Morven

About Morven


Population: 250

Visit the home of the Ooline trees and their black orchids located within the Tregole National Park only 10km south of Morven.

Stay in town and experience the wonder of the handcrafted miniature building display that took over fifteen years to complete and is displayed at the Morven Museum. Step back in time and see the Kerosene hut from the 1930’s great depression and other displays of a bygone era.

Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the self-guided heritage trail taking you to places such as the Rabbit Board Gate used for rabbit proofing in 1886, Branding Board with cattle brand marks of local station owners, some in business for over 100 years.

Then take a break at Sadliers Waterhole where you can enjoy the serenity of the picturesque red river gums lined along the waterhole which once was a stopover for Cobb & Co Coaches and bullock teams.

If the conditions are right and you love to 4×4. Check out the Stock Route Trail that leads you to the iconic Clara Creek Ruins. A thriving hotel in its day. Used as a local recreational area and Cobb & Co changing station.

Experiences

Saddliers Waterhole and Hamburg Creek

With a population of less than 250, Morven is thought to be named after a mountain and town of the same name in Scotland. Captain T.J. Saddlier and his wife arrived in the area in the 1860s and camped on a deep waterhole of nearby Hamburg Creek. This…

Morven Historical Museum

Step back in time where everyday early outback life is on display. The small but delightful Morven Historical Museum contains some fascinating memorabilia. A must see is the miniature replica pioneer township. Painstakingly recreated over 15 years, buildings that have long gone have been preserved. The attention to…

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