Gunbower National Park
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Change of conditions
- A warning has been issued for blue-green algae in the Murray River for locations down stream from the Yarrawonga Weir, including Cobram, Echuca, Torrumbarry, Barham, Murrabit, Murray Valley Irrigation area including Torgannah Logoon and the Broken Nine Mile Creeks. High levels of blue-green algae also continue to be detected in the Murray River from Yarrawonga Weir to Murrabit and the Murray Valley irrigation area. People are advised not to enter the water, not to drink untreated water or bathe in water drawn from the river while this warning is in place. Depending on local conditions, there may be the potential for possible outbreaks downstream. Blue-green algae has also been found in the Edward and Wakool river systems in NSW. Visit Goulburn-Murray Water's website or www.emergency.vic.gov.au for alerts.
at Gunbower National Park
Tuesday 15 March, 2016 |
The wetlands and billabongs of the Gunbower forest are internationally recognised. When water flows along Little Gunbower Creek, the area is known for its spectacular birdlife. This is a great park for camping, fishing and relaxing on the bends of the Murray River.
Park map on mobile devices
PDF maps of this park are available to download for Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. These interactive maps allow you to see an overview of visitor facilities, calculate distances, see walking tracks, and (with sufficient mobile signal) locate yourself within the park. To download these maps, you must first install the free Avenza PDF Maps application.
If you don’t have a mobile Apple device, these PDF maps are also available for download under the ‘Related publications’ section below.
Aboriginal Traditional Owners
Parks Victoria acknowledges the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Victoria - including its parks and reserves. Through their cultural traditions, Aboriginal people maintain their connection to their ancestral lands and waters. Further information is available from Aboriginal Affairs Victoria AAV and Native Title Services Victoria
Popular things to do
Walking There are many short and long walks in the area. A 14km walking track near Koondrook will take you…
Fishing The river is a breeding ground for native fish species such as Murray Cod and Golden Perch. A NSW…
Basic bush camping is available alongside the Murray River and Gunbower Creek on the island.