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    DISCOVER THE BEAUTY OF THE MURRAY RIVER AND THE MURRAY RIVER NATIONAL PARK: Photo courtesy of South Australian Tourism Commission
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    A FANTASTIC WAY TO EXPLORE THE RIVER IS IN A CANOE, KAYAK OR HOUSEBOAT: Photo - Adam Bruzzone, courtesy of South Australian Tourism Commission
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Murray River National Park

Come and explore the three separate areas that make up Murray River National Park. Katarapko, Lyrup Flats and Bulyong Island cover more than 13,000 hectares and conserve the verdant Murray wetlands that flow through the park.

The Katarapko area features floodplains and several wetlands. The area is an important breeding area for native wildlife, including waterbirds, and is an ideal place for birdwatching.

Lyrup Flats encompasses 2,000 hectares along the floodplain on the northern side of the river and provides wonderful opportunities for birdwatching and fishing.

Bulyong Island is only accessible by boat. The island is home to a number of wildlife species, such as the western grey kangaroos, emus, pelicans, kingfishers and parrots.

Activities

Bushwalking (hiking).

Camping

There is four campground available in the park.

Location

Located 16 km south of Berri.


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Martins Bend Reserve

Situated on the banks of the Murray River just a short distance from the centre of Berri, this is a popular spot for swimming, water skiing, picnicing and barbequeing. It is also one end of the Lions Club Walking Trail, (a four kilometre trail passing along the Berri riverfront linking Martin Bend Reserve with the Berri Marina and the centre of town).

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