- Welcome to Hay
- Visitor Information
Nestled along the banks of the Murrumbidgee River is the welcoming outback town of Hay. Surrounded by the iconic Hay Plains, the area is world renowned for its 360° sunsets, best seen at the Sunset Viewing Area. At the centre of The Long Paddock Touring Route and home to Shear Outback – The Australian Shearers Hall of Fame, history and culture are at the heart of the town.
Hire a free bike at the Information Centre in Moppett St and explore the Bidgee Riverside trail an all-weather track dotted with sculptures and information panels that tell the history of the town and river. Enjoy a picnic, swim or a paddle at Sandy Point beach on the ‘Bidgee after your ride
For lovers of history, the town has much to discover, from the moving stories of the Dunera Prisoner of War Camp to the engaging artefact displays at the Hay Gaol.
Bishops’ Lodge Historic House, is an example of sustainable architecture well before its time, nestled in an historic rose garden.
With so much to experience, Hay is a must do addition to our next outback trip.