Things To Do
Griffith is located 570km south-west of Sydney, and surrounded by low hills and fragrant citrus orchards. It’s the heart of the vast Murrumbidgee irrigation area.
The town of Griffith was developed by Walter Burley Griffin, who was also the architect of Canberra. The main town of the Riverina, Griffith is responsible for 60% of the grapes grown in New South Wales, and there are more than a dozen wineries to explore in the district.
There are plenty of things to see and do in Griffith, and we have provided a list below to get you started!
* Take a two foot tour of the town and see the city’s historic buildings
* Follow the blue arrows on the self-drive tour of the city
* Visit the districts 7 award winning wineries and restock you cellar!
* Wander around scenic hill and see the caves where the hermit Valerio Ricetti lived for ten years
* Head to Cocoparra National Park and experience the Riverina landscape full of wattles, orchids and ironbarks
* Experience the regional art gallery, arts, crafts and antique shops
* Visit Lake Wyangan where you’ll find picnic areas, fauna park and water sports
* See soft sculptured curtain at the Regional Theatre
* Explore Pioneer Park Museum – the largest in Western NSW
Griffith is also home to a number of events throughout the year. Why not get involved in the local scene:
* Murrumbidgee Farm Fair in May
* La Festa celebrates food and wine and cultural diversity at Easter
* Festival Gardens in October
* June long weekend (Queen’s Birthday)
* UnWind October (First Weekend)
* Griffith Agricultural Show
* Festa delle Salsicce – Salami Festa (August-September)