Places to Eat and Drink

Walking Distance

Breakfast, Lunch, Coffee, Cakes, Bread, etc
62-64 Main Street Rutherglen – 02 6032 7002

Eastern Palace Chinese @ Star Hotel
Chinese and pub grub. Lunch and Dinner
Star Hotel – 105 Main Street, Rutherglen – 02 6032 9625

James & Co
Cheese and wine bar, produce platters
136 Main Street, Rutherglen – 0447 341 373

Pickers Café and Collectables
Breakfast, lunch, coffee, cake
166 Main Street, Rutherglen – 02 6032 7547

Poachers Paradise Hotel
Lunch and Dinner, pub grub
120 Main Street, Rutherglen – 02 6032 9502

Silver Key Café
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Coffee and Take away
72 Main Street, Rutherglen – 02 6032 9494

The Other Place
Breakfast, light lunch, coffee and cake
138 Main Street, Rutherglen – 0413 476 255

JD’s Cuisine @ The Victoria Hotel
Lunch and Dinner, pub grub
90 Main Street, Rutherglen – 02 6032 8610

Thousand Pound Wine Bar
82 Main Street, Rutherglen – 02 6032 8179

Tuileries Restaurant @ De Bortoli
Winery Restaurant. Lunch and Dinner, Weekend Breakfast
13-35 Drummond Street, Rutherglen – 02 6032 9033

Valentines Bakery
Break, cakes, coffee, take away lunches
126 Main Street, Rutherglen – 0457 847 956

Places to Eat and Drink

A short drive from the Convent

Jones Restaurant @ Jones Winery
Winery Restaurant. Lunch
61 Jones Road, Rutherglen – 02 6032 8496

Lakeside Restaurant @ Lake Moodemere Estate
Winery Restaurant. Breakfast and Lunch
12 Moodemere Road, Rutherglen – 02 6032 9449

Olive Hills Estate
Winery Restaurant. Grazing platters, Woodfired Pizza’s
3221 Murry Valley Hwy, Rutherglen – 0438 561 331

Ripe @ Buller Wines
Winery Restaurant. Lunch
2804 Federation Way, Rutherglen – 02 6032 8820

Terrace Restaurant @ All Saints Estate
Winery Restaurant. Lunch
All Saints Estate – All Saints Road, Wahgunyah – 1800 021 621

The Wicked Virgin Olives
Light lunch, coffee and cake
165 Hopetoun Road, Rutherglen – 02 6032 7022

Cellar Door Wineries

Walking Distance

Chambers Rosewood Winery

Barkly Street, Rutherglen
02 6032 8641

Rutherglen Estates

13-35 Drummond Street, Rutherglen
02 6033 6100

James & Co Cellar Door

136 Main Street, Rutherglen
0447 341 373

Cellar Door Wineries

A short drive from the Convent

All Saints Estate

All Saints Rd, Wahgunyah
1800 021 621

Anderson Winery

Chiltern Road, Rutherglen
02 6032 8111

James & Co Cellar Door

352 Jack’s Road, Rutherglen
02 6032 9487

Buller Wines

2804 Federation Way, Rutherglen
02 6032 8820

Campbells Wines

4603 Murray Valley Hwy, Rutherglen
03 6033 6000

Cofield Wines

Distillery Road, Wahgunyah
02 6033 3798

John Gehrig Wines

Gooramadda Road, Rutherglen
02 6026 8228

Jones Winery and Vineyard

Jones Road, Rutherglen
02 6032 8496

Lake Moodemere Estate

12 Moodemere Road, Rutherglen
02 6032 9449

Morris Wines

Mia Mia Road, Brown Plains
02 6026 7303

Pfeiffer Wines

Distillery Rd, Wahgunyah
02 6033 2805

Scion Vineyard

74 Slaughterhouse Road, Rutherglen
02 6032 8844

Stanton and Killeen Wines

440 Jacks Road, Rutherglen
02 6032 9497

St Leonards Vineyard

St Leonards Road, Wahgunyah
1800 021 621

Valhalla Wines

All Saints Road, Wahgunyah
02 6033 1438

Warrabila Wines

Murray Valley Hwy, Rutherglen
02 6035 7242

Local Attractions for the Family

There is so much on offer for families in Rutherglen, Wahgunyah and surrounds.

A place to play: Apex Park in Rutherglen has a well-equipped playground and skate park with a small bike circuit for the ‘little ones’ and adjacent BBQ facilities.

Fancy a swim? Cool off in the local Rutherglen swimming pool, enjoy a picnic on the shady lawns and brave the diving board! Lake Moodemere, Stantons Bend and the lagoon at Corowa are also popular spots for families with young children.

Cycle in safety along the Rail Trail between Wahgunyah and Rutherglen (maps and bike hire including two Children’s ride along available from the Rutherglen Wine Experience).

Gone fishing! Cast your line for the elusive Murray Cod in the Murray River or Lake Moodemere!

Take a walk around Lake Moodemere or Lake King. There are also beautiful tracks to go bush walking around Wahgunyah Willows, Between the Two Bridges trail or the Wahgunyah River Trail

Try your hand at golf at the Rutherglen Golf Club or maybe have a hit of Tennis at the Rutherglen Tennis Courts – hire available from the Rutherglen Caravan Park.

Have you ever heard of Foot Golf? It is a game that all ages can play, instead of using a golf ball and stick you kick a soccer ball around. This is a 9 hole course at the Boorhaman Golf Course, only 25 minutes from Rutherglen.

Step back in time with a visit to the Rutherglen Gold Battery, children can listen to the audio visual display of the machinery that was used back in the gold rush era, let their imaginations go wild at what it would have been like to work in the mines.

Visit the historic port of Wahgunyah – see the collection of historic photographs and walk down to the Mass Tree.

Get back to nature: explore local wetlands located at Lake Moodemere and in Corowa at Bridge Rd, on the walking/bike track on Federation Avenue, and in Nixon St. Lake King is home to a variety of native birds and animals, as well as many long-necked tortoises and ducks. They can be enticed quite close to the edge where they can be easily seen. Also walk around and spot all the different sculptures which are nestled amongst the trees. Lake Moodemere is a natural lake formed by a Murray River billabong. A native bird & wildlife sanctuary, there is also an Aboriginal site which contains some magnificent examples of River Red Gum (some up to 4 meters in diameter), and Aboriginal canoe trees.

Chiltern-Mt Pilot National Park is only 20 minutes from Rutherglen and includes the Yeddonba Aboriginal Heritage site which has rock art of a snake, goanna and Tasmanian tiger. There is also the Woolshed Falls, spring wildflower display and a variety of native birds and animals.

Winery Tours

Local tour operators

Lil Tipsy Tours – North East Regional Winery Tours

7 Hunter Street, Rutherglen, Victoria, 3685
Phone 0436 415 991

Lil Tipsy Tours are all about fun, quality, class and value. With 15 years in the tourism Industry and living locally, the team have excellent knowledge of the wine regions and their history. The wine regions they tour include Rutherglen, King Valley, Glenrowan, Milawa and the Alpine Valley. Lil Tipsy Tours have daily structured wine tours, or can tailor a tour to suit

The Little Kombi Company

57 Main Street, Rutherglen, Victoria, 3685
Phone 0488 541 207

The Little Kombi Company love to share the enjoyment of travelling in the slow lane and providing their winery tour service to the epicurean regions of Rutherglen and King Valley. Their winery tour is proving very popular with guests who visit this beautiful part of the world and also popular with those who live locally too. The little kombi seats up to eight guests and ‘Woody’ the driver will help make your day as enjoyable as possible.

Old School Cruises

17 Scott Street, Rutherglen, Victoria, 3685
Phone 0412 947 537

Old School Cruises offer classic car tours. Choose your own adventure and enjoy the region of wineries, micro breweries and wherever you choose to tour. You can cruise in a choice of either the 1959 Chevrolet Belair Coupe – two door – seats four people with air conditioning, the 1955 Cadillac Fleetwood Sedan- four door – seats four people with air conditioning, or the 1960 Grey Chevrolet Belair -four door-V8- seats four. It also has two child seat clips. Old School Cruise are fully insured and have Taxi compliance.

Cannes Bus Lines

30-32 Poseidon Road, Corowa, NSW, 2646
Phone 02 6033 2249

Cann’s Bus Lines has had over 60 years of experience in the coach business.
A great option if you plan on touring some wineries as a group as they can cater for a large numbers. Located in Corowa, and servicing Corowa, Albury, Rutherglen and Wahgunyah, Cann’s Bus Lines provides Bus Charter and Coach Charter for Group Winery Tours, Weddings, Sporting Events and Educational Excursions.

Rutherglen Radler – Electric Bike Tours

Find Us at Caffeine N Machine – 62-64 High St Rutherglen
Booking & Enquiries Stuart 0414613984

Hire starting at $40. Cruise the Rutherglen region on our electric assisted fat tyre cruisers. Easy to ride. Super comfy and the best fun!

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Key Points

The Restoration

Labour of Love
After countless hours of dreaming on just how grand the previously run down building could be again we decided to make this dream come true.

Purchase of property and grounds and heavily reinvested into renovation works so far.

History Preserved

We have worked extensively with specialised trades persons to have original parts restored or reproduced for future generations.

Windows & Walls
All windows restored. Entire building was repainted inside and out. Extensive Solid plaster and render repairs.
Flooring throughout was sanded and re-oiled. Luxurious new carpet installed in all bedrooms.
Modern Upgrades

Building was completely electrically rewired. Heating and cooling installed. Renewed plumbing throughout.

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50-74 High Street, Rutherglen, Victoria 3685.
Rutherglen is just a 3 hour drive north of Melbourne, Australia.

The Rutherglen Convent is built on the lands of the Yorta Yorta people and we wish to acknowledge them as Traditional Owners.