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.
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.
Tastes and smells that delight
Licorice and chocolate, olive oil and wine, oranges 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!
Regenerate Youth Festival School Holiday Horse Riding Program - April 2013 Carathool Shire Youth Week 2013 - Totem Skate School Cootamundra 2013 Veteran’s Week of Golf Illabo Country Music Stampede Leeton Art Deco Festival National Jet Sprint Boat Races La Festa Deni Blues and Roots Festival La Festa - faces of Australia
Wagga Wagga Takes Two Tarcutta Markets Murrumbidgee Made Markets Hillston Jockey Club Races 2013 “Watercolours for the Terrified” Cootamundra Harness Racing Club TAB Meeting SHANNON NOLL WILL BE APPEARING Cootamundra Fight Night featuring international boxer Joe Williams Melbourne Ballet - Infinite Space Happy Hay Day Illabo Country Music Stampede Leeton Art Deco Festival Aircraft Showcase - Trainers to Fighters Easter Sunday at Berton Vineyards Celebrazione at De Bortoli
Merriwagga Town Community Garage Sale 2013 Cootamundra & District machinery Restoration Society Inc 8th Biennial Rally Free Seniors Movie Screening - Griffith Lil' Melodie's 'Light It Up Blue' for Autism Ball 2013 Wagga Wagga City Dancesport Titles Wagga Wagga World War II and Military Scale Model Competition 40th Anniversary