2016 Winners Announced

24 Jul 2016 11:15 PM -

Congratulations to our below winners in the 2016 Regional Tourism Awards which were announced in Echuca Moama on 23 July.

2016 Winners

Tourist Attractions

Winner: Rich River Golf Club Ltd, Moama

Silver: twistED – Science at Play, Echuca

Bronze: The Silverton Hotel, Silverton  

Highly Commended: Lockhart Sculpture and Heritage Trail, Lockhart 


Festivals and Events

Winner: Parkes Elvis Festival, Parkes

Silver: Tamworth Country Music Festival, Tamworth

Bronze: Canowindra Balloon Festival, Canowindra


Community Festivals and Events

Winner: Boggabri Drover’s Campfire Event, Boggabri



Winner: Tri State Safaris


Cultural Tourism

Winner: Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, Echuca

Silver: Pioneer Settlement, Swan Hill

Bronze: Nundle Woollen Mill, Nundle

Encouragement Award: Greens Gunyah Museum, Lockhart


Specialised Tourism Services

Winner: Outback Astronomy, Broken Hill


Visitor Information Services

Winner: Echuca Moama Visitor Information Centre, Echuca Moama

Silver: Liverpool Plains Visitor Information Centre, Willow Tree

Bronze: Albury Visitor Information Centre, Albury

Highly Commended: Greater Hume Visitor Information Centre, Holbrook  


Tour and/or Transport Operators

Gold: Murray River Paddlesteamers, Echuca

Silver: Outback Geo Adventures, Balranald


Adventure Tourism

Winner: Tri State Safaris, Broken Hill 


Destination Marketing

Winner: Reset your Senses in Mudgee Region, Mudgee

Silver: Parkes Shire Council, Parkes   


Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services

Winner: The River Deck, Albury

Silver: Gol Gol Hotel, Gol Gol


Tourism Wineries, Distilleries and Breweries

Winner: Sunraysia Cellar Door, Mildura


Caravan and Holiday Parks

Winner: Echuca Holiday Park, Echuca

Silver: BIG4 Deniliquin, Deniliquin

Bronze: Great Aussie Holiday Park, Bowna


Hosted Accommodation

Winner: Eldee Station, Silverton


Unique Accommodation

Winner: Mildura Houseboats, Mildura


Self-Contained Accommodation

Winner: Lakeview Luxury Cabins

Silver: Manera Heights Apartments


Standard Accommodation

Winner: Moama on Murray Resort, Moama 


Deluxe Accommodation

Winner: Perricoota Vines Retreat, Moama  


Excellence in Food Tourism

Winner: Food I Am, Wagga Wagga

Silver: Rich Glen Olive Estate, Yarrawonga


Judges Award

Winner: Nundle Woollen Mill, Nundle  


Hall of Fame Inductees

Fairview Artspace, Mudgee (Specialised Tourism Services)