For a town of less than 1000 people Wahgunyah has an incredible history to share. Set on the banks of the Murray the region had a significant number of indigenous inhabitants prior to the establishement of the town in the 1850's. Indeed celebrated indigenous artist Tommy McRae called Wahgunyah home for much of his life.
The town grew to be a major port in the golden era of paddle-steamers on the Murray, a gold rush town with significant chinese heritage and not to mention the official 'hometown' to many of the regions earliest established wineries.
The town boasts a wealth of natural resources with the river as a centrepeice. Popular riverside reserves such as Granthams Bend and The Willows fringe the town, and nearby Lake Moodemere can be accessed via picturesque riverside trails. The Murray To Mountains Cycling Trail also commences in Wahgunyah, with a nine kilometre trail to Rutherglen.
Wahgunyah also boasts a selection of quality accommodation options - perfect for those looking for a little peace and quiet.