So much to do and see

Situated on the banks of the Murray River, Edward River and Gulpa Creek, Mathoura has a lot to offer. From bush walks to water skiing, Mathoura has the entire family covered!

There is always lots going on in Mathoura's main street, with great coffee, food and cold beer!

Attractions in Mathoura

Cadell Fault

The Cadell Fault is a ridge running from Echuca to Deniliquin (through Mathoura). It was formed when the land was thrust upwards by earthquakes about 30 thousand years ago. This uplifted section of land diverted the Murray River's west

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Mathoura Heritage Trail

Take a self-guided tour around the Mathoura Heritage Trail and tread in the footsteps of the pioneers... Mathoura’s shopping centre has not always been located at its present site..

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Camping is permitted free of charge throughout the Murray Valley National and Regional Park ( (formally known as the Millewa, Moira and Gulpa State Forest). There are many established camp sites

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Entertainment & Food

Whether it's a simple coffee or a night out on the town, Mathoura has it covered!

CAFE - Café 2710 in Livingstone Street (main street), is all you need for a hot breakfast, tasty lunches, snacks, refresh...

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The Murray and Edward Rivers and Gulpa Creek are all within 10km of Mathoura and are prized fishing grounds by anglers throughout Australia. Information guides are available from the Visitor Centre and licenses and bait are available from local agents. Mathoura also

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Forest Walks & Drives

Discover the wildlife of the creekside during easy walks of up to 5km along the tranquil Gulpa Creek. Canoe trees and Aboriginal oven moulds testify to the ancient occupation of these forests. Gulpa Creek Walk (

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Kingfisher Cruises

MV Kingfisher, moored near the Barmah township, conducts visitor cruises through the wetlands, with an excellent commentary by your skipper...

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Back Roads Trail

The Backroads Trail, with its signposted interpretive sites, allows you to see how we have lived on and shaped this land from Dreamtime prehistory to the present day. The Backroads Trail weaves together the themes of heritage, environment, food, wine and culture in

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Mathoura Reed Beds Bird Hide

A boardwalk and bird hide to look out accross the wetlands teaming with bird life. During Late spring many of the birds are nesting and with benoclures nests can be seen in the reed beds. The Mathoura Reed..

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Murray Valley Trail

The Murray Valley Trail is a way to discover and experience the Murray Valley and Australias greatest rives system from the mountains to the sea. Mathoura forms part of the the Barmah-Millewa section of the trail, where the Murray River flows through the largest Redgum ..

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Red Gum Forest

The collectively known Barmah-Millewa Forest covers some 70,000 hectares and is the largest Redgum forest in the Southern Hemisphere. Frequent flooding has created a vast mosaic of swamps and lagoons known as the Millewa Wetlands. The area is home to hundreds of bir..

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The Long Paddock

Wilcannia, telling the story of its drovers, its history and its people. From as early as the 1840s a large section of what is known as the Cobb Highway was recognised as the best route for the movement of stock from the Gulf Country to the Victorian markets. The ..

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Water Activities

The Murray River in Mathoura is unique with no high banks and easy access. Find a secluded beach, have a swim, and enjoy a picnic with wines of the Southern Riverina. A boat ramp at Picnic Point is popular with water skiers and canoeists. A boat ramp is also ..

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