Population 2053

This town, on the Newell Highway and close to the Victorian border, is a tidy and peaceful spot. It is the centre of the Berriquin Irrigation Area. The main street spans Mulwala Canal, the largest irrigation channel in Australia.

Visitor Information

Tocumwal Visitor Centre, 41 Deniliquin St; (03) 5874 2131 or 1800 677 271.

Nearby national parks

Nearby towns

  • Tocumwal

    This picturesque town ('Toc' to the locals) is on the northern bank of the Murray River. The region is a popular holiday spot due to...more

  • Cobram

    At Cobram and nearby Barooga (across the New South Wales border) the Murray River is bordered by sandy beaches, making it a great spot for...more

  • Jerilderie

    Jerilderie is an important merino stud area, but is better known for its links with the Kelly Gang. In 1879 the gang captured the police,...more

In Town

Mary Lawson Wayside Rest Features a log cabin that is an authentic replica of a pioneer home. It houses the Finley and District Historical Museum with displays of antique pumping equipment and machinery. Newell Hwy.

Finley Lake: popular boating, sailboarding and picnic area; Newell Hwy.

Finley Livestock Exchange: experience a cattle sale; Fri mornings.


Berrigan: charming historic town known for its connections to horseracing; 22 km E.

Sojourn Station Art Studio: spacious rural property providing accommodation for visiting artists; 25 km SE via Berrigan.

Grassleigh Woodturning and Crafts: displays of woodturning in action and wood products; 37 km NE via Berrigan.

Fishing spots near town

Lake Mulwala 56 km

Lake Mulwala separates the Victorian and NSW towns of Yarrawonga and Mulwala. It is a little over three hours’ drive from Melbourne and is popular with anglers seeking native fish such as Murray cod and... Find out more

Eco-friendly activities around town

Indigenous tour - Shepparton 83 km

A free, short, bush-tucker tour is available from the Bangerang Cultural Centre in Shepparton. You will need to book, but you can visit the centre on weekdays to see the wide range of artefacts from the area, and from... Find out more

Campsites around town

Apex Beach camping area 19 km

Apex Beach is downstream of the Tocumwal Bridge, about 2 km south-west of Tocumwal township; Pumps Bend Track will lead you there. This beach is frequented by locals and out-of-towners alike, who all come here to enjoy... Find out more

Pebbly Beach camping area (bush camping) 19 km

There’s dispersed bush camping around Pebbly Beach, which is located opposite Tocumwal township on a sweeping bend of the Murray River. Pull out your camera and explore the local billabongs or just take a long... Find out more

Finley Beach camping area 19 km

This is another one of the relaxing beaches that line the Murray River. You’ll find it 2 km upstream of Tocumwal Bridge – pretty much due south of the township. Turn east off the Goulburn Valley Hwy at Finley... Find out more

Barooga precinct camping areas 29 km

This precinct is located next to the town of Barooga, accessible via the Tocumwal–Barooga Rd.... Find out more

Scotts Beach camping area 31 km

Just a few kilometres to the south-east of Cobram is Scotts Beach, which has a large and popular camping area. On the way to Scotts Beach down River Rd, stop off at the Quinn Island wetlands, a nesting area for... Find out more

Ulupna Island camping area 32 km

The perimeter of Ulupna Island has been staked out by the flow of Ulupna Creek and that of the Murray River. Look for platypus in the quieter stretches of water. Take Bourchiers Rd from the Murray Valley Hwy at... Find out more

Horseshoe Beach camping area 33 km

This camping area lies beside Horseshoe Lagoon, which is located 6 km south-east of Cobram on another gentle bend of the Murray. There are no facilities at this bush-camping site, but the local sandy beach and the grassy... Find out more

Cottadidda precinct camping areas 38 km

Cottadidda is only 2 km west of Barooga off the Tocumwal–Barooga Rd.... Find out more

Cobrawonga Island camping areas 41 km

Travel 16 km south-east of Cobram to get to Cobrawonga Island, where you’ll find some spacious bush-camping sites. This area is dominated by river red gums – tents should not be set up underneath the branches... Find out more

Boomanoomana precinct camping areas 43 km

Part of a newly amalgamated national park, Boomanoomana precinct is accessed by following the Mulwala–Barooga Rd 16 km west of Mulwala. Bring your own drinking water.... Find out more

Caravan parks around town

Boomerang Way Tourist Park 18 km

This well-cared-for, owner-operated park is 500 metres from the centre of Tocumwal and away from the highway noise. There is a large swimming pool, covered barbecues and the park is ideal for an overnight stay or an... Find out more

BIG4 Tocumwal Tourist Park 18 km

This owner-operated park with great facilities, in a quiet off-highway location close to the centre of town, is developing into a top-rate park. Bookings are required in peak periods and a minimum-length stay applies at... Find out more

Cobram Oasis Tourist Park 30 km

This has developed into a great park with unique multi-sided ensuite amenities being a feature. Situated about 4 km west of the Cobram town centre, it is ideal for a few days exploring this great area. Bookings are... Find out more

Cobram Barooga Golf Resort 30 km

Adjacent to one of the Murray Valley’s renowned golf courses, this park is very good quality and just 1.5 km from the town centre. The park’s facilities include a tennis court. This would be a great base for... Find out more

RACV Cobram Resort 32 km

This is a very highly rated resort complex with some 35 powered sites. Set on sprawling but well-cared-for lawns, there is a selection of accommodation; the park is a picture and we highly recommend it. Bookings are... Find out more

Jerilderie Motel and Caravan Park 35 km

This neat and tidy, budget-priced park is located in Jerilderie’s main street. The park is an ideal overnight stop for travellers along the Newell Highway.... Find out more

Yarrawonga Holiday Park 55 km

This is a very large, popular park on the banks of the Murray River, just below the Yarrawonga Weir. It is situated around some of the town’s sporting facilities, including the public swimming pool, and experiences... Find out more

Corowa Caravan Park 83 km

The park is 2 km east of town with frontage to the Murray River. It is the closest park to the popular golf course. Large and shady, this park is great for a weekend or a longer break. Bookings are required in peak... Find out more

Gateway Lifestyle Shepparton East Holiday Park 83 km

On the Midland Highway 5 km to the east of Shepparton, and close to the Shepparton bypass, this quality park in a rural setting has great amenities and facilities including a tennis court. As with most parks in this... Find out more

Ball Park Caravan Park 84 km

This is a large council-owned park, close to the centre of town. It is a popular holiday destination and bookings are required in peak periods; a minimum-length stay applies at Christmas, Easter and long weekends. Pets... Find out more

Rest areas around town

Finley park area

At Finley

Adjacent to the highway and the museum.

Tongaboo rest area 9 km

8km N of Finley (L) or 28km S of Jerilderie (L)

Just off the highway on both sides.

Town Beach camping area 19 km

T/O at Tocumwal

On the riverbank 1km south of Tocumwal (via the main street) in Tocumwal Regional Park.

Morgans Gate camping area 30 km

T/O 29km NE of Nathalia (L) or 27km W of Cobram (R)

Secluded area among trees on a riverbank. Located 10km (unsealed) north of the highway via Haynes and Morgans Mill rds.

Scotts Beach camping area 32 km

T/O at Cobram

Secluded on a riverbank 3km (partly unsealed) south-east of Cobram via Barooga and River rds.

Horseshoe Lagoon camping area 33 km

T/O at Cobram

Secluded area on a riverbank 6km (partly unsealed) south-east of Cobram via Barooga and River rds.

Bourkes Bend No. 2 camping area 43 km

T/O 19km E of Cobram (L) or 18km W of Yarrawonga (R)

Secluded area 3km (unsealed) north of the highway on the river in Bourkes Bend State Forest.

Bourkes Bend No. 3 camping area 43 km

T/O 19km E of Cobram (L) or 18km W of Yarrawonga (R)

Secluded area 3.2km (unsealed) north of the highway on the river in Bourkes Bend State Forest.

Bourkes Bend No. 1 camping area 43 km

T/O 19km E of Cobram (L) or 18km W of Yarrawonga (R)

Secluded area 2.8km (unsealed) north of the highway on the river in Bourkes Bend State Forest.

Bourkes Bend rest area 45 km

19km E of Cobram (L) or 18km W of Yarrawonga (R)

Adjacent to the highway among a few trees.

Bruces Beach No. 2 camping area 48 km

T/O 28km E of Cobram (L) or 9km W of Yarrawonga (R)

Secluded area on a riverbank 4km (unsealed) north of the highway via Bruces Rd. Follow signs from the gate.

Yarrawonga West rest area 55 km

33km E of Cobram (R) or 4km W of Yarrawonga (L)

Adjacent to the highway among a few trees.

Wunghnu park area 57 km

At Wunghnu

Adjacent to the highway. In the middle of town.

Bundalong park area 67 km

At Bundalong

Adjacent to the highway among some trees. 

Bundure rest area 68 km

38km N of Jerilderie (L) or 71km S of Narrandera (R)

Well off the highway among some large trees.

Goulburn River rest area 72 km

38km E of Echuca (L) or 19km S of Nathalia (R)

Just off the highway among a few trees on the banks of the river. 

Lower Ovens Regional Park camping area 73 km

23km E of Yarrawonga (L) or 25km W of Rutherglen (R)

Numerous secluded campsites just off the highway. Located under trees on the riverbank of the Ovens River's eastern side.

Sandside rest area 84 km

56km N of Jerilderie (R) or 53km S of Narrandera (L)

Just off the highway among a few trees.

Mooroopna rest area 85 km

At Mooroopna

Adjacent to the highway. On the west side of town.

Widgiewa rest area 86 km

59km N of Jerilderie (R) or 50km S of Narrandera (L)

Just off the highway among a few trees.

Nalinga rest area 87 km

33km NW of Benalla (L) or 28km SE of Shepparton (R)

Large area just off the highway among a few trees.

What's on around town

Rodeo: Jan.

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