Murray River, Lakes & Coorong

Let’s venture to the Murray River, Lakes, and Coorong region in South Australia.

It is located on the traditional lands of the Ngarrindjeri people.

Here, the mighty Murray River winds its way through a tapestry of landscapes, creating a paradise for nature enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers.

You can cruise along the river, explore tranquil lakes, and marvel at the pristine wetlands of the Coorong. This area is teeming with birdlife and unique flora.

A stone’s throw from the Murray River, you’ll find the Monarto Safari Park, a sprawling open-range wildlife sanctuary, where you can get up close and personal with a variety of incredible animals.

The Murray River, Lakes, and Coorong is a place where you can immerse yourself in the wonders of nature, learn about indigenous culture, and enjoy thrilling wildlife encounters.

It’s a must-visit destination for those who appreciate the great outdoors and the diverse ecosystems of Australia.

Where is the Murray River, Lakes & Coorong?

This region follows the Murray River from Swan Reach down to its mouth, including over to the South Australian border.

Top Towns

The top towns to visit in the Murray River, Lakes & Coorong are:

  • Murray Bridge
  • Goolwa
  • Swan Reach
  • Mannum

Top Attractions

The top things to see in the Murray River, Lakes & Coorong are:

  • River Murray
  • Barossa Sculpture Park
  • Murray River Dark Sky Reserve

Top Things to Do

The top things to do in the Murray River, Lakes & Coorong are:

  • Monarto Safari Park
  • The Bend Motorsports
  • Kayak on the Coorong
A lemur sitting on a platform in the Land of the Lemurs

Murray River, Lakes & Coorong, Attractions

Visiting the Land of the Lemurs

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Murray River, Lakes & Coorong, Attractions

The Lions 360 Experience at Monarto Safari Park

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Murray River, Lakes & Coorong

22 Things to do in Mannum

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Murray River, Lakes & Coorong, Attractions

Kayaking the Coorong

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Murray River, Lakes & Coorong, Attractions

A Day at Monarto Safari Park, South Australia

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