Located in southern NSW, the Riverina is famous for its rich heritage, natural beauty and outstanding restaurants, wine and produce – all wrapped in a welcoming hospitality that will make you feel right at home.
From the excitement of our larger cities, such as Wagga Wagga and Griffith, to the quaint country charm of our many historical towns and villages, the Riverina has something unique to discover around every corner.
Tastes of earthly delights
Licorice and chocolate, olive oil and wine, rice and cereals, nuts and seed oils, seasonal vegetables, oranges, prunes and sugarplums. You’ll find all the best earthy delights in the Riverina, served fresh by a roster of exciting restaurants, cafes and producers. Explore our Insider’s Guide to some great culinary experiences from around the region.
History comes alive
Heritage tourism experiences are abundant, from bushrangers and gold, to Indigenous, pastoral and industrial history that is exciting to learn about and explore. Many of our towns and villages still feature original buildings and streetscapes, adding to their charm.
The Riverina offers so many day trip destinations, or take a weekend, week or longer and explore the region in its entirety!
Nature at its best
The majestic Murrumbidgee River runs through the heart of the Riverina, from the hills of Gundagai to the Hay plains, while the Edward River flows peacefully through Deniliquin and the Lachlan River winds its way through Booligal and Hillston.
The Riverina is an ideal holiday destination in NSW for those seeking fishing and watersports experiences, or who just wish to relax and enjoy the sounds and beauty of nature.
Camellia Show Narrandera Griffith Show Gundagai Giddyup Junee Poker Run and Blues Night Leeton Show Lockhart Historic Truck and Commercial Vehicle Show, Swap Meet and Antique Auction National Cavy Show Snake Gully Cup Festival Battle on the Bidgee Stockmans Challenge Narrandera Anglican Boot Sale World Wetlands Day Griffith Rotary Markets Gundagai Riverfest Hay Lions Club Market Carp-A-Thon The Anglican Flower Show Bald Archy Prize Exhibition Grong Grong Team Penning Cootamundra Restorers Car Club Inc International Millinery Forum Christmas Market Day At Nargoon Griffith Readers' Festival Bald Archy Exhibition Marrar Bale Out Ball Up2Date Art Exhibition Barellan Masters Games Warbirds Downunder Airshow 2015