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26 Feb 21

Our tips for the best March long weekend on the Murray River

Murray River

With the March long weekend almost upon us, it’s time to find your way back to our riverside paradise. And unlike this time last year, we have more room to roam with those closest to us. So whether a getaway along the Murray River is your long weekend tradition - or you’ve simply chosen to experience for yourself our famous river lifestyle, magical landscapes and exceptional wine – we’re excited to welcome you back.

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15 Feb 21

Dress up for a day on the track at Murray Bridge's Magic Millions event

Murray River

On the last Saturday of the summer, you’ll need to make your way to the Murray Bridge Race Course for a spectacular FIRST, as the Magic Millions 2YO South Australian Classic takes place at the pristine new facility. Whether you like to dress up and socialise, or relax on lawns with the family, the new Murray Bridge Race Course is your perfect place to be on Saturday, 27 February. And honestly, after the year we’ve all had, getting out and enjoying SA’s regional venues with friends and family has never felt better.

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18 Dec 20

Spectacular Murray River cruising like nowhere else

Murray River

Now that travel and cruising is back on again, it’s time to reconsider a slow and inspiring trip along our stretch of the Mighty Murray. Rekindle your love for quirky, historic and nature-based experiences along the Murray River, with a few nights of luxury on board our beautiful Princess.

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13 Nov 20

Discover SA's largest regional event space that promises to 'wow' your guests

Murray River

When it comes to special events, we know you want to find that perfect place – somewhere with an amazing setting, state-of-the-art facilities, great service and fantastic food. The Bridges Event Centre is SA’s largest regional events centre, conveniently located in Murray Bridge, just 80km east of Adelaide. With its spectacular setting within the lush lawns of the Gifford Hill racing development, Bridges is a unique venue that prides itself on delivering memorable experiences for each unique event it hosts.

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28 Oct 20

There's nothing else quite like a houseboat holiday

Murray River

If we had to pick the biggest attraction of a houseboat, it’d be that you get more freedom to holiday your way – from total relaxation to an action-packed getaway (or a little of both). Right now, we ALL need a good summer holiday plan – and a houseboat getaway is the perfect dream to count down to during the last few weeks of spring.

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22 Oct 20

Take your family on a relaxing Mid Murray escape this summer

Murray River

Imagine a holiday where by day, you can cruise along the Murray River, let the kids run wild on playgrounds and explore on an impressive network of walking and cycling trails, before packing up for the night on your own peaceful riverfront deck… This can be your summer vacay reality – and all within 60 minutes from Adelaide. Dreaming of escaping to a place where you can unplug and unwind in a stunning location – but still enjoy an adventure (or even a little luxury)? The Murray River area known as ‘Mid Murray’ has all this and more.

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12 Oct 20

A safari adventure close to home

Murray River

If you’ve ever wanted to experience the magic of an African safari, you can – all without going far from home. Monarto Safari Park is open seven days a week, so it’s the ideal place for a mid-week bushwalk, an adventure with the kids (or grandkids) or a day out with friends. Between the animal exhibits and all the other attractions, you can easily spend a whole day on safari.

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06 Oct 20

The best astro activities to tick off this October

Murray River

Some of us love looking up at the night sky and getting lost in the far away galaxies, constellations and twinkling lights. If you’re an avid stargazer, you’ll know that the best way to get a clearer, brighter look at the night sky is by getting as far away from light pollution (ie. the city) as possible. THIS is what makes Australia’s first International Dark Sky Reserve so incredible – it has some of the best views to the stars and it’s located right here in SA, along the Mid Murray stretch of the Murray River, less than a 2 hour drive from Adelaide.

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30 Sep 20

Give the kids an unforgettable Aussie adventure

Murray River

Less than 2 hours from Adelaide, there’s a magic little spot, right on the edge of the Murray River, that will surprise and delight even the littlest ones in your family. Imagine riding along a dusty farm track, in an authentic open top cart, spotting kangaroos, emus and wombats; watching an authentic sheep shearing show and colourful sheep races; or even sneaking in some pats for their friendly emu. Big Bend By Night has this… and more.

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24 Sep 20

One of SA's best ultra runners shares his favourite trails to run and ride

Murray River

Morgan Coull is one of the State’s best ultra-marathon runners and he's challenging you to come and test out our growing network of running and bike trails. The multi-medal winning athlete and former Stawell Gift winner recently conquered Bear Grylls’ own gruelling 11-day World’s Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji. Now he’s bringing extreme events to the Murray River, Lakes and Coorong – and it’s fast becoming the destination of choice for serious mountain bikers and distance runners and recreational runners and riders alike.

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