Explore the iconic River Red Gum forests along the Murray River in the Yarrawonga Regional Park. Whether you’re after a relaxing time or some fun recreation, this park has it all. Walking, camping, bike riding, fishing, kayaking, and many other water sports are all common activities along this stretch of the Murray River.
The shoreline of the Yarrawonga Common is poplular for water activities. Access the water via the boat ramp or pull up and have a picnic on one of the tables provided amongst the river red gums back from the shore – and then treat yourself to a walk through River Red Gum Forest.
Camp along high bank of the Yarrawonga Common or on one of the pristine beaches located downstream within the Yarrawonga Regional Park.
The Yarrawonga Regional Park is home to iconic Australian species such as the Koala, Eastern Grey Kangaroo, and the Cockatoo. Bird lovers may spot an array of species, including the listed threatened Eastern Great Egret and Swift Parrot.
Things To Do
Enjoy some down time camping on one of the many natural beaches along the bends of the Murray River, walk along the Yarrawonga Common Walking Track which meanders through the Red Gum forest or try a range of water recreation activities popular on the Murray River.
Yarrawonga Common Walking Track
Yarrawonga Regional Park
This area is well known for its wildlife. Keep an eye out for:
Tours in the area
Bushwalking, four-wheel driving, horse riding, kayaking, rock climbing and mountain biking are just some of the many activities you can experience in Victoria's parks.
If you want to try something new or meet some like-minded people on your next visit to a park, contact a licensed tour operator.
Parks Victoria licenses tour operators who are experts in these activities and more. They will help you get the most out of your visit.
How to get there
When to go
For those wishing to use the river for water activitiesssummer is the best season to visit. For fishing Summer and Autumn are the most popular times. The section of the Murray River between Yarrawonga Weir and Newell Highway Bridge in Tocumwal (this encompasses all the river along Yarrawonga Regional Park) is closed for fishing between 1 September and 30 November.
Need to know
Change of Conditions
Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.
Notices Affecting Multiple Sites
Flooding Of Murray River ParkDue to minor flooding impacting sections of the Murray River Park downstream of the Yarrawonga Weir. Areas of the Murray River Park will be closed from the 19th of July 2021 to the 20th of August 2021. Impacted areas from Yarrawonga to Tocumwal that require closing are. Flooding has been caused by above average rainfall in the catchmentsCobram Regional Park - Horseshoe Bend including Scotts Beach, Nevins Bend, Bourke's Bend and Forges Beach number 2.
Attachments: Murray River Reserves Base Map (613KB)