The Murrumbidgee Shire Council is made up of many rural towns including Darlington Point and Coleambally. The historic town of Darlington Point is located 30 kilometres south of Griffith. Its position on the Murrumbidgee River offers fishing, canoeing, bush walking and abundant bird and animal life. Enjoy a game of golf, bowls or tennis in town.
The town of Coleambally was established in a State Pine Forest in 1968. It was created to service the Coleambally Irrigation Area, a major rice and cereal growing area. The area is home to an extensive array of flora and fauna including the threatened species, the Superb Parrot and the Southern Bell Frog. View the Bucyrus Erie Dragline excavator on display at the entrance to town. Still in working order, it is turned on at the Riverina Machinery Club Vintage Rally held every second year.
The Murrumbidgee area is a local government area (LGA) in New South Wales. This area is home to 11 locations and/or suburbs which you can explore in more detail by selecting from the list below. The Murrumbidgee area is located approximately 521kms from the capital Sydney.
If you are planning a visit to this area we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one ofthe buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know the area and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.