Paddle steamer Emmylou, The Murray, Victoria, Australia
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Attractions

Water-based activities, iconic national parks and a renowned food and wine scene are just some of the many attractions of the sun-drenched Murray River region.

Enjoy the best of the outdoor life, from swimming, fishing and boating to golf, waterskiing and canoeing. Captain your own houseboat or take a dinner cruise on an original paddle steamer, built in the 1800s. Tee off on acclaimed golf courses, dine in renowned restaurants by the river, or kayak through lakes and lush wetlands.

Visit open air museums, ports and national parks, from Swan Hill's Pioneer Settlement and Mungo National Park to Echuca's steam port and Hattah-Kulkyne National Park. Learn about the region's dominance during the pioneer era and get insights into the Indigenous culture of the Murray River's first inhabitants.

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Pioneer Settlement, Swan Hill, The Murray, Victoria, Australia

Art and culture

Linger in a local museum or gallery to glimpse iconic artworks and local art, brush up on riverboat history or experience life as a pioneer.

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Murray Downs Golf Course, Swan Hill, The Murray, Victoria, Australia

Golf

The Murray is a year-round golfing haven that stretches from Albury to Mildura. Tee off on a course along the banks of the beautiful Murray River.

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Sonre Farm Products, Swan Hill, The Murray, Victoria, Australia

Food and wine

Dine at fine restaurants on the river or at a country pub. Call into local wineries for tastings or stock up on fresh produce at farms and markets.

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Echuca Wharf, The Murray, Victoria, Australia

History and heritage

Board a paddle steamer, explore pioneer homesteads, and learn about indigenous tribes who have lived in the area for over 40,000 years.

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Murray River, Wentworth, The Murray, Victoria, Australia

Nature and wildlife

Venture into the diverse terrain of the Murray region – farmland, red gum forests, wetlands and even desert – and cross paths with the local fauna.

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Family explore the Perry Sandhills, The Murray, Victoria, Australia

Outdoor Activities

Explore the Murray River by houseboat, paddle steamer, canoe, water-skis, or relax on a sandy beach. Stay on dry land and enjoy some riverside golf.

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Spoons Riverside Cafe Restaurant, The Murray, Victoria, Australia

Shopping

Find handcrafted furniture and home wares made from red gum, and antiques and gourmet produce, in the region's galleries, boutiques and markets.

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Paddle Steamer Emmylou, The Murray, Victoria, Australia

Touring routes

Discover this diverse region with a self-drive tour through its national parks, its bustling towns with heritage sites, and along the Murray River.

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Murray River, The Murray, Victoria, Australia

Tours

Tour the Murray River and discover lush farmland and desert landscapes, red gums, historic paddle steamers, and sample local food and wine.

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