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Murray River Walk

Enjoy four days walking through ancient red gum forests and spectacular floodplain wetlands with guided cruises on meandering creeks and the Murray River.Experience nature and learn the stories of the Riverland Wetland of International Importance while be ing greeted at the completion of your day with a refreshing beverage at the campfire.Each night you can relax and recharge with a foot dip in the river, a hot shower and a top deck spa before you dine on 3 courses of superb Riverland cuisine from a menu designed exclusively for us by a renowned native food chef.Savour local brews, Riverland wine and cider, Riverland roasted coffee and local chocolate while surrounding yourself if the breathtaking wilderness of the Murray River both by foot and by houseboat.

Inclusions

3 nights accommodation aboard exclusive houseboat
4 days fully guided walking
All meals and drinks as listed
34L day pack
2L water bladder
Walking pole
Small thermos
group first aid kit
emergency communication satellite phone
Hightlights
Murray River Walk is a trip of the Great Walks of Australia
Explore Australia's greatest river, The Murray
Encounter diverse wildlife and waterbirds along the river
Discover a rich river heritage
Cruise the river on modern houseboat, taking you to your daily walking destination
Climb the Headings cliffs for a magnificent sunrise over the Murray River
Tour Provider World Expeditions
Number of Days
4
Price From
AUD $2,500
Start Location
Renmark, Australia
End Location
Australia
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
4 to 10
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
Small Marine/Cruise, Walking
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
29 Apr 201902 May 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
30 Apr 201903 May 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
06 May 201909 May 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
07 May 201910 May 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
13 May 201916 May 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
14 May 201917 May 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
20 May 201923 May 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
21 May 201924 May 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
27 May 201930 May 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
28 May 201931 May 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
03 Jun 201906 Jun 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
04 Jun 201907 Jun 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
10 Jun 201913 Jun 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
11 Jun 201914 Jun 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
17 Jun 201920 Jun 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
18 Jun 201921 Jun 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
24 Jun 201927 Jun 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
25 Jun 201928 Jun 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
01 Jul 201904 Jul 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
02 Jul 201905 Jul 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
08 Jul 201911 Jul 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
09 Jul 201912 Jul 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
15 Jul 201918 Jul 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
16 Jul 201919 Jul 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
22 Jul 201925 Jul 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
23 Jul 201926 Jul 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
29 Jul 201901 Aug 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
30 Jul 201902 Aug 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
05 Aug 201908 Aug 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
06 Aug 201909 Aug 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
12 Aug 201915 Aug 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
13 Aug 201916 Aug 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
19 Aug 201922 Aug 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
20 Aug 201923 Aug 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
26 Aug 201929 Aug 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
27 Aug 201930 Aug 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
02 Sep 201905 Sep 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
03 Sep 201906 Sep 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
09 Sep 201912 Sep 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
10 Sep 201913 Sep 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
16 Sep 201919 Sep 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
17 Sep 201920 Sep 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
23 Sep 201926 Sep 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
24 Sep 201927 Sep 2019AvailableAUD $2,500
ItineraryExpand
Day 1
You will meet your guides at the Renmark Hotel 7.30am, where you will start your journey. Please ensure you have breakfast before departing your accommodation. Make your lunches and board the "cruiser" for a 10km creek cruise to the start of the walk. Our destination today is spectacular Headings Cliffs on the Murray River where your houseboat accommodation is moored. Traverse Reny Island through red gum forest and black box woodlands to the Ral Ral Creek Widewaters for morning tea. Follow Argo Creek to the Murray River for lunch. Discover the wreck of the P.S. Kelvin barge, traverse the dunes on Hunchee Island encountering kangaroos and emus and marvel at the Aboriginal Can trees as we arrive at Headings Cliffs. Distance - 10km cruising and 14km walking.
Day 2
Our destination is the Murray River just below the mouth of the Chowilla Creek, part of the largest anabranch system in South Australia. Arise early to climb Headings Cliffs for a magnificent sunrise over the Murray River. Marvel at the geological layers in the cliffs formed by wind, oceans and freshwater lakes. Descend the cliffs for breakfast and follow an ancient river oxbow to the present Murray River for morning tea. Explore dense red gum forest on the way to Amazon Creek junction for lunch. See spectacular wetlands and waterbirds on the Big Hunchee widewaters before meeting your houseboat on the Murray River. Distance - 5km cruising, 14km walking.
Day 3
Our destination is majestic Queens Bend cliffs above Lock 6. Cruise along Chowilla Creek to pass through the Chowilla Environmental Regulator before arriving at Bunyip Reach to start your walk. Follow the meandering Murray River to the base of Lock 6 and its modern fish ladder for morning tea. Explore the rejuvenated wetlands and water management structures on Bunyip Reach before climbing the gentle cliff face that surrounds a vast floodplain. After lunch we follow the rim of the valley to the historic site of the proposed 1960's Chowilla Dam scheme before winding our way along the cliffs to Queens Bend lookout to celebrate completing a 12km day and a 40km journey. Distance - 7km cruising, 12km walking.
Day 4
We start with a leisurely cruise after breakfast to the historic Customs House, Border Cliffs and the South Australian/Victorian Border, before commencing our journey downstream to pass through Lock 6. We rejoin the houseboat and cruise on past the Chowilla Station Shearing Shed and on to Wilkadene Woolshed Brewery for a tasty lunch, tour and a brew. After lunch we say our farewells and transfer by vehicle back to Renmark for arrival at 2.00pm. Distance - 35km cruising.