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Book your accommodation in Tumut

By Matt Pearce | February 4, 2022

Looking for accommodation in Tumut? Look no further than our beautiful ‘Resting Place by the River’. Riverglade Caravan Park is on a site that has been a place to rest, relax and recuperate for generations. The Tumut River and Kosciuszko National Park was the meeting place for many Aboriginal tribes, who traded and had ceremonies…

Tumut state forest mountain biking

Cycling Tumut and the Snowy Mountains

By Matt Pearce | May 17, 2021

Pack your MTB, your road bike, your training wheels or your people carrier because there are some epic trails around Tumut for all levels of biking experience. Tumut MTB Park has 28 great trails that are accessible a short distance from Riverglade CP. The state forest has managed trails across the area, ranging in difficulty…

Ken Warby water speed record 1978

Blowering Dam and Ken Warby’s Spirit of Australia world water speed record

By Matt Pearce | May 17, 2021

There are few things that are more dangerous, more romantic, fool hardy and adventurous than a speed record. For this reason, Ken Warby’s water speed record of 275.97 knots (511.10 km/h; 317.58 mph), set on Blowering Dam on 8 October 1978 still stands. Inspired by his childhood hero, Donald Campbell, who died attempting to break the record in 1967, Ken, a…

Tumut River Walk

Walking Tracks

By Matt Pearce | May 30, 2012

The Tumut region is renowned for it’s variety of beautiful walking tracks. Walks and hiking are an especially popular spring and summer activity – there’s nothing like clean mountain air! All local walking tracks are accessible by car from Riverglade Caravan Park. The Tumut River Walk  is an easy and accessible walking track that follows the course…

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Prime river frontage

By Matt Pearce | May 7, 2012

Riverglade Caravan Park has direct frontage onto the Tumut River with easy access for fishing, swimming and other water activities.