Fruit Picking Hay this town is positioned alongside the Murrumbidgee River, Hay is located 735 kms from Sydney. It is at the intersection of three highways; the Sturt Highway, the Cobb Highway and the Western Highway. With its well renowned flat, open plains, the road to Hay is certainly an eye opener.
Fruit Picking Hay. When Should I go there?
- April to May: Cotton
- November to February: Onions
- December to March: Rockmelons
- March to October: Broccoli & lettuce
How to get There?
If you are not driving there are a number of different ways to get to Hay. These include coach travel from both Sydney and Melbourne and the train from Sydney that runs through to Cootamundra then connecting with a coach to Hay. Alternatively there is the train from Melbourne which goes through to Cootamundra and coach connection to Hay. A coach and train also operate from Adelaide and coach travel from Canberra.
Where can I stay?
There are motels, hotels, caravan parks, B&B accommodation, farm stays in and around the Hay area.
Hay Caravan Park is located 1km East of the Sturt and Cobb Highway junction. The gateway to outback NSW, Hay Caravan Park is the ideal stop-over point for those travelling between Sydney and Adelaide and those en-route to Queensland. Situated only 100m from the picturesque Murrumbidgee River and surrounded by the vast open Hay Plains the park offers accommodation to suit all travellers and budgets. Grassed drive-thru powered and unpowered sites, drive-thru ensuite sites, ensuite and non-ensuite cabins and camp sites, are all set in a bush-like setting adding to the pleasant and relaxing atmosphere.
EXPLORE: Hay has many special places for you to visit, from our spectacular 1892 Courthouse to our imposing Railway station, evocative cemetery and much loved Sunbeam Cobb & Co coach. Take a walk along the banks of the Murrumbidgee, an ideal environment for bird watching. Enjoy fishing, skiing or canoeing. The Murrumbidgee River is a haven for activity. http://www.haycp.com.au/