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.
Gundagai Heritage Railway - Open Day Dunera Day at Hay Gundagai Riverfest 2013 Cycling Australia Junior U15 & U17 Road National Championships Faulty Towers Temora Aviation Museum Aircraft Showcase Day Narrandera Show Grong Grong Team Penning and Gymkhana The Sousaphonics Best of British CWA Spring Market Day 2013 Yellow Tail Griffith Cup Race Day Downside Bush Dance Naponda Farmer’s Market Mountain Bike Wagga Six Hour Enduro Junee Rotary Farmers Market
MG Car Club of Wagga Wagga - Gathering of the Faithful 2013 Australian Poetry Slam Wagga Wagga Heats and Acoustic Cabaret Narrandera High School’s Got Talent Griffith Readers Festival Official Launch National Picolight Fly- In Food I Am – Modern Three Course Dinner Party French Film Festival Johnny Cash The Concert – Ring of Fire 50th Anniversary Tour Yellowtail Griffith Cup Race Meeting Annual Hay Show Ardlethan CWA Fundraising Dinner Coolamon Rural Women’s Gathering
Marina Prior - The Encore Tour Griffith Readers Festival National Picolight Fly- In MG Car Club of Wagga Wagga – Gathering of the Faithful Jungle Safari Anglican Car Boot Sale - Narrandera Rankin’s Springs Parent and Citizens Charity Golf Day Tania Kernaghan Little Aussie Cinema Art on the Levee Wagga Wagga Farmers Market Murrumbidgee Made Markets French Film Festival Gundagai Race Meeting Lake to Lagoon Fun Run and Family Cycle Coolamon Rural Women’s Gathering