Moira Drive Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 20km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Hut Rd, Mathoura

  • End: Hut Rd, Mathoura

  • Location: Murray Valley National Park

  • Closest Town:

  • Distance from CBD: 760 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -35.87270712

  • Longitude: 144.9686783

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4WD Access

Public Transport

Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Steep Road

Winding Road

Speed Bumps

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Entry Fee

Large Car Park

Small Car Park

Accessible Parking

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Public Toilets

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Untreated Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

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Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

Goldfields & Mining

Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

Alpine Huts

Exposed Ledges

Rock Scrambling

Steep Terrain

Bush Bashing

River Crossings

Scenic Viewpoints

Well Marked

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Overnight Campsites

Trail Running

Horse Riding


Moira Drive is a 20km, grade 2 one way hike, located in the Murray Valley National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

This leisurely and scenic drive through the river red gum forest takes in Cadell Tilt, Murray River , Poverty Point and King's Log Landing. Hop out of the car to stretch your legs at Poverty Point or is this Poverty Point Road; you can take an easy walk along the Moira walkway to the water bird observatory. Look out for eastern great egrets, common greenshanks and red necked stints, just some of the migratory birds you'll see in the wetlands.
There's a barbecue site here too so it's a perfect spot for a picnic or barbecue lunch; you could ask for a more picturesque location.

About the region

Murray Valley National Park in the Murray-Riverina region
Murray Valley National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger

Getting there

Moira drive is in the Moira precinct of Murray Valley National Park. The drive starts 6km south of Mathoura at the turn off from Cobb Highway. Road quality Check the weather before you set out as roads within Murray Valley National Park may be closed during wet weather. Parking Parking is available at Moira walkway should you wish to stop.


The northern section of this drive can be accessed from Picnic Point Road, and offers fantastic views of Murray River. The southern section of this drive, accessed from Cobb Highway, is a scenic drive which takes you to the south of Moira Lake.
This park is in a remote location, please ensure you are thoroughly prepared, bring appropriate clothing and equipment and advise a family member or friend of your travel plans
Remember to take your binoculars and camera to capture the wonderful birds of the wetlands - a bird identification book might also be handy

Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.

The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.

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