Everything you need to know about the Murray River. Houseboats, accommodation, events, and
river data. The Murray River Web Site -- Giving people a reason to keep coming back.
Explore the Murray from the paddle steamer capital of Australia, Echuca-Moama
-- paddle steamers and riverboats still pull into its historic wharf. From here you can
take a cruise or hire a houseboat.
Famous for the diversity of its attractions, activities and superb scenery, Albury Wodonga
is nestled amongst valleys where the Australian Alps meet the mighty Murray River.
Conveniently located between Sydney and Melbourne.
Nearby Lake Hume, six times the size of Sydney Harbour, underlines why the region's
waterways are Australia's finest for fishing, boating, sailing and swimming. To help you
enjoy your stay in the region, members of the Albury-Wodonga Motel Association offer
accommodation to suit all budgets and needs.
Affordable accommodation in the heart of Albury -- 11 cosy and comfortable ground floor
rooms in a pleasant garden setting nestled just off the highway.
Ettamogah Wildlife Sanctuary:
A natural bushland setting of over 20 acres, where you can wander and handfeed many native
Australian animals. Don't miss watching the koalas feed or the wombats roam.
Gundowring House is a grand Federation residence, built in 1923, offering two double
bedrooms and one twin share bedroom, all with en-suite and full country breakfast.
Although in NSW Barham is twice as far from Sydney as Melbourne and is therefore
economically and culturally oriented to Victoria. It is Aussie Rules, rather than Rugby
League, which excites the most interest here.
All Seasons Motor Lodge:
All suites are beautifully furnished and offer quiet, air conditioning/heating, queen size
beds, direct dial telephone, colour television, clock radio, tea/coffee making facilities,
toaster, electric blankets, refrigerator, table and chairs.
Located on the edge of town next to the Murray River, 80 acres of lake and recreation area
can be enjoyed by the entire family. Free electric barbecue and picnic facilities are
available, also an amenities block complete with showers, toilets and mother's room.
Corowa, only 3 hours from Melbourne and 7 hours from Sydney, is nestled on the Murray
River; close to the famous Rutherglen wineries.
Many of the buildings in the central shopping area have a heritage listing and are
classified by the National Trust. The Culcairn Hotel in Railway Parade, just off Olympic
Way, was built in 1891. With an elegant restaurant and impressive leadlight window, this
Germanic structure makes a significant contribution to the townscape.
Within Deniliquin itself, a series of lagoons snake off into parkland and state forest and
a footbridge across a creek (opposite the town hall in Cressy St) leads to an island
Echuca and Moama:
Visit the Port of Echuca to discover the early history of the region when Echuca-Moama was
a bustling riverport. Experience the Murray River, the centrepiece of the towns, and
travel down it in a paddlesteamer; hire a houseboat; go fishing; swimming; canoeing or
waterskiing. You can also use Echuca-Moama as your base to explore nearby towns,
magnificent red gum forests, wetlands and fauna parks.
Port Of Echuca:
Just over 2 hours drive North of Melbourne Echuca is the World's Paddlesteamer capital. At
any one time you may see as many as a dozen steamers moored along the river bank. As
Echuca is an authentic working steam port, yu'll be able to see the shipwrights and
apprentices at work restoring anything from paddlesteamers to huge steam engines.
Holbrook is about 4-5 hours drive from Melbourne and about 5-6 hours drive from Sydney, a perfect place for a stop over between both cities.
Holbrook is close to the beautiful Upper Murray Region, Kosciusko National Park and the
Rutherglen Winegrowing District. Apart from the Woolpack Inn Museum, the town has a group
of National Trust-classified buildings that are good examples of early architecture.
For thousands of years, people have come to the fertile river country of the place known
as Mildura. They have come to trade and share and sing and dance, to eat and drink and
talk about what they have seen in the arid lands beyond the river paradise.
Located west of Albury, Mulwala is an adventure playground with many of its activities
based around Lake Mulwala.