Arts, Heritage & Culture
Yarrawonga Mulwala and surrounds boast an impressive array of cultural, heritage, and artistic treasures. From a leisurely cruise aboard a historic paddle steamer to captivating day excursions exploring silo art trails, or immersing oneself in the rich local heritage through station tours.
The region offers an abundance of experiences to discover and appreciate. Explore the diverse cultural tapestry that awaits your exploration.
old time paddlesteamer
Cruise Lake Mulwala on the P.S. Cumberoona, a traditional Paddle Steamer and side wheeler that has been fully
silo art trail
Did you know that 10% of Australia’s silo art is in our region? The Melbourne to
MURRAY SILO ART ROAD TRIP
is the largest art gallery in the world!
When times were tough during drought the Silo Art Trail’s helped small towns by bringing tourists to visit the amazing silo art.
Spend a day stopping in at quaint country towns and grab a coffee or a counter meal at one the hotels. Along the trail, you can take photos of the astonishing, larger-than-life artworks to share with your friends and family.
The artworks depict a variety of subject matter that reflect the regions and the interests of each individual artist.
Yarrawonga Mulwala Historical Society has established a massive museum complex, containing an astonishing
array of local exhibits, contained within a spacious indoor facility, opposite the Ski Club in Mulwala.
There is something for everyone; sporting, agricultural, domestic, photographic, aviation, leisure, medical and dental, defence forces, theaterette, vintage vehicles, Legoland, vehicles and transport, commerce, water, large vehicles, temporary exhibitions and a souvenir shop.
The heritage listed Savernake Station is a working pastoral property and offers
fully guided tours for groups of
2 to 30 people. It features the Homestead built in 1886, the 1912 Woolshed and Shearers Quarters and the 1876
Selectors Hut and antique Machinery Shed, along with a 400 hectare pristine box pine woodland.
The Sloan family have farmed this property since 1862 and continue to do so – tours must be booked in advance to fit in with farming and harvest activities.
For a look into farming in the region from yesteryear, a visit to Savernake station is a must-do for history buffs.