Journey along Australia's longest river, the lifeblood of Victoria's food bowl, and discover historic towns, vivid natural landscapes and a whole host of outdoor activities. Feel re-energised by the endless sunshine, hear stories of the early pioneers, and savour the bountiful produce and renowned regional wines.
With creative local chefs and the freshest local ingredients, there’s plenty to inspire the foodies. Savour local flavours at wineries and riverside eateries or fill your basket at farmers’ markets to create your own magic.
See works by international artists at galleries and studios, and then delve into the region's pioneering past at historic ports and museums. Climb aboard an authentic 19th century paddle steamer and get a glimpse of how life used to be.
Make the most of your trip by visiting during one of the many local music, wine and cultural festivals throughout the year.
Sunny side up
Boasting endless sunshine and winding waterways, the Murray region is perfect for the outdoor lifestyle. From water-skiing, bushwalking, fishing and sailing to horse riding, hiking and golf, there's no end of fun to be had. Cast a line while on a canoeing trip with the kids or take in river views while teeing off on championship golf courses.
For a different view, ride on horseback through stands of river red gums in Barmah National Park. Twitchers will be blown away by the abundant birdlife of Gunbower Island State Forest, while the striking desert scenes of Mungo National Park and the pink lakes of Murray Sunset National Park are a must for nature lovers.
Border towns and destinations along the Murray River are open for business and look forward to hosting visitors this holiday season. Victorians can now travel to the NSW border bubble but will require a green zone permit to re-enter the state.
Get the latest information on COVID-safe travel at coronavirus.vic.gov.au.
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