Murray River

Winding its way from the Victorian/South Australian border, the Murray River passes through the Riverland, which is home to graceful river red gums, lush vineyards and citrus groves.

On its final leg through the Murraylands, the Murray River meanders through towering ochre cliffs, native bush, the lower lakes and Coorong. Its final destination is the Southern Ocean which is reached through the famous Murray Mouth.

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In South Australia the river is 640 kilometres long and is a place of relaxation and memory-making family holidays. Captain your own houseboat, grab a canoe or kayak and paddle at your own pace along the tranquil backwaters.

Getting There

Self-drive is a great option for the region however for those looking for something a bit different, hiring a houseboat is a great way to experience and explore the Murray River.

Download a map of the Murray River.

Download a map of the Murraylands, Lakes and Coorong.

Download a map of the Riverland.


Covering such a large area, you’ll come across historic towns, wineries and stunning river views. A houseboat holiday is a unique experience, where you can explore the Murray River in comfort.

Indulge in your passion for watersports, with sailing, canoeing, jetskiing, waterskiing or drop in a line and catch your dinner.

Our pick of the top attractions along the Murray River.

Food and Wine

With year-round sunshine and a fantastic irrigation system, the Riverland is the heart of South Australia’s citrus and stone fruit industry. It might also be surprising to learn that the Riverland is the largest wine producing region in Australia.

Experience local hospitality in the country pubs that line the river.       

Our pick of the top dining experiences along the Murray River.

Murray River Accommodation

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