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Walwa is an undiscover adventure playground
The area around Walwa offers a multitude of activities ranging from canoeing, white-water rafting, bush-walking, horse-riding, cycling, fishing and 4 wheel driving. Situated in the foothills it is famous as the birth place of the Murray Grey.
‘A Meeting Of Waters’
‘Walwa’ is an aboriginal word meaning ‘a meeting of waters’.
Proximity to the Murray River makes Walwa and Jingellic popular among those who enjoying a variety of water sports including canoeing, swimming and fishing. European settlers have appreciated the area’s beauty since they first began to arrive in 1837. The Walwa township was surveyed by 1870.
With a store, hotel and craft shops, bush nursing centre and primary school, Walwa is a small but active community. It is also home to community radio station 3RUM.
Drop a line in the Murray and you may even catch a big cod!
Near by from Albury is Bethanga Bridge
Constructed in 1930 this metal arch-girder bridge has nine 270 foot spans. The original course of the Murray is below the fifth span from the southern shore. On the northern shore of Lake Hume adjacent to the bridge is a large picnic and beach area. Among shady trees are picnic tables and barbecues. A boat launch ramp is provided.
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