Melbourne & Victoria - The Murray River & Around (Chapter)
This is the The Murray River & Around chapter from Lonely Planet’s Melbourne & Victoria guidebook.
The mighty Murray is Australia’s longest and most important inland waterway and arrayed along its shores are some of Victoria’s most captivating towns. It’s a stirring place of wineries and orchards, bush camping, balmy weather and river-red-gum forests. History looms large in towns such as Echuca and Glenrowan, food and wine dominate proceedings around Rutherglen and Mildura, and national parks enclose soulful desert expanse in the far west.
- relax on a houseboat and dine out on ‘Feast Street’ in sunny Mildura
- ride an original paddle steamer from the historic Port of Echuca
- time your visit to Rutherglen for one of the great winery festivals
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Mildura, The Mallee, Wyperfeld National Park, Murray-Sunset National Park, Hattah-Kulkyne National Park, Swan Hill & around, Echuca & around, Barmah National Park, Yarrawonga, Northeast Victoria, Rutherglen, Wahgunyah, Chiltern, Benalla, Glenrowan, Wangaratta, Wodonga.
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