Murray Region Visitor Information
Welcome to the Murray Region
The Murray Region is a beautiful area that covers parts of Victoria and New South Wales. It's a popular destination for those who enjoy the great outdoors, with plenty of opportunities for hiking, cycling, fishing, and more.
What to See and Do
There's no shortage of things to see and do in the Murray Region. Some popular attractions include:
- Exploring the Murray River
- Visiting the historic Echuca Port
- Enjoying the natural beauty of Barmah National Park
- Discovering the fascinating story of the Ned Kelly Gang at the Beechworth Historic Courthouse
- Sampling delicious local produce, including wines, olives, and cheese
How to Get There
The Murray Region is easily accessible via car or public transport. If you're driving, it's approximately a 3-hour journey from Melbourne or a 6-hour journey from Sydney. There are also regular trains and buses from both cities that stop in various towns throughout the region.
Where to Stay
There are plenty of accommodation options throughout the Murray Region, including:
- Camping sites in national parks
- Caravan parks
- Bed and breakfasts
- Hotels and motels
- Luxury resorts
It's recommended to book accommodation in advance, especially during peak travel periods.
When to Visit
The Murray Region is a year-round destination, with each season offering its own unique experiences. Summer (December – February) can be hot, but it's a great time for water activities on the Murray River. Autumn (March – May) offers mild weather and stunning autumn colours. Winter (June – August) can be chilly, but it's a good time for outdoor activities like hiking and cycling. Spring (September – November) brings warmer weather and beautiful wildflower displays.
Remember to pack sunscreen, hats, and plenty of water as the Murray Region can get hot in summer. It's also important to respect the environment and follow any signs or regulations when exploring the area.