Things to do & see in the Murray Lands

Tourism in the Murray Lands


Sturt Reserve Murray Bridge
This large, open reserve is situated on the banks of the River Murray. This park is a lovely place to just sit, relax and watch the many passing river vessels. This reserve is also the home of the Bunyip. This mythical creature from aboriginal dreamtime beliefs rules here from the water on your command. Multiple barbeques and picnic settings are provided under shade. A fully fenced junior/toddler playground with a riverboat theme is popular as is the rage cage, which will test your skills in a range of indoor-style sports. There is tonnes of room for all of your kick and play activities. A hilly BMX track and a skate ramp are available for those who prefer wheels. Those using wheelchairs unassisted have good access. Dogs on leads are always welcome. Parking is provided.

Roundhouse – Murray Bridge
Historic Roundhouse: A South Australian treasure
Discover this iconic heritage building which was completed as part of the Murray Bridge construction project, the first bridge to span the Murray (1879). The roundhouse was handcrafted by stonemasons in 1876 and additions completed in 1918.
Enjoy the views of the bridges, river and a display of historic memorabilia and photographs. Tea and coffee available at a small cost.  No bookings required for this event.
Historic Roundhouse, entry off Bridge Street opposite Bridgeport Hotel, Murray Bridge
Enquiries/bookings: Peter Harden, 8532 3396;
Ken Wells, 8532 2669
Email: mbhistorical@hotmail.com
House Boat Cruise

Riverglen Marina Privately Owned Houseboats for hire. Riverglen Marina is fast becoming the most popular place for starting Houseboat Holidays because of its proximity to Adelaide. "Just a short drive and you're on holidays" (08) 8532 1986 Jervois Road, Murray Bridge Hire a luxury houseboat with Unforgettable Houseboats and experience a wonderful travel holiday on the Murray River South Australia, one of the most beautiful spots in Australia.
Cruising on one of our fabulous, luxury houseboats is the best way to enjoy the panoramic views the Murray River has to offer in comfort and style. Unforgettable Houseboats, based at Mannum in South Australia, offer 11 of the most luxurious houseboats for hire.  08 85692559

PS Murray Princes Cruise
There’s no better way to see the Murray River and a slice of the hauntingly beautiful and dramatic Australian outback, its unique flora and fauna, and the rich legacy of old riverside ports and indigenous culture close up than to drift unhurried and quietly under the power of the paddle-wheeler PS Murray Princess.

Bridge Bowl, Murray Bridge
Ten Pin Bowling is a fun and exciting game that caters for everyone! Families, friends & social groups. Come and try the exciting new fully automated scoring system, now featuring large overhead screens with awesome graphics & great fun animations with special sound effects! Bumper bowling is available for the kids and the adults have full bar facilities available. Phone: 8531 0022

Murray Bridge Regional Art Gallery
The Murray Bridge Regional Gallery was reopened in December 2004 after a major upgrade.
Facilities include the Vicki Nottage Sculpture Court, a disability ramp, disabled toilets, and a foyer sales area.
As a result of the upgrade, the Gallery is now one of the largest and finest in regional South Australia.
The Gallery hosts a range of regular contemporary touring exhibitions while also showcasing the talents of local artists and crafts people.
The Gallery is situated in the heart of Murray Bridge in the Town Hall complex, at 27 Sixth Street, Murray Bridge. 08 8531 2606.

Old Tailem Town!
First established in 1982, Old Tailem Town is now Australia's largest pioneer village, visited by tourists all over the world!
Come for an hour or a day, have a cup of tea or coffee with the friendly staff and see what life was like for the settlers of South Australia from 1860 - 1960. There are over a hundred and ten buildings for you to visit, all furnished within their periods in their most natural locations.
www.oldtailemtown.com

The Murray Bridge Hotel.
Located in Sixth Street, Murray Bridge, it is about 1 hours drive from Adelaide, straight up the South Eastern Freeway. There's plenty to do in Murray Bridge, so come for a relaxing day on the River Murray and then enjoy a fabulous meal or quiet drink with your friends or family at the Murray Bridge Hotel

Wongs Happy Gathering
Give yourself a break from the cooking and bring the family into Wongs Happy Gathering and enjoy the best Asian cuisine the Murraylands has to offer. Choose from a mouth watering selection of Asian dishes available from our menu. 6 First Street Murray Bridge 8532 5888

For upcoming events visit    www.murrayriver.com.au/murray-bridge/events/

Or call into our office today.