The first bridge to traverse the Murray River was built in 1879; the bridge lent its name to the surrounding city of Murray Bridge which has since become the major Murray River crossing in South Australia. Stay in our Murray Bridge accommodation and enjoy this historical region for yourself.
Murray Bridge’s location on the banks of the mighty Murray River means there are plenty of water sports and water based activities to keep you occupied during your stay in our Murray Bridge hotels. Go swimming, boating, skiing and fishing or take one of the cruises that operate in the area like the MV Proud Mary, where you can dine while gliding through the picturesque surrounds of the Murray.
When you are back on the shore visit the Stuart Reserve, our accommodation Murray Bridge is located nearby this popular recreational area. Sturt Reserve is riverfront parkland with a children’s playground, kiosk and all the facilities you need for an afternoon picnic or BBQ. While you are there be sure to check out the mysterious Bunyip, a coin operated monster that rises from his cave to bellow at passing tourists.
Also located near our Murray Bridge accommodation is the Captain Cottage’s Museum which tells the history of the area through memorabilia, photos and artefacts. Head just a few minutes from Murray Bridge and visit the Monarto Zoo where you can go on an African safari without leaving Adelaide’s Hills.