Barooga is a border town in the Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia, situated just north of the Murray River which forms the border with Victoria. It is located in the Berrigan Shire Council Local Government Area. At the 2006 census, Barooga had a population of 1,455. Being only two and a half hours drive from Melbourne, Barooga is a popular holiday destination because it offers two registered clubs, a 36-hole golf course and river attractions and also a large Botanical Garden. Other attractions include a twenty metre swing bridge, Quicks Beach, walking tracks and the Barooga Markets. Barooga is also home to the Barooga PBR - On The Murray which is a Bull Riding event held in December.