Backpacking Murray Bridge

translate website
  • murray-bridge-15626
    GET UP CLOSE TO SOME AMAZING ANIMALS AT THE MONARTO ZOO: Photo - Johnny Kamma, courtesy South Australian Tourism Commission
  • murray-bridge-19683
    HIRE A KAYAK AND EXPLORE THE FAMOUS MURRAY RIVER: Photo - Adam Bruzzone, courtesy South Australian Tourism Commission
  • murray-bridge-00011765
    THE MURRAY RIVER IS POPULAR FOR WATER SPORTS LIKE JET SKIING AND WATER SKIING: Photo - Matt Nettheim, courtesy South Australian Tourism Commission
Destination quick search
Australian destinationsQuickly find information about over 200 Australian destinations.
Select destination
Murray Bridge location map
Backpacker hostels and budget accommodation
Finding work in Australia

Murray Bridge Highlights

  • Visit Monarto Zoo, which houses a variety of native and exotic animals including African Lions, Giraffes, Southern White Rhinoceros and much more.

  • Explore Dundee's Wildlife Park, which is home to a large range of Australian wildlife, including birds, reptiles and mammals.

  • The Murray River (which runs through the town) is a good place for water sports such as jet skiing, water skiing, boating and fishing.

  • Walk part, or all of the Federation Trail, which meanders past historic railyards, river wetlands, rugged gorges, forests, vast farming lands and the Monarto Zoo.

About Murray Bridge

Population 18,400

Being a medium sized town Murray Bridge offers a large regional shopping centre, accommodation, restaurants, hotels and services.

With the Murray River running directly past the town, it is a good place for water sports such as jet skiing, water skiing, boating and fishing.

You can see the town's main historical sites on the five kilometre long Rail and River Walk, or for more serious walkers there is the 79 kilometre Federation Trail, which goes all the way to Tungkillo.

Other attractions include Dundee's Wildlife Park, which has wildlife shows, the Captain's Cottage Museum, which tells the history of the town and 20km west of town you will find the Monarto Zoological Park, which has many Australian and exotic animals.

Orientation Map for Murray Bridge

View map of Murray Bridge in a larger map

Murray Bridge Visitor Information Centre

3 South Terrace
Murray Bridge, South Australia
Phone (08) 8539 1142