Griffith is a vibrant multicultural city with a population of over 25,000.   The city is situated in the Riverina in the heart of Australia’s largest rice and grape growing areas.  The area is also famous for its wine making with some of the world’s best known wineries situated in and around the town.  Griffith has an abundance of fine restaurants, sporting facilities, clubs, shopping, educational and social facilities.  The town is justifiably proud of its large public library, art gallery and civic theatre.  Griffith also has ample casual/part time and permanent employment opportunities in a range of industries and professions.

 

Local Attractions Accommodation Restaurants   Churches Sports Education

 

Local Attractions

 

Pioneer Park Museum

Houses some of the most significant artefacts and old buildings from the district's past

Griffith Art Gallery

Showcases a selection of national and local art exhibitions on a regular basis

Griffith Garden Festival

Held in mid October each year,.  Due to its reliance on irrigation the town is able to support some truly magnificent gardens

UnWind

Held on the long weekend at Easter each year, the festival is a celebration of the diverse cultures within the community.  The festival showcases the food, music and costumes of a wide variety of cultures

Wineries

Visit some of Australia’s best known wineries.  Local wineries include McWilliams, De Bortoli’s, Casella’s (producer of the famous Yellow Tail Range of wines), West End Wines and more

Cocoparra National Park

A pleasant 20 minute drive east of the town, the park is home to some of Australia’s best known flora and fauna including one of Australia’s largest birds the Wedge Tailed Eagle

Murrumbidgee River

Enjoy a relaxing weekend camping and fishing along the banks of the famous Murrumbidgee River or just take that special someone and a picnic basket for a day trip and experience the magnificent River Red Gums

Griffith Aquatic Centre

Visit the modern indoor heated aquatic centre complete with gym, crèche, and aerobics classes

Hermits Cave and Lookout  

From the top of the McPherson Ranges the lookout looks east over vineyards and orchards towards the Binya Hills and beyond

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Accommodation

 

Free standing Houses, Town Houses  and Villas

Griffith has ample permanent and casual accommodation available at reasonable rates.  Most of the available accommodation is located within walking distance to the main street with its wonderful parks and gardens and shopping centre

Flats and Apartments

 

Backpacker Accommodation

Two caravan Parks with onsite Vans and Cabins

Hotel and Motels 

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Restaurants

 

Belvedere

Restaurant and pizza, eat in or takeaway (Italian)

Il Corso

Restaurant and pizza, eat in or takeaway (Italian)

Michelin's

Restaurant (French)

The Clock

Restaurant (Italian)

Kolours

Combination of Australian and Italian cuisine with a regular seafood night

La Scala

Restaurant (Australian and Italian)

Vita's

Restaurant (Italian)

Picasso's

Combination of Australian and Italian cuisine

Happy Dragon

Restaurant, eat in or takeaway (Chinese)

Cafe Beautiful

Restaurant, eat in or takeaway (Chinese)

McDonald's

 

KFC

 

Red Rooster    

 

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Shopping Griffith has two large shopping plazas, both are within easy walking distance of the main street.  The main street and adjoining streets complete the shopping experience with a large number of speciality shops available.

Harvey Norman

Target

Bunnings
Super Cheap
Repco
BBQ's Galore

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Churches

Anglican

Catholic

Baptist

Jehovah's Witness

Presbyterian

Salvation Army

Seventh Day Adventist

Uniting Church

Seikh Temple

Islamic Mosque    

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Sporting Facilities

Two Heated Pools

Sporting Ovals

Griffith has a large number of sporting ovals that cater for Football, Cricket, Touch Footy, AFL, Soccer and Little Athletics, etc

Tennis Courts

The Griffith Tennis Club has a number of well maintained courts that are available during the day as well as at night

Squash Courts

 

Motor Racing Circuits for Cars, Motor Cycles and Go Karts

The Griffith go kart circuit is well equipped with catering facilities and lighting for both day and night racing

Horse Racing

 

18 Hole Golf Course

The Griffith Golf Course is set amongst native bush land adjoining the Aerodrome.  The club house is fully licensed with a professional on hand to provide golfers with any expert advice they might require

Lawn Bowls

This is a well maintained complex adjoining a modern club house

Ten Pin Bowling and Theatre  Complex This complex is extremely well equipped showing the latest releases suitable for all ages

Sailing and Water Skiing    

With Lake Wyangan only a short distance from town it is an ideal location for enjoying water sports of all kinds

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