What To Do!
Wine, Wine & More Wine
Rutherglen is rich in wine history with a unique mixture of wine makers. Whether its traditional, something new or fortified’s you will be sure to find a wine to suit your pallet. Take a “Behind the Scenes Winery Tour” at one of wineries or take a half or full day guided tour with one of the locals.
Gold, Gold, Gold
The Indigo Gold Trail takes in some of the most picturesque countryside in Australia. The historic trail travels through Rutherglen and the surrounding region. A self guided tour of history and gold discovery.
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Walk, Walk, Walk
Rutherglen Heritage Walk is a self guided walking tour exploring Rutherglen’s remarkable architecture, history and characters. Pick up a brochure and hire an audio head set from the visitor info centre to immerse yourself in the experience. With the Caravan Park in walking distance of the main street and Lake King to take strolls around.
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Ride, Ride, Ride
Bring your own bike or hire one from the visitor info centre. Take an easy ride along the old train tracks through sheep and grapevines or if your up for more of a challenge ride to one of the surrounding towns. There are a variety of mapped rides ranging from 20kms to 80kms. Read the story boards along the way to uncover the tales of our historic wineries, explore the pioneer cemeteries with the Chinese Burning Towers and relive our gold mining past.
Row, Row, Row
Both the Murray River and Lake Moodemere are ideal spots for rowing. Rutherglens Rowing Regatta, the oldest in Australia, is held each January at Lake Moodemere.
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Fishing, Fishing, Fishing
Pack your rod, great fishing to be had right inside the park. As we are situated on the bank of Lake King which s stocked yearly with Yellow Belly and Red Fin. Other great fishing spots include Lake Moodemere and the Murray River, within 7-9Kms of the park.
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Rutherglen’s Memorial Park hosts one of the few Leopard Army Tanks on display. The Memorial park is located to the left of our park entrance. With its plaque’s, cannons and tank the park is a respectful gesture to those who fought for Australia.
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Golf, Bowls and Bird Watching
The Rutherglen Golf Course is one of the best sandscrape courses in Victoria. Located to the rear of the caravan park. Bring your own clubs and have a hit with the locals on a Friday for the chook run which is a 9 hole mixed event that begins between 2:30 and 3:30pm. Green fee’s are $10 regardless of the number of hole’s played.
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Rutherglen Bowls club is a short stroll along the bank of the lake. Over summer get involved in the bear-foot-bowling with the locals.
Or just sit back and watch the bird life that abounds Lake King.
- Watch the ducks from the banks of Lake King, if you are lucky you may even see the long necked tortoises pop up.
- Visit the historic bridge over Sunday Creek at Pfeiffer Wines and feed the friendly tortoises.
- Make your own giant freckles at the Corowa Chocolate Factory.
- Enjoy a BBQ by the lake or spread out your picnic blanket and read a book.
- Visit the Rutherglen School Museum open Sundays 1-4pm.
- Have a hit of Tennis court key available at the office. Court Hire $10 per hour.
- Apex Park at the entrance to the caravan park has something for every age group. With its well equipped playground, skate park and a small bike circuit for those starting out.