Adventures on The Murray River

Victorians seem to be extremely passionate about the Murray River, they always talk about the area so fondly. Since I met Dixie he is always reminiscing and telling me stories about the river, his mates house boat and ski racing. I am sure some of these tales grow taller!

I had to check out the good old Murray River for myself so we headed to Echuca which is the closest town from Melbourne located on the banks of the Murray. It is Australia’s longest river, it spans over three states, Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia. In the 1800’s it was the busiest inland port with paddle steamers ferrying supplies along the river. These paddle steamers are now one of the main attractions in Echuca so naturally we took a ferry ride down the river.Read More »