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Discover wonderful attractions and experiences that link to Australia's fabulous riverine environments.

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    Native Dog Swamp: where cattle droving and bird watching meet

    Visitors to Native Dog Swamp will experience something special, as they sit in the bird-hide and look out over the swamp for waterbirds, frogs calling in the background. This unique place was historically used for droving and feeding stock during drought, but has more recently been managed as a place for the public to enjoy […]

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    Wirraminna

    WIRRAMINNA is a wonderful volunteer run and community based project which fosters an understanding of native plants and animals within our local woodland environments. It occupies four hectares of formerly unused ground around the old government dam, between the school and the recreation ground in Burrumbuttock, 30 km north of Albury, in southern NSW. From its […]

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    Y Water Discovery Centre and the Yea Wetlands

    One of Yea’s best kept secrets, the Y Water discovery centre at the Yea Wetlands offers a unique look at the history, cultural heritage and flora and fauna of this special place. The Wetlands are a short walk from the town centre and accessible via a boardwalk, walking track and footbridges. Bushwalking, birdwatching and simply relaxing and […]

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    Kulcurna Homestead

    On a recent trip to map parts of far Western New South Wales, Australian UAV staff took some impressive aerial photos of Kulcurna Homestead, a station on the Murray River near the South Australian border. This part of the Murray features iconic tall red sandstone cliffs and a horizon that seems to stretch on forever. Kulcurna […]

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    Wonga Wetlands

    Wonga Wetlands is situated on the Murray River, just 5 minutes from the Albury CBD, and offers stunning sightseeing, birdwatching and bushwalking opportunities on 80 hectares of floodplain. The site is used by members of the public, school groups and researchers who all come to enjoy and learn about riverine and wetland ecosystems. The history […]

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    Window on the Wetlands Centre, Warren

    The Window on the Wetlands Centre is well on the way to becoming a tourist destination in Warren. Stage 2, the relocation of the old church hall from the nearby Catholic Primary school was recently completed. The church now sits beside the Tiger Bay wetland, to be re-born into a place to showcase the wonders of wetlands, while […]

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    Restdown Wines Wetland and Heritage Walking Trail

    In 2008, we established a short walking trail with interpretative signs to show the visitor this unique part of the world. Four hundred year old Box trees, an ephemeral wetland and even rare birds such as Bush-Stone Curlews bring visitors to our site.

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    Restdown Wines

    “Restdown” is a 450 hectare farming property encompassing an underground carbon neutral winery, environmentally sustainable vineyard, a wetland walking trail, and a Hereford beef herd. Our wines are completely handmade from vine to bottle, in our purpose-built, underground winery. Their uniqueness reflects our use of organic fertilisers and sprays and the pride taken in creating distinctive, limited release wines.