Stop off the Newell Highway to visit the town of Grong Grong, 20kms east of Narrandera. Over 300 people make Grong Grong home, and it is known far and wide as a very caring community.
20km south from Grong Grong, off the Old Wagga Road is Berembed Weir, an idyllic spot for shore based fishing along the Murrumbidgee River.
Location: Grong Grong General Store, Junee St Enjoy a bike ride around one of the cycling trails around town. Forgot your bike? Don’t worry, the friendly owners at the Grong Grong General Store have free bike hire for you. Download a copy of the Grong Grong Bike Trail.
Location: Junee St Grong Grong has a 24 hour rest stop with BBQ, showers and playground which has received some fantastic reviews on social media from travelling caravaners. There’s also a water refill station and if you’re lucky – the odd magazine to read for free.
No visit to Grong Grong is complete without a mandatory photo next to the Railway Station sign. #GrongGrong
Location: Narrandera St The social hub of Grong Grong, the Sports Club has Sports Club with tennis courts and golf course.
Address: Newell Highway Grong Grong, NSW 2652 Phone: (02) 6956 2109 The Grong Grong Motor Inn is a 3 star rated motel in the centre of the Riverina. Rooms are provided with telephone and free broadband internet, air-conditioning, LCD TV, fridge, ironing facilities, clock radio, electric blankets, extra pillows, microwave and toaster. The licensed restaurant “The Old Anchor” offers you a selection of Australian and International meals. Room service can also be provided from the restaurant menu, as well as light snacks. Please refer to their website for additional information.
Address: Narrandera Street, Grong Grong NSW 2665 Phone: (02) 6956 2117 The Royal Hotel is a country pub that provides tasty bistro style meals and a variety of 12 inch pizzas. The “Grongy Pub”, as it is known to the locals serves lovely cold beers and drinks with very friendly service. To find out more about the Grongy Pub, its specials, events and facilities visit their Facebook page.
Location: Balaro St The War Memorial Commemoration Hall and School of Arts was constructed in 1924.
Events in Grong Grong
The Grong Grong Progress Association and Hall Committee host a monthly art morning at the Grong Grong Community Hall.
The annual Ian Lucas Memorial Bike Ride commences from the Grong Grong Sports Club in March each year and is a family friendly ride to Matong and back.
While the Grong Grong Sports Club hold the annual golf tournament in September. All are welcome to come and join this friendly community.
Grong Grong is also the starting point for the Canola Way touring route to Old Junee.