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Family Activities

Visit attractions, take to the water, cycle our tracks or play by the river. Whatever the activity, you and the kids can have a great time while creating family memories that last forever. 

In the summer months, the riverbanks and lake foreshore is abuzz with families and kids of all ages. The Splash Park at Yarrawonga is perfect for little ones, while the waterslides and skate park keep the older kids entertained for hours.happy . For a quieter time, wander around to Chinaman’s Island nature park; perfect for birdwatching, family cycling or just relaxing in the shade.

During holiday times Mulwala’s amusement park, Tunzafun, keeps pace with children, offering mini-golf, trampolines, Krazy Kars, dodgem cars, mini train and swinging chairs . 

Swimming, kayaking, cruises and watersports abound on the waters of the Murray River and Lake Mulwala, offering active fun for you and your family. You can also splash out year-round with a range of indoor and outdoor pools across the region.

Enjoy the great outdoors at the many playgrounds dotted across the townships (older kids will love the region’s skate parks), or with a picnic at popular spots including Thompson’s Beach in Cobram (one of the largest sandy river beaches in Australia), the Barooga Botanical Gardens, the Tocumwal foreshore, the rose gardens in Numurkah and, of course, the Lake Mulwala foreshore. 

For a quieter time, wander around stunning nature reserves like Chinaman’s Island , Kinnairds Wetlands and Quinn Island wetlands at Cobram; or venture into the unspoilt majesty of Barmah National Park; perfect for birdwatching  or just relaxing in the shade .

During holiday times kids can enjoy amusement parks, working farms and even nurseries where they can feed the animals. Local museums and, historic homesteads and working farms also offer a hands-on way for families to learn about this part of the world. The impressive Barmah Forest Heritage and Education Centre in the main street of Nathalia provides an enjoyable and interactive display for both children and adults, with information and artefacts on indigenous history, the timber industry, riverboats and more.