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The village of
Tintaldra is set beside the Murray River, just upstream of
itsjunction with the Cudgewa Creek. It is
23 km from Corryong along the Murray River
is the oldest village in the Upper
Tintaldra General Store, built
in 1864, is the oldest commercial shop front business in the Upper
Murray.The building has been classified by the National Trust, as a
fine example of the pioneer construction techniques using local timber
utilised during this period of Australian history .
Betty Walton, the Store's current owner-operator
has also restored the oldbakery building
behind the General Store. This bakery operated between 1918 and
the Second World War. It is available for
inspection. A number of photographs of the local area and other
memorabilia are also on display in the Store.
Across the road from the Store is the Tintaldra Hotel, built in 1870. Though it has
been extended and altered over the years, it retains several original
hop, step and a jump from the hotel and store is the swift flowing
River and the bridge
linking New South Wales and Victoria.
Beside the bridge is a lovely picnic area, so grab some tucker, pick your spot and enjoy the beautiful
scenery. The park has
several story boards which
tell more about the area's pioneer history and there is also a granite block with a plaque
dedicated to Christy and Elizabeth Vogel, early pioneers in
Swimming in the Murray at Tintaldra is not advised as the current
is very fast and unpredictable.
Accommodation in Tintaldra, overlooking the
Murray River, can be found at the caravan and camping park, at the hotel
or at bed and breakfast accommodation adjacent to the Store.
Meals can also be provided by each of
Trout love the cold clear waters of the Murray
River, so it is no surprise that Tintaldra is a popular place for fishing. Tintaldra has a
gravel boat ramp so fish by boat
or from the river bank. A NSW fishing license is required for fishing in
the Murray River.
Nearby Cudgewa Creek is a haven for Murray
Cod, as these fish love the
slightly milder creek temperature. A Victorian fishing license is required for
fishing in the Cudgewa Creek. There are various points of public access to the
creek along the Cudgewa Valley. Cudgewa Creek is not navigable by
Canoe hire is available in
Tintaldra and drop off and pick
ups for small groups and individuals is easy to arrange. It is even possible to
have lunch provided.
Nearby points of interest
Beautiful views of the Murray River
and Snowy Mountains
Spectacular panoramic views of the Corryong
Mt. Elliot and the main range of the Snowy
Cudgewa Bluff Falls,
Stunning waterfall, walking tracks and
scenic views, Bluff Creek & Blue Gum Camping
Burrowa Pine Mountain National Park,
Free camping, walking tracks
Clarke's Lagoon Reserve,
River reserve, free camping,
Jim Newman's Rest Area,
Views of the Murray
River and Cudgewa Valley, picnic tables
Welaregang Golf Course, 6km
To learn more about the early
history of Tintaldra, please read on.