The Murray

A rich life source for biodiversity and communities

Australia’s longest river and the life source for hundreds of communities and millions of plants, animals and fungi, the iconic Murray River flows along much of the border between Victoria and New South Wales.

From vast deserts to thriving wetlands, here you can get off the beaten track with rugged bush camping and explore winding waterways by canoe to catch some of that famous Murray cod. Get an adrenaline rush with a 4WD adventure and marvel at the beauty of the magnificent night sky from a desert lookout. Finally, don't forget to keep an eye out for wildlife – koalas, kangaroos, emus and many bird species are native to this region.

Find out where to go below or see what else is on offer in the region's national parks including Chiltern-Mt Pilot National Park, Warby-Ovens National Park, Wyperfield National Park and Murray-Sunset National Park.

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