Koondrook is a historic town on the Murray River where paddle steamers and river transport were a hive of activity in the early 1900’s.
Today Koondrook is a growing river town supporting a strong tourism sector from the Gunbower State Forest and nearby Gunbower National Park.Established in 1889, Arbuthnot Sawmills has been supplying quality timber from the red gum forests for over 100 years. The red gum craftsmen produce outstanding furniture from this special Australian timber. Visit the the historic sawmill and take a tour to view the beauty of this unique timber.
In Koondrook visitors should also take time to enjoy the 'historic walk' of the town and reflect on a time when paddle steamers and steam trains were a common mode of transport.
Visit the old Kerang - Koondrook tramway or explore the red gum statue walk along the Murray River and see the magnificent sculptures. Just out of town on the southern boundary is the Gunbower Island Canoe Trail and forest walking track. Take time to try both of these great attractions. Further tracks and trails are planned!
Koondrook is also home to Border Packers, who supply quality citrus products to local and export markets. Visit the packing shed and sample the fresh produce.
Local farm enterprises include dairy, beef, citrus, walnuts, lambs and grain.Camping, fishing, boating, bird watching, bushwalking and sightseeing will keep visitors entertained in Koondrook. Stay at the beautiful new Murray Waters Motor Inn and Apartments overlooking the Murray River and be sure to try the fabulous food and dining at the popular Long Paddock Food Store.
The Long Paddock Food Store, Koondrook Caravan Park, General Store, Mates Royal Hotel and Farm 253 café are also popular places for visitors.
Twin town Barham is over the river in New South Wales and is a well known destination for golfers. The local services club caters for a wide range of entertainment and meals and is a popular choice with visitors.
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