With the mighty Murray River as one of its main draw cards, you can start to imagine the many wonderful activities that you can fill up your days with when you travel to the holiday destination of the Murraylands in South Australia. From house boating, water skiing, year round swimming and lazing upon the banks of the Murray River, these are just the start of many activities that the Murraylands boasts. People who love the water will love the Murraylands with activities such as jet boating, canoeing, kayaking and fishing all to be enjoyed. Grab a beer and a great lunch at a pub by the river with some friends or take one of the walking tracks that wind their way along the river. Cruise on an historic paddle boat, come on board a sightseeing cruise or join a wildlife spotting cruise for the day. You can take it easy or get the blood pumping with some adrenalin action, all depending on the type of holiday you wish to enjoy!
There are golf courses to play upon, culinary delights to sample in a variety of the cafes, bars, pubs and restaurants in the region, cycling, sky diving, guided tours through National Parks and plenty of shopping precincts to explore within each town. From Blanchetown with its quiet country ways to Murray Bridge which is the largest town along the Murray River as well as Pinnaroo just 5kms from the Victorian border and Swan Beach with its stunning cliff faces and awesome sunsets, these are just a few of the interesting towns and the attractions that you can experience when touring through the Murraylands.
Learn about Aboriginal culture and the Dreamtime on a variety of tours, go rock climbing or take a night tour to watch the nocturnal creatures come out to play. There are bird spotting tours, the chance to visit the Monarto Zoological Park and Dundee’s Wildlife park. Play a round of mini golf with the kids or go bushwalk one afternoon. Tour through wetlands, lagoons and conservation parks, join a safari outback tour or book onto a guided tour which will take you to a number of interesting attractions. From a chocolate factory, picnicking, playgrounds, dining, shopping and plenty of family fun, families will love the Murraylands.
Whether you are after a relaxing holiday where you just laze on the bow of the boat all day long as you cruise the might Murray or a holiday where you enjoy the many activities that this area has to offer, all types of holiday are perfectly suited to the Murraylands. Wander through local markets and farmers markets on the weekends, browse the museums and art galleries to see the works of local artists, have a round of archery, play some indoor bowling, go paintballing or play a game of tennis. There are motocross tracks to rip up, horse riding adventures, annual events and touring festivals to base your holiday around.
From relaxation to action packed, family fun, romantic escapes, great accommodation, nature based adventures and water sports, these are just some of the many activities that you can look forward to when you plan your next trip to the Murraylands.