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Five Rivers Fishing Trail

Rivers around Balranald, Balranald NSW 2715
For fishing folk there are five rivers of the fishing trail in the Balranald region, they include the Lachlan, Murrumbidgee, Wakool, Edward and Murray Rivers. Balranald Shire Council assists local fishing clubs restock these rivers with native fish. The five rivers are within 30 minutes of Balranald township. Copies of the Five Rivers Fishing Trail brochure are available from the Balranald Visitor Information Centre 78 Market Street Balranald.
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Yanga Woolshed picnic area

Woolshed Road, Balranald NSW 2715
After exploring the fascinating Yanga Woolshed, stop for a bite at the nearby Yanga Woolshed picnic area. Located in Yanga National Park, part of Murrumbidgee Valley National Park, the picnic area is positioned in a scenic spot beside the Murrumbidgee River. The picnic area provides great facilities including a large covered area with several picnic tables and gas barbecues. ... Visit website for more info
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Balranald Heritage Trail

83 Market Street, Balranald NSW 2715
Various early explorers - including John Oxley in 1817, Charles Sturt in 1830 and Sir Thomas Mitchell in 1836 - visited the area. It was Mitchell's enthusiastic comments about the quality of the land in the region that encouraged settlement, and Balranald was gazetted in 1851. As a crossing point on the Murrumbidgee River, Balranald prospered throughout the second half of the 19th century. Discover local histories along the Balranald Heritage Trail, which passes sites of historic significance. A map is available from the Balranald Visitor Information Centre.
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Ben Scott Memorial Bird Trail

Three kilometres north east of Balranald, Balranald NSW 2715
Ben Scott Memorial Bird Trail is part of the Tri-Avian Corridor - walk through the mini-wetlands on the tracks and boardwalks to the bird hides. Look for and listen to the sounds of birds in the bush. Look out for the Spotted Harrier, Rainbow Bee-eater, Yellow Throated Miner or the Striated Pardalote and many others The Bird Trail has two bird hides and a wooden bridge over the water that is in the depressions at times. Water is allowed to flood the bird hides area when available, however this does not stop Visitors from the bird hides and higher areas.
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History Tour

78 Market Street, Balranald NSW 2715
Take a guided tour and discover the historic buildings in Balranald. Visit the Malcolm Building Museum, the "Wintong" School and the old Balranald Gaol. Learn about life in Balranald many years ago, discover how food was kept cool in a Coolgardie Safe before refrigerators, see the old Telephone Exchanges, the 72 year old wedding dress and the corsets and garments from the early 1900s. There are also many other historic items of interest around town and in the museum to be seen. Discover the Dining Room of the "Royal Hotel" and learn about the Buffalo's Hall and the old Masonic Lodge. See the Balranald Races Program from 1921 - they had steeple races then. Tour is run when there are sufficient numbers booked. Guide can board a Bus/Coach for a guided Tour....
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Balranald Motor Inn

154 Market Street, Balranald NSW 2715
Balranald Motor Inn is centrally located in Balranald on the Sturt Highway. The motel is within walking distance to all the towns main amenities such as the local swimming pool, Murrumbidgee River and all the local shops. Balranald Motor Inn is able to offer guests a range of motel accommodation such as standard rooms, executive rooms, spa rooms and two bedroom family rooms. Facilities at the Balranald Motor Inn include The Billabong Restaurant (open six nights a week), swimming pool, large games room, free WIFI, children's playground, guest laundry, barbecue area and free on site parking at your door....