From galleries to museums to walking and wine-tasting, there’s so much for you to see and experience in Griffith. You ‘ll need more than a day to enjoy it.
Griffith’s wine industry is big. It is now Australia’s largest wine producing area, home to over 15 wineries and boasts some of Australia’s most prominent brands. Sample some of Australia’s best wines direct from the wineries’ cellar doors. Most wineries also offer picturesque gardens with picnic tables and barbeque facilities.
For a comprehensive list of wineries click here.
Many of Griffith’s unique food providores are open to the public for information, tastings and sales and are must-visit desintations for every food lover.
- Riverina Grove – the very best in Australian grown and manufactured gourmet produce from special pasta sauces to pesto and pickles.
- La Piccola Grosseria – authentic Italian groceries, including biscuits, cheeses and coffees.
- Codema Smallgoods – finest traditional style salami, proscuitto, sausages and other delicacies.
Arts, Craft and Theatre
Cantania Fruit Salad Farm is a family-owned farm where you can view and learn how a wide variety of horticulture crops are grown. Begin your journey at the original mud-brick home, followed by a bus ride around the farm, sharing stories and sampling the variety of fruits and nuts produced on the farm.
Lookouts and Hermit’s Cave
The Hermit’s Cave lookout offers a magnificent panoramic view over Griffith’s lush farms right out to the ranges of Cocoparra National Park. Below the lookout explore the caves that were once home to Italian-born migrant, Valerio Ricetti, who chose to live the life of a hermit in the 1930s.
Step back in time with a visit to Pioneer Park, an open air museum comprising over 40 historical buildings set in eleven hectares of natural bush.
This museum commemorates the important contribution of the Italian community to the development of Griffith and the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area. Enter through Pioneer Park.
War Memorial Museum
This museum shows the military history of the Ex-service men and women from Griffith and the surrounding district.
Source: Visit Griffith Brochure, Griffith Information Centre, NSW. September 2012
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