In days gone by this iconic river was Australia’s most important water highway.
Today, the waterway is home to houseboats and paddlesteamers and is a crucial component in the irrigation system, allowing farmers to overcome the vagaries of weather.
A truly unspoilt slice of natural paradise form start to finish
There is a special magic about rivers, and the Murray is one of the most magical of all. From its source in the Snowy Mountains to where it meets with the sea at Encounter Bay in South Australia, the stunning Murray River travels more than 2756 kilometres. It is the third-largest navigable river in the world and the Swan Hill region is home to the most unspoilt natural section of it all.
What kind of activities are available?
You can experience the river by taking a leisurely stroll along the ‘River Walk’ or driving through the river forests. Whatever the season, when you begin your river exploration in the Swan Hill region you will find yourself in a very special part of the world.
The Murray. It’s a place where you can make your own legendary experiences.
Interested to learn what else is on offer while camping on the Murray?
Whether you’re looking to tame the mighty Murray Cod, or enjoy a few nights relaxing on one of the rivers paddle steamers, the region offers many fantastic past-times and sights to behold. Whether planning your camping holiday solo, with your significant other, or the whole family, you’ll have plenty of options to choose from when it comes to filling your days and nights.
Learn more about the fantastic Murray region today.