The towns along Australia’s greatest waterway are rich in history and provide excellent facilities to enhance your river experience. Fantastic riverfront reserves provide the perfect spot to throw in a line or share a picnic. Shopping precincts big and small will assist with a little retail therapy and a range of accommodation options and attractions make it easy to use one of these Murray River towns as your holiday base.
Mannum is the birthplace of Australia’s first paddlesteamer.
A Ngarrindjeri Dreaming story tells how the Murray River was formed by a giant cod-fish, Ponde.
Home to the famous PS Murray Princess and Proud Mary cruise vessels.
The Murray River has a wealth of accommodation options. Get out on the water with one of the many well-appointed houseboats that can cater from 2- 12 people or consider a few days aboard a large river vessel on an organised cruise. Major towns all feature quality motels and B&Bs or, if travelling with a group, consider one of the many waterfront rivershacks.View all accommodation