Towns along the Newell

Regional Explorer


At the junction of the Newell and Riverina Highways just three hours’ drive from Melbourne, Finley is ideally situated for an overnight stop or an extended stay.


Tocumwal is a thriving small rural town situated on the Murray River. With approximately 24 sandy beaches on the river, these are popular camping spots for travellers and holiday makers, who come here to go bushwalking, fishing, bird watching, boating and swimming.

Greater Shepparton

Located at the southern end of the Newell Highway, Greater Shepparton is a fantastic place to stop and stay a while. With magnificent food and wine, beautiful countryside and waterways, the area has glorious weather and plenty of activities for everyone.


A popular midbreak on the Newell Highway, Forbes is nestled on the Lachlan River in the heart of the luscious Lachlan Valley. The historic town is celebrated for its magnificent heritage buildings, beautiful natural environment and distinctive local attractions.