Things to do while staying with us

Things to do while staying with us at Koondrook Retreat.

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Gunbower Island Walking Track

Take the Gunbower Island Footbridge, and meander your way around the creek either by foot or on a bike.

The footbridge is located right beside the retreat for easy access to and from the Gunbower Island by foot or bike.

Kayaking on Murray River at Will's Bend near Echuca


Bring your Kayak or Canoe and explore the Gunbower Creek & Murray River by water. Lots of easy access points around the Retreat.



Fish from the bank right out the front of your Retreat Tent. Or launch your boat at the Koondrook Boat Ramp, located right beside the Koondrook Retreat.


Kookaburra in Koondrook State Forest, Barham

Bird Watching

Sit & relax on your private deck while watching the birdlife around you. We have resident Kookaburra’s, Parrots & Owls that love to put on displays for our guests.

Wander out onto the Gunbower Island via the Footbridge and watch all the birdlife in their natural environment.

Kayaking on Murray River at Will's Bend near Echuca

Wetlander Cruises Koondrook Barham

Relaxed cruising on the Gunbower Creek, a remarkable environment of diverse water birds, wildlife and aquatic plants. Enjoy a peaceful dining experience with Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner. Book yours here


Red Gum Statue River Walk

Take a leisurely stroll down the Redgum Statue walk as it meanders along the banks of the Murray River through the towns of Koondrook and Barham.

Admire the exceptional craftsmanship of the gorgeous statues which depict the pioneer men and women of the district along with the iconic wildlife of the area. These works of art were carved out of local red gum by world renowned chainsaw carvers Kevin Guilders and Angela Polglaze.