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South Australia's Murray Riverland is one of the most relaxing holidays you can take and the Riverland[6] is the stretch of the Murray River that winds its way from the South Australia-Victoria-NSW meeting point and winds its way westward until it reaches the town of Morgan, where it turns south, toward the Southern Ocean. The Riverland contains some of South Australia's best canoeing and kayaking backwaters and is superb for houseboat holidays. The River Murray is at the heart and soul of this South Australian community and the Riverland has become the food bowl of South Australia, producing an amazing aray of fresh fruit and vegetables and much of the wine that South Australia is so famous for.

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Other destinations[edit]

Customs House, Chowilla Game Reserve, Murray River National Park, Paringa, Lyrup, Katarapko National Park, Glossop, Lake Bonney, Moorook, Cobdogla, Overland Corner, Cadell, Loch Luna Game Reserve, Blanchetown



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There is no public transport in the area. Taxis are available but expensive. A booking with the Premier State Liner bus company can be used to get between some towns and can take you to Adelaide.

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  • Go bush walking along the silent Murray River, taking in a great variety of bird life, wildlife and unique bushland
  • go kayaking through pristine wilderness on a myriad of backwaters
    • Riverland Leisure Canoe Tours, Renmark, +61 8 8595 5399, [1]. Offering a range of nature based eco-tours, discover creeks and backwaters of the Murray River with an experienced and qualified guides. Bookings essential  edit
    • Canoe Adventures - Riverland, Berri, 04211 676 45, [2]. Offering; 1) hire of canoe, kayak and sit-on-tops' 2) guided canoe tours suited to your interests and ability - Loch Luna and Gurra are favourite choices for these tours: 3) outfitting most of your needs for canoe camping expedition, including advice on great places to launch, camp and explore.  edit

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The Riverland is home to some of South Australia's best locally grown produce. So get out and sample the freshest produce, or settle into some of our fabulous eating houses that specialise in cooking with local ingredients. Or Sample some from cute roadside stalls

  • Historic Overland Corner Hotel, Overland Corner, +61 8 8588 7021. 11am-. Multi tourism award winning, this quaint historic hotel offers a truly unique Australian experience. Settle into the beer garden while watching the sun set. Fabulous meals. Open 11am Tue-Sun, bookings for meals essential. Open Monday Public holidays 11am-6pm. Closed Monday, Christmas Day & Good Friday  edit
  • Havenhand Chocolates, 22 Peake Tce, Waikerie, +61 8 8541 2134, [3]. 10am-5pm. Featuring the finest Belgian Chocolate with Riverland fruit, Havenhand Chocolates offer an indulgent chocolate experience. Inside or alfresco, take in the majestic Murray River while you enjoy our local chocolates, with coffee, tea, or our rich chocolate drinks!  edit
  • Renmark Paringa Community Museum, Sturt Highway Paringa (Next to the historic Paringa Bridge), 0423050732, [4]. Mon-Wed 9.00- 2.00 Thurs closed Friday 9-2 Sat 9-12. Agricultural Museum, Stationary engines (56) farm machinery, static displays, picnic and BBQ area available to everyone. $2. Under 15 Free.  edit

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Visit over 13 boutique wineries, for a Mediterranean wine experience

  • Amazon Ale, Wilkadene Woolshed, +61 8 8595 8188, [5]. A locally brewed beer, it is available at the Renmark Hotel or, come and visit the revamped Wilkadene Woolshed which is the home to the Amozon Ale Micro Brewery  edit

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take a houseboat holiday and relax on the River Murray.

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