The river flows through Horsham and is a key part of the Wimmera catchment area. In addition to water supply, the river has numerous features that make it ideal for visitors.
Wimmera River Map – Fishing & Camping, Victoria
The Wimmera River also has a number of boat ramps, a clear indication of the popularity of boating on the river. There is no better way to experience the serenity of the Grampians than by boating on the calm waters of the Wimmera River.
Many visitors will combine boating and picnicking for a day’s getaway. The banks of the river offer excellent picnic sites where visitors to relax and unwind.
There are also camping grounds nearby at the Horseshoe Bend Campground. Advanced bookings and payment are required and the campsite has 30 unpowered sites available. Flush toilets, fireplaces and picnic tables are provided however campers should note that there is no drinking water on site and you must bring your own.
Nature enthusiasts visiting Wimmera will love the different tree species that line the river’s length. Ancient red gums tower above the river which is home to numerous bird species, great for the avid bird watcher.