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Murray River

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Ranked #679 of 4,360 attractions in Australia
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Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Driving
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Holmen, Wisconsin
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81 reviews 81 reviews
41 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

It it beautiful in its way, the same way the American mid-continent (Nebraska, Oklahoma, etc) can be beautiful. About mid morning I found myself traveling alongside the Murray River, and imagine my surprise when the GPS put me on a ferry crossing this meandering stream. It has one of the lowest gradients of any Australian river, so it moves slowly.... More

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new zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We hired a 10 berth boat for 8 of us for a week. Fantastic week and like to do it again. The peaceful week, but ability to do day tours was great. Enough on board entertainment as well. But don't do this, if you always need to be doing something. You will be driven nuts, but if you can read... More

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South Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My wife and I did the 4 night cruise on the Murray River Princess and recommend it very highly! The staff were friendly and most efficient, the food was delicious and the activities and entertainment were extremely enjoyable and diverse. It was also a bonus that we met some lovely fellow guests with whom we had some interesting conversations. Do... More

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Wollongong, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Hubby and I did the 7 night cruise on the Murray Princess, we can't recommend it enough we had the best time. The staff/crew were amazing, always there to lend a hand. The boat is being upgraded so we had a lovely new cabin with a new bathroom. The top deck had new cane lounges which were so comfortable, spent... More

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Berri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

So blessed to live on the Murray in the Riverland. The river is great, and the wetlands are even better - so many pretty spots to explore in safe water. Sunrises and Sunsets are special favourites, when the water is flat as glass. Guided kayak tours and hire of canoes, kayaks and sit-on-tops are available in Berri, Renmark, and Mannum.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Looking forward to this holiday for so long, it was a real let down on entering our cabin. The carpet was very much in need of a detailed clean. The build up of dust and fluff all around the edges of the carpet was absolutely unacceptable. The staff do a wonderful job and are very hard working, so maybe more... More

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Wellington, NZ
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

A group of 9 of us had a fantastic 6 night trip on a Unforgettable Houseboat on the Murray .You get picked up from Adelaide and drive for 90 mins to Mannum .On the way you stop for food and drink.Quite an adventure for that size crowd for 6 days ( but they can cater for you if needed )... More

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Dora Creek, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

The crew were great but the Paddleboat needs a revamp. The cabins were so small. If we were both inside one of us had to sit on their single tiny bed in order to let the other pass to the bathroom (if that is what you could call it). Spoke to a lot of the passengers and they said the... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I wanted to try cursing and because I get very bad sea sickness, river cruising seemed like a more sensible option for my first experience. My husband and I are in our 40’s and because he hadn’t been cruising before wondered if we would be outside of the normal demographic – we definitely were! Most on the on-board would have... More

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Renmark, Australia
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101 reviews 101 reviews
12 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We have just spent the long weekend on the river near Renmark and what great weather to enjoy the company of friends and family enjoying all the water activities and enjoying good food and wine. We would recommend it to everyone and if you have the time maybe hire a house boat or stat at the NEW luxury villas The... More

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