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Sun Country on the Murray

The twin towns of Yarrawonga Mulwala, located 281km north-east of Melbourne, on the banks of Lake Mulwala, are the perfect destination for visitors looking for adventure and water based activities. With the region’s long summer days and calm conditions, it is a perfect place to get out on the water and take a cruise, go water-skiing or wakeboarding, to try your hand at sailing, or simply take a leisurely paddle to experience Lake Mulwala and the Murray River.

Located 14 km west of Yarrawonga, Byramine Homestead is a fascinating National Trust-listed country homestead built in 1842 for Elizabeth Hume, the widow of explorer John Kennedy Hume the younger brother of the famous explorer Hamilton Hume. They even run school holiday activities for kids that focus on life from the era in which the estate was built.

Situated in the centre of ‘the food bowl of Australia’, Cobram/Barooga and its district area are renowned for their magnificent climate and variety of available attractions and activities. There is plenty to keep the entire family occupied. The Cobram Barooga area is home to some of the most picturesque sections of Australia’s mightiest river, the Murray.