The Riverland and Murray are intertwined, weaving pass some of Australias
most impressive river scenery of limestone cliffs, huge river red gums, Mallee
country, vineyards, orchard and parks. The Riverland region begins where it
crosses into South Australia, stretching 300 km creating lakes, reed-lined
creeks, islands and wetlands.
With Adelaide less than a two hours drive, the
region is a very popular holiday destination for locals and visitors alike,
especially those into outdoor and water-based activities. In addition, the
network of backwater wetlands and lagoons are home to abundant wildlife, with
the region including the UNESCO listed Bookmark Biosphere Reserve (BBR) and 40
national and conservation parks, that protect widely differing ecosystems.
Stretching back over 30,000 years, the Aboriginal people have called the Murray
River region home, with many groups along its route. The Riverland region was
home to the Ngarrindjeri people who lived on and along the lands around the
Murray and the Coorong, and today are South Australias largest Aboriginal
Check out our listing of
In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local
tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local
maps and other information.