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Bowna: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Ettamogah Pub Albury

Stop, shake off the dust and visit the iconic Ettamogah Pub. Based upon Ken Maynard's cartoons, the original Ettamogah Pub is situated 15 kilometres north of Albury on the Hume Highway, an easy drive from the city.

Creating a unique and enjoyable environment, visitors to the pub are welcome to explore the pub and its walls of cartoon or wander through the cartoon inspired gardens, complete with a tree jail and other zany Ettamogah scenes and characters.

The venue hosts live music events along with car park markets regularly (second, fourth and fifth Sunday of the month). Housing a bar, cafe and restaurant, the pub can cater for groups of all sizes with a range of souvenirs and merchandise available.

The word "ettamogah" is Aboriginal for "place of good drink". How very appropriate!

561 Burma Road
Table Top, NSW, 2640

Located 11.0K from Bowna

Wymah Museum

Wymah was a pioneer settlement with a small thriving township in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It featured one of the earliest ferry river crossings which conveyed both people and livestock. Nothing remains of the township except the Victoria Pub (now Fairview), opposite the original ferry crossing and the school and school house. The original pioneer families still farm the area and their histories are highlighted in the museum's many displays.

The museum offers a selection of rotating local themes and includes pioneer family history and research facilities, the history of the Wymah Ferry, Wymah School History, the rise and decline of the Wymah township, and many more.

2444 Wymah Road
Wymah, NSW, 2640

Located 14.7K from Bowna

Wymah Ferry

While you are driving along the Murray River, why not try crossing at the 'The Spirit of Wymah', a heritage listed cable ferry built in 1946.

The ferry crosses the river at Wymah in New South Wales and Granya in Victoria, and is a fun alternative which enables you to experience the Murray River. The passenger carrying ferry can take three cars, however is not suitable for caravans.

The Wymah Ferry is one of only two surviving ferries that cross the Murray River, the other being Speewa Ferry, at Swan Hill. The ferry is toll free and from September to April runs from 6am to 9pm and during May to August from 7am to 8pm. Except on the first Wednesday of every month when it is closed between 9am and 12pm.

Wymah Ferry Road
Wymah, NSW, 2640

Located 14.7K from Bowna

Wymah Organic Olives and Lambs

Wymah Organic Olives and Lambs are located in the granite country of Wymah Valley. Their flock of wool shedding Wiltipol sheep and 3000 olive trees are set amongst old red gums. They overlook the Murray River as it enters Lake Hume. Produce includes naturally fermented certified organic table olives, tapenades (olive pastes), extra virgin olive oil, lime and lemon fused olive oil and agrumata. They sell by the jar, the tub or the pallet.

Their lamb is also sold to a variety of markets including cafes, restaurants, at farmers markets and to the public.

2159 Wymah Road
Wymah, NSW, 2640

Located 16.7K from Bowna

Heywards Bridge Fishing

Albury Wodonga has some of the best freshwater fishing available in New South Wales. Being right in the middle of where the largest mountain range meets the biggest river, there is the perfect spot for every angler, from cold water streams to wide lakes and big valley rivers, all year round.

There are many beautiful, secluded tree-lined fishing spots all along the Murray River, as well as popular angling spots at Mungabareena and Heywoods Bridge, where the famous Murray Cod, Yellowbelly and freshwater cray are regularly taken.

For recreational fishing in the Murray River, a NSW recreational fishing licence is required. Please visit the website for further information.

Heywards Bridge,
Bonegilla Road
Lake Hume, NSW, 2640

Located 17.8K from Bowna

Woomargama Heritage Signs

Take a stroll through the village of Woomargama and explore the history of the area with the historical plaques throughout town. Originally a village for the workers of the nearby Woomargama Station, the plaques commemorate sites such as the original meeting tree for station workers, the history of the town's school and hotel, and information about the natural environment. The location of the heritage signs can be found on the town map in the park.

Woomargama Way
Woomargama, NSW, 2644

Located 17.9K from Bowna

Lake Hume

Lake Hume is a popular tourist destination with things to see and do all year round including boating, fishing, camping, sightseeing and many more recreational activities.

Fishing is a very popular recreational activity at Lake Hume. Golden perch, Murray cod, rainbow trout, brown trout, redfin and carp are found in the lake.

Want to fish at Lake Hume? Then you must have a current Victorian fishing licence, regardless of where you go or for how long.

Lake Hume is stocked annually with golden perch, brown and rainbow trout by Fisheries Victoria. Murray cod are stocked in the Mitta River upstream of Lake Hume. Lake Hume is stocked according to decisions made at Vic Fish Stock meetings. Lake Hume is designated as Victorian waters for licensing and fishery purposes.

Old Weir Road
Lake Hume, NSW, 2640

Located 18.0K from Bowna

Bowna: Events

Wymah Family Fun Day and Fun Run

The Wymah Family Fun Day is a great day of good old fashioned fun for the whole family, all in the beautiful surroundings of the Wymah Valley.

Registration for Fun Run at 9am for a 10am start.

The day features country entertainment and prizes for all the family, novelty and athletic events for children and adults, sheep races, dog jumps and races, cow pat lotto, a wood raffle, gum boot toss, egg throwing, guessing competitions, children's activity text, lolly scramble and much more!

Delicious homemade food and beverages are available. There is an all day barbecue, coffee van and licensed bar.

Come enjoy a day full of fun with friends and family in the beautiful Wymah Valley.

Wymah Road
Wymah, NSW, 2640

Located 14.6K from Bowna

Australian Polocrosse National Championships

The 2016 Australian Polocrosse National Championships will be held at the Albury/Wodonga Equestrian Centre. The event itself will see 500 players, 800 horses and an anticipated crowd of 2,500 to 3,000 spectators per day.

All states and territories will be participating making this event the pinnacle of the sport. There are 10 divisions ranging from sub junior level through to masters competition. Polocrosse combines the sport of polo, the strategic and tactical aspects of netball, the rigour of rugby and AFL and the dexterity of lacrosse.

This is an action packed horse sport where the skill and determination of horse and rider make it 'the king of the one horse sports'. It will be an event not to be missed!

16 Corrys Road
Thurgoona, NSW, 2640

Located 17.4K from Bowna

Leigh Martin Marine Mercury Lake Hume Classic

The Rotary Club of Bellbridge Lake Hume Inc and the Commercial Club fishing section proudly present the 13th Anniversary Leigh Martin Marine Mercury Classic Lake Hume. There is AUD50,000 in prizes up for grabs.

Check the website for fishing competition sections.

37 Murray Street,
Lake Hume Tourist Park
Lake Hume Village, NSW, 3691

Located 18.0K from Bowna

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