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Robinvale - Where the Murray River's Fun!
Situated between Mildura and Swan Hill in North-west Victoria, Robinvale and Euston are nestled on opposite banks of one of the most user-friendly stretches of the River Murray. So, leave your troubles at home and treat yourself to a soul-satisfying journey to this beautiful and pristine part of Australia.
Before Europeans the area was inhabited by the Latje Latje Aboriginals. Reminders of their occupation remain today on the Bumbang Island Reserve, just north-east of the town, where evidence of burial and camping grounds and canoe trees can still be found.
Imagine how relaxing it would be to gaze leisurely at the ancient River Red Gums that rise above the banks of the magnificent Murray River. Feel the warmth of the sun on your skin, smell the healing balm of the native eucalyptus wafting in the gentle afternoon breeze. Get away to Robinvale Euston where the Murray River's Fun!
Robinvale is a popular camping area on the Murray. It is situated on a peninsula of land surrounded on three sides by the Murray River, making it a picturesque holiday spot. Around Robinvale are irrigated fruit and vegetable farms as well as a number of wineries. Robinvale is attractive and well-laid out, featuring wide streets and well-maintained gardens.
Its commercial centre is primarily situated in tree-lined Perrin Street which leads to Caix Square - a central park with memorials related to the region’s history. You can also enjoy a nice river walk along the Murray.
Villers-Bretonneux, France became a sister city to Robinvale in 1984-85 although the first contact visits were made in late 1970's including a youth exchange. The two towns are of similar size and both rely on horticulture as their principal economic activity. Robinvale is a World War II soldier settlement community.
This relationship with Villers-Bretonneaux was inspired by the death of Lieutenant Robin Cuttle MC, resident of Robinvale, killed near Villers-Bretonneux in 1918 during the First World War.
Visit the historic Robinswood Homestead that was built by the Cuttle family in 1926, as their retirement home. Today you can visit and experience a bygone era of the district in this wonderful homestead.
The region is home to an array of native birds and fish such as the pelicans, swans, Perch and the Murray Cod.
Lock 15 on the Murray River is just downstream of the popular Euston Club and Resort and provides a pool of irrigation water and ensuring that the river near Robinvale Euston is permanently available for water activities. The weir and lock were completed in 1937, the last one built on the Murray River system.
Across the river from Robinvale is Euston. Euston is gateway to Balranald, Yanga National Park, World Heritage Willandra Lakes and Mungo Natonal Park and the outback. Sitting at the heart of Euston is the Euston Club right on the banks of the Murray River.
The Hattah-Kulkyne National Park is west of Robinvale, this park is typical Mallee country with extensive low scrub and open native pine woodlands featuring a network of freshwater lakes seasonally filled by creeks connected to the Murray River. The Murray-Kulkyne National Park fronts the Murray River and adjoining the Hattah-Kulkyne National Park west of Robinvale, it is noted for its variety of riverine landforms on the floodplains of the Murray River and offers activities including camping, caravanning, fishing, boating, swimming and walking. Both parks form part of the a biosphere.
Imagine the smell the healing balm of the native eucalyptus wafting in the gentle afternoon breeze. Sitting in the magnificent sunshine, fantastic surroundings and unspoiled river make Robinvale Euston ideal for relaxing. Leave your troubles at home and treat yourself to a soul-satisfying journey to this beautiful and pristine part of Australia’s Murray River.
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