Nicholas Royal Motel

This surprising gem of a motel is a fantastic place to enjoy an overnight stay or long weekend. Try and bag yourself "Meg's Cottage"-a spacious, three-bedroom extension of the motel-proper. Above all, make sure you bring your kids. This place is a haven for them and includes DVD players, grassed areas and even a playground.

Australia tours and acitivities on sale
Australia tours and acitivities on sale


Experiences in Australia

Hay was established in the year 1859 and it was named after Sir John Hay. Hay is a commercial center for semi-arid grazing country. It is present on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River at the junction of the Cobb, Mid Western and Sturt Highways. This area has some world famous studs.

Hay travel

Sheer Outback
Located on Sturt Highway. Sheer Outback centre comprises of The Australian Shearers Hall of fame, Historic Murray Downs Wool Shed and various exhibitions. (02 6993 4915)

Bishops Lodge Historic House
An 188 iron house designed by John Sulman to provide a house that provided protection from the summer heat. Around the house is a historic garden. (02 6993 1727)

Hay War Memorial High School Museum
A 1923 building with a collection of local artefacts.
Pine Street, Hay (02 6993 1408)  

Dunera Museum
Stories of world war Two and how Hay was used as an internment camp. There were some 2000 Jewish internees and 2000 Italian Prisoners of War. Towards the end of the war Japanese prisoners were brought to Hay. 421 Murray Street, Hay (02 6993 2161)

Witcombe fountain
Located on the Lachlan Street which commemorates the journey of explorer Charles Strut along the Murrumbidgee and Murray Rivers.

Hay Goal Museum
Located on Church Street has pioneer relics. Restored railway station located on the Moppet Street. (02 6993 1003)

Hay Parks
There are a number of parks and includes Hay Park, Brewery park, Lions Park, Dal Wright Park and Apex Park.

A vilalge close to Hay made famous by Banjo Paterson's poem " Hay and Hell and Booligal"


Free Olympic Swimming Complex
A free swimming pool with plenty of grass to lay around.

Heritage Walk
Not a bad way to see the historic buildings in Hay is to take the Heritage Walk and runs around Moppett Street, Lachlan Street, Bank Street and Pine Street.

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