Welcome back to Rutherglen
Travel CovidSafe. Be Covid Kind.
The Rutherglen community and businesses are delighted to welcome visitors back to Rutherglen, located on the Murray River flats. The coronavirus pandemic is not over and we must all do our part to ensure everyone's safety, which includes adhering to the Victorian Government's health advice. While restrictions are still in place some of the businesses will have reduced capacity or be providing altered services; please make sure you plan ahead to avoid disappointment.
Here are some top travel tips to help you enjoy your stay in Rutherglen & surrounds.
Due to current restrictions, you may encounter some places that are very busy have restricted seating/access or are not currently operating. Please call businesses directly for the most up-to-date opening times and to make a booking to avoid disappointment.
Please book ahead for dining, wine tasting, and entry to attractions.
Please check for capacity numbers before entering shops and cafes.
Please adhere to social distancing requirements – keep 1.5m.
Remember you will need to provide some businesses with contact name and number.
Please stay at home if you are sick.
Book ahead if you plan to dine in:
Due to current restrictions, you may
encounter some places, including cellar doors, that are very busy, have restricted seating/access or are not currently operating
Pick up a takeaway & head to a park:
Apex Park– playground, toilets, and skate park
Rutherglen Visitor Information Centre gardens
Rutherglen Lions Park- picnic facilities
Jump in the car for a picnic with a view:
Lake Moodemere – Moodemere Road
Willow Reserve – Murray River, Wahgunyah
Lake King - Rutherglen
Head out into nature:
Short walks into nature - Willows Reserve Trail
Ride to wineries on the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail
Head to the Murray River for boating and fishing