Easy to Moderate
Join your guides on a journey to discover the culture, incredible wildlife and ecology of the Murray River. You’ll be welcomed to country by Erawirung elder, Eric Cook, who will take you on a cultural walk along an ancient river oxbow. Your guides will lead you through the forests, creeks, billabongs and outback lakes sharing knowledge of vital conservation work. See the benefits of environmental flows to restore red gum forests and protect wetland species including the vulnerable southern bell frog.
Explore diverse landscapes in search of wildlife including red kangaroos, emus, koalas, goannas and many of the 180 bird species found in this region. Water in the outback attracts diverse wildlife.
A luxury houseboat will be your base for this four-day, three-night adventure where you’ll experience local food with paired wines that showcase the best fare the region has to offer – famed Murray River cod is a highlight.
Our expert guides help you identify birdlife and plants, and share knowledge of the Murray River system, it’s management and the importance of recent environmental flows in creating a flourishing landscape. Don’t miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in our greatest river!
River cruise and cliff walk
At 10am meet your guide at the Hotel Renmark's Function Room. Your guide will provide a brief introduction to the landscape as you journey upstream in our pontoon cruiser, scanning the tree-line for koalas and waterbirds. Our guides will welcome you to your luxurious houseboat where you’ll familiarise yourself with your room and the spectacular views from your new river home, before settling in to a fresh and flavoursome lunch. An inspiring afternoon walk with Erawirung elder, Eric Cook, will reveal stories of an ancient culture evident along the banks of an old stretch of river. The evening is spent on the houseboat admiring the reflections of the sunset from the top-deck spa or swim deck as your guides prepare a gourmet dinner paired with local wines to complete the day. Lunch and dinner provided.
Kayaking, Houseboat Cruising & short walk
Birdwatching on ephemeral lakes
Short Walk & Houseboat Cruising Downstream