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Lake Mulwala attraction wins in Adventure Tourism category at Riverina Murray Regional Tourism Awards

Lake Mulwala attraction wins in Adventure Tourism category at Riverina Murray Regional Tourism Awards
July 27, 2018

The Aquazone@LakeMulwala inflatable waterpark has been presented with the Adventure Tourism category award at the 2018 Riverina Murray Regional Tourism Awards.

Opened in late 2016, 50 metre² Wibit Sports adventure park has proved to be a popular seasonal attraction at its location at Yarrawonga on the Victoria/NSW border.

Writing on Facebook after receiving the Award, Aquazone@LakeMulwala Managing Director Deb North stated “this is for all our supporters, shareholders stakeholders, partners, friends, our dynamic team, and my family with out each of you and your support this would not be possible.”

Presented last weekend in Deniliquin, the Riverina Murray Regional Tourism Awards recognised leading regional tourism businesses, events, and visitor experiences from both NSW and Victoria were recognised at the 2018 Riverina Murray Regional Tourism Awards in Deniliquin last night.

Winners in 14 categories were announced at the Awards ceremony attended by more than 130 industry representatives were in attendance to see who would take home the coveted awards.

In association with the Awards event, Destination Riverina Murray had earlier partnered with Murray Regional Tourism to host the inaugural Riverina Murray Tourism Muster.

A networking and business development day, it saw over 40 of the region’s tourism operators and event organisers engage in sessions with experts on topics including destination marketing, event risk management, and social media marketing.

2018 Riverina Murray Regional Tourism Awards category winners:

Tourist Attractions
Gold: Rich River Golf Club Ltd, Moama
Lockhart Sculpture and Heritage Trail, Lockhart 

Festivals and Events
Gold: Deni Ute Muster, Deniliquin

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tourism
Gold: Bundyi Cultural Tours

Visitor Information Services
Gold: Albury Visitor Information Centre, Albury
Greater Hume Visitor Information Centre, Holbrook 

Tour and/or Transport Operators
Gold: Murray Offroad Adventures, Mildura 

Adventure Tourism
Gold: Aquazone@LakeMulwala, Yarrawonga   

Destination Marketing
Gold: Edward River Council, Deniliquin 

Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services
Gold: The River Deck, Albury
Limone Dining, Griffith
Finalist: Long Table Café, Warragoon

Tourism Wineries, Distilleries and Breweries
Gold: Shiraz Republic, Cornella

Silver: Trentham Estate, Trentham Cliffs
Bronze: Tumut River Brewing Co, Tumut
Finalist: Fossey’s Gin, Mildura

Caravan and Holiday Parks
Gold: DC on the Lake Pty Ltd, Mulwala 

Silver: Great Aussie Holiday Park, Bowna

Unique Accommodation
Gold: All Seasons Houseboats, Mildura

Silver: Mildura Houseboats, Mildura

Deluxe Accommodation
Gold: Quest Griffith, Griffith

Luxury Accommodation
Gold: CIRCA 1936

Excellence in Food Tourism
Gold: Food I Am, Wagga Wagga
Rich Glen Olive Estate, Yarrawonga

Category winners from the Regional Tourism Awards will now gain finalist status upon entering the NSW Tourism Awards to be held in Sydney later this year.

Image of Aquazone@LakeMulwala courtesy of Facebook.

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12th March 2018 - Event organisers in the Riverina Murray encouraged to apply for latest round of tourism funding

3rd October 2017 - Deni Ute Muster attracts over 15,500 to celebrate contemporary Australian rural life

10th November 2016 - Inflatable waterpark opens on Lake Mulwala

21st October 2016 - Destination NSW supports Riverina tourism

17th September 2014 - Ambitious locations look to low-cost inflatable aquatic playgrounds

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