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DENILIQUIN Deniliquin – Deni to the locals – is nestled on the banks of the beautiful Edward River. Deni boasts more hours of sunshine than the Gold Coast, fabulous riverside beaches, excellent Murray cod fishing, award-winning caravan and holiday resorts and a natural wildlife park right in the town centre. Deniliquin is the ideal holiday destination, where you can enjoy fun on the river, in the forest and on the greens – Deniliquin Golf Club has a picturesque 18-hole course with beautifully manicured greens. The picturesque Edward River, a tributary of the Murray, is renowned for fishing, boating, skiing, canoeing and swimming while McLean Beach and Willoughby's Beach are pretty, family-friendly swimming spots close to town. Riverside walking and cycle tracks link both beaches with the Island Sanctuary, a natural island in the town centre that provides an oasis for birds and wildlife, including kangaroos and platypus. There's more good bushwalking, fishing and scenic drives in nearby Murray Valley National Park. Deniliquin is regarded as the events capital of the region, where the famous Deni Ute Muster is held on the NSW Labor Day weekend in October. It features country and rock music stars, bull riding, ute circle work, tractor pulls and more – if you haven't been to a muster, put it on your bucket list! On the Easter weekend, the Deni Blues & Roots Festival brings blues and roots artists from around the world. Other big events include the fishing classic in February, the Deni Matchmakers Festival in October and the Caulfield Cup and Anzac Day race meetings. Deniliquin has a dynamic dining scene, country pubs and entertainment that will keep you going well after the sun goes down. Visit during one of Deniliquin's great festivals: the Ute Muster (October), Blues & Roots Festival (Easter), the Matchmakers Festival (October) and the Deniliquin XXXX Gold Fishing Classic (February). Play and swim on the family-friendly beaches of the beautiful Edward River, or go fishing, canoeing or waterskiing. Explore the beautiful Island Sanctuary where birds and wildlife abound right in the middle of town. Enjoy a round of golf in superb parkland beside the Edward River. DENILIQUIN VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE George Street, Deniliquin FREECALL: 1800 650 712 EMAIL: info@deniliquin.nsw.gov.au WEB: www.denitourism.com.au MUST EXPERIENCE MORE INFORMATION 35

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