Deniliquin, NSW: Destination Guide

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Deniliquin, or ‘Deni’ as it affectionately known to locals and holiday makers, is a town that may not have a single set of traffic lights, but is hive of regional activity.

Read on to discover the best things to see and do in Deniliquin or find and book accommodation in Deniliquin today.

About Deniliquin

Filled with historic buildings full of character and a beautiful old pub on almost every corner, this iconic town is situated along the beautiful Edward River and is a mecca for many within the Riverina region. If you enjoy fine local wines, a delicous meal or watersports, than Deni could be the perfect place to bring your family or mates on your next road trip.  

Things to do in Deniliquin

Situated right in the town centre, the natural oasis within the beautiful Deniliquin Gardens, is a sanctuary, home to a variety of native and diverse birds and wildlife. A great way to experience this gem of the Riverina is to partake in the historical society walks, which cover beautiful originally restored buildings, such as the Court House, Churches and the police inspector’s residence.

Attractions in Deniliquin

Deniliquin & District Historical Society Museum

Open on Tuesdays and Saturdays, the Deniliquin & District Historical Society Museum is a fascinating attraction within the former police inspector's residence, built in the 1880s. The museum exhibits items relating to the history of the Deniliquin Town Band, Picnic Races, Red Cross and the shearing industry, as well as a war veterans display of memorabilia, a collection of police records and various historical costumes.

The Island Sanctuary

The Island Sanctuary is a before reserve of parklands featuring an abundance of birdlife.

Events

Deni comes to life in the warmer months of the year, hosting  renowned events such as the Deni Ute muster, held in October, giving many locals and interstate travellers a brilliant reason to descend and revel in celebrating all things traditionally Australian, including ute circle work, bull riding, as well as country and rock music. If you prefer more subdued music, there is the Easter Blues & Roots Festival, with performers traveling in from all over the world. There is plenty more in store, with fishing, water skiing and Country Race days all prime calendar events, throughout the year.

Getting to Deniliquin

Deniliquin is located 75km north of the Echuca and the Victorian/ NSW border.

By car

Deniliquin is a seven hour and 45 minute drive south west from Sydney via the Hume Highway, and a three and a half hour drive north of Melbourne.

When to visit Deniliquin

No matter what time of year you want to travel to Deni, something will be on to occupy your time. The large majority of event occurring between the October – April months, so this is the best time to visit. With this in mind, be sure to book any accommodation well in advance. And if you are planning to go in another time of year, Deni has enough sunshine to rival the Far north of Australia, for the majority of the year and really only has heavy rain fall through the winter months.

Where to stay in Deniliquin

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