daily desserts on offer.

Hay Officesmart Newsagency

142 Lachlan St Hay NSW 2711

Visit the Hay Officesmart Newsagency for everything from Newspapers, magazines and stationery to Cards, Lotto, gifts, toys and Darrel Lea Chocolate.

Booroorban

Booroorban, New South Wales 2710

Booroorban is a village 55km South of Hay on the Cobb Highway. This little village has a passionate community, a great hotel and a farm stay not to miss.

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…

Water Sports

A beautiful wide stretch of the Murrumbidgee runs straight through the town. Perfect access for water sports. The still water is wonderful for Paddleboards and kayaks, with plenty of space for water skiing, kneeboarding or towing the family in a tube behind the boat. Boat ramps are located at Sandy Point Beach, Murrumbidgee Vally Regional Reserve and…

Booligal Hotel

5 Adelaide Street Booligal NSW

Hotel with accommodation and meals

Bidgee Riverside Walk

Murrumbidgee River Road, Hay, NSW, Australia

Bidgee Riverside Trail is a formed walking track that hugs the curves of the Murrumbidgee River invites visitors to wander through the Bushy Bend reserve to Sandy Point beach. The walking track features large public sculptures by artists John Wood and John Woodward. Hire a bike from the Visitor Information Centre to explore by bike.

Hay Veterinary Clinic

379 Murray St, Hay NSW 2711

Everything you need and more from Hay’s local Vet – Wayne Gardham and his passionate team provide modern, professional and affordable health care for your pets. Wayne offers a 24/7 emergency service.

Sandy Point Camp Ground

Sandy Point is the home of a free primitive campground available for you to stay 2-3 nights.If you are looking to go for a swim, put in a boat or throw in a line this is the spot to stop and camp. Take a walk around the all weather tracks that hug the Murrumbidgee and…

Studio on Lachlan

424 Church St Hay NSW 2711

Do yourself a favor and treat yourself to a relaxing visit to The Studio.Cheyenne will have you leaving a feeling brand new with lashes and brows that are ready for the runway.After 7 years in the industry, Cheyenne has learnt the ins and outs of all the latest eyebrow and eyelash trends, including, lash extensions…

Historic Buildings

Hay is rich with history and heritage. Take a walk along the Heritage Trail during your visit and read the history of some of Hay’s wonderful historic buildings. Some buildings not to be missed that are not a part of the Heritage Walk are: Hay Railway StationHay War Memorial High SchoolHay War Memorial HallHay Gaol…

Tantrum hair & Beauty

196 Lachlan Street, Hay, NSW, Australia

Offering all your hair and beauty needs. Stocking Matrix, Dermalogica, Cloud Nine, EVO, Tangle Angel, PONi & Invisibobble!

Shear Outback Café

Corner Sturt & Cobb Highways Hay NSW 2711

Dine in for lunch at the Shear Outback Café. A large selection on the menu with a crowed favourite being the lambs fry and bacon or a hot lamb roll.

Maude Hotel

Yang Yang Street Maude NSW

Licenced hotel and bistro Caravan park style accommodation.Maude Hotel & Caravan Park

Bike Trails

Download the bike map and follow the guide to explore our many bike tracks and trails. 

Dunera Museum

Railway Station Murray St Hay NSW 2711

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…