For lovers of the great outdoors, The Murray River region is a sun-kissed wonderland full of striking natural landscapes and winding waterways. With the river making its way through the heart of the region, there are countless opportunities for all kinds of watery fun, from water skiing, boating and kayaking to fishing and canoeing. There are plenty of options for landlubbers too with great bushwalking trails, renowned golf courses and cycling routes to try.
Spend a few relaxing days navigating 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 or try your hand at a spot of fishing. Need something a bit more strenuous? Strap on a pair of water-skis or join a white water rafting adventure.
Make your way beyond the lush, green riverbank to the vast Australian outback – the stuff of pioneer legend and the home of ancient Aboriginal Dreamtime stories. 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.
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Bust out the golf clubs and make the most of the region's excellent riverside golf courses – designed by some of the biggest names in the game. Tee off surrounded by beautiful natural bushland and stunning river views.
From waterskiing, wakeboarding and canoeing to paddle-steamer rides and houseboat trips, experience the Murray region from out on the water.
Take to the skies in a scenic flight and revel in sweeping aerial views of the vineyards, orchards, lakes and rivers of the Murray.
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.
Discover the spectacular national parks, abundant wildlife, and magnificent waterways of the fascinating Murray River region on foot.
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.
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.
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.
See more of The Murray region by bike, from leisurely rides along the river, to town explorations and high octane adventures in national parks.