Murray River in South Australia travels 640 kilometres from Renmark in the Riverland through the Murraylands to Goolwa on the Fleurieu Peninsula. From its source in the Snowy Mountains in New South Wales, the Murray River flows 2530 kilometres to the Southern Ocean in South Australia. Ancient limestone cliffs, beautiful river red gums, citrus groves and lush vineyards are hallmarks of the Riverland section of the River, while large tracts of native bush, historic towns, towering ochre cliffs, and the austere beauty of the Mallee illustrate the Murraylands. Murray, Australia’s greatest river is a must to visit and explore while in South Australia and what better than Murray River houseboats to experience it all.
All through the Riverland, you will find dozens of great attractions that celebrate the rich history of the Murray River and its vital place in modern Australia. Book a houseboat and take a cruise on the historic paddle steamer PS Industry from Renmark. Visit the famous award-winning Loxton Historical Village or Morgan Wharf precinct to sneak a peek into the past culture. Hike the walking trail before relaxing with a beer and local cuisine at the character-filled Historic Overland Corner Hotel near Barmera and witness how the environmental pioneers of today are creating an eco-tourism paradise at the Banrock Station Wine and Wetland Centre at Kingston-on-Murray.
Well known Riverland golf courses and wineries like Banrock Station Wine and Wetland Centre are just a short drive away from Blanchetown and Morgan. The travellers say that the section of the river between Blanchetown and Morgan is one of the most scenic sections of the entire Murray River. You will get to witness various nesting birds living in the cliff faces where they are safe from animals like cats and foxes, large shallow backwaters and lagoons with water birds and dozens of decent deep mooring spots to make it stress-free for you to tie up the boat for the night. The Riverland region is famous as a destination for outdoor and water-based activities like fishing, golfing, swimming, canoeing, bush walking, and skiing. For complete relaxation and bliss, laze around the riverbank watching the distinctive river birds, explore museums and galleries, and visit cellar doors and local produce outlets.
Quality Houseboats has been operating a very successful hire-drive houseboat business on the Murray River in South Australia since 1996. They have set best-in-the-industry standards of accommodation in the houseboat industry in South Australia. They have been the first fleet of houseboats in South Australia to offer separate ensuite to every queen-sized bedroom. Quality Houseboats have three options to choose from Murray Entertainer, Murray Explorer and Murray Meanderer. The ‘pride’ of the fleet is ‘Murray Entertainer’. It was the first 5-star boats in the Riverland. Each Murray River houseboat offers ample of luxury and comfort to the travellers.
Houseboats facilities include bedrooms, bathrooms, toilets, dishwasher and washing machine. Besides, all boats have standard equipment like air conditioning, TV, sound system, DVD player, video recorder, pillows and continental quilt for each bed, all linen, gas space heater, BBQ, panoramic tinted windows, upper sundecks with canopies, 2-way radio, mobile phone, life jackets, swim decks, economical diesel or 4 stroke motors, and dinghies or canoes for hire. If you are planning a trip to South Australia, get in touch with travel experts at Quality Houseboats and arrange a trip. Choose a houseboat as per your style, comfort and travelling purpose. Rest assured, you will have the most luxurious, tranquil and relaxing environment in all the houseboats offered by Quality Houseboats. They can also arrange transfers to and from the river for interstate and overseas visitors.