The Murray River Lakes & Coorong Tourism Alliance (MRLCTA) is the key industry leadership and project delivery organisation for the tourism industry in the Murray River Lakes & Coorong region of South Australia. To contact us, please fill out the contact form here.

About Murray River Lakes & Coorong Tourism Alliance (MRLCTA)

The Murray River Lakes & Coorong tourism region includes six local government areas.

Rural City of Murray Bridge (all)

Mid Murray Council (part)

Coorong District Council (all)

District Council of Karoonda East Murray (all)

Southern Mallee District Council (all)

Alexandrina Council (part)

MRLCTA receives funding from all councils with further funding and support from the South Australian Tourism Commission.

MRLCTA is an independent regional tourism organisation constituted as an Incorporated Association. The MRLCTA skills-based Board meets bi-monthly comprising tourism industry representatives as well as representatives from two of the six partner councils and other related industry sectors.

MRLCTA’s activities contributes to an enhanced visitor experience in the region, encouraging more visitors, repeat visitation, longer stays, regional dispersion, visitor and community advocacy. Increased visitor numbers/nights and spending are key to the ongoing development and sustainability of the region’s tourism businesses and jobs growth.


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MRLCTA Board Members

Chair: David Hartley (River Shack Rentals, Mannum Motel)

Robert Burrows (The Bunker, Mannum)

Bridget Mather (CEO, Coorong District Council)

Nicole Clark (Kimbolton Wines)
Craig Cowling (Harbour Mannum)
Kelly Kuhn (Juggle House Experiences)
Ian Muller (GM, Bridgeport Hotel)
Heather Barclay (CEO, Rural City of Murray Bridge)

How to be included on this website

Tourism businesses and events located within the Murray River Lakes & Coorong tourism region will automatically have a business listing on this site if they are registered with the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW), which is free in SA. There is also opportunity for neighbours near MRLC borders.

To submit feedback, information, updates and images for consideration please contact Tourism Development Manager.

Tourism businesses with bookable/saleable products or services (accommodation, tours, car hire, retail) wishing to receive sales through the Murray Bridge Visitor Information Centre should email or Mannum Visitor Information Centre – please note commissions apply.

Tools and Resources
  1. Murray River Lakes & Coorong Strategic Plan 2021 -2024
  2. South Australian Regional Visitor Strategy 2025 (includes MRLC chapter)
  3. South Australian Visitor Economy Sector Plan 2030
  4. Murray River Lakes & Coorong Visitor Guide – Ordering Instructions
  5. Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW) – national tourism database
Insights – Research and Reports

The latest research and industry data (region documents) about the MRLC visitor economy – from visitor profiles and trends to the economic impact/value of tourism.

Murray River Lakes & Coorong Tourism Industry Newsletter

Subscribe to MRLC ‘s newsletter for local tourism industry and stakeholders at the bottom of this page.

State Tourism Resources

Australian Government Grants and Programs Finder

Grant Guru

MRLC Social Media

Instagram     Facebook

Accredited Visitor Information Centres

Murray Bridge Visitor Information Centre website and facebook
3 South Terrace, Murray Bridge SA 5253
(08) 8539 1142
Managed by Rural City of Murray Bridge

Mannum Visitor Information Centre  website and facebook
6 Randell St, Mannum SA 5238
1300 626 686
Managed by Mid Murray Council

Visitor Information Outlets

Tailem Bend Visitor Information Outlet website and facebook
Railway Terrace, Tailem Bend, SA 5260
(08) 8572 4277

Meningie Visitor Information Outlet
14 Princes Highway, Meningie, SA 5264
(08) 8575 1830

Online Visitor Guide
RDA MRLC Visitor Guide