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

The Murray River winds its way through the heart of the region, providing countless opportunities for all kinds of outdoor activities including, watersports, bushwalking, outback adventures and much more.

Watersports
Spend relaxing days exploring the river in a houseboat, take a ride in a historic paddle steamer or explore the reserves and wetlands in a canoe. Find a secluded spot on a river beach to soak up some sun, enjoy a picnic lunch then try a spot of fishing. Need something a bit more strenuous? Strap on a pair of waterskis or join a white water rafting adventure. 

Outback dreams
Beyond the lush green riverbank stretches the Australian outback. Explore the rugged terrain on foot or join a 4WD or four-wheel motorbike tour. Set up camp in the wilderness and sleep under the stars, or see the stunning scenery from the air in a hot air balloon or a joy flight.

On the fairway
Unpack your golf clubs and make the most a number of excellent riverside golf courses. Tee off surrounded by beautiful natural bushland and stunning river views.

Ballooning, The Murray, Victoria, Australia

Ballooning and scenic flights

Climb aboard a hot air balloon at dawn and take in the spectacular aerial view of the vineyards, orchards, lakes and rivers of the Murray.

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Barmah State Park, The Murray, Victoria, Australia

Camping

Set up camp in the Murray region and enjoy the mild climate and spectacular wilderness areas. Or join a camping tour with a local Aboriginal guide.

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Walking, Barmah State Park, The Murray, Victoria, Australia

Walking and hiking

Discover the spectacular national parks, abundant wildlife, and magnificent waterways of the fascinating Murray River region on foot.

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Murray River, Mildura, The Murray, Victoria, Australia

Water sports

From waterskiing, wakeboarding and canoeing to paddle-steamer rides and houseboat trips, experience the Murray region from out on the water.

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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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Fishing, Lake Mulwala, The Murray, Victoria, Australia

Fishing

Whether a novice or a serious angler, come cast a line for the famed Murray cod, trout or golden perch in the rivers and lakes of the Murray region.

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4WD, Barmah State Park, The Murray, Victoria, Australia

Four-wheel driving

Experience the remote splendour of the Victorian outback by 4WD. Explore a vast network of dirt tracks and enjoy the thrill of four-wheel driving.

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Cycling past the water in Noreuil Park, Albury, The Murray, Victoria, Australia

Cycling

See more of The Murray region by bicycle, from leisurely rides along the mighty Murray River, to town explorations and adventures in national parks.

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