Paddle steamer Emmylou, The Murray, Victoria, Australia
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Things to do

Leap headlong into your holiday on a journey through the sun-drenched Murray River region. Soak up the outdoor lifestyle, discover iconic national parks and explore the Murray's rich pioneer heritage.

Sunny side up
Get outdoors and enjoy everything from swimming, fishing and boating to golf, waterskiing and canoeing. Play a round on acclaimed riverside golf courses, wander the striking landscapes of Mungo and Hattah-Kulkyne national parks, or ride in a canoe across serene lakes and lush wetlands.

Back in time
Head downstream in your own houseboat or take a dinner cruise on an original paddle steamer, built in the 1800s. Visit open air museums and historic ports, taking in Swan Hill's Pioneer Settlement and Echuca's steam port. Learn about the region's dominance during the pioneer era and get insights into the Indigenous culture of the Murray River's first inhabitants.



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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Food and wine, The Murray, Victoria, Australia

Food and wine

From wineries and hatted restaurants to country pubs and farm gates, the list of eateries and boutique producers grows with each passing year.

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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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Canoeing, 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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Outdoor activities, The Murray, Victoria, Australia

Outdoor activities

For lovers of the great outdoors, The Murray River region is a sun-kissed wonderland full of striking natural landscapes and winding waterways.

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Spoons Riverside Cafe Restaurant, The Murray, Victoria, Australia


Find handcrafted items created from river red gums and pick up fresh local produce from the specialty shops and cafes loaded with local delicacies.

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Road trip, 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


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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Mungo National Park, The Murray, Australia

Aboriginal Victoria

Find sites of significance along the Murray River and visit Mungo National Park, home of Mungo Man and Woman whose remains date back 42,000 years.

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