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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very enjoyable 4 night houseboat trip with our extended family of 12 on the Infinity. 6 bedrooms - all very private - and 3 bathrooms all very nice. The only areas for improvement were the outdoor seating area on the bottom deck - a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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DiscoverMurrayRiver, Owner at Murray River, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the feedback. Great you loved your time on the houseboats. We'll pass on that information to the business owners.

Reviewed 13 December 2018

This was another amazing trip on the Murray- beautifully scenic and so relaxing at the same time. Such a great oppurtunity to socialize with family and also to see the amazing sites of the Murray

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Over recent years my wife and I have enjoyed A number of either 7 or 14 day holidays in riverboats on the Irrawaddy, Mekong, etc. All rivers were wide, often with similar scenery: jungles and village habitations, wide open plains sloping down to the rivers,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

We camped down on the river near the weir a popular spot but still plenty of room, close to town for supplies but still nice and quiet and relaxing. Just a few steps to the river and we even caught some yummy yellow belly. Great...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

We have just returned from hiring Unforgettable 12 for a week from their base at Mannum. For 2 couples this vessel is perfect, 2 gorgeous cabins with ensuites, excellent kitchen, amazing refrigerator space, plenty of ice for our drinks plus the back deck wine fridge...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Leigh B
DiscoverMurrayRiver, Director at Murray River, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Great to hear Leigh. The river is a beautiful experience and houseboating is magic. Nice one :-)

Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

It’s a sealed road, up to the very end, then it’s 10 km of dirt road. Take caution when travelling through the forest, due to kangaroos, it’s not fenced. A tranquil caravan park, with peaceful surroundings. We stayed two nights. The owner is very welcoming...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Have a great experience to see Murray river especially the scenic beauty at the time of sunset. It was the greatest moments in my life.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank SunseekerHouseboats
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We have just come back from a family cruise down the Murray River. I must say that the staff at Unforgettable Boats were extremely helpful. I couldn't fault them at all and we did have a lovely time spent with family cruising at our leisure...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Technically the location is incorrect. These pics are of the Murray River but on Victoria side not NSW. This side is very beautiful and it’s so nice to walk along to this view. Gorgeous location Mildura bridge.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Krystelzcwne
Reviewed 6 May 2018

What a fabulous way to spend time with friends. This Houseboat holiday with All Seasons Holiday Park and Houseboats. The houseboats have EVERYTHING. On our "Pure Pleasure" houseboat every bedroom has an ensuite and TV with comfortable queen bed (oh there was a ridge down...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Noella R
30 June 2018|
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Response from DiscoverMurrayRiver | Property representative |
Weather in March is great. Tail end of summer. May is starting to cool down however there's generally little wind, the river is more quiet and great time to have small campfires if permitted. Both times are great we think... More
24 June 2018|
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Response from DiscoverMurrayRiver | Property representative |
Hi, perhaps the best thing is if you're on Facebook that you find the Murray River Paddlesteamers group and contact them. There's plenty of advice regarding paddlesteamers. Sorry not our expertise. Hope that helps.