As the name suggests this city is on the banks of the Murray River and located 80km from Adelaide. This is South Australia's largest river town and a great place to get involved in all types of water activities. Paddle steamers and Murray River cruises travel up and down the river for day cruises, overnighters or even weekly trips. Water skiing, fishing and swimming are all popular activities in Murray Bridge.
A great way to get up close and personal with these delicate insects. There are many different species and a myriad of colours. Jervois Road (08 8532 3666).
Captain's Cottage Museum
This museum has many displays and all sorts of memorabilia, including dolls, riverboats, machinery and model engines. Thomas Street (08 8531 0049).
Located 8km from Murray Bridge this is a pretty place to visit as it filled with fruit orchards and lovely picnic areas and more water based activities.
This paddle boat travels slowly up and down the Murray River and is a very relaxing way to spend a holiday. Proud Mary offers 3 and 5 night cruises and leaves from Murray Bridge (08 8231 9472).
A highlight of this park is the 4.5km maze, and there are many more activities as well, including an aquarium and mini gold course. Jervois Road (08 8532 3709).