From boating to swimming, bush walking to wildlife spotting, and with some wine tasting, shopping, family fun, annual events and famous attractions thrown in for good measure, The Murray region offers a whole world of adventures, excitement and fun filled times to enjoy on all types of holiday getaways. Set your own pace, make your own tracks or set out on a number of tours so someone else can do all of the driving for you, but whichever way you decide to explore The Murray region, everyday will be filled with new attractions and so many wonderful activities that you just will not know where to start first.
Tee off on one of the golf courses, spend some time exploring the many towns throughout the region where you can do some shopping, dine in countless restaurants where you can sample some of the regions culinary delights, browse through historic buildings, see memorial and learn about the colourful past and history of the area or wander through the markets that are held here. The towns are welcoming and hold their own attractions that are a must see and do or you can explore the great outdoors and all that it holds within The Murray region. Visit Swan Hill and learn about this pioneer town, taste mouth watering foods and wine in Mildura and Echuca is where you can ride on some of the oldest paddle steamers in the world. There is fishing and golf in Yarrawonga, Albury Wodonga is the twin city based on either side of the Murray River and Shepparton is the food bowl of the Australia.
Along with the many on land attractions that draw thousands of people to The Murray region every year, the main attraction is definitely the Murray River. With its endless amount of water sports, fun and entertainment that you can enjoy all year round, you can plan a great holiday by the water’s edge. There are lunch and dinner cruises that you can book onto, day trips of paddle steamers, overnight and extended holiday on house boats and every opportunity to see the sights from the water with many varying tours that you can join in on.
There are boutique wines, cellar doors and vineyards to spend the day at, National Parks, forests and bush land that present hours of outdoor fun, bush walks, camping adventures, bird watching, horse riding expeditions and four wheel driving to do. Go hot air ballooning over the region, take to the water for a day of water skiing, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, boating or fishing. Take the time to walk through lavender farms, chocolate factories or the kids will love the wildlife parks and playgrounds, picnic areas and BBQ grounds.
Explore lakes and rivers, Aboriginal sites, adventure playgrounds, galleries, go karting and botanical gardens. You can fill your days with walks to waterfalls, historic walks, mini golf and even give the wallet a work out with the variety of shops from boutique stores to book stores and art galleries to gem shops. No matter what you are into or what your age might be, The Murray region holds many different attractions that will draw you here for your next holiday.