There’s nothing quite like toasting marshmallows around a campfire under a brilliant blanket of stars, then waking the next morning to a chorus of birdlife. Whether you want escape into a secluded campsite, or enjoy the comfort of a well-appointed caravan park, the Murray River, Lakes and Coorong region has numerous options for couples and families. Many sites are close to town with easy access to shops, restaurants and facilities; others are in natural bush settings with river frontage and a full range of activities. Some towns even offer free camping reserves with basic facilities.
Responsible Camping - take only photos, leave only footprints.
Some simple tips while camping in our beautiful region:
Leave it as you found it
If fires are permitted, please bring your own fire wood – please don’t damage local vegetation
Take your rubbish with you (if no bins are provided)
Protect Native Wildlife
Be considerate of others
If you end up at a free campsite near a small town, then it’s a nice idea to support local businesses by buying a few essentials, lunches or even just a beer before you leave! Don’t forget to give them a tag or a shout out on social media to boost tourism and support local businesses.
Fire Danger Season // When travelling in the regions, please ensure you're aware of the fire danger seasons and the restrictions applied on daily fire danger ratings, including othwer warnings issued by other emergency authorities. Find more info via cfs.sa.gov.au or phone the Information Hotline on 1800 362 361.
Avoca Dell Caravan Park is located 4km east of Murray Bridge town centre overlooking the River Murray and located in peaceful and scenic surrounds. Our park is the perfect base to explore the surrounding areas of the River Murray and 1hr from Adelaide. Our range of self- contained cabins offer quality accommodation for all budgets. Our facilities include a fully enclosed camp kitchen and dining room, gas BBQ, playground for the kids and a 18 hole mini golf course.Visit website
Located within the Avoca Dell Caravan Park, these fully self contained cabins accommodate up to six people. Clean, comfortable accommodation, suitable for all tourists. Accommodation ranges from the budget cabin to Villa One, a three bedroom fully self contained house.
Park facilities include a recreation room, gas barbecues, camp kitchen, laundry, mini golf course and boat ramp.
DVD players, ensuites, hair dryers, iron and ironing boards are available in Villas and Ensuite Cabins only.Visit website
BIG4 Breeze Holiday Parks - Mannum is conveniently located approximately 84 kilometres from Adelaide, on the banks of the River Murray and within easy walking distance of Mannum’s main street. Our ensuite cabins cater for up to five people.
Mannum is ideally located as a base for day trips to Adelaide, Barossa Valley, Riverland, and the Adelaide Hills.
BIG4 Breeze Holiday Parks - Mannum is the ideal spot to pass away your leisure time, whether you enjoy fishing, water skiing, canoeing, bird watching or just sitting and watching the world (and numerous river vessels) pass by.
Accommodation options include ensuite cabins and villas, Pumphouse bunkhouse for up to 32 people and shady powered sites (some with lagoon or river frontage). All sites have power, water and sullage. Clean, bright amenities and friendly, personalised service.
Stay and Play at the Mannum Golf Club
Accommodation at the Mannum Golf Club is available for Self Contained RV’s.
Park and play caravan and RV area Powered Site: $20 Non Powered $15 Park and play - $45 includes 18 holes of golf
Mannum Golf Club features a very interesting course whose innocent appearance belies its ability to test all golfers. The nine excellent greens and fairways have 18 strategically placed tee blocks, which to all intents and purposes gives the impression of a full 18 holes. Access to good water allows the course to retain a green appearance even in the driest season. The course is 5,707 metres with a par 73 and has an Australian course rating of 69. Men have competition days on Tuesdays and Saturdays, women on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors are welcome and the club has membership vacancies at very reasonable ratesVisit website
Mannum Mallee Tents is an extremely unique glamping accommodation - situated 2 minutes to Mannum and the Great Murray River in South Australia. Kick back, relax and enjoy the serenity with beautiful surroundings of nature and wildlife. We offer an escape to the outback and back to basics. Come for a stay in your choice of 5 bell tents spread out over 40 acres of beautiful mallee. We have 4 secluded tents only accessible by 4wd and 1 that is 2wd access.Visit website
Come and stay at the Murray Bridge Marina Camping and Caravan Park.
Enjoy the serene riverside location, close to many surrounding attractions. One hour to Adelaide, the South Coast or the Barossa Valley wine region.
We have cabins on land and on the water as well as powered on-suite sites, regular powered sites and non powered campsites.
As an RV friendly town, Murray Bridge welcomes and accommodates the growing RV market by providing RV friendly campgrounds, dump point, fresh waster and ease of access to parking within the CBD and many local services.
The Murray Bridge showgrounds offers self contained Caravans and RV with cost effective and affordable rates for overnight stays
Terms & Conditions Maximum length of stay is 1 week Please note that all vehicles must be self contained (shower & toilet) Please maintain a distance of at least 3 meters between vehicles Please do not dump any grey or black water on the showgrounds - There is a The dump point and water facility is located on Railway Terrace, Murray Bridge. Please keep your pet on a leash at all times Please clean up after your pet Please keep receipts visible at all times (on the dashboard of your vehicle) Please leave the site in the same condition in which you found it - “leave no Trace”.
Wayne and Kylie and our friendly staff welcome you to the Murray Bridge Tourist Park.
With a friendly smile to greet you on arrival, let us make your stay enjoyable and relaxing.
We have cabin accommodation to suit couples, corporate or groups and large drive through gravel powered sites.
During your stay at the Park, take advantage of the entertainment area for our guests where you sit and sear your steaks on the barbies, relax on the lawn or in the shady patio. We have a camp fire so you can keep cosy and warm during the Winter months. Cook a damper while savouring a a delicious beer or glass of wine and just enjoy the mesmerising crackle of the fire.Visit website
The friendly park on the river and lagoon... Welcome to Rivers Edge Caravan Park at Tailem Bend. We're the perfect stop off point if you're travelling from Melbourne or Sydney to Adelaide.
The northern gateway to the Limestone Coast, Tailem Bend lies alongside the majestic Murray River, just one hour from Adelaide. Tailem Bend also provides a great starting point for four wheel drive vehicle adventures into Mount Rescue or Ngarkat Conservation Parks and offers a fantastic experience on the Murray.
Rivers Edge Caravan Park can offer you full facilities and make your stay stress free with our easy going approach.
Our accommodation options include our new Ensuite Villas, Deluxe Cabins, Budget Cabins and On site vans, with all linen and bedding provided.
Our caravan and camping area has a relaxed feeling. You choose where you want to set up, there's no restrictions or hinderance. You can even leave your van or trailer hooked up if you wish!
Things To See and Do while staying at Rivers Edge Caravan Park include:
Fishing Visit Old Tailem Town - Australia's Largest Pioneer Village Mallee Park - Quad Bike Adventure Walking Trails The Big Olive Hotel (with Courtesy Bus) Shopping and Supermarket Service Station close by
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Situated in a quite, peacful, natural setting 50 metres from the mighty Murray River, our caravan park is only 2 hours drive fom Adelaide. We have powered & un-powered sites and on-site vans available for long or short term hire at affordable prices. Clean amenities Wood fired BBQ All grassed sites Pet friendly Laundry facilities Friendly atmosphere