Island Sanctuary

Top choice in Southern NSW & The Murray

The 16-hectare Island Sanctuary, at the junction of the Edwards River and Tarrangle Creek, has a fine walking track among the river red gums. It's home to plenty of wildlife, including eastern grey kangaroos, and almost one-fifth of all bird species recorded in Australia have been seen here. Enter via a footbridge off the southeastern end of Cressy St.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Southern NSW & The Murray attractions

1. Yarkuwa Indigenous Knowledge Centre

0.24 MILES

Opening hours can sometimes be flexible, but it's worth dropping in to check out the museum and gallery at Yarkuwa to learn about the culture and history…

2. McLean Beach

0.97 MILES

At the northern end of town, McLean Beach is one of Australia's finest river beaches, with sand, picnic facilities and a walking track. Kayak rental is…