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Lake Wyangan

Lake Wyangan is a 10 minute drive north-west of Griffith. The lake was formed in 1957 using the remains of a gypsum mine and a natural swamp area. Offering many water sports including boating, fishing, waterskiing or sailing. The lakeside has picnic and barbecue areas for a relaxing break. Wildlife enclosures featuring native animals and bird life are found throughout the picnic area.

Lake Wyangan: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Griffith Boat Club

The Griffith Boat Club is a member run club on the grassy shores of Lake Wyangan. The club boasts its own club house, boat ramp, barbecue facilities, and lush green lawns.

The Boat Club hosts a variety of racing - Easter time is time for the Jet Boats racing in the sprint track and throughout the year, powerboats and formula powerboats race on the lake as well as ski racing.

Camping facilities are available, with toilets and showers. It's the perfect place for a day, weekend, or week of skiing, fishing or just relaxing.

Lakes Road
Lake Wyangan, NSW, 2680

Located 1.3K from Lake Wyangan

Lake Wyangan

A ten minute drive north-west of Griffith will lead you to Lake Wyangan.

Lake Wyangan offers a delightful setting for a relaxing break. Take advantage of the sheltered picnic areas or barbecue facilities that are found throughout. There is ample space for a game of cricket or footy, along with the wildlife enclosures and a playground for children to enjoy.

All manner of water sports are available, bring a boat and fish, ski, or simply enjoy a sail. A site is available for the CMCA motor home traveller, as well as those travelling with caravans and camping in tents!

Lakes Road
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 1.4K from Lake Wyangan

Pioneer Park Museum

Set in 11 hectares of natural bushland, the Pioneer Park Museum features 40 historic buildings and hundreds of historical items from the early pioneering days in the area. The museum highlights the influence Italians had on the area. You will find original buildings, machinery, vehicles, antiques and even Churches amongst the collections.

The recently added Wine Building aims to educate visitors on their proud winemaking history and offers a glimpse into the rich history of wine grape growing in Griffith.

The Italian Museum houses an incredible collection of artefacts from the earliest Italian settlers, from machinery to kitchenware and beautiful handmade garments.

The Park is also the home of the Knitted Garden, a wonderful display of lifelike knitted and crochet delights!

When you visit Pioneer Park, you are taken back through time and will discover the true history of this vibrant city.

Barbecue and picnic facilities are available.

Remembrance Drive
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 6.4K from Lake Wyangan

Griffith Italian Museum

Griffith's Italian heritage is immortalised in the Griffith Italian Museum, which is located within the Pioneer Park Museum grounds.

A variety of artefacts from pioneering Italian families is on display. The Museum is also used as a venue for courses such as needlework and Italian language classes and serves as a function centre.

Remembrance Drive
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 7.2K from Lake Wyangan

Griffith Pioneer Park Museum

Griffith Pioneer Park is a large open air Museum located in Griffith NSW and tells the proud story of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area. This historic 40 building precinct is located on Scenic Hill and is a must-see on visiting Griffith.

The Museum was established 50 years ago by volunteers who had the foresight and passion to capture some of the local history before it was forgotten or demolished. An extensive collection and resulting exhibitions are showcased in impressive spaces thoughtfully created to complement the collections.

School and after-school groups are also catered for with special packages available that include lunch and hands-on participation. There is also a function room that can be hired for various corporate needs.

After exploring the Museum it is just a short drive to Hermit's Cave and Lookout overlooking Griffith's lovely rural skyline.

Cnr Remembrance Drive and Scenic Drive

Located 7.2K from Lake Wyangan

unWINEd in the Riverina

unWINEd in the Riverina is a celebration of the Riverina wine region, offering seasonal events and delicious experiences throughout the year.

The uWINEd calendar features a range of activities to tempt all palates, including tutored tastings, flights of wine, winery tours, cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs, music, fabulous food and entertainment for the whole family. Take a leisurely tour around the premium Riverina wineries of Griffith and Leeton and unWINEd.

For further information and program details please visit the web site.

Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 7.3K from Lake Wyangan

Lake Wyangan: Events

Autumn Festival at the Piccolo Family Farm

Enjoy the Piccolo Family Farm garden in full Autumn splendor.

Relax with an afternoon of chilled sounds and entertainment by Malikah, The Zac Robertson Band and Ben Ceccato Music.

Delicious local food and beverages available to purchase throughout the day with popular vendors including Limone Dining, Miei Amici Cafe and The Pantry, Shaka Bar and Bean, Yendaand Three Brothers.

Tickets available online, plus instore at Limone, Miei Amici Cafe and Amanti Di Caffe - Griffith Central.

Event Dates
      8th Apr

Mallinson Road
Lake Wyangan, NSW, 2680

Located 4.0K from Lake Wyangan

Festa delle Salsicce (Festival of the Sausage)

Experience the jovial atmosphere where locals and visitors from far and wide join together to eat, drink, chat and enjoy traditional folk music over a long lunch to celebrate the end of the salami making season.

Enjoy traditional homemade Italian cuisine, local wines, entertainment and lots of salami.

The lunch is held at Griffith Pioneer Park Museum.
Prior bookings essential. Entry by ticket only.

Event Dates
      26th Aug

Remembrance Drive
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 7.2K from Lake Wyangan

Pioneer Park Museum Action Day

An action packed day at Pioneer Park Museum for all ages. Experience a step back in time, see vintage steam machinery in action, send a message from the Post Office via morse code, be on the train from Goolgowi railway station and enjoy pony rides around the park. Watch sheep shearing, soap making and felting demonstrations, interactive displays, sack races and more. Weaving, crafts and jewellery for sale.

There will be a barbecue, home made pasta at the Italian Museum, and refreshments at Tango Joe's cafe.

Griffith Pioneer Park Museum is an open air museum with more than 40 buildings which capture Griffith in the early 1900s. Enjoy the heritage of Griffith's living museum, experience Action Day.

Event Dates
      30th Mar

Remembrance Drive
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 7.2K from Lake Wyangan

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