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Also a history buffs oasis, discover the story of the Cadell Fault which suggests until about 45,000 years ago the Murray flowed through the area where Mathoura now stands, it is thought a series of earthquakes caused the uplifting of what is known as the Cadell Tilt, one of the most spectacular examples in the world of faulting altering the course of a river. On the edge of the Murray valley National Park, you can see the strange uplift of the Cadell Tilt.
Absorb more of the region’s history and discover legendary stories of the pioneers who forged a life in an unforgiving land when you visit the historic Mathoura Pioneer Cemetery, which records the passing of some of the earliest settlers in the district. You can also learn about Mathoura’s timber heritage along the Timber Heritage Walk at Picnic Point. All these part of the Mathoura Heritage Trail, you can learn more by picking up a copy of the self-guided tour booklet available at the Mathoura Visitor Information Centre located at 23 Moama Street, Mathoura. If you forget to pack a picnic, overlooking the junction of the Murray and Edward Rivers, The Timbercutter Restaurant is worth the drive alone to Mathoura to experience a unique dining experience on the River. Open for lunch and dinner, the secluded location is home to thousands of native animals including kangaroos that roam the restaurant grounds. They offer an array of menu items from pizza to fine dining, or simply sit at the red gum bar and enjoy a coffee and slice of home made cake or sample a local wine.
An enchanted wonderland for lovers of the Australian bush, the river and the great outdoors