Murray River Towns & Localities

The Mighty Murray, some may say the adjective is a cliche, but few adjectives fit so well with the name of our beautiful alpine-fed river that is also our longest.

As such, the towns that line its 2,500+ km journey from Mt Kosciuszko to Lake Alexandrina also take on impressive descriptions.

The diverse Murray River range from large cities like Albury-Wodonga and Mildura to historic riverports like Echuca and Swan Hill, to the lesser-known small towns like Tooleybuc and Jingellic.

These towns all have a story to tell and can be experienced via some great touring routes.

Murray River Towns & Localities

  • Ever laid a map out to plan a journey and your eye is drawn to a place that prompts the thought, ‘I wonder what that town is like’? And whenever you view a map of that region again, that place appears more prominently than others. Even though you know little of the area, your curiosity is aroused. As a traveller f...

  • After a long day of travelling, there are few things more rewarding to the traveller than to be able to camp on a riverbank. Whether free camping or in waterfront caravan parks, there is nothing like sitting by the water’s edge with the setting sun providing the evening glow, as the riverside trees cast their shad...

  • Lake Hume, the 20,000-hectare body of water that resulted from the damming of the Mitta Mitta and Murray river near Albury, was a project that took seven years to build and when finished in 1936, was the largest dam in the southern hemisphere and one of the biggest in the world.