Barham sits on the Murray River and forms the commercial centre for the area’s rich tourist and agricultural industries. It was once an important river centre for the busy steamer trade that occurred on the great Murray River. Many paddle steamers and barges were built from locally milled Red Gum.

Surrounding Barham is the Barmah Forest Wetlands, internationally recognised as one of the ten most important wetlands in the Murray-Darling Basin.

Quick Facts

Barham is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Murray River  in New South Wales, it is located approximately 674kms from the capital Sydney and extends over an area of 472.803 square kilometres. Barham has a recorded population of 1518 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.

If you are planning a visit to Barham 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 of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Barham and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.